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Jeff Corwin with a bald eagle in Alaska.

Jeff Corwin launches new wildlife show focusing on creatures closer to home

Wildlife biologist and conservationist Jeff Corwin is hosting a new television show, “Wildlife Nation,” which will focus on efforts to save endangered species across North America.

CultureHouse hosted a pop-up space on Main Street in Peabody, where it held an open mic night.

Pop-up space forges community in Peabody

A temporary pop-up community space in Peabody helped attract more people to the city’s downtown area and helped serve as a hub for businesses, entrepreneurs, and artists, according to a new report from an area non-profit.

Members of the curriculum committee for the Duxbury Senior Center's LifeLong Learning program hold a planning meeting.

Live and learn through Duxbury’s senior center study program

This fall, senior center’s LifeLong Learning program is offering 15 courses in subject areas such as history, current events, religion, science, art, and literature.

Newburyport FISH is hosting the first annual Oysterfest in the Port.

Classic cars, and classical guitar

Gloucester is hosting the third annual Cape Ann Classic Cars on the Green on Oct. 2 from 9 a.m to 2 p.m.

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Melanie Baskind is now chief resident in pediatrics at the Univiersity of California San Francisco Medical Center.

From soccer and lacrosse at Framingham High, Melanie Baskind now excels in pediatrics

The 2018 graduate of Harvard Medical School is now a pediatrics chief resident at the University of California San Francisco.

Amber Payne, co-editor in chief of The Emancipator, spoke with Ibram X. Kendi, founding director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research, during a Globe Summit panel entitled "Fireside Chat: Building an Anti-Racist Society."

At Globe Summit, Ibram X. Kendi calls for bold action to dismantle racism

It’s not enough for people to say or believe that they’re not racist, Kendi said; they must be loud and radical about it, and actively involved in building a more equitable society.

The footbridge on Albemarle Road, a common pathway for pedestrians and students, was recently destroyed after the brook flooded and a car, swept up in the flood waters, collided with the bridge.

Newton begins building temporary replacement of destroyed Albemarle Footbridge

Newton officials began rebuilding the Albemarle Footbridge — a popular access point for pedestrians in West Newton — after a car, swept up in Cheesecake Brook flood waters, collided with it and left it in ruins.

Boston University student Nina Wilson picked up trash along a trail on Saturday, Sept.18.

‘It’s just really nice to be able to pick up all the garbage’

As summer closes and fall begins, trash remains a constant blemish on the earth. But Newtonians took initiative Saturday to clean up the litter around their city.