ESPN Broadcasts FlingGolf Tournament

ESPN Broadcasts FlingGolf Tournament

AMESBURY – A sign of how far FlingGolf has come on its path to becoming a major sport, ESPN this weekend will broadcast two FlingGolf events three...

Ipswich Police Chief Defends Contract

Ipswich Police Chief Defends Contract

IPSWICH – When Tony Marino left in late May as the Ipswich Town Manager, the plan was to have Mary Gallivan, the town’s human resources director,...

A City’s Black History Remembered

A City’s Black History Remembered

NEWBURYPORT – It may surprise you that this city, which erected a statue in front of City Hall to slavery abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, once refused to let black children attend its public schools.  In the early 1800s, long before the Civil Rights Movement of the 20th Century, African American girls applied to attend the public schools and end generations of denying education to black children.  In 1820, the girls from the mostly black neighborhood off Low Street, called “the Guinea,” presented themselves...

Newport Folk Fest 2022

Newport Folk Fest 2022

NEWPORT, RI – The unexpected and unbelievable always seem to occur at the iconic Newport Folk Festival, which was founded by Lynn native George Wein and singer/activist Pete Seeger in 1959. Acoustic hero Bob Dylan went electric in 1965, aided and...

Is This a Solution For March’s Hill?

Is This a Solution For March’s Hill?

NEWBURYPORT – Parks Commission chair Ted Boretti last week offered a series of proposals to resolve the on-going battle between youths who ride bikes and build jumps and the residents who live next to the wooded, section of March’s Hill. ...

Pool or No Pool?

Pool or No Pool?

As I write this the temperature is pushing 95 degrees and although I have no plans to leave the air-conditioned office if I did, I would immediately jump into our pool (if we had one). So, if you are thinking of buying a house with a swimming pool...

Dental Insurance – part 2/3

Dental Insurance – part 2/3

Last week I explained how dental insurance works in general, and why there is no “good” dental insurance. This week I will break down the general differences between dental insurances, offer some things to consider when using your dental insurance,...

A City’s Black History Remembered

A City’s Black History Remembered

NEWBURYPORT – It may surprise you that this city, which erected a statue in front of City Hall to slavery abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, once refused to let black children attend its public schools.  In the early 1800s, long before the Civil Rights Movement of the 20th Century, African American girls applied to attend the public schools and end generations of denying education to black children.  In 1820, the girls from the mostly black neighborhood off Low Street, called “the Guinea,” presented themselves...

Ipswich declares a full outdoor water ban effective immediately

Ipswich declares a full outdoor water ban effective immediately

IPSWICH — The Town of Ipswich announces that it has declared a full outdoor water ban effective immediately to protect the Town’s water supply. The new status applies to both users of town water and those who draw water from private supplies. Residents may continue to use rainwater collected in barrels. The Town draws water from Dow Reservoir and Bull Brook Reservoir, both in the Parker River Watershed. The Town draws supplemental groundwater...

ESPN Broadcasts FlingGolf Tournament

ESPN Broadcasts FlingGolf Tournament

AMESBURY – A sign of how far FlingGolf has come on its path to becoming a major sport, ESPN this weekend will broadcast two FlingGolf events three times over three days, including once in a prime time on Sunday and again on Monday night. Starting at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, ESPN will broadcast a replay of the New Swarm FlingGolf Open and the Longest Fling Competition that was held May 21 and 22 at the American Classic Golf Club in Lewes,...

Ipswich Police Chief Defends Contract

Ipswich Police Chief Defends Contract

IPSWICH – When Tony Marino left in late May as the Ipswich Town Manager, the plan was to have Mary Gallivan, the town’s human resources director, and Police Chief Paul Nikas take turns serving as interim town manager until a permanent replacement could be hired.  But that was before the Select Board Monday decided it “no longer has faith that Chief Nikas can effectively serve as our town manager on an interim basis,” said select board member...

Pool or No Pool?

Pool or No Pool?

As I write this the temperature is pushing 95 degrees and although I have no plans to leave the air-conditioned office if I did, I would immediately...

Dental Insurance – part 2/3

Dental Insurance – part 2/3

Last week I explained how dental insurance works in general, and why there is no “good” dental insurance. This week I will break down the general differences between dental insurances, offer some things to consider when using your dental insurance, and when it makes sense to consider purchasing insurance if you don’t have it. We get asked just about daily by patients who are either self-employed or are not offered insurance through their...

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