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BLOTTER TALES

‘Hubcat’ the kitten is rescued from a truck wheel in Lawrence

A kitten gets stuck in a truck wheel, a squirrel gets trapped inside a church closet, and other odd tales from local police departments.

SOUTH OF BOSTON

Company Theatre performs ‘Matilda’ in song

Popular Roald Dahl story for the whole family is given a holiday setting in Norwell.

THE INFORMER

Victorian Tea, ‘Auntie Mame’ performances, and a 100-year-old organ

Nahant Public Library’s first Victorian holiday tea party will feature a special blend from Salem’s Jolie Tea and live Christmas music by Boston-based singer and dulcimer player Diane Taraz.

Hanover

Luxury movie theater opens its doors

The upscale theater has a lobby bar and lounge, and concessions include cocktails and local craft beers from Burke’s Alewerks, Mayflower Brewing Co., and Untold Brewing.

Wellesley

Select Board condemns antisemitism, repudiates ‘Mapping Project’

Wellesley’s Select Board denounced antisemitism and a website that targets Jewish groups and leaders in Massachusetts, according to a statement.

Weymouth

Annual tree lighting set for Dec. 4

The event starts at 2 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m. when Santa leaves in a fire truck.

Quincy

City plans January, February votes to fill councilor seat

The slot opened when Brian Palmucci resigned, effective Oct. 27, to become a District Court judge.

Needham

Free holiday parking aims to encourage local shopping

The town is strictly enforcing the two-hour limit to ensure the metered spaces remain available to shoppers and diners during that period.