Rte. 1 Gets a Traffic Signal

Rte. 1 Gets a Traffic Signal

ROWLEY — One of the most dangerous intersections on state Rte. 1 is about to get a full traffic signal to replace a blinking yellow light in hopes...

Letter to the Editor

Please take the Winthrop site off the bargaining table for a combined elementary school For close to 39 years now, our family has lived on Mineral...

Letter to the Editor

Please take the Winthrop site off the bargaining table for a combined elementary school For close to 39 years now, our family has lived on Mineral...

Crane is Town Manager

IPSWICH -- New town manager Stephen Crane has taken up his new duties, giving his first report to the town’s Select Board last Monday. “It’s been a...

Division 3 Final Four Winners!

The Newburyport Girl's Volleyball captains (Emma Foley, Viive Godtfredsen, Sophie Messina) pose with the Division 3 Final Four trophy after recently...

Poems for Pettengill

Poems for Pettengill

REGIONAL – Looking for a unique present for the holidays. How about sending an original, custom-designed poem? If you are no William Shakespeare, and most of us aren’t, the skilled poets at Newburyport High School’s Creative Writing at Night class can write a poem for you. For a minimum donation of $15 or $20, an NHS student will craft a poem to your taste and specifications. The money raised benefits the Pettengill House, a nonprofit community social service agency that provides case management, basic needs...

Lowering Electricity Costs

NEWBURYPORT – The city is joining about 150 Massachusetts communities in reducing skyrocketing electricity rates by bundling most of its residents’...

Vote By Tuesday!

Vote By Tuesday!

REGIONAL — Redistricting every 10 years usually brings change to the political landscape as district lines are moved. This year, the impact of...

Quebec Band Closes Out Roots Concert Season

Quebec Band Closes Out Roots Concert Season

By Ava Moeckel NEWBURYPORT — Enjoy the energetic fun of a Quebecois Saturday night kitchen party when the popular Le Vent du Nord, whose rhythmic and soulful music have charmed North Shore audiences several times before, are back this month to...

A New Link In Trail System

A New Link In Trail System

NEWBURYPORT — For decades, New England towns have been turning unused rail lines into popular running and biking trails. Now Newburyport may blaze a new trail, converting an interstate highway, which once served trucks and cars, into a...

Buying A Historic Home

Buying A Historic Home

New England and especially the North Shore, has plenty of historic homes to appreciate and for many buyers, love. With its unique charm there is so much to love about an antique home, from its quirky features to its unique charm. After visiting a...

Solace for Stephanie Helps 100th Cancer Victim

Solace for Stephanie Helps 100th Cancer Victim

Solace for Stephanie Helps 100th Cancer Victim By Stewart Lytle REGIONAL – An 82-year-old Salisbury woman suffering with stage 4 cancer was distraught that she could not keep her house clean. MaryAnn “Mo” Levasseur, a founder of Solace for...

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Poems for Pettengill

Poems for Pettengill

REGIONAL – Looking for a unique present for the holidays. How about sending an original, custom-designed poem? If you are no William Shakespeare, and most of us aren’t, the skilled poets at Newburyport High School’s Creative Writing at Night class can write a poem for you. For a minimum donation of $15 or $20, an NHS student will craft a poem to your taste and specifications. The money raised benefits the Pettengill House, a nonprofit community social service agency that provides case management, basic needs...

Rte. 1 Gets a Traffic Signal

Rte. 1 Gets a Traffic Signal

ROWLEY — One of the most dangerous intersections on state Rte. 1 is about to get a full traffic signal to replace a blinking yellow light in hopes of cutting down on accidents. The intersection at Central and Glen streets, which has a severe blind spot for cars exiting Central, has had seven accidents with four injuries so far in 2022. “You take your life into your hands trying to make that crossing into Rowley,” said Joseph Perry, vice chair...

Letter to the Editor

Please take the Winthrop site off the bargaining table for a combined elementary school For close to 39 years now, our family has lived on Mineral Street, directly across from the walking path that leads into Winthrop Elementary. Both our now adult children were brought up in the Winthrop Elementary School. We have strong feelings of sentiment for this small neighborhood school of Winthrop Elementary and would truthfully prefer to maintain the...

Tarr, Shand, Mirra Represent North Shore

REGIONAL – Dawne Shand will be the first woman to represent the First Essex District in the state house since Barbara Hildt held the seat from 1983 to 1993. For the next two years, Shand, the former president of the board of directors for the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus, will represent her hometown of Newburyport as well as Salisbury, Merrimac and Amesbury Districts 2-5. Shand reclaimed the district for Democrats, after Jim...

Crane is Town Manager

IPSWICH -- New town manager Stephen Crane has taken up his new duties, giving his first report to the town’s Select Board last Monday. “It’s been a busy, but fun first five days,” Crane told the board that hired him out of three candidates to manage the town’s government. Crane, who lives in of Westford, was Wayland’s interim town manager. He succeeded Tony Marino. He thanked interim manager Mary Gallivan and Leah Niska, executive...

Division 3 Final Four Winners!

The Newburyport Girl's Volleyball captains (Emma Foley, Viive Godtfredsen, Sophie Messina) pose with the Division 3 Final Four trophy after recently...

Lowering Electricity Costs

NEWBURYPORT – The city is joining about 150 Massachusetts communities in reducing skyrocketing electricity rates by bundling most of its residents’...

Vote By Tuesday!

Vote By Tuesday!

REGIONAL — Redistricting every 10 years usually brings change to the political landscape as district lines are moved. This year, the impact of...

Buying A Historic Home

Buying A Historic Home

New England and especially the North Shore, has plenty of historic homes to appreciate and for many buyers, love. With its unique charm there is so...

Solace for Stephanie Helps 100th Cancer Victim

Solace for Stephanie Helps 100th Cancer Victim

Solace for Stephanie Helps 100th Cancer Victim By Stewart Lytle REGIONAL – An 82-year-old Salisbury woman suffering with stage 4 cancer was distraught that she could not keep her house clean. MaryAnn “Mo” Levasseur, a founder of Solace for Stephanie, heard about the woman when a friend mentioned it during a meeting of BNI, the business networking group. “You’d like to have something in your life intact,” Levasseur said. For this elderly woman,...

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