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Motif #1 is arguably Rockport’s trademark, known around the world.

Rockport’s landmarks are three of a kind

Which is most popular — Motif #1 on Bearskin Neck, the Twin Lights on Thacher Island, or the Paper House?By Kathy Shiels Tully

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Nashville legends make a stop in Rockport

The music includes Kathy Mattea’s classics such as “18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses,” “Where’ve You Been?” and others, reinterpreted for the duo format.

The Argument: Should fires be allowed on Swampscott’s town beaches?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Latest Globe North headlines

Shakeup at the top at Mystic Valley Charter School

Fran Brown’s resignation breaks a period of calm at the school, which had acrimonious dealings with the state over its management and bid to expand over the past three years.

Rockport’s landmarks are three of a kind

Which is most popular — Motif #1 on Bearskin Neck, the Twin Lights on Thacher Island, or the Paper House?

GIRLS’ SOFTBALL

10 and up, girls are game for summer softball scene

Whether it’s an ASA program or the 188-team Middle Essex League, teaching and recreation the foundation.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Gloucester’s James Turner fired a final round 5-under 65 to capture the New England Amateur golf title.

Globe North Commentary

Readers react to Lenny Lublinski’s passing, blasting for a new building in Wakefield, Newburyport’s new cantina, and a new shuttle boat service in Salem Harbor.

Everett

Everett recreational trail link to casino eyed

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission awarded Everett $150,000 to study a potential extension of the Northern Strand Community Trail.

Andover

Crowley takes over at South Elementary

Former Doherty Middle School assistant principal Tracy Crowley is taking over as principal of South Elementary School.

Lowell

Lowell gets $2.5m for Hamilton Canal District remake

The project aims to reinvent 15 acres of currently vacant land.

Peabody

Peabody fields outreach teams on opiate crisis

The city’s new program is a joint endavor by the Fire Department, the Healthy Peabody Collaborative, and Healthy Streets.

Revere

Revere to become sister city of Date, Japan

The agreement will formalize the cultural exchange program the cities have maintained for more than two decades.

Somerville

Somerville holds annual public safety event

The community event will feature demonstrations, live performances, and youth activities.

Topsfield

Topsfield Fair announces highlights

This year’s fair includes performances by Frankie Avalon and K.C. and the Sunshine Band.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/579860088.jpg The yes and no of Pokemon Go

A very tall guy drives a car while standing, his head through the sunroof, and other unusual incidents from police logbooks.

Cartoon Caption Contest

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Submit your own caption, along with your name, hometown and phone number, by e-mailing cartooncaption@globe.com

On The Move

BRION O’CONNOR | ON THE MOVE

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Oconnor_31zorec01_.jpg The dos and don’ts of summer exercise with your dog

“Pets will not often limit or stop themselves from doing too much,” said Dr. Megan Whelan, an emergency critical care director at Angell Animal Medical Center. They “have to be acclimated to exercising in hot weather.’’

Globe North Community News

Everett

Everett recreational trail link to casino eyed

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission awarded Everett $150,000 to study a potential extension of the Northern Strand Community Trail.

Andover

Crowley takes over at South Elementary

Former Doherty Middle School assistant principal Tracy Crowley is taking over as principal of South Elementary School.

Lowell

Lowell gets $2.5m for Hamilton Canal District remake

The project aims to reinvent 15 acres of currently vacant land.

Beverly Beckham

Beverly Beckham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/15/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/Beverly_Beckham_150px-2091.png In Down syndrome’s shadow, she is perfect in her own way

When she was born, I mourned the child Lucy might have been. I know now that if we had been given the child we imagined, we wouldn’t have Lucy.

Interactive Graphic

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