A 4-foot-long lizard is found in someone's driveway, a man gets locked in handcuffs and then can't find the key, and other odd tales from local police blotters. 5:31 p.m.
Teachers and a lab coordinator from the high school and O’Maley Innovation Middle School volunteered to help create plastic face shields using the two schools’ approximately 40 3-D printers. 5:30 p.m.
Hundreds of people tune into the daily “Turn That Frown Upside Down Joke of the Day Challenge.” 5:27 p.m.
Martha Fortin, who learned to sail at age 6 at the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club, may find herself at the America’s Cup Races in New Zealand next year. 3:41 p.m.
UMass Lowell students in the university’s 3D Printing Club have donated hundreds of items of protective gear — including masks, face shields, and “ear-savers” — to COVID-19 first responders. 3:39 p.m.
The city has partnered with Metro West Collaborative Development to assist Newton households that have been negatively impacted by the ongoing pandemic. 3:16 p.m.
The staff is finding ways to encourage local interest in the farm’s work and at-home gardening. 3:05 p.m.
Salem has temporarily expanded the sidewalk areas along five downtown streets to make it easier for pedestrians to practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. 5:13 p.m.