When Sewage Flows Down the River

MERRIMACK VALLEY – Warm weather is coming, and boaters, yacht owners, kayakers, dogs and ducks must again contend with raw sewage floating down the Merrimack River. While the fight up and down the river to rid it of untreated sewage is limping along, the city of...

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Local Banks in Strong Shape

REGIONAL – As the federal and state government take steps to protect regional banks from the current crisis, North Shore banks issued statements to reassure depositors that all is well. “With unsettling financial headlines dominating the news recently, I want to...

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Newburyport Girls Basketball Players Honored

Newburyport seniors with their families being honored pre-game on February 14th: Top - Makenna Ward with family Middle - Emma Foley with family Bottom - Deirdre McElhinney with a family member Photos provided by Peter McClelland

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Nurses Picket Anna Jaques

NEWBURYPORT – The Massachusetts Nurses Assn. (MNA) joined city and state leaders on the picket line at Anna Jaques Hospital (AJH) Thursday afternoon, protesting for better salaries, more staff and resources at the community hospital. Anna Jaques and the MNA have a...

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The 2023 Young and Budding Artists Exhibition

The 2023 Young and Budding Artists Exhibition Wednesday, March 1, 2023 – Saturday, March 25, 2023 Newburyport, MA - Newburyport Art (NAA) presents the Young and Budding Artists Exhibition, featuring the artwork of area students (Grades 1–12). Year after year, this...

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Tennis, Pickleball Players Learning to Co-Exist

NEWBURYPORT – For much of its five-year history here, pickleball seemed like a Nor’easter brewing as tennis players, neighbors of pickleball courts and even the Pioneer League of baseballers and softballers at Lower Atkinson Common wished this new game would go back...

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Black Neighborhood Honored

NEWBURYPORT — This city is good at preserving and honoring its history, honoring its Coast Guard heritage and preserving its downtown historic buildings, said Northeastern University professor Dr. Kabria Baumgartner last week. What the city did not preserve and honor...

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