WEST OF BOSTON

Newton residents have cool reception to apartment plan

A Natick developer has proposed a four-story apartment building with 42 or 43 units for 1114 Beacon St., the former home of the restaurant ApGuJung, which is closed.

THE ARGUMENT

Should the state Gaming Commission issue a license for a casino in Southeastern Massachusetts?

Read two views and vote in our informal online poll.

LOCAL FARE

Spacious setting for a wonderful meal

Steel & Rye is tucked into a hillside in Milton Village, with high windows looking out at trees.

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A women’s chorus, festival of trees, and holiday song

A host of concerts, exhibits, and family activities are taking place around Greater Boston in the coming week.

Swampscott’s Mike Lynch kicks the game-winning field goal with time running out against Marblehead in 1969.

Donald T. Young

THANKSGIVING FOOTBALL TRADITIONS

1:14 left in 1969: The kick is up ... it’s good!

Swampscott squeaked by Marblehead, 15-14, when 16-year-old Mike Lynch (yes, that Mike Lynch) nailed a 21-yard field goal.

18wefootball -- Meryll Frost was a member of the Dartmouth football team for the 1945 season. (Dartmouth College)

THANKSGIVING DAY TRADITIONS

1939: They battled on the field, then went off to war

Wellesley’s Meryll Frost and Needham’s Larry Arra were opponents on the gridiron before heading off to the biggest fight of their lives in World War II.

Abington coach Jim Kelliher will be on the sideline for his 52d Thanksgiving game. Here with Sam Malafonte prior to the 2014 game, he began dying his hair green in 2007.

THANKSGIVING FOOTBALL TRADITIONS

2018 (and counting): Abington’s longtime coach goes Green

On Thursday, Jim Kelliher he will be on the sideline for his 51st Abington Thanksgiving Day game — three as a player, three as an assistant coach, and 45 as head coach.

Alan Joseph (right) jams with his friend and bandmate Rick Kolow.

WEST OF BOSTON

This band is still rockin’ around the clock

Audiences of a certain age can’t get enough of The Rockin’ Chairs, a ’50s band whose co-founder remembers the era.

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COHASSET

Hospitality group takes over three Cohasset landmarks

Within the next few weeks, the group will open a new restaurant – named Cove - at the Cohasset Harbor Inn.

WALPOLE

Bird Park to host reindeer hide-and-seek

Bird Park in Walpole is hosting a wintry hide-and-seek — the Bird Park Reindeer Quest, from Dec. 1 to Jan. 6 — when four wooden reindeer sculptures will hide in the 89-acre park.

SCITUATE

Scituate votes to ban single-use plastic bags

Starting March 1, stores in Scituate will no longer be allowed to provide plastic bags at checkout.

FRAMINGHAM

Bike sharing service heading to Framingham

Framingham recently granted Zagster a license to bring its Pace bike sharing service on a pilot basis to the city.

ARLINGTON

Project aims to reduce Alewife Brook pollution

The project involved diverting storm-water runoff into two new retension basins at the intersection of Egerton and Herbert roads.

NORTH OF BOSTON

Essex County conference to discuss open space

Professionals and volunteers involved in municipal efforts to conserve open land in Essex County will be gathering in Haverhill Saturday, Dec. 1, to dicuss common challenges and opportunities.

NORTH OF BOSTON

Forums set on charter schools proposed for Lawrence, Haverhill

Merrimack Valley residents have an opportunity to offer their comments on two charter schools that have been proposed for the region.

SOMERVILLE

Somerville to roll out climate action plan

Somerville Climate Forward will be formally presented to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

LOCAL FARE

Spacious setting for a wonderful meal

Steel & Rye is tucked into a hillside in Milton Village, with high windows looking out at trees.

THANKSGIVING FOOTBALL TRADITIONS

1:14 left in 1969: The kick is up ... it’s good!

Swampscott squeaked by Marblehead, 15-14, when 16-year-old Mike Lynch (yes, that Mike Lynch) nailed a 21-yard field goal.

THANKSGIVING FOOTBALL TRADITIONS

2018 (and counting): Abington’s longtime coach goes Green

On Thursday, Jim Kelliher he will be on the sideline for his 51st Abington Thanksgiving Day game — three as a player, three as an assistant coach, and 45 as head coach.

