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Car menorah parade is planned in Needham

The Chabad Jewish Center is bringing a new feature to its annual community Hanukkah celebration this year.


Wenham creating panel to promote diversity, anti-discrimination

Wenham’s Board of Selectmen recently approved the launch of a Human Rights Committee.


Malden creates court-based program for residents facing evictions

Malden residents facing eviction can now get some additional help to stay in their homes.

Medical and economic problems add to COVID-19 woes for Globe Santa families

In their letters to Globe Santa, Boston area families are clear on how the medical and economic consequences of the COVID 19 pandemic strike hard at people who are already experiencing hard times.

Mothers seek help from Globe Santa as COVID-19 takes its toll

COVID 19 has taken a toll of families seeking Globe Santa's help. For example, a mother writes about how her autistic son cannot go to daycare because he doesn't understand why he needs to wear a mask and won't near one.

Littleton tree hunt puts some holiday sparkle in the wildernesss

The holiday tradition, a sort of scavenger hunt in which participants search for trees on town conservation lands that families or groups have decorated, is now in its fourth year.

Oh Christmas tree! Never has it felt so wonderful to pick out an evergreen

Nine months into the pandemic, families are ready to embrace the simple pleasures of the season, such as visiting a local farm to choose or cut a Christmas tree.