Obituary: Helen “Fitzie” Winslow, 84

Obituary: Helen “Fitzie” Winslow, 84

Helen “Fitzie” Winslow, 84 January 16, 1938 – September 18, 2022 Known to many as “Fitzie”, Helen was born January 16, 1938, to Mary and Christopher...

New Parks Plan On a Bumpy Path

New Parks Plan On a Bumpy Path

NEWBURYPORT — Only in the ninth month of his first year as mayor, Sean Reardon, a former parks commissioner, has run into a buzz saw, proposing to move the care of the city’s 26 much-loved parks to be the fourth division of the Public Services Department alongside water, sewer and highways. The mayor said the plan should save $100,000 a year by eliminating the position of parks director. Lise Reid, who had headed the parks department for 16 years, was fired, a move that some critics called “short sighted and...

Belleville Roots Brings Great Music

Belleville Roots Brings Great Music

NEWBURYPORT — If you love folk music, you are in for some memorable evenings this fall at the Belleville Roots Music Series with Molly Tuttle and...

‘Be Courteous’ Sign Ripped Out

‘Be Courteous’ Sign Ripped Out

NEWBURYPORT — On the previous Friday, the Parks Department staff installed two signs in hopes of ending the Battle of March’s Hill between young bike riders/jump builders and mostly adults who like to hike the hills and live next to it....

What Happened?

What Happened?

You have looked and looked and looked for your “dream home” and finally found it. It is within your budget and checks off all your needs and a few other things you never thought you could get in your price range. Yes, all this in our current...

Are You A Freak Of Nature?

Are You A Freak Of Nature?

I attended a continuing education course a while back entitled “Hit Man or Healer?” The course was given by a well-known leader in the dental profession. The basic premise of the course was the notion that we have a lot more science, studies and...

New Parks Plan On a Bumpy Path

New Parks Plan On a Bumpy Path

NEWBURYPORT — Only in the ninth month of his first year as mayor, Sean Reardon, a former parks commissioner, has run into a buzz saw, proposing to move the care of the city’s 26 much-loved parks to be the fourth division of the Public Services Department alongside water, sewer and highways. The mayor said the plan should save $100,000 a year by eliminating the position of parks director. Lise Reid, who had headed the parks department for 16 years, was fired, a move that some critics called “short sighted and...

March’s Hill ‘Be Courteous’ Sign Back Up

March’s Hill ‘Be Courteous’ Sign Back Up

NEWBURYPORT — The “Be Courteous” signs the parks department installed at March’s Hill are back up.  When first put up, one sign, advising the young bicyclists that they were not to dig holes and cut trails through the woods at this city-owned park, was pulled out of the ground and tossed several feet away. Park Manager Mike Hennessey said the signs were put back up, but this time the metal signs on metal posts were anchored in cement.  In the...

State Agency To Survey Triton High and Middle School Buildings

State Agency To Survey Triton High and Middle School Buildings

TRITON REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT — Superintendent Brian Forget is cautiously optimistic that the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) will partner with the school district and Triton towns of Newbury, Rowley and Salisbury to overhaul the 51-year-old middle and high school buildings. A senior team of MSBA officials, architects and designers are set to visit the Byfield campus on Oct. 6 to confirm that the building has deteriorated as...

Whittier Tech Senior Attends SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute

Whittier Tech Senior Attends SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute

HAVERHILL — Superintendent Maureen Lynch announced that Whittier Tech senior Jaidyn Craig recently attended the SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI). Craig, a senior from Haverhill studying Medical Assisting, attended the Institute in Washington, D.C. from Sept. 17-21. The Institute provided students an opportunity to grow their professionalism, communication and leadership skills.  Craig was invited to attend following his...

Obituary: Helen “Fitzie” Winslow, 84

Obituary: Helen “Fitzie” Winslow, 84

Helen “Fitzie” Winslow, 84 January 16, 1938 – September 18, 2022 Known to many as “Fitzie”, Helen was born January 16, 1938, to Mary and Christopher Fitzpatrick. “Fitzie” passed away peacefully at Avita of Newburyport, Massachusetts on September 18, 2022. It was an honor for her four grateful daughters to be with her as she began her new journey.“Fitzie” was one of five siblings. She grew up in Franklin, Massachusetts where she attended Dean...

Belleville Roots Brings Great Music

Belleville Roots Brings Great Music

NEWBURYPORT — If you love folk music, you are in for some memorable evenings this fall at the Belleville Roots Music Series with Molly Tuttle and...

What Happened?

What Happened?

You have looked and looked and looked for your “dream home” and finally found it. It is within your budget and checks off all your needs and a few...

Are You A Freak Of Nature?

Are You A Freak Of Nature?

I attended a continuing education course a while back entitled “Hit Man or Healer?” The course was given by a well-known leader in the dental profession. The basic premise of the course was the notion that we have a lot more science, studies and data available today to be able to make better decisions about the treatment that we dentists recommend to patients. The concept is called evidence-based dentistry.  The idea is that if a very...

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