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Japanese and Thai noodle styles come to Maynard

Why noodles for Harit Kongnakorn’s new venture? “I started with what I like, and I think other people like them just as much as I do.”


Winter wonderlights, outdoor sculpture, and holiday marketplace

In time for the holiday season, Burlington Mall is decorated to the theme of Santa’s Winter Wonderlights.

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What’s happening south of Boston

The women’s chorus Persephone’s Daughters will perform its fall concert in Plymouth.

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What’s happening north of Boston

The UMass Lowell Innovation Hub will host the panel discussion “Crowdfunding, Investing, or Both?” for entrepreneurs on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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What’s happening west of Boston

The Ayer Shirley High School Drama Club presents the Noel Coward comedy “Blithe Spirit” on Friday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m., and on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 2 and 7 p.m.


Cherishing a family photo, with all its flaws

Vanity. It used to be a sin. Now it’s an app that measures how attractive a face is.


Firefighters save dog while battling house fire

A dog is saved from a burning building, a woman tries to trade jewelry for gas, and other odd tales from local police blotters.


Salem Winter Market returns for two weekends

Area residents have a chance to buy fresh foods and other locally produced goods when the annual Salem Winter Market returns for two upcoming weekends this season.