Camp Rotary

No time for texting when you’re jumping into water at Camp Rotary’s Stiles Pond in Boxford.

No phones at summer camp? No problem

Kids quickly adjust to the moratorium on pings and ringtones and the constant contact with parents and friends. There’s relief from the anxiety of always having to keep up.By Hattie Bernstein

THE ARGUMENT

Should mobile homes be counted as part of a community’s affordable housing stock?

Read two views, then vote in our poll.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Jimmy Tingle appears in Winthrop to help fight substance abuse

The Boston area comedian and activist will present “Humor for Humanity,” his humorous take on the human condition, to benefit Winthrop Community Action for Safe Alternatives.

Latest Globe North headlines

On Plum Island, another fight against the tide

As in 2013, powerful storms once again battered the island this winter. A coalition of neighbors, federal, state, and local officials rallied to move sand to stabilize the dangerous erosion.

EVERETT

New scholarships honor Keverian’s legacy

The former speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from Everett showed a dedication to public service throughout his life.

BRION O’CONNOR | ON THE MOVE

National pastime? Could it be softball?

You can find a softball league, for almost any age or ability level, almost anywhere in eastern Massachusetts.

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL

In Billerica, a band of softball sisters

Despite a season-ending injury, Billerica High softballer Kate Condon is leading the cheers from the bench.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Peabody’s Courtney Smith six goals and an assist for Salem State lacrosse in a 19-5 win over MCLA April 14.

BURLINGTON

Two Burlington selectmen win reelection

Michael S. Runyan and Joseph E. Morandi defeated two challengers in Burlington’s recent town election.

IPSWICH

Ipswich to host Drug Take Back Day

On April 28 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., residents can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs at the Ipswich Middle/High School.

LYNN

Lynn receives grant to improve recycling

The state Department of Environmental Protection awarded the city $40,000 to participate in the agency’s Recycling IQ Kit, a program that educates residents on how to recycle properly.

ROWLEY

Rowley nursing home reaches deal with state

Sea View Retreat will remain open after reaching an agreement on a payment plan to address the nursing facility’s user fee requirements.

WILMINGTON

Eaton, Fasulo vie for Wilmington selectman seat

The seat is open because Selectman Michael Champoux is retiring. Wilmington holds its annual town election on Saturday, April 28.

AMESBURY

Amesbury City Hall becomes an art gallery

“The Art of the Cultural Council,” featuring selected works from residents, is the first show of four per year that will be on display.

History lovers battle developers in Swampscott

The Historical Commission has imposed a nine-month demolition delay on developers who want to turn a 1896 seaside mansion into condos.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/car-keys-7150747.jpg Losing her heart on a first date? Not exactly

A first date ends badly, a customer throws silverware at a bartender, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

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/2011-2020/2018/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/runnerrec.jpg Enter into running season gradually, with the right shoe

Avoid ramping up your fitness routine too quickly — and other tips for runners this spring.

Globe North Community News

BURLINGTON

Two Burlington selectmen win reelection

Michael S. Runyan and Joseph E. Morandi defeated two challengers in Burlington’s recent town election.

IPSWICH

Ipswich to host Drug Take Back Day

On April 28 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., residents can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs at the Ipswich Middle/High School.

LYNN

Lynn receives grant to improve recycling

The state Department of Environmental Protection awarded the city $40,000 to participate in the agency’s Recycling IQ Kit, a program that educates residents on how to recycle properly.

Beverly Beckham

Beverly Beckham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/15/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/beckham_20170115.jpg No good answer what to do with his encyclopedia

In the middle of the last century, they were a leg up, a ladder leading to someplace heady, someplace worldly. But thanks to the Internet, they just aren’t relevant anymore.

Interactive Graphic

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/11/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/2013-03-21T021641Z_01_PXP452_RTRMDNP_3_BOXING-BRAIN.jpg High school concussions

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