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MA Patch Daily: Life According to Sam Wins Emmy, Top Chef is Coming to Boston, Slain Journalist Spoke at Framingham School in 2011

MA Patch Daily: Life According to Sam Wins Emmy, Top Chef is Coming to Boston, Slain Journalist Spoke at Framingham School in 2011

Plus, a new bill looks to protect victims of domestic violence and their pets and a local chief addresses the "militarization" of police.
Two Brightest Planets Visible Together in the Morning Sky This Week

Two Brightest Planets Visible Together in the Morning Sky This Week

Venus and Jupiter will be visible on the east-northeast horizon in the early morning hours for the only time in the next two years.
Want to Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard or Kayak?

Want to Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard or Kayak?

Open to surrounding communities, the town of Tewksbury and Still River Outfitters to offer lessons on Long Pond in Tewksbury.
MA Patch Daily: Dalai Lama Coming to Boston, Man Gored by Bull, Malden Man Charged in Quadruple Shooting

MA Patch Daily: Dalai Lama Coming to Boston, Man Gored by Bull, Malden Man Charged in Quadruple Shooting

Plus, an Allston man was charged in a fatal car crash and Dine Out Boston is here.
AAA: Massachusetts Gas Prices Down Three Cents

AAA: Massachusetts Gas Prices Down Three Cents

The average price was 17 cents higher this time last year.
What's on the Agenda: Meetings This Week in Wilmington

What's on the Agenda: Meetings This Week in Wilmington

Take a look at which boards and committees are meeting this week and what’s on the agenda.
How to Post on Patch

How to Post on Patch

Welcome back! Here’s what you need to know to start posting on Patch again.
MA Patch Weekly: Remembering Robin Williams' Connection to Boston, Maserati Turned Into 'Transformers' Police Car, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

MA Patch Weekly: Remembering Robin Williams' Connection to Boston, Maserati Turned Into 'Transformers' Police Car, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Plus, a group sues Boston to stop installing sidewalk ramps and a new local bylaw restricts sex offenders.
Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

When The Game Stands Tall is coming to theaters Aug. 22.
Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Yamaha Music Open Houses - FREE Trial Lessons for Ages 4-7

Yamaha Music Open Houses - FREE Trial Lessons for Ages 4-7

Start your Andover Town Day off with a FREE Yamaha Music Lesson Trial for 4-5 year olds at The Real School of Music in Dundee Park!
Heavy Rain Expected Tuesday Night, Wednesday

Heavy Rain Expected Tuesday Night, Wednesday

The area should see 1-2 inches of rainfall from an “unusually strong weather system for August,” according to the National Weather Service.
Ice Bucket Challenge, Benefitting ALS Research, Comes to Wilmington Sunday

Ice Bucket Challenge, Benefitting ALS Research, Comes to Wilmington Sunday

The Wilmington Farmers Market is offering the change for residents to complete the challenge for charity across from Town Common.
Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Nominate the coach or mentor who made a difference in your life to win a prize package from Patch.
MA Patch Daily: Taylor Swift Surprises Children's Hospital Patient, Most Dangerous Cities, Fake Veteran Arrested for Panhandling

MA Patch Daily: Taylor Swift Surprises Children's Hospital Patient, Most Dangerous Cities, Fake Veteran Arrested for Panhandling

Plus, an offshore hurricane could cause riptides this week, Katy Perry visits Salem and Market Basket employees rally.
Gov. Patrick Proclaims Farmers Market Week Aug. 3-9

Gov. Patrick Proclaims Farmers Market Week Aug. 3-9

Do you support Wilmington's farmers market?
Have You Seen Bella? Cat Missing from Butters Row Area

Have You Seen Bella? Cat Missing from Butters Row Area

Missing cat was last seen on July 29 after moving to Butter Row.
Market Basket Board to Meet Monday Night

Market Basket Board to Meet Monday Night

No specifics have been released as to what the board plans to discuss.
Large Dollar Store Chain to Buy Competitor

Large Dollar Store Chain to Buy Competitor

Two large "dollar store" chains will soon be under the same ownership after a purchase announced on Monday.
Wilmington’s Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub to Close for Four Days for Renovations

Wilmington’s Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub to Close for Four Days for Renovations

As part of Aug. 7 grand re-opening celebration, the Wilmington Educational Foundation to receive $1,000 donation.