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Poppy Hone, a 6th-grade Green Team member, collects produce at Three Sisters Garden Project's farm in Ipswich.

Ipswich’s ‘Green Team’ hopes to grow neighborhood fridges in other communities

A group of Ipswich students that has been taking aim at hunger the past year wants to help young people in other communities mount a similar effort.

Vinnie and Marie Jankford have closed Bob's Muffin Shop, a local landmark breakfast and lunch gathering spot in Columbian Square for the past 65 years.

Bob’s Muffin Shop closes after 65 years in Weymouth

Bob’s Muffin Shop, a local fixture in Weymouth’s Columbian Square, has closed after 65 years.

The Americana Theatre Company will perform "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at the Plymouth Center for the Arts.

Americana Theatre Company adds ‘Wonderful Life’ to holiday wonders

Americana Theatre Company will perform its radio play adaptation of the classic 1940s film “It’s A Wonderful Life” at the Plymouth Center for the Arts.

Newton works to repair widespread failure of water meter readers

Newton officials are working to restore part of its water billing system following a widespread failure of transmitters used to share customers’ water usage data with the city.

A view of the bridge above the dam from across Bullough’s Pond in September.

Newton picks firm to design rehabilitation of Bullough’s Pond Dam

The state had found the dam to be in “poor condition” and “structurally deficient,” urging the city to repair it by January 2020.

Joanne Callum Powers stands alone in the old carriage barn after her sold out Nov. 7 performance.

Newton Nomadic Theatre stages one-woman show at Nathaniel Allen House

“I can’t tell you how happy we are to be back on stage,” said Jerry Reilly, who runs the Newton Nomadic Theater.

The City of Newton published this rendering of Brown Middle School’s proposed solar panel parking lot canopy, which currently has no set construction date.

Steel costs, contract issues delay 10 solar projects in Newton

High steel costs, contract issues and problems with the supply chain due to COVID-19 have delayed construction of six large, solar-panel parking lot canopies and four smaller rooftop projects around Newton.

Newton Police Chief John Carmichael.

Newton Police Chief John Carmichael puts focus on community engagement

During his first five months on the job, Newton Chief of Police John Carmichael said he has worked to implement “community-oriented policing” and listen to the needs of the community and the police department.