17 hours ago

Coronella: Of privilege, prejudice in America

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    Coronella: Of privilege, prejudice in America
    Though I now live an ocean away, I still carry the advantages of being a white privileged American who benefited from a comfortable, white-collar suburban upbringing in 1970s Boston.
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37 hours ago

Green Line extension expects green light from MBTA Friday

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    Green Line extension expects green light from MBTA Friday
    The MBTA is expected to pick a winning biddder Friday for its largest ever construction contract, the 4.7 mile extension of the Green Line through Somerville and Medford. The award, which the agency has capped at $1.3 billion, will mark a significant milestone for a long-planned rapid transit project that underwent substantial changes after ballooning costs threatened to kill it altogether in 2015.
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2 days ago

Dunford: U.S. Military Advantage Over Russia, China Eroding

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    Dunford: U.S. Military Advantage Over Russia, China Eroding
    The U.S. military advantage against near-peer competitors is eroding, and America must invest in capabilities to ensure deterrence, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Massachusetts earlier this week. Marine Corps Gen.
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2 days ago

Throwback Thursday - Corner of High Street & ...

Throwback Thursday - Corner of High Street & Forest Street; Tufts Hall on 2nd Floor. - "Former house site of Drs. Simon and Turrell Tufts, Esq. which was demolished in 1867 and succeeded by the present & soon to be removed building erected by Dr. Weymouth in 1872 . . . who named the space, "Tufts Hall." (From the Medford Historical Register, Vol. 18, pp.66-67, 1915.)

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    Throwback Thursday - Corner of High Street & Forest Street; Tufts Hall on 2nd Floor. - "Former house site of Drs. Simon and Turrell Tufts, Esq. which was demolished in 1867 and succeeded by the...
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2 days ago

Wynn Off-Site Road Improvements Begin this Week in Sullivan Square

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    Wynn Off-Site Road Improvements Begin this Week in Sullivan Square
    The long-awaited road improvements in areas surrounding the Wynn Boston Harbor casino site will begin this week, with preliminary work continuing through the winter season. Significant work on the roads, such as Sullivan Square and Route 16 in Everett and Medford, will not begin until the early spring of next year.
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3 days ago

US senators press Allergan for details on patent deal with tribe

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    US senators press Allergan for details on patent deal with tribe
    A group of U.S. senators on Tuesday asked drugmaker Allergan Plc to produce documents relating to its agreement to transfer patents to a Native American tribe to shield them from review by an administrative court. FILE PHOTO: A sign marks Allergan's offices in Medford, Massachusetts, U.S., July 31, 2017.
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3 days ago

A massive Wegmans is opening in Medford

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    A massive Wegmans is opening in Medford
    The New York-based grocery store is opening a new location Sunday in Medford. The new 120,000-square-foot store is the chain's fifth in Massachusetts, with another on the way next spring in Natick .
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3 days ago

University says several Greek organizations violated policy

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    University says several Greek organizations violated policy
    Officials at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, say more than half of the sororities and fraternities on campus violated policy on alcohol abuse and sexual harassment. The Boston Globe reports university officials released the results of a yearlong review of Greek life Monday.
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4 days ago

Shattuck: Entercom, CBS merger sends WRKO, WBZ to new owners

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    Shattuck: Entercom, CBS merger sends WRKO, WBZ to new owners
    Our new radio reality was revealed yesterday, and it's a big deal, especially for news and talk stations and their listeners. The mega-merger of Entercom and CBS Radio meant that some stations would have to be sold or traded off to third parties.
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Nov 09

Around the region

...Baptist Church Senior Citizen/Veteran's Day luncheon: 1 p.m., New England Baptist Church, 30 Salem St., Medford...

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...Nov. 10St. Catherine's Parish Christmas Bazaar: 2-8 p.m., St. Catherine's Parish, 179 Summer St., Somerville. Free. For information: http://somervillecatholic.org. The event will feature a silent auction, games...

    Around the region
    UPCOMINGFriday, Nov. 10St. Catherine's Parish Christmas Bazaar: 2-8 p.m., St. Catherine's Parish, 179 Summer St., Somerville. Free. For information: http://somervillecatholic.org. The event will feature a silent auction, games, raffles, jewelry, items for sale and more. The sale will continue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11.Saturday, Nov.
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Nov 07

The Chicken & Rice Guys closes Allston location, says it will add more food trucks

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    The Chicken & Rice Guys closes Allston location, says it will add more food trucks
    The Chicken & Rice Guys location on Harvard Avenue in Allston has closed its doors, the company's chief executive announced in a statement. The Allston location of the Chicken & Rice Guys chain has closed, the company's chief executive Ian So said in a statement.
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Nov 04

Batavia Biosciences Expands GMP Facilities

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    Batavia Biosciences Expands GMP Facilities
    Batavia Biosciences has expanded its viral vector process development facilities in the U.S. and its GMP clean room facilities in the Netherlands. Enhanced capabilities at the company's R&D facility in Medford, MA allows Batavia to extend its existing service portfolio in the U.S., adding complete preclinical process development capabilities for viral vectors including AAV, Lentivirus, VSV and Adenovirus systems to its portfolio of CHO cell line generation and process development services for recombinant proteins and antibodies.
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Nov 02

Wegmans opens store No. 95 in Medford, Mass.

