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Jackie Gillis, Jack Holbrook, and Gordon Wallis use their fix-it skills to repair lamps at the Repair Cafe in Bolton.

If it’s broke, the Repair Cafe can fix it

Computers, lamps — even zippers — get new life thanks to a band of volunteers in Bolton. By Hattie Bernstein

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Two folk bands share the stage at Bull Run

Two acclaimed folk bands, one well established and one up and coming, perform on a double bill at the Bull Run in Shirley on May 28.

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UP CLOSE

Maynard schools chief advocates for those with mental illness

Robert Gerardi Jr. recently became the state’s first superintendent to sign on to CEOs Against Stigma.

Acton

Acton selectmen seek advice on reusing property

A committee has been formed to study possible uses of the former Walker property.

Brookline to test Beacon Street bike lane

Town Meeting approved a trial plan to eliminate one of two westbound car lanes between Coolidge Corner and Washington Square.

Marlborough

Marlborough library to hold annual picnic, meeting

Efforts to raise funds for a new library will be discussed at the June 8 event.

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Everything’s coming up lavender

Aromatherapist Nancy Engel of Southborough leads a lavender workshop at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard.

Bedford

Bedford recycling options up for discussion

Two options will be outlined at a Tuesday, May 31 meeting

Framingham

Several openings on Framingham boards

Applications are due by Friday, June 3

Sudbury

Sudbury forms committee to study new vocational school options

The Board of Selectmen is seeking two town residents to help search for a new vocational school.

Wayland

Local birder to lead Wayland walk

The walk at Heard Farm Conservation Area will be held Saturday, June 4.

FRANKLIN

Annual Memorial Day parade steps off Monday

A ceremony at the Town Common will follow the parade.

WRENTHAM

Arts on Wrentham Common celebration is June 4

The event will feature arts and crafts, dance performances, and live music.

Minuteman seeks more time to win support for new school

The request comes after Belmont was the only community to shoot down the project.

Blotter tales

Blotter Tales

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Ducklings confront a menace other than traffic, a sheep is seen in an unlikely place, 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

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Whether it is a single-day trek, or a weekend event, charity rides promote conscientious camaraderie in support of valuable research and treatment.

Interactive Graphic

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