01-11-2017: Salisbury, MA: Megan DiPietro dances with instructor Cris Plumley at the Footloose Dance Studio in Salisbury, Mass. in a Shared Living Collaborative program January 11, 2017. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/James Sullivan, NOWK ( 29noshared )

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Megan shows off her moves with instructor Cris Plumley at the Footloose Dance Studio in Salisbury.

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A place where doing the ordinary is extraordinary

From dancing to farming, the Shared Living Collaborative provides a path to personal growth in the Merrimack Valley.By James Sullivan

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Apollinaire takes on ‘Informed Consent’ in Chelsea

Find out what happens when DNA tests of the Havasupai Tribe go beyond the expected.

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THE ARGUMENT

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AMESBURY

Amesbury’s INroof Solar receives $42,100 state grant

The money was part of $942,100 awarded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s InnovateMass program.

MALDEN

Malden, Medford newspapers shut down

The Malden Evening News and Medford Daily Mercury were struggling to preserve ad revenue.

In tumultuous times, Salem State unites

Leaders of the diverse campus community are seeking constructive ways to confront bias and hate.

A place where doing the ordinary is extraordinary

From dancing to farming, the Shared Living Collaborative provides a path to personal growth in the Merrimack Valley.

LETTERS

Haverhill officials will challenge immigration order

Elected officials in Haverhill issued a statement regarding President Trump’s executive order on immigration.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL

Guards who know how to make their teams go

St. Mary’s of Lynn, Lowell, and Everett have playmakers and scorers in the backcourt.

CAMPUS ANGLE

Butler closing in on 100-point career at Saint Anselm

A high-scoring center from Danvers, she has 45 goals and 52 assists for 97 points.

NOTEWORTHY

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Ross Olsson of Billerica is one of four Endicott hockey players nominated for the Joe Concannon Award.

Business Plan

In Stoneham, residents treated like family

Since 1949, the Arnold House Nursing Home has made the elderly feel at home.

LOCAL FARE

In Boxford, a destination for food and friends

West Village Provisions is a general store that serves excellent food with a focus on local and organic.

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BLOTTER TALES

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On The Move

ON THE MOVE

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AMESBURY

Amesbury’s INroof Solar receives $42,100 state grant

The money was part of $942,100 awarded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s InnovateMass program.

MALDEN

Malden, Medford newspapers shut down

The Malden Evening News and Medford Daily Mercury were struggling to preserve ad revenue.

WINCHESTER

Winchester to host talk on drought

The program will focus on the effects of last year’s drought and how the loss of biodiversity leads to climate change.

South

xxsorevere - This rendering shows what Paul Revere Heritage Site planners hope the old copper rolling mill and surrounding area will look like when it has been fully restored and construction at the site is complete. The town is working with a consultant to explore what is feasible at the site, and are envisioning a restaurant and a museum. (Canton Holdings LLC)

In Canton, Paul Revere sets the foundation for a new attraction

Paul Revere may not have dashed through Canton on his famous midnight ride, but he would later spend a lot of time there. Now the town is trying to capitalize on its link with the Revolutionary hero by creating the Paul Revere Heritage Site.

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