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    Wegmans opens store No. 95 in Medford, Mass.
    Wegmans will open its 95th store Sunday, Nov. 5, this time in Medford, Mass. The doors to the 120,000-square-foot store open at 7 a.m., which isn't as early as it sounds because of the "fall back" from Daylight Saving Time.
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Nov 02

Hundreds of officers mourn Mass. policeman killed in motorcycle crash

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    Hundreds of officers mourn Mass. policeman killed in motorcycle crash
    Police salute as the casket of Somerville Police Officer Louis Remigio is brought to St. Clement Church in Medford, Mass., Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. A Massachusetts police officer killed off-duty when his motorcycle was struck in New Hampshire by an allegedly speeding teenager has been laid to rest.
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Nov 01

Hundreds of officers mourn policeman killed on motorcycle

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    Hundreds of officers mourn policeman killed on motorcycle
    Somerville Police salute as the funeral procession for Somerville Police Officer Louis Remigio arrives in front of St. Clement Church. October 13, 2017 Staff photo by Chris Christo Police salute as the casket of Somerville Police Officer Louis Remigio is brought to St. Clement Church in Medford, Mass., Friday, Oct.
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Nov 01

Merger between Partners, Mass. Eye and Ear would drive up costs, watchdog says

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    Merger between Partners, Mass. Eye and Ear would drive up costs, watchdog says
    Partners HealthCare's proposed acquisition of the specialty hospital Massachusetts Eye and Ear will significantly raise health care costs for insurers and consumers by as much as $61 million a year, a state watchdog agency said Wednesday. The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission said Partners, the state's largest health care network, is likely to obtain higher reimbursements for Mass.
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Oct 28

Police: Man ODs, crashes car in Arlington

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    Police: Man ODs, crashes car in Arlington
    Arlington Police report a crash at Mystic Valley Parkway and River Street around 1 p.m. today was the result of the driver nodding off on an opioid. Police say an initial dose of Narcan did not revive the unconscious, not breathing driver and that they broke out a portable defibrillator and were starting CPR when a second dose of Narcan revived the man, a 32-year-old Arlington resident.
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Oct 24

Green Line extension back on track; cos. certify build within budget

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    Green Line extension back on track; cos. certify build within budget
    Two companies have certified that they can design and build the Green Line extension to Somerville within the MBTA's cost limit of $1.3 billion, allowing the long-anticipated project to advance to the next stage, officials said.
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Oct 22

Silk Therapeutics Hires Eva Genel as Director of Research and Development, Skincare

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    Silk Therapeutics Hires Eva Genel as Director of Research and Development, Skincare
    MEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 19, 2017 : Silk Therapeutics Inc., a specialty biomaterials company, today announced the hire of Eva Genel as Director of Research and Development, Skincare.
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Oct 22

Report highlights commuter frustration

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    Report highlights commuter frustration
    In a series of round tables, Massachusetts residents told state senators they want better transportation options and have a willingness to pay for them. Frustrated by the condition of public transportation infrastructure around the state, residents from Boston to the Berkshires who were engaged by state senators expressed interest in expanded rail and bus service and a willingness to pay for it, according to a new report.
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Oct 22

Bidding on Green Line extension due Thursday

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    Bidding on Green Line extension due Thursday
    The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority will soon learn if its strategy for containing the ballooning costs of the Green Line extension is working when it receives bids from three companies for the multibillion dollar project's largest contract.
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Oct 22

Residents in all corners of state support expanded rail and bus service

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    Residents in all corners of state support expanded rail and bus service
    Frustrated by the condition of public transportation infrastructure around the state, residents from Boston to the Berkshires expressed interest in expanded rail and bus service and a willingness to pay for it, according to a new report.
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Oct 22

Man with knife taken into custody outside Medford elementary school

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    Man with knife taken into custody outside Medford elementary school
    A man who was armed with a knife Tuesday while standing outside the Columbus Elementary School has been taken into custody by State Police and Medford police, officials said. The school went into lockdown shortly after the man appeared outside the school on Hicks Avenue, an action that brought law enforcement to the school.
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Oct 22

