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Mike Powers of Salisbury practices driving a truck at the Teamsters Local 25 truck driving school in Tewksbury.

Those with drive find jobs that deliver

“Trucking is a job they can’t send overseas,” says James Donovan, who oversees the Teamsters’ free training program for commercial drivers in Tewksbury.By Hattie Bernstein

THE ARGUMENT

Should Massachusetts pass legislation outlawing false statements in political ads?

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR

In Stoneham, opening a theatrical conversation

“Alligator Road,” off-beat comedy by Callie Kimball is the inaugural play in a new series at the Greater Boston Stage Company.

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METHUEN

Wanted: Homes for two oldest at MSPCA rescued from hurricanes

Two affectionate seniors, Mila the dog and Lovey the cat, are looking for quiet, slow-paced homes with a lot of love to give.

THE ARGUMENT

Should Massachusetts pass legislation outlawing false statements in political ads?

Read two views, then vote in our online poll.

CAMPUS ANGLE

Nicole Woods has no regrets on narrowing her hockey field

The former Globe All Scholastic as a standout in both field hockey and ice hockey at Beverly High chose to play field hockey at the University of Louisville.

LOCAL FARE

Find out how sweet (and savory) it is

Sweet Ginger offers authentic, creative Thai cuisine with a few Japanese- and Chinese-inspired dishes.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

In Stoneham, opening a theatrical conversation

“Alligator Road,” off-beat comedy by Callie Kimball is the inaugural play in a new series at the Greater Boston Stage Company.

INFORMER

Halloween breakfast in Westford, diaper drive for Lynn

The Westford Halloween Breakfast and Parade will be from 8 a..m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Westford Regency Inn.

NOTEWORTHY

Globe North: Noteworthy performances

Haverhill’s Alli Lahiff earned North Atlantic Conference Player of the Week honors after logging 31 kills in three matches for Colby-Sawyer volleyball.

MIDDLETON

Middleton Town Meeting will reconsider Natsue Way project

The recreational project will be discussed Nov. 7, along with Memorial Hall repairs and consideration of two additional package stores.

TOPSFIELD

Car break-ins on rise in Topsfield

The neighborhoods of Perkins Row, Ipswich Road, Windsor Lane, Morningside Drive, and High Ridge Road seem to be most at risk.

DANVERS

Danvers to hold recycling weekend

During the Zero Waste Recycling Weekend, residents can recycle items not normally accepted curbside, like clothing, electronics, and metal items.

GLOUCESTER

Gloucester candidates to appear at two events next month

Candidates for at-large city council positions, Ward 2, and the mayoral seat will debate at the events in early November, sponsored by the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce.

LOWELL

Lowell police awarded mental health grant

The department received a $75,000 grant from the US Department of Justice to update its policy for responding to mental health-related incidents

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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A woman gets upset over a “bad pedicure,” a man lounges by the pool without any clothes on, strange sounds come from a dumpster, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

CARTOON CAPTION

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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/2011-2020/2017/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/22_08zorec06_zo.jpg To save veterans’ lives, they skate together

The Skate for the 22 Foundation takes its name and its mission from the estimate that roughly 22 veterans take their lives each day.

Globe North Community News

READING

Crime authors to speak at Reading library

Brunonia Barry, Randy Susan Meyers, and Hank Phillippi Ryan will speak Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.

GLOUCESTER

Gloucester candidates to appear at two events next month

Candidates for at-large city council positions, Ward 2, and the mayoral seat will debate at the events in early November, sponsored by the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce.

DANVERS

Danvers to hold recycling weekend

During the Zero Waste Recycling Weekend, residents can recycle items not normally accepted curbside, like clothing, electronics, and metal items.

Interactive Graphic

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