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What looks like a jar of peanut butter is actually an empty compartment to store drugs and paraphernalia.

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What are your kids hiding in their rooms?

In Winchester, parents get a hands-on look at some of the ways kids can conceal alcohol and other drugs in places you’d never suspect.By Hattie Bernstein

Should congressional Democrats try to work with President Trump?

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Watch former Rockette kick up her heels in Lowell

Joanna Rush performs the one-woman show she wrote at the Burgoyne Theatre in Lowell March 3-4.

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Local Jews help rebuild in New Orleans

Chabad of the North Shore and 1Mitzvah helped rebuild houses in the Lower Ninth Ward, which remains devastated by 2005’s Hurricane Katrina.

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REGIONAL

‘Trailblazers’ will be honored at Essex Heritage gala

The Essex National Heritage Commission has scheduled a “A Toast to the Trailblazers” gala fund-raiser April 5.

Where to look

Five possible places for alcohol, other drugs, and paraphernalia in a teenager’s room.

ROCKPORT

At Long Beach, drawing a line in the sand

Cottage owners are seeking damages for allowing the public to access the beach by walking across the land they lease.

ON THE MOVE

The quiet joys of cross-country skiing

Prominent Nordic ski tracks include the Leo J. Martin Ski Track in Weston, the North Shore Nordic Association trails in Hamilton and Ipswich, and the Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.

NORDIC SKIING

Westford Academy Nordic ski team goes the distance

The Grey Ghosts face long bus rides to get to the Weston Ski Track.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

BU senior Elisabeth Jayne of Merrimac scored her first career points for the Terriers’ women’s lacrosse team.

UP CLOSE

Once an immigrant, now she helps others

Diane Portnoy, founder of the Immigrant Learning Center in Malden, has helped over 9,000 learn English.

INFORMER

Openings, closings, events, and more north of Boston

Marblehead resident John D. Nash has been elected to the national Children’s Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees.

LOCAL FARE

TWK hits a home run in Winchester

Our meal at The Waterfield Kitchen was one of the best dining experiences we’ve ever shared.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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A look at odd tales from the log books of local police.

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ON THE MOVE

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Prominent Nordic ski tracks include the Leo J. Martin Ski Track in Weston, the North Shore Nordic Association trails in Hamilton and Ipswich, and the Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.

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MIDDLETON

Middleton to vote on slowing down

If approved at Town Meeting, the Middleton Board of Selectmen will have the discretion to reduce the speed limit to 25 miles per hour in busy areas.

REGIONAL

‘Trailblazers’ will be honored at Essex Heritage gala

The Essex National Heritage Commission has scheduled a “A Toast to the Trailblazers” gala fund-raiser April 5.

SOMERVILLE

Plans for Union Square move forward

The redevelopment is planned as the MBTA works to extend the Green Line to the Somerville hub.

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