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Proposed gun shop sparks outcry in Dedham

More than 6,000 people signed an online petition against J & J Arms’ plan to open at 224 Bussey St.


Safari matinees, aviation history, and a delicious book club

Mass Audubon South Shore Sanctuaries presents Free Saturday Safari Matinees at the North River Wildlife Sanctuary in Marshfield through November.


Chef Mike’s old-world Italian classics are a winner

If chef Mike Fucci looks familiar, you might recognize him from his winning appearance on a cooking-competition show on Food Network.


Doing good, dementia strategies, and textile recycling

More than 40 nonprofits, community groups, and town departments will convene at the Goodnow Library for the Sudbury Doing Good Community Info Fair.


A fair celebrates printing, and a boardwalk reopens

The Museum of Printing in Haverhill is hosting its annual Printing Arts Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m..

A cultural exchange becomes a bond

The enduring friendship between a North Andover student and a Malaysian family is portrayed in a multimedia installation at Merrimack College.

RightSize Newton endorses candidates for City Council

A slate of eight candidates was endorsed by RightSize Newton, a local organization that has been critical of the scale and pace of development in the city.

Newton residents sound off on Washington Street zoning plans

Critics say taller buildings and denser development would harm their neighborhoods.