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HULL

Hull considers fate of nonfunctioning wind turbine

The 21-year-old machine named Hull Wind 1 “needs a complete overhaul of its generating components,” at an estimated cost of $1.5 million.

Brockton

Former Brockton fire engine may be retrofitted as food truck

Erik Levy, owner of the recycling company Save That Stuff, said he may retrofit the fire engine with a pizza oven and grill to provide snacks for his employees, clients, and neighbors.

SOMERVILLE

Somerville launches search for next school superintendent

The Massachusetts Association of School Committees will serve as a consultant in the process.

Salem

Salem commits additional $500,000 to heating assistance

Officials said the added money will enable the city to serve more residents this winter, and to increase the amount it provides to qualifying recipients.

NEWTON

City announces new directors for senior services, transportation planning

Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced two new hires who will oversee the city’s senior services and its transportation planning efforts.

Among charter schools in Greater Boston suburbs, dress codes are anything but uniform

13 currently have precisely defined uniform policies, six have looser dress codes, and two have no formal code at all, highlighting the wide range of clothing standards, expectations, and student compliance.

THE ARGUMENT

The Argument: Should Massachusetts raise the maximum age of juvenile court jurisdiction to 20?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Another plan for long-vacant Atlantic Aquarium in Hull

A developer wants to put up a four-story, 21-unit residential building at the eastern edge of Nantasket Beach.