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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

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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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ON THE MOVE

Advice from the ‘masters’: Staying active as we age

Local “masters” athletes – generally defined as folks older than 50 — offer tips on staying active.

Malden looks to control short-term rentals

City Councilor John Matheson proposed an initiative that would require the building commissioner to report the number of homes renting rooms for less than 30 days.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Lynn’s Jake Cassidy led Westfield State to a 33-21 footwall win over Fitchburg State.

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD

Sawyers help build historic streak at Hamilton-Wenham

The Hamilton-Wenham girls cross country team’s streak of victories in 145 consecutive dual meets has a lot to do with the coaching foundation provided by two brothers.

BEVERLY

Beverly expands compost pickup citywide

After a successful two-year pilot program, the city has made the compost collection permanent.

ANDOVER

Andover Community Trust hosts affordable housing forum

A panel of experts with speak at the Andover Public Safety Center on Nov. 2.

BURLINGTON

Biotech company opens new center in Burlington

MilliporeSigma’s new 280,000 square foot Life Sciences Center on Wheeler Road has nearly 1,000 employees.

IPSWICH

Deadline to vote at Special Town Meeting approaches

Residents have until Friday, Oct. 27, to register for the Nov. 7 meeting, which will consider speed limit changes, emergency parking bans, and $125,000 for Fire Department safety equipment.

MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA

Manchester votes to cut on-street parking spaces

A citizens’ petition that eliminated approximately 30 on-street parking spaces on a section of Beach Street passed by a 174-141 margin at a Special Town Meeting.

SOMERVILLE

New Somerville policy requires transparent surveillance

Somerville is one of 20 cities and two states to work with the American Civil Liberties Union to develop the transparency policy.

SALEM

Salem launches app to curb panhandling

“Change It” allows people to send a text message with a donation for the city’s Collaborative for Hope program.

WEST NEWBURY

West Newbury to vote on salary for new town manager position

A Special Town Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, at the Town Hall Annex, 379 Main St.

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

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

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WINCHESTER

Orchids in bloom at Winchester show

The show at Mahoney’s Garden Center from Nov. 3 to 5 will display orchids from New England and around the world.

WEST NEWBURY

West Newbury to vote on salary for new town manager position

A Special Town Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, at the Town Hall Annex, 379 Main St.

SOMERVILLE

New Somerville policy requires transparent surveillance

Somerville is one of 20 cities and two states to work with the American Civil Liberties Union to develop the transparency policy.

South

Olympian Allison Schmitt is speaking about depression after years of silently suffering the illness.

Olympian Allison Schmitt to speak in Norwood about depression

Eight-time US Olympic medalist Allison Schmitt is coming to the Norwood Theatre on Oct. 18 to speak about her struggles with depression and help shatter the stigma associated with mental health illnesses.

Interactive Graphic

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