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Metzy’s Cantina is opening a cafe that will bring new life to the Newburyport MBTA station.

In Newburyport, a light at the end of the tracks

A train depot that has sat dormant for nearly two decades is in the final stages of being renovated into a big, high-ceiling cantina.By James Sullivan

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A Cape Ann quarry sets the stage for dance

Dancers use the architecture, cliffs, ledges, paths, and water of Barker’s Quarry to celebrate its uniqueness and beauty.

Latest Globe North headlines

Globe North Commentary

Readers react to Lenny Lublinski’s passing, blasting for a new building in Wakefield, Newburyport’s new cantina, and a new shuttle boat service in Salem Harbor.

In Newburyport, a light at the end of the tracks

A train depot that has sat dormant for nearly two decades is in the final stages of being renovated into a big, high-ceiling cantina.

AMATEUR BASEBALL

AAU ball: a year-round commitment to the diamond

New England Elite Baseball League puts its focus on full-time development of young players.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Amesbury’s Robert Hollinger recorded a 22-second victory in the Mass. State Triathlon held July 10 in Winchendon.

Steven A. Rosenberg

Lenny doesn’t live at River House anymore

People like Lenny Lublinski are not destined to become wealthy or famous, but they are likely to make a lot of friends.

THE INFORMER

Openings, closings, events and more north of Boston

Step back in time at the Fourth Annual Roaring Twenties Lawn Party at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate.

Blasting for Wakefield building OK’d over neighbors’ objections

The town Zoning Board of Appeals approved Hallmark Health’s plans for a medical office building.

Westford

Westford gets new assistant town manager

Eric Heideman bested close to 100 applicants for the position.

Salem

New Salem Harbor Shuttle boat serves visitors, locals

The water shuttle will make regular stops at the city docks at Blaney Street, Congress Street, Winter Island, and Salem Willows.

Rockport

Former Rockport head coach hired at Manchester-Essex Regional High

Timothy St. Laurent will be the head coach of the boys’ varsity basketball program.

Lawrence

Clean Lawrence initiative launched

The effort puts 42 new trash receptacles on the streets and 25 temporary workers.

Somerville

Somerville sets date for Ward 6 School Committee election

The Dec. 6 election will replace outgoing member Paul Bockelman.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/goat7-1769347.jpg Caught: the fugitive goats

A garden house is allegedly used to cause damage, a BMW is coated in ketchup, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

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Submit your own caption, along with your name, hometown and phone number, by e-mailing cartooncaption@globe.com

On The Move

BRION O’CONNOR | ON THE MOVE

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/campbell_24zorec02_reg.jpg In Beverly and Salem, a summertime burst of cycling

Bicycle races separated by a fortnight and the Danvers River bring riders speeding repeatedly past spectators.

Globe North Community News

Stoneham

Stoneham Chamber awards scholarships

This year’s winners are Sarah Cantwell, Ashley Doherty, and Maggie Pendenza.

Westford

Westford gets new assistant town manager

Eric Heideman bested close to 100 applicants for the position.

Salem

New Salem Harbor Shuttle boat serves visitors, locals

The water shuttle will make regular stops at the city docks at Blaney Street, Congress Street, Winter Island, and Salem Willows.

Beverly Beckham

Beverly Beckham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/15/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/Beverly_Beckham_150px-2091.png In Down syndrome’s shadow, she is perfect in her own way

When she was born, I mourned the child Lucy might have been. I know now that if we had been given the child we imagined, we wouldn’t have Lucy.

Interactive Graphic

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See the number of concussions reported by area high schools with a sortable table.