Chris Gordon, project manager for Wynn, toured the proposed entrance area for a Wynn Casino.

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Chris Gordon, project manager for Wynn, toured the proposed entrance area for a Wynn Casino.

Traffic upgrades are key to casino plans in Mass.

Getting gamblers to the games with a minimum of traffic woes is a high-stakes undertaking for communities revamping their roads.By Steven A. Rosenberg

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Commentary

Zonta Club of Malden urges equal pay for women

Readers comment on stories from the Globe.

The Argument

Was the rehire of Town Manager Crabtree justified?

Was the Saugus Board of Selectmen right to rehire Town Manager Scott Crabtree?

up close

A champion of gay acceptance in the community

Tom Bourdon’ s mission is to create more inclusive and supportive environments in homes, schools, businesses, places of worship, and communities.

Business Plan

Oh, baby! Photos of the early years

“Half of my business is babies from five days old to one year,” said Bobbie Bush, who opened Bobbie Bush Photography in Salem in 1996.

Billerica High pole vaulter Nicole Kelly reaches new heights

Successfully clearing the bar, Kelly says, has everything to do with having the right mentality.

CATCHING UP WITH

Emily Chaput, Amesbury High/Saint Anselm women’s softball

The former Amesbury High and Saint Anselm College ace is now an emergency room RN at Beverly Hospital.

Local Fare

Want real Cambodian food? Try Tepthida Khmer in Lowell

Tepthida Khmer restaurant is a labor of love.

The Informer

Openings, closings, events, and more north of Boston

Mass Audubon is hosting its ninth annual Statewide Volunteer Day on Saturday, April 25 at 16 wildlife sanctuaries, including three in Essex County.

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Noteworthy performances from athletes residing in communities north of Boston.

PLAY OF THE WEEK

David Batterton, Triton Regional lacrosse

The junior attack connected in overtime to lift Triton to an 11-10 win over Georgetow

School spirit photo contest

Melrose-based Hunt’s Photo & Video recently chose Reading Memorial High School senior Sarah Bond and Wilmington High School sophomore Sabrina Doyle as winners of its first “School Spirit” photo contest.

Globe North: 5 boys’and girls’ track athletes to watch

Somerville senior captainn Joao Baptista is the defending Division 1 state champion in the high jump.

To our readers

Letter from the Regional Editor

Welcome to our new and expanded weekly Globe West, Globe North, and Globe South.

Blotter tales

Blotter Tales

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A man in a bunny costume causes a scare, a dog is rescued from a pond, and a driver loses a tire.

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.

Globe North Community News

Amesbury

Large solar development in Amesbury advances

Amesbury is moving toward becoming home to one of the largest solar developments in the Northeast.

Somerville

Somerville to host Patriots Day celebration at Foss Park

Somerville’s 240th Patriots Day celebration will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m at Foss Park on Monday, April 20.

Revere

Revere to hold spring cleanup day April 25

Revere is holding its fourth annual Revere Shines day on Saturday, April 25, during which volunteers will pick up litter and carry out other beautification work.

Who taught YOU to Drive?

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.