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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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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Metzy’s Hires Super Chef

NEWBURYPORT — If you are looking for Spencer Thomas from Ipswich’s Ithaki Modern Mediterranean restaurant, look no further for your favorite chef than Metzy’s Cantina at the MBTA Rail Station in Newburyport.  “Metzy’s is thrilled to welcome Spencer Thomas as Executive...

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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 close out the Belleville...

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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 trail designed for bicyclers and...

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Newburyport to Offer Aggregation Electricity Program

REGIONAL — In the wake of National Grid’s announcement that electricity costs are rising by 64 percent starting Nov. 1, the city of Newburyport expects to offer residents a lower rate through a new electricity aggregation program by January. For National Grid’s 1.3...

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