Volunteers for Mill City Grows harvest produce at their urban farm in Lowell, Mass. Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

Volunteers for Mill City Grows harvest produce at their urban farm in Lowell. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

Bringing the farm to Lowell’s inner city

The markets make fresh, organic, locally grown produce available to people who don’t have cars to drive to supermarkets and are used to buying food in packages and cans.By Hattie Bernstein

THE ARGUMENT

Should the state allow licensed trappers to use body-grip traps during the regulated trapping season?

Body-gripping traps are currently illegal under Massachusetts law.

Globe North Commentary

Readers comment on bus fees and more.

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HIGH SCHOOL FIELD HOCKEY

Field hockey is trending toward the fast track on turf

Coaches and players say that the game is more fluid, the ball flies, and skills shine on the synthetic surface.

Bike team raises funds, awareness for domestic violence victims

The Riverside team raised $40,000 for the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center, which provides advocacy and support to families and victims of domestic violence.

Globe North Commentary

Readers comment on bus fees and more.

THE ARGUMENT

Should the state allow licensed trappers to use body-grip traps during the regulated trapping season?

Body-gripping traps are currently illegal under Massachusetts law.

Essex County braille trail opens the woods for blind hikers

“It’s incredible how much self-reliance you can have even when you’re visually impaired, and that’s what this is meant to do.”

Bringing the farm to Lowell’s inner city

The markets make fresh, organic, locally grown produce available to people who don’t have cars to drive to supermarkets and are used to buying food in packages and cans.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Makayla Paige, a 12-year-old runner from Tewksbury, was third among females at the 6th annual Baystate Memorial 5K in Lowell.

Informer: Openings, closings, events, and more north of Boston

Spend a day with your dog at Pooch-A-Palooza, enter a wildlife photography contest, attend an author’s talk on “We Are Market Basket,” and learn about grants to local non-profits.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Archie Comics coming home to Haverhill

The exhibit includes licensed products related to Archie and his gang, including pins, perfume, a key chain, a puzzle, a baseball cap, a Veronica doll, and other novelty items.

Catching Up With ... Nicole (Phelan) Sabatier, North Andover/UMass field hockey

Newly married, and relocated to Bend, Oregon, she is working as a physical therapist and loving the outdoor life.

UP CLOSE

Newburyport novelist refutes California dreaming

“The Admissions” is about a seemingly perfect California family that unravels when the oldest daughter sets her sights on Harvard.

BUSINESS PLAN

Inspiring your inner chef

“We like to say it’s a kids’ kitchen by day and adults’ kitchen by evening. Our customers range from age 2 to 99.”

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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Neighbors war over everything from dirty diapers to domesticated chickens, in the Globe’s Blotter Tales.

Cartoon Caption Contest

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Send us your submissions for this week’s cartoon, and see the winning caption and finalists from last week’s contest.

On The Move

ON THE MOVE

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Arlington Recreation department just one of many area venues that has started to offer a game that is gaining traction.

Globe North Community News

Lawrence

Lawrence officials release monthly crime reports

Mayor Daniel Rivera said “We want the community to see month to month whether or not we are in fact ‘Making Lawrence Safer.’’’

Salem

Salem State receives grant to increase learning access

A dedicated alternative text specialist will be hired to accommodate students who require resources because of physical or cognitive limitations.

Lowell

Lowell to launch new marketing campaign

A new print and digital marketing campaign will promote the city as a great place to live, work, study, and play.

Interactive Graphic

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See the number of concussions reported by area high schools with a sortable table.

Globe e-book

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I was the sun, the kids were my planets, and other reflections from the Globe columnist.