Move-In Ready

Move-In Ready

NEWBURY – It had already been a full day at 4:30 p.m. last Friday for the volunteers at the First Parish Church Food Pantry. The volunteers had...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  For 17 years now, the Newburyport Literary Festival has brought readers and writers together to share their love of books—their love...

Trash Station Battle: Mello 1, Town 2

Trash Station Battle: Mello 1, Town 2

GEORGETOWN – The town’s three-member Board of Health voted unanimously last week to approve the site on Carleton Drive for a proposed 550-ton trash transfer station, but under conditions that limit the size of the station for the first four years and would make building and operating the station for G. Mello Disposal Corp. much more expensive.  The health board is the first town regulatory agency that approved the controversial station. The Planning Board and Conservation Commission voted to deny permits for the...

Baseball Versus Pickleball

Baseball Versus Pickleball

NEWBURYPORT – It’s a battle between baseball, America’ national sport, which traces its origins to immigrants who brought a game of hitting balls...

Open Door Raises Record-Breaking $164,000

Open Door Raises Record-Breaking $164,000

GLOUCESTER — Empty Bowl TO GO 2.0 raised a record-breaking $164,000 for The Open Door’s Mobile Market and Summer Meals for Kids programs this weekend, the most the established fundraiser has ever generated.  In all, 771 people attended the...

Racist Incident at Hamilton-Wenham Junior Prom Investigated

HAMILTON-WENHAM – School officials shut down the Hamilton-Wenham High School junior prom early on Saturday, April 28 when one or more students were heard yelling a racial slur while a DJ played music. One or more students yelled the...

Step by Step Guide to Homeownership

Step by Step Guide to Homeownership

Over the last few weeks I have had meetings with a number of first time buyers trying to break into this seller’s market. If we have heard this once, we have heard it a million times that buying a home is probably the biggest investment you will...

Information for Cardiac Patients

Information for Cardiac Patients

It is common sense that infected teeth, whether they hurt or not, or are broken down beyond repair, should be removed. We also all know by now that there are mouth-body connections and that the mouth is the “gateway” to the rest of the body. There...

Trash Station Battle: Mello 1, Town 2

Trash Station Battle: Mello 1, Town 2

GEORGETOWN – The town’s three-member Board of Health voted unanimously last week to approve the site on Carleton Drive for a proposed 550-ton trash transfer station, but under conditions that limit the size of the station for the first four years and would make building and operating the station for G. Mello Disposal Corp. much more expensive.  The health board is the first town regulatory agency that approved the controversial station. The Planning Board and Conservation Commission voted to deny permits for the...

Dining on Stuffed Cabbage Rolls to Help Ukraine

Dining on Stuffed Cabbage Rolls to Help Ukraine

NEWBURYPORT – More than 40 people attended Jarred and Nadiia Sadowski’s first Ukrainian Tasting Event on April 30, raising at least $4,000 to buy food for residents of her hometown, the Russian-occupied city of Nova Kahovka in southern Ukraine. “This is truly inspiring, and which is why we are already planning another one. Fingers crossed as we look for a larger venue,” the Sadowskis wrote of the dinner. The Sadowskis, who live on Plum Island,...

Cape Ann Cannabis Partners to Help the Ipswich River

Cape Ann Cannabis Partners to Help the Ipswich River

ROWLEY – To celebrate its second anniversary, Cape Ann Botanicals & Cannabis has become a corporate partner of the Ipswich River Watershed Assn. with the goal of educating employees and customers to become river stewards.  American Rivers ranks the Ipswich as the nation’s eighth most threatened river, primarily because much of it is drawn down for town drinking water. The Ipswich is the main source of drinking water for 350,000 people and...

Move-In Ready

Move-In Ready

NEWBURY – It had already been a full day at 4:30 p.m. last Friday for the volunteers at the First Parish Church Food Pantry. The volunteers had started early packing bags of food from pasta to peanut butter in cars to deliver thousands of pounds of food stuffs to more than 300 families in the greater Newbury area. In the early afternoon, the volunteers, which number 140, again loaded bags of food for dozens of other families that drive to the...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  For 17 years now, the Newburyport Literary Festival has brought readers and writers together to share their love of books—their love of words, stories, poems, and information.  For the 3rd year, we have had to have our festival on Zoom rather than in person. However, it hasn’t diminished its appeal or number of followers. In addition to our wonderful local authors, we hosted authors from Los Angeles, Edinburgh, London, Prague, and...

Baseball Versus Pickleball

Baseball Versus Pickleball

NEWBURYPORT – It’s a battle between baseball, America’ national sport, which traces its origins to immigrants who brought a game of hitting balls...

Step by Step Guide to Homeownership

Step by Step Guide to Homeownership

Over the last few weeks I have had meetings with a number of first time buyers trying to break into this seller’s market. If we have heard this...

Information for Cardiac Patients

Information for Cardiac Patients

It is common sense that infected teeth, whether they hurt or not, or are broken down beyond repair, should be removed. We also all know by now that there are mouth-body connections and that the mouth is the “gateway” to the rest of the body. There is no disputing that a healthy mouth is better for you on many levels. However, in a recently released study, the guidelines for treatment of some types of dental problems prior to specific surgery...

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