Rowley, MA -- 2/06/2018 - Michael Sabatini, owner of the Barn at Bradstreet Farm, poses for a photo on the driveway leading to his property. Sabatini has faced municipal roadblocks, including a cease and desist order while trying to open an event venue. The town had cited emergency vehicle access through the stone pillars as a safety concern. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 18norowley Reporter:

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Michael Sabatini, owner of the Barn at Bradstreet Farm, has battled with Rowley over the width of the driveway.

Farm faces roadblock in Rowley

Plans to open the Barn at Bradstreet Farm to host weddings and other parties have been mired in a maze of town regulations and cease-and-desist orders.By Linda Greenstein

INFORMER

‘Next Producer’ contest, Girl Scout robotics, and fitness/spa openings

Beverly resident Allie Clancy, a sophomore at Lasell College in Newton, is among 12 finalists in NESN’S “Next Producer” show.

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GROVELAND

Election season begins in Groveland

All nomination papers must be picked up in person by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Town Hall.

BRION O’CONNOR | ON THE MOVE

Bite in the air? You’ll find them sailboat racing

In the Boston Sailing Center’s frostbite race series on Boston Harbor and races hosted by the Winthrop Frostbite Sailing Club, diehard sailors harness the wind while battling the elements.

HIGH SCHOOL NORDIC SKIING

Trying to follow — and pass — the leading skiers

Nordic skiers not on the dominant Concord-Carlisle team strive to hang with its leaders, then break past them at the end.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Lynn’s Marcos Echevarria, a Nichols College basketball star, repeated as Commonwealth Coast Conference player of the year.

BURLINGTON

Luxury hotel opens in Burlington

The Archer Hotel Burlington includes a kitchen and bar, a house art collection featuring works by local artists, and over 7,000 square feet of indoor meeting and event space.

GLOUCESTER

Marijuana forums to be held at Gloucester middle school

Dr. Ruth Potee will talk about addiction, vaping, and more with students and parents on March 2.

MEDFORD

Medford mayor appointed to two state boards

Stephanie M. Burke will serve on the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s board of directors and the governor’s Local Government Advisory Commission.

MALDEN/PEABODY

Malden, Peabody chambers announce new directors

Jenna Coccimiglio resigned the Malden Chamber of Commerce job to take the Peabody post, and Joan Ford Mongeau will replace her in Malden.

REGION

Masconomet steps up high school principal search

The search committee expects to have finalists ready to meet the community at a public forum scheduled for 6 p.m. March 19 in the high school library.

SOMERVILLE

Forum planned on tree removal for new Somerville High

The trees to be removed before construction begins this spring include those between the rear of the school and the train tracks.

STONEHAM

Stoneham restaurants offer deals for Eats Week

Organized by the Stoneham Chamber of Commerce, the March 5-11 event is intended to showcase the town’s varied dining establishments.

WESTFORD

Westford shares state grant to restore Stony Brook flow

The towns of Westford and Littleton received a $101,611 state grant to help fund the Stony Brook Flow Restoration Project.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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A couch is tossed off a balcony, boom boxes rule the streets, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

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

ON THE MOVE / BRION O’CONNOR

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If you’re thinking of attempting Climb to the Top Boston, the March 3 National Multiple Sclerosis Society fund-raiser at the 200 Clarendon Tower, or a similar event, here’s some concrete advice.

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STONEHAM

Stoneham restaurants offer deals for Eats Week

Organized by the Stoneham Chamber of Commerce, the March 5-11 event is intended to showcase the town’s varied dining establishments.

WESTFORD

Westford shares state grant to restore Stony Brook flow

The towns of Westford and Littleton received a $101,611 state grant to help fund the Stony Brook Flow Restoration Project.

GROVELAND

Election season begins in Groveland

All nomination papers must be picked up in person by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Town Hall.

Interactive Graphic

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