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Tracing Salem’s history through its immigrants

For half a century, French Canadian immigrants lived and worked in the Point. A professor aims to tell their story and link it to immigration today.

THE ARGUMENT

Should Massachusetts ban billboards advertising marijuana products?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Getting personal, former Waltham track star Ivy Watts talks mental health

In the past two years on stage, the former Division 2 All-American has spoken to 10,000-plus athletes, coaches, and administrators on personal well being.

HINGHAM

Volunteers sought to pack meals for needy on Jan. 20

The Hingham Hull Religious Leaders Association plans to pack 50,000 meals for local food pantries and homeless shelters on Jan. 20, the national Martin Luther King Day of Service.

At the Rashi School, King’s message resonates

The Rashi School, a K-8 Reform Jewish school in Dedham, has long looked to social justice as a guiding principle.

CATCHING UP WITH . . .

Drive carried Melrose grad Zeke Vainer to the finish line in soccer

A three-time all-Minnesota goalie at Macalester College, 25-year Vainer now resides in Boston’s North End.

BRION O’CONNOR | ON THE MOVE

Want to share a snow adventure with your dog? Try skijoring

“It’s an incredible sport and something that you and your dog will rapidly become addicted to.” — Sarah Capello, skijor instructor at Gunstock Mountain.

Your play: Board games are making a comeback

You can face off against competitors at a gaming store — and even play over beer and burgers at one of a growing number of board game restaurants.