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Ben Elliott, owner of Saltbox Kitchen and Saltbox Farm in Concord, shows off a platter of roasted salmon with maple ancho chili glaze.

From farm to table, a delectable bounty awaits

More suburban restaurants are putting locally sourced meals on the menu despite New England’s fickle weather. By Rachel Lebeaux

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Outdoors with Emerson and Thoreau

“Nature,” an outdoor play taking place at the Old Manse in Concord, reflects Emerson and Thoreau’s deep friendship and mutual love of nature.

The Argument

Should Wayland impose a temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana shops?

Read two views and vote in our online poll

Latest Globe West headlines

FRANKLIN

Franklin to sell affordable housing unit

The town of Franklin is offering an affordable housing opportunity at 47 Leanne Way in the Franklin Heights development off Lincoln Street.

ARLINGTON

Arlington updates website on its spending

The town has updated its Open Checkbook Web service that tracks its financial matters.

WAYLAND

Deadline for Wayland grant applications Oct. 16

The deadline for organizations, schools, and individuals to apply for grants that supports arts and cultural activities in Wayland is Oct. 16.

WELLESLEY

Wellesley trying new lighting options this fall

The Wellesley Municipal Light Plant will be trying out new lighting options for neighborhood street lights this fall.

UPTON

Team to look at Upton police reaccreditation

Assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission will arrive Wednesday, Sept. 27.

UP CLOSE

Taking the fight against type 1 diabetes to Washington

Newton resident Ceci Powderly joined two other Massachusetts 17-year-olds as delegates of the 2017 Children’s Congress.

SUBURBAN HANDBOOK: LOCAL HARVEST

From farm to table, a delectable bounty awaits

More suburban restaurants are putting locally sourced meals on the menu despite New England’s fickle weather.

Newton mayor named Mount Ida College fellow

Newton Mayor Setti Warren may be stepping aside after his term ends in January, but will remain close to the city as he joins Mount Ida College as a visiting fellow.

BUSINESS PLAN

In search of healthy pet food, she decided to make it herself

Launching Pet Wants Littleton in 2016, Annemarie Gaebel makes and delivers all-natural food, treats, care items, and gift baskets for cats and dogs.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Outdoors with Emerson and Thoreau

“Nature,” an outdoor play taking place at the Old Manse in Concord, reflects Emerson and Thoreau’s deep friendship and mutual love of nature.

The Argument

Should Wayland impose a temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana shops?

Read two views and vote in our online poll

HIGH SCHOOL FIELD HOCKEY

In Arlington, life lessons through field hockey

The girls of the Arlington High field hockey team have come face-to-face with more hardship than most teens will have to endure.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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A watermelon is tossed at a car, a teenager gets lost in his own neighborhood, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

CARTOON CAPTION

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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/2011-2020/2017/08/22/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/20zorec06.jpg For love of hockey, they sink to the bottom

Often attracted to the sport by its strangeness, underwater hockey players say they stick because of its unique benefits.

Interactive Graphic

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