A Photo from the video of Zainab Abd Al Kaby, a Lynn English High School senior. Zainab took part in

Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe

In her video, Zainab Abd Al Kaby tells how her family fled from Iraq after a taxi she and her mother had ridden in blew up not long after they left the car.

Lynn teens are bringing their two worlds together

The English High School program helps students, many of whom are immigrants, process their stories of coming to America.By Julia Preszler

THE ARGUMENT

Should Somerville adopt a real estate transfer fee?

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Mae West and W.C. Fields reprised in Reading

The Delvena Theatre Company presents the scene during filming of 1940’s “My Little Chickadee” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at the Reading Public Library.

Latest Globe North headlines

Ipswich runs for Talia Duff

Ipswich continues to rally around a young girl fighting a rare disease.

REGION

Triton school district facing layoffs

The budget approved includes the elimination of 14 special education assistants, a high school reading specialist, plus a custodian in each of the district’s five school buildings.

THE ARGUMENT

Should Somerville adopt a real estate transfer fee?

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HAVERHILL

Haverhill Cultural Council awards 19 grants

The grants, ranging from $60 to $2,400, support a wide range of programs, including a community art project at Emmaus. Inc., which helps the homeless and disadvantaged.

Georgetown medical marijuana facility reopens

Healthy Pharms had been closed since Feb. 23 when a lab test indicated the presence of the pesticide bifenthrin in products it grew at the Georgetown facility.

Local students say the hate stops here

Peer programs in Newton, Sharon, and Stoneham show high schoolers how to make a difference.

Lynn’s Stephanie Jolibois tells incredible story of surviving Haitian earthquake

“My dad and I were waiting for my grandmother, then the house started falling down around us. My dad got on top of me to protect me. My grandmother sang a song to us before she died.”

Taking cover

John O'Brien of Woburn, a member of the Salem Zouaves Civil War reenactment troop, during a rainy Watch City Steampunk Festival May 12 in Waltham. The troop is inspired by the Salem Light Infantry (Co. J, 8th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, circa 1861). It is known for its hats, bayonet fencing, precision manual of arms and bayonet drills, and saber fencing.

LOCAL FARE

Sam’s Kitchen is a hidden gem in Woburn

All the pastas — including ravioli, penne, linguini, and a light gnocchi made with ricotta — are homemade.

HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE

At Revere High, DiGiulio knows how to win

Three-sport junior Emily DiGiulio has qualified for the postseason with each of her teams each season since she started at the school in 2015.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Mae West and W.C. Fields reprised in Reading

The Delvena Theatre Company presents the scene during filming of 1940’s “My Little Chickadee” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at the Reading Public Library.

INFORMER

Recognition for immigrant entrepreneurs, an invention expo, and help with plumbing

Umesh Bhuju, cofounder of Zumi’s Espresso in Ipswich, and Fausto Garcia, who founded Five Star Plating in Lawrence, won awards from the Immigrant Learning Center.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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Thieves use sneaky tactics to steal, a beaver is rescued from a swimming pool, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

CAPTION CONTEST

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On The Move

ON THE MOVE / BRION O’CONNOR

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Held at Revere Beach most Sundays, weather permitting, throughout the summer, the games boast players from the around the world in a sport that is far more popular abroad.

Globe North Community News

REGION

Triton school district facing layoffs

The budget approved includes the elimination of 14 special education assistants, a high school reading specialist, plus a custodian in each of the district’s five school buildings.

HAVERHILL

Haverhill Cultural Council awards 19 grants

The grants, ranging from $60 to $2,400, support a wide range of programs, including a community art project at Emmaus. Inc., which helps the homeless and disadvantaged.

REGION

Merrimack Valley Habitat will reach 100-home mark

The group plans to begin projects in Andover and Salisbury this summer.

Interactive Graphic

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