Public Input on Mello Station Closed

Public Input on Mello Station Closed

GEORGETOWN – After more than a year and a half of gathering information about G. Mello Disposal Corp.’s proposed new 500-ton transfer station, the...

SALISBURY DAYS COMING SEPTEMBER 17-19

Salisbury - Salisbury Days, held on the weekend of September 17-19, will have a weekend lineup of free events at the Beach Center and the Town...

Low Vision Group Meeting

September 7, 10-11:30 Ipswich COA Grant Harrison, from the Massachusetts Specialized Equipment Distribution The program will demonstrate free or...

Afghanistan casts a shadow long enough to reach North Shore 

Afghanistan casts a shadow long enough to reach North Shore 

ROWLEY — On Aug. 30, the U.S. ended evacuation flights from the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, effectively completing its withdrawal from a conflict that stretched across two decades. Rowley resident and retired Massachusetts National Guard Sgt. Jennifer Gately was among the first wave of troops sent to Afghanistan in the wake of 9/11. When the twin towers of the World Trade Center were hit only six months into her service career, she was 19-years-old and working at her local pizza shop. “I did not join for this...

Pickleball Draws a Crowd

Pickleball Draws a Crowd

REGIONAL – If your feet are moving a little slower, but you still love to play competitively, you may want to try one of the country’s fastest...

Newburyport Recycling October events

The annual household hazardous waste day will take place on Saturday, October 2 for disposal of oil-based paint, household chemicals, mercury items,...

Selling in the Fall

Selling in the Fall

The current real estate market is still crazy! Buyer activity is still through the roof and sellers are seeing home prices continue to go up. We have been getting lots of calls from soon-to-be sellers getting their homes ready for sale and looking...

Back-To-School Quiz

Back-To-School Quiz

We are all hoping for a productive and enjoyable school year for students of all ages. Here’s a quiz to help get those learning juices flowing. Good luck! Question #1: The risk factors for gum disease are the same as for heart disease (genetics,...

Afghanistan casts a shadow long enough to reach North Shore 

Afghanistan casts a shadow long enough to reach North Shore 

ROWLEY — On Aug. 30, the U.S. ended evacuation flights from the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, effectively completing its withdrawal from a conflict that stretched across two decades. Rowley resident and retired Massachusetts National Guard Sgt. Jennifer Gately was among the first wave of troops sent to Afghanistan in the wake of 9/11. When the twin towers of the World Trade Center were hit only six months into her service career, she was 19-years-old and working at her local pizza shop. “I did not join for this...

Boxford Select Board to Consider Willows Housing

BOXFORD – GEORGETOWN LINE – A draft of a conservation restriction, proposed for The Willows senior housing project, will be presented to the Boxford Select Board for its comments at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13. Toll Brothers, a Fortune 500 national homebuilder, is proposing to construct 66 homes in an active-adult community on acreage that was once a part of the Price family’s Ingaldsby Farm that is protected by a conservation restriction. The...

Hockey East Builds Amesbury’s Hockey Brand

Hockey East Builds Amesbury’s Hockey Brand

AMESBURY – Maples Crossing, the business and hospitality center built on youth hockey, is just beginning construction, but already it is making this city, the home of the first professional hockey team, a destination for hockey enthusiasts. Hockey East Assn., which oversees 21 college hockey teams, including the current national champion, relocated here to CIWorks last week as a temporary home until Maples Crossing office buildings are built....

Pickleball Draws a Crowd

Pickleball Draws a Crowd

REGIONAL – If your feet are moving a little slower, but you still love to play competitively, you may want to try one of the country’s fastest growing sports, known by the odd name of pickleball. Like FlingGolf is reinventing traditional golf, pickleball, as player Sean Wall described it, “is a sport for the new age.” While FlingGolf is a combination of lacrosse and golf, pickleball is a blending of tennis and ping pong (another silly-named...

Youth Baseball Fields: Win One, Lose One

Youth Baseball Fields: Win One, Lose One

ROWLEY – It’s win one, lose one in youth baseball fields here. The town has decommissioned the field and taken down the fence at the baseball field next to one of the water wells on Rte. 133 behind TD Bank. The Rowley Water Department now manages that land and plans to keep it an open field to protect the water in the ground below. The lighting department is also planning to light a baseball field at nearby Eiras Park, although no date has been...

Low Vision Group Meeting

September 7, 10-11:30 Ipswich COA Grant Harrison, from the Massachusetts Specialized Equipment Distribution The program will demonstrate free or...

Newburyport Recycling October events

The annual household hazardous waste day will take place on Saturday, October 2 for disposal of oil-based paint, household chemicals, mercury items,...

Selling in the Fall

Selling in the Fall

The current real estate market is still crazy! Buyer activity is still through the roof and sellers are seeing home prices continue to go up. We...

Back-To-School Quiz

Back-To-School Quiz

We are all hoping for a productive and enjoyable school year for students of all ages. Here’s a quiz to help get those learning juices flowing. Good luck! Question #1: The risk factors for gum disease are the same as for heart disease (genetics, smoking, weight, lack of exercise, and high cholesterol). Answer: False. Genetics and smoking tobacco are major risk factors, but stress, medications, lack of proper hygiene, and systemic problems, such...

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