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...

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Clark School Students Celebrate National Adoption Day

Clark School Students Celebrate National Adoption Day By Stewart Lytle REGIONAL – On National Adoption Day, last Friday, 13 children, along with three rocking horses, painted by students at the Clark School in Rowley, were adopted and given new homes. Essex County...

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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...

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Veterans Honored

ROWLEY – At 11 a.m. last Friday, the 11th day of the 11th month, Bob Breaker, a Coast Guard veteran and chair of the town’s Veterans Committee, raised the American flag in front of Town Hall to fly above four newly cleaned granite markers honoring local veterans who...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 defeating Ashland. Photos provided by Peter McClelland

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Lowering Electricity Costs

NEWBURYPORT – The city is joining about 150 Massachusetts communities in reducing skyrocketing electricity rates by bundling most of its residents’ purchases this winter to save more than $2.2 million. The city signed a 10-month contract with Direct Energy Services,...

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