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Teacher’s new business helps families dance to their own music

After coordinating the early childhood program at South Shore Conservatory of Music for a dozen years, Hingham resident and music educator Jana Kahn has gone out on her own, launching a business called Family Music Time.

In Revere, COVID-19 survivors use their stories to caution others

Revere is enlisting those who have recovered from the disease to help educate residents about the importance of protecting themselves and others from the virus.

Framingham

Framingham explores how to keep power going in emergencies

Framingham plans to study how to better maintain power in some of its municipal facilities in future natural emergencies, with the help of the state.

SALEM

Salem State presents election forums for students, residents

Salem State University is providing its students and area residents a chance to learn more about some of the key issues in this fall’s elections.

The 7 minutes of chaos and confusion that led to the police shooting of Juston Root

A vast trove of documents recently released to the Globe provide the fullest picture yet of the frantic events leading up to Juston Root’s death, and make it clear how murky the circumstances remain.

Lowell

Merrimack Repertory Theatre partners with Free Soil Arts Collective

Merrimack Repertory Theatre and Free Soil Arts Collective, Lowell’s only Black-owned theater company, recently announced a partnership agreement.

Marshfield

Marshfield considers banning sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet shops

Marshfield officials have scheduled a Special Town Meeting where socially distanced, masked residents will decide whether to prohibit the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet shops.

Weymouth’s new library will open with limits due to pandemic

The new Tufts Library will open to the public on Oct. 1, with limited services and capacity in effect due to the COVID-19 pandemic.