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Amesbury has a lot to offer

The big weekend has arrived as the Amesbury Harvest Fair & Country Music Festival comes to Amesbury. Over the next few days, our community will welcome some very talented musicians, famous celebrities and guests from around the globe. It's an opportunity for music fans to enjoy a weekend of fun in

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Amesbury country fest kicks off tonight

AMESBURY - The buses are arriving and the country music invasion has begun. Morning commuters got an eyeful of the Travis Tritt tour bus, parked next to the Hampton Inn, on Thursday, which signaled the beginning of the Amesbury Harvest Fair and Country Music Festival. "People are excited," said Kass

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Amesbury resident named GSEMA Chief Advancement Officer

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts announced that Cari Palmer Lord has joined as chief advancement officer. Based in the Boston office, Palmer Lord is a member of the council's executive team, responsible for a range of external relations goals, providing guidance and strategic planning to meet th

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 19:15:49

Amesbury Cultural Council accepting poet laureate applications

The Amesbury Cultural Council has announced the opening of applications for Amesbury's poet laureate for the upcoming two-year period, beginning January 2018. This position reflects Amesbury's literary community, past and present, and is a community conduit for the arts. The Amesbury Poet Laureate p

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 19:12:15

DeLarosa remains held without bail

SALEM, Mass. - A Lawrence man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend and mother of his young son made another brief appearance Friday in Salem Superior Court. Emilio DeLarosa, who was captured in September after nearly a year on the run, stood alongside his court-appointed attorney Joseph Collins.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:19:38

Coastal Connections buys building where it's located

AMESBURY - There's no place like home for Coastal Connections and that is how it's going to stay. Operating day programs for individuals with disabilities since 2008, the non-profit organization has been renting its space at the former Bartley Machine building at 35 Water St., since December of 2009

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Newburyport woman named head of Home for Little Wanderers

BOSTON - A Newburyport woman has been named president and CEO of The Home for Little Wanderers, after her selection by the organization's Board of Directors. Lesli Suggs, a licensed social worker who has served as the group's vice president for program operations since 2013, replaces Joan Wallace-Be

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Merrimack officials seek action to curb further water contamination

MERRIMACK - As town officials await the results of blood testing conducted on more than 200 Merrimack Village District water customers, they are urging Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and the Merrimack legislative delegation for further action to curb water contamination. Last week, the Merrimack

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-23 02:09:00

As Trump campaigns for Strange in Alabama, he expresses some doubts: 'I might have made a mistake'

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - President Donald Trump campaigned on Friday night for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange, in a race that has pitted him against his most loyal supporters and that holds the potential to upend the political dynamics for Republicans facing election in 2018. The endorsement of '

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 14:48:00

Pence preaches reform, touts GOP health care

ANDERSON, Ind. - During a Friday visit to Indiana, Vice President Mike Pence expressed confidence that the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, would finally succeed. Speaking before a crowd of about 600 people at the Flagship Enterprise Center's

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:37:00

'The Power of One'

CONCORD -Throughout October, more than a dozen communities across New Hampshire will be treated to performances of "Granny D: The Power of One" a play which portrays the efforts of one woman to draw attention to the need for campaign finance reform and her contention that money in politics had betra

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

Library thanks supporters of summer reading

To the Editor: The Exeter Public Library Childrens Room would like to thank the following area sponsors for their continued support of our Summer Reading Program: Arnolds Bakery & Thrift Shop, Chocolatier, Exeter Bowling Lanes, Moes Italian Sandwiches, Offbeat Owl Paint Studio, St. Anthony Bakery an

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-22 18:35:29

Indiana considers revising regulation of livestock feeding operations

RUSHVILLE, Ind.-- On Keith Schoettmer's hog farm on a cool late-summer day, there's little evidence that thousands of animals live inside barns on the property. The air is free of the odor of manure; almost all of the animal waste falls into massive underground tanks beneath the barns. During planti

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

Clock running out on health program for 9 million kids

Since the inauguration of President Trump, health care has been front and center in American politics. Yet, attention has almost exclusively been focused on the Affordable Care Act, most recently in the form of Graham-Cassidy. With Congress preoccupied with a series of Republican efforts to repeal a

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

Massachusetts woman recalls harrowing experience in St. Thomas during Hurricane Irma

SALEM, Mass. - In the onslaught of Hurricane Irma, Stephanie Moffat pushed two mattresses up against the closet door as a woman and her 3-year-old daughter huddled inside. Moffat felt her St. Thomas apartment shudder as 185 mph winds slammed the hurricane prevention panels against the sliding glass

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:00:00

Need Saturday plans? More than 1,200 museums will offer free entrance this weekend

Need weekend plans for the family? More than 1,200 museums across the U.S. will offer free admission on Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of the national event Museum Day Live. Museum Day Live, organized by Smithsonian Magazine and the Smithsonian Institute, is designed to celebrate museums and galleries

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 22:03:00

Massachusetts could be hit hard by Obamacare repeal

BOSTON - Massachusetts could lose billions of dollars under the latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, which specifically singles out blue states that have expanded Medicaid coverage under the federal law. As early as next week, the Senate could take up a proposal by Sens. Bill Cassidy of Lo

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Blood drive to honor local woman

COURTESY PHOTO Maureen Staudt passed away in December 2016 after battling leukemia. A blood drive on Tuesday, Sept. 26, will be held in her memory. NORTH ANDOVER - When Jim Staude's wife, Maureen, was battling leukemia, their family talked often about how to turn the pain from their experiences into

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:11:52

Oklahoma State, Ohio State reach agreement for use of OSU moniker

Oklahoma State University and Ohio State University have reached an agreement that will allow both schools to continue to use the OSU logo. Both schools will continue to use the logo and now can market and sell their brands nationwide. Previously, Oklahoma State was limited to 17 states and Ohio Sta

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:10:00

Lessons in lunch: Teachers take to the kitchen in new meal program at Kentucky middle school

BEREA, Ky. - For teachers at a Kentucky middle school, teaching doesn't stop at the classroom doors. Lessons can be found everywhere in the school - including the kitchen - which is why the school's kitchen manager created a program that puts teachers where the food. "We are so grateful to have teac

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:02:00