THANKSGIVING DAY TRADITIONS

1939: They battled on the field, then went off to war

Wellesley’s Meryll Frost and Needham’s Larry Arra were opponents on the gridiron before heading off to the biggest fight of their lives in World War II.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeLocal: Noteworthy performances

Worcester State junior Amari King of Lawrence was named MASCAC Volleyball Player of the Year after her Lancers won the conference tournament.

SOUTH INFORMER

Campfires, luminaries, and Dungeons & Dragons

Over 300 volunteers, families, and Girl Scout members gathered in Plymouth last month for the 2018 Camporee at Camp Wind-in-the-Pines.

WEST INFORMER

A ground-breaking, a holiday celebration, and a new city seal

The Rivers School in Weston broke ground on a $21 million building last month.

NORTH INFORMER

A history lecture, affordable textbooks, and a mobile sustainability lab

A Lawrence city councilor will discuss the World War I Project during a lecture at Northern Essex Community College on Tuesday, Nov. 20.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

A women’s chorus, festival of trees, and holiday song

A host of concerts, exhibits, and family activities are taking place around Greater Boston in the coming week.

THE ARGUMENT

Should the state Gaming Commission issue a license for a casino in Southeastern Massachusetts?

Read two views and vote in our informal online poll.

WEST OF BOSTON

This band is still rockin’ around the clock

Audiences of a certain age can’t get enough of The Rockin’ Chairs, a ’50s band whose co-founder remembers the era.

WEST OF BOSTON

Newton residents have cool reception to apartment plan

A Natick developer has proposed a four-story apartment building with 42 or 43 units for 1114 Beacon St., the former home of the restaurant ApGuJung, which is closed.

Needham’s Cullen aims higher at Georgetown University

The three-season running star at Needham High earned first-team Big East cross-country honors this fall.

CATCHING UP WITH ...

Cohasset grad Linc Marsac has taken his passion to the Hudson River

Linc Marsac starred on the soccer field and basketball court at Cohasset High. These days, he has found a new home in the Adirondacks.

BEDFORD

Bedford police offer a way to destroy unwanted meds

Bedford is offering residents a convenient way to safely dispose of their opioid and other prescription drugs.

NEWTON

New home sought for Newton Innovation Center

State development officials issued grants to two local organizations as part of an effort to help support local innovation and entrepreneurship.

FRAMINGHAM

Framingham to upgrade downtown drainage system

Framingham plans to upgrade drainage in a portion of the downtown with the help of a state grant.

SALEM

Salem creates website to serve elders

Salem recently made it easier for its older residents to find local services and activities geared to their needs.

GROVELAND

Groveland taps Methuen official as first town planner

Rebecca Oldham, an Amesbury resident, had previously served as the senior planner in Methuen.

SOMERVILLE

Former Somerville school to be transformed into ‘inclusive urban village’

The redevelopment of Somerville’s former Powder House Community School will include residential units, a nonprofit high school, and a maker space.

HULL

Hull seaside restaurant changing hands

Brian Houlihan, who owns restaurants in Cohasset, Hingham, Norwell, and Scituate, said he expects to take over the Red Parrot by Dec. 31.

Braintree

Braintree and Weymouth to open joint dog pound

Both communities closed their dog pounds several years ago because the buildings were in disrepair, and have been using shelters in other towns to take care of abandoned and lost animals.

Somerville, MA - 10/25/18 - Stubblebine begins a repair. Bob Stubblebine (cq) is one of the area's top guitar luthiers, people who not only keep guitars playable but form a small community of craftsmen who help, teach, and learn from each other in the ages-old, hands-on tradition. He is the owner of Stubblebine Lutherie near Davis Square. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff) Reporter: (Jose Martinez) Topic: (25zoluthier)

Get thy electric guitar to a luthier

This small band of guitar heroes plays an instrumental role in the local music scene.

The baked stuffed scallops lunch special.

LOCAL FARE

Tavern echoes Marblehead’s seafaring past

The reputation of a seafood restaurant rests on its fish, and the Three Cod Tavern in Marblehead passes with flying colors.

Sally Hoyt with former president Jimmy Carter in 1979.

At 96, this advocate still fights on seniors’ behalf

Sally Hoyt of Reading has plenty of advice — but no platitudes — about aging well.

The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society purchased the King Caesar House — which was built in 1809 — in 1965.

SOUTH OF BOSTON

Preserving Duxbury since 1883

The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society will hold a champagne toast to commemorate its 135th anniversary.

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