Pair arrested at the Fellsway garage

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    Pair arrested at the Fellsway garage
    A pair of workers hired by the MBTA's warehouse contractor were arrested and hauled away from a T garage yesterday after authorities say they were plundering copper wire, cables and other materials from the agency.
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Oct 22

Baker defends T's contractor despite theft arrests

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    Baker defends T's contractor despite theft arrests
    Gov. Charlie Baker yesterday defended the MBTA's decision to hire a private contractor to run its warehouse system, saying the arrest of two workers on charges of stealing from the T is a "blemish" on an otherwise successful contract. Baker gave no indication that the Friday arrests of George Halley, 32, and Michael Frisoli, 31 - two subcontractors for Mancon Inc.
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Oct 22

Juice Bar Gets Okay from Zoning and Licensing

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    Juice Bar Gets Okay from Zoning and Licensing
    A cold-pressed juice bar and health food restaurant is one step closer to opening in the former home of Fresco Flowers after receiving a vote of non-opposition from the Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing Committee on Wednesday. Owner Susan Cabana intends to open a third Nourish Your Soul at 282 Cambridge St., with other locations in Medford and Winchester.
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Oct 22

Former Medford school counselor convicted of child rape

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    Former Medford school counselor convicted of child rape
    A former high school counselor in Medford was convicted Friday of raping a 15-year-old male student she had befriended, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said in a statement. Jenna Tarabelsi, 33, of Waltham, was found guilty by a Middlesex Superior Court jury of two counts of rape of a child, according to the statement.
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Oct 20

Fairs and Festivals in eastern Mass.

ASHLAND — Federated Church of Ashland, 118 Main St., daily from 2-5 p.m.

STOW — Carver Hill Orchard, 101 Brookside Ave., 978-897-6117, www.carverhillorchard.com.

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Connors Farm — 30 Valley Road, Danvers, 978-777-1245; https://www.connorsfarm.com/. Through Oct. 31, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Maze Hotline: 978-777-1245.

LEXINGTON — Pilgrim Church, 55 Coolidge Ave., through Oct. 31. Pumpkins are available in many different sizes and shapes from petite sugar pumpkins to classic orange beauties weighing up to 50 pounds.

NEWTON — United Parish of Auburndale, 64 Hancock St., Auburndale (patch will along the Woodland Road side of the church), daily through Oct. 31 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Bake sale, too. Proceeds benefit church programs.

KING RICHARD’S FAIRE — Weekends, Sept. 2-Oct. 22, including Columbus Day. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. New England’s greatest Renaissance fair returns to the grounds at 235 Main St., Carver. Information: https://kingrichardsfaire.net/

FALL CRAFT AND VENDOR FAIR — at Framingham Eagles Club, 55 Park St., Framingham, on Oct. 21, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. To benefit local Framingham charities...

HARVEST FEST 2017 — Grace Chapel, 525 Main Street, Watertown, on Oct. 21, 1-6 p.m. Free. A free, family event featuring inflatables...

TALES FROM THE CRYPT — Andover Historical Society, 97 Main St., Andover, on Oct. 21, 4:30 p.m. Free. Participants will gather in the old...

GOTHIC HALLOWEEN — Oct. 22, 5 p.m. Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton. A concert fundraiser for Puerto Rico. Features news anchor and sportscaster Josh Brogadir...

SHEEP PASTURE SPOOKTACULAR — NRT Sheep Pasture, 307 Main St, North Easton, on Oct. 28, 4-7 p.m. A great family-friendly event that...

...ROCKY HORROR” SCREENING — The Center for Arts in Natick 14 Summer St., Natick. Do you remember going to midnight showings of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” when...

TRUNK O’ TREAT — Middleton Congregational Church, 66 Maple St., Middleton, on Oct. 29, 4-5:30 p.m. Free. A celebration of the season...

JACK O’LANTERN CONTEST — Eliot Church, 45 Eliot St., South Natick, Oct. 30 from 5-9 p.m. Pumpkin-carvers are invited to bring their creations the day before, have them on display, then bring them home in time for the big night. Information: email info@theeliotchurch.org.

    Fairs and Festivals in eastern Mass.
    Have some Halloween fun. CORN MAZES Here's a "short list" of corn mazes in the area. Connors Farm - 30 Valley Road, Danvers, 978-777-1245; https://www.connorsfarm.com/. Through Oct. 31, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Maze Hotline: 978-777-1245. Davis Farm - 142 Redstone Hill, Sterling, 978-422-8888; http://davismegamaze.com/. The Mega Farm Festival, including the Mega Maze, is now open.
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Oct 18

Around the region

Brazilian Violin Collective Concert: 7:30-9:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Medford, 29 Oakland St. Free. For information: http://www.fbcmedford.org. The First Baptist Church Medford will present its...

