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Bagel business thrives in Ipswich's Depot Square

He spent his life working. He put in more than four decades of energy, intellect and effort, toiling away to the point where he could comfortably retire. He has his health. He has his spouse. Time to take it easy and relax. That scenario that played out for George Blanchette, an electrical enginee

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 22:56:15

Ipswich High girls cross-country team all over map with results

Following a tough loss to Newburyport on Sept. 20, the Tigers had five meets under the soles of their running shoes, going 2-3 to that point. The 2017 season began for the Ipswich girls cross-country team with a one-point loss to Pentucket (28-29) and a 20-41 win over Georgetown. Ipswich junior Nadj

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 03:40:55

'Ipswich Reads...One Book!' in October

The Ipswich Public Library will present its 13th annual "Ipswich Reads...One Book!" series with a month-long celebration in October. The featured reading selection this year is "Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley" by Charlotte Gordon. Several book discu

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 03:08:36

Ipswich resident named to Montserrat College of Art board of trustees

Ipswich resident Scott Glosserman was recently named to the board of trustees at Montserrat College of Art in Beverly. He was named to a three-year term to guide the four-year arts college into its 50th anniversary in 2020. "We are delighted that the college has been able to attract such talented, p

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 21:44:00

Potential for voter fraud is high, but incidents are low

The issue: There are many classes of visas with which people who are not United States citizens can apply for a learner's permit and then a license to drive in Massachusetts. That license could then be used to register to vote. The impact: While this means there is the potential for non-U.S. citizen

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 16:07:52

Water Closest: Piscataqua River - Great Bay cruise

Historic Portsmouth, a small city with a great seaport, is less than an hour north of Middleton via an asphalt river that flows from the now suffering Keyes up into Maine. From the mouth of the Ipswich River on a fair west wind you might sail to Portsmouth in under half a day. Portsmouth Harbor's ro

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Sounds of a new season

A musically explosive program will open the 66th season of the Cape Ann Symphony this weekend, which this year is expanding its reach in Essex County with a performance at Ipswich High School. The symphony, now based in the auditorium of the Manchester Essex Regional High School, welcomed sold-out a

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 14:55:02

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

Ag commissioner visits North Shore

On September 18, representatives of Northeast Harvest hosted Massachusetts Commissioner of Agriculture John Lebeaux and Assistant Commissioner Jason Wentworth at tours of four agriculture operations on the North Shore. On September 18, representatives of Northeast Harvest, which is supported by the

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 21:09:20

Cape Ann Museum to present Trails & Sails workshop

As part of Essex Heritage's Trails & Sails weekend, the Cape Ann Museum and Maritime Gloucester will present a hands-on workshop to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Gloucester sea serpent sighting at 10 a.m. Sept. 23 at the museum, 27 Pleasant St., Gloucester. This activity is designed to edu

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 15:27:00

Police still on hunt for source of deadly drug

GLOUCESTER - Three weeks after a woman died and five other people overdosed within a 24-hour span in Gloucester, police here are working with other North Shore police to hunt down the source of the killer drugs, the head of Gloucester's detectives said Thursday. Lt. Joseph Fitzgerald said the Glouce

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 20:49:39

Nighttime boaters stranded in Essex Bay

GLOUCESTER - The Coast Guard and Gloucester public safety officials were coming to the rescue of two people stranded on a 20-foot motorboat that was "dead in the water" in Essex Bay Friday night, according to the Gloucester police and fire departments. No injuries were reported as of 9 p.m., accordi

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 01:23:23

An opioid recovery success story

The first person ever to enter the Gloucester Police Department's Angel Initiative more than two years ago has now landed a job working for the organization that supports the program. Steve Lesnikoski has been named the new care advocate and outreach coordinator with the Gloucester-based Police Assi

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:03:51

LETTER: Fear of cannabis stems from myth, stigma

Dear Editor: There was a great article on the front page of the Sept. 21 issue of the Danvers Herald, called "Town eyes ban on retail pot sales." The concerned citizens of Danvers who fear that ending cannabis prohibition in Massachusetts will be bad for children have banded together to sign a petit

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 16:56:07

New centers to offer expanded opioid treatment

DANVERS - Lahey Health is planning to open a treatment center in Danvers that officials say will be one of only a few in the state to offer all three of the medicines approved to treat opioid addiction. The center is scheduled to open in October. Lahey opened a similar center two weeks ago at Addiso

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 21:43:26

Talk of the Times: Ruberti picks up vote, but Sclafani will face Romeo Theken

Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken and challenger Daniel J. Ruberti each picked up an additional vote when the results of Tuesday's preliminary election for mayor were made official. But neither vote made any difference in who advances to November's election. Romeo Theken, finishing with 1,156 votes, will f

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 23:09:34

Wings of Freedom Tour returns to Beverly Regional Airport

Next weekend, folks around the region will have the opportunity to take a flight of a lifetime, as a unique set of WWII aircraft will be soaring into Beverly Regional Airport. The Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom tour travels the nation as a flying tribute to the flight crews who flew them, th

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 19:57:00

Manchester man accused of pointing gun during Londonderry road rage incident

LONDONDERRY -- A 22-year-old Manchester man was arrested Thursday night after police said they found a loaded semi-automatic pistol on the passenger's side floor of his car after a reported road rage incident. Just before midnight, police said a teenager called 911 to report the alleged incident, wh

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 22:22:00

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

Man, 22, held in fatal bludgeoning of family, admitted to heroin use

The 22-year-old man accused of bludgeoning his mother, his grandparents and the elderly couple's caretaker to death with a baseball bat earlier this month in their Groton home took heroin and said he "freed them," according to newly unsealed court documents. After showing up naked and covered in mud

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-23 04:43:13