How to create the perfect homework space
Kids aren’t necessarily getting the equivalent of the corner office, but gone are the days of a desk and bookshelf shoved into the corner of the bedroom.
Comedy for a cause in Newburyport
The Boston Comedy Chicks bring their wit and humorous perspectives on a range of topics to the Firehouse Center for the Arts in Newburyport on Friday, Sept. 11.
New exhibits welcome visitors at the Rose
Brandeis University’s Rose Art Museum offers new shows ranging from Lisa Yuskavage’s oil paintings to an exhibit of objects evoking the museum’s founding.
Shopping and dining converge in Littleton
Inside a rambling old farmhouse, you’ll find both the Gallery 529 Artists’ Cooperative and the Act III Restaurant.
Newton man to join inaugural Climate Ride Northeast
Dan Bakal, who has dedicated his career to addressing climate change, will ride 390 miles from Bar Harbor, Maine, to Boston.
Lynn’s Blue Ox is bullish on its upscale American cuisine
The Sin burger lived up to its hype: juicy pink, served with handmade pickles and finger-hot herb-sprinkled fries.
Wellesley selectmen set fall Town Meeting date
The meeting will be held Nov. 2, but the selectmen may change the 7:30 p.m. start time to 7 p.m.
Keith Lockhart at Lynn Auditorium
The Oct. 1 performance will be presented by North Shore Community College.
Newton Ward 2 candidate forum Sept. 9
Candidates will answer pre-written questions covering development, public transportation, the role of village centers, economic diversity, and city priorities.
Revere residents to have say in city spending
The city plans to set aside $100,000 from its fiscal 2017 capital for budget projects that will be approved by voters.
Stoneham Town Day to be held Sept. 19
New attractions for this year’s event include an Artisans Grove and a four-station Miniature Farm petting zoo.
Somerville police to increase public school presence
With the start of school Sept. 2, five officers began serving as mentors to sixth grade classes in district schools.
Public hearing on Fernald site demolition plans in Waltham
A plan to demolish 20 buildings at the Walter E. Fernald Developmental Center site will be aired Sept. 8.
ActonTV hires new executive director
Marc Duci, a Townsend resident, spent 12 years at the Lowell Telecommunications Corporation.
Gloucester mayoral candidates to face off in forum
Hosted by the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, the event will be hosted at the Elks at Bass Rocks on Sept. 15.
Intertribal Pow-wow to be held in Haverhill
The event will feature drum groups, intertribal dancing, demonstrations, as well as traditional arts and crafts.
Concord group sets meeting on funding
The Concord Community Preservation Committee is holding an information meeting at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 for individuals or groups interested in pursuing Community Preservation Act funding at the 2016 annual Town Meeting. The session will be held in the Harvey Wheeler Community Center auditorium. The meeting is an opportunity to discuss project ideas with the committee and learn about CPA funding procedures. For more information, please contact Lara Kritzer at 978-318-3293 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMass Lowell receives donation from Azorean government
The gift is an important addition to UMass Lowell’s Portuguese collection and will strengthen ties between the islands and mainland Portugal.
Sudbury selectmen to hold office hour
Vice Chairwoman Susan Iuliano and Selectman Len Simon will meet informally with residents.