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...and 1 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 20-29; 8 p.m. Oct. 31, The Rockwell, 255 Elm St., Somerville. Cost: $18-$45. For information: http://www.wholetoneopera.com. Adapted from Louise Bertin�s...

...Makerspace Fall Open House: noon to 2:30 p.m., Medford City Hall, Council Chambers, 85 George P. Hassett Drive. Free. For information: http://www.mysticmakerspace.org. Mystic Makerspace will host a...

Kayak the Saugus River: noon-3 p.m., Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, 244 Central St. The National Park Service at Saugus Iron Works is teaming up with Charles River Canoe...

St. Joseph Parish, Medford Music Ministry Annual Parish Concert: 2 p.m., St. Joseph Parish, 114 High St., Medford. For information: 781-396-0423, ext. 125; stjosephmusic@msn.com. Adult and Youth Choirs...

...Series presents �An Afternoon with Nina Barwell and Friends�: 3 p.m., Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Ave., Medford. Free. For information: http://as.tufts.edu. Music for flute, cello, piano, and two...

...Wartime and the Prohibition Movement in Somerville and Beyond�: 6:30 p.m., Aeronaut Brewery, 14 Tyler St., Somerville. Free. For information: https://www.facebook.com/events/919698758178473. The Somerville Museum and the...

Partners in Crime Author Panel: 7 p.m., Reading Public Library, 64 Middlesex Ave. For information: 781-944-0840; http://readingpl.org. What goes through the minds of writers...

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    Friday, Oct. 20WholeTone Opera presents "The Werewolf": 7 p.m. Fridays, 10 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 20-29; 8 p.m. Oct. 31, The Rockwell, 255 Elm St., Somerville. Cost: $18-$45. For information: http://www.wholetoneopera.com.
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Oct 17

Medford Police Logs, Oct. 6 - 16

2:12 p.m.; Forest Street and Webster Street – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

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4:28 p.m.; Medford Street and Winter Hill Road – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

5:13 p.m.; High Street and Winthrop Street – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

8:17 a.m.; Boston Avenue and Winthrop Street – A pedestrian accident was reported.

5:19 p.m.; Riverside Avenue and Sycamore Avenue – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

10:49 a.m.; Main Street and Golden Avenue – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

8:36 a.m.; Lawrence Road and Winthrop Street – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

    Medford Police Logs, Oct. 6 - 16
    The following is a selection from the Medford Police Department logs from Oct. 6-15.Oct. 64:54 p.m.; High Street - A pedestrian accident was reported.7:14 p.m.; Emerald Street - A suspicious person was arrested.7:25 p.m.; Rock Glen Road - A missing person was reported.8:15 p.m.; Medford Street - A hit and run was reported.
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Oct 13

Fairs and Festivals in eastern Mass.

STOW — Carver Hill Orchard, 101 Brookside Ave., 978-897-6117, www.carverhillorchard.com.

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Connors Farm — 30 Valley Road, Danvers, 978-777-1245; https://www.connorsfarm.com/. Through Oct. 31, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Maze Hotline: 978-777-1245.

NEWTON — United Parish of Auburndale, 64 Hancock St., Auburndale (patch will along the Woodland Road side of the church), daily through Oct. 31 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Bake sale, too. Proceeds benefit church programs.

KING RICHARD’S FAIRE — Weekends, Sept. 2-Oct. 22, including Columbus Day. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. New England’s greatest Renaissance fair returns to the grounds at 235 Main St., Carver. Information: https://kingrichardsfaire.net/

PUMPKIN FESTIVAL — Horace Mann School, 40 Damon Ave, Melrose, on Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring a haunted house, pony rides, face painting, crafts, games and more. For information: http://horacemann.melroseschools.com/#sthash.QjyHS3ef.dpbs.

ANNUAL FALL FAIR & PUMPKIN FEST — Dedham Community House, 671 High St., Dedham, on Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. DCH, Dedham Parent Time and...

    Fairs and Festivals in eastern Mass.
    Have some Halloween fun. CORN MAZES Here's a "short list" of corn mazes in the area. Connors Farm - 30 Valley Road, Danvers, 978-777-1245; https://www.connorsfarm.com/. Through Oct. 31, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Maze Hotline: 978-777-1245. Davis Farm - 142 Redstone Hill, Sterling, 978-422-8888; http://davismegamaze.com/. The Mega Farm Festival, including the Mega Maze, is now open.
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