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Byfield hunter slapped with fine, loses license for a year

BYFIELD – A local hunter facing more than 65 charges, including several deer tag violations, destruction of trees and illegal possession of pelts and animal mounts, lost his license for a year and was fined $1,800 after pleading guilty to six of the charges on Tuesday in Newburyport District Court.

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-12 13:25:56

Police Arrest Boston Man for Alleged Armed Robbery During Haverhill Gang Initiation

A 21-year-old Boston man has been arrested and charged with armed robbery after what Haverhill police say was an alleged drug deal and gang initiation gone awry. Angel Lozano was taken into custody Monday, Dec. 10, the morning after police say he and a 17-year-old juvenile wore masks and allegedly p

WHAV.NET - 2018-12-12 00:02:30

Lawrence man jailed on weapon charge

AMESBURY – A Lawrence man arrested in Amesbury last year after police found a loaded handgun his car pleaded guilty to the weapon charge Tuesday in Newburyport District Court and was sentenced to 18 months in jail.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 22:07:16

Essex Heritage unveils coastal byway kiosk

NEWBURYPORT — The Clipper City has permanently solidified its historic, cultural and natural symbols by being one of 14 communities to be featured on the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway, which includes an informative kiosk unveiled Tuesday morning near the Firehouse Center for the Arts.

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-12 08:00:00

Holaday declares today Kathleen O'Connor Ives Day in Newburyport

NEWBURYPORT — Mayor Donna Holaday has declared Tuesday, Dec. 11, as “Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives Day” in Newburyport, in recognition of more than 10 years of service by the state senator.

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-11 08:00:00

Teen rescues dog from burning vehicle in Haverhill parking lot

HAVERHILL, Mass. - Alex Gabriel was grocery shopping at the Market Basket in Haverhill when a car in the parking lot burst into flames. The 17-year-old's adrenaline kicked in when he saw a dog trapped inside.

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-12-12 02:47:18

Groveland woman 'packed a lot of living' in her short life

GROVELAND – Kelsey Locke "had a magic that made your walls tumble down," her family wrote in her obituary this week. She "packed a lot of living into her 21 years." Locke grew up in Groveland, "playing outside with her siblings, family, friends and neighbors" and later, as she grew older, "cruising

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 22:36:04

Anna Jaques nurses sue hospital, claiming wages not paid

NEWBURYPORT – Three Anna Jaques Hospital nurses have sued the Newburyport hospital for its alleged failure to pay them for working through 30-minute meal breaks over a period of three years, according to court documents.

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-10 22:41:55

Pot shop question on Nov.ballot

NEWBURYPORT — The City Council adopted an ordinance on Monday to put a marijuana retail ballot question in the November 2019 municipal election. After more than three hours of discussion and debate councilors voted 6 in favor, 4 opposed and 1 abstention to adopt the ballot question, with Councilors

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-12 08:00:00

Rowley Town Notebook: Pot shop public hearing slated Wednesday

All residents are invited to attend a Planning Board public hearing on Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Town Hall auditorium. The subject will be the proposal by Old Planters of Cape Ann Inc. to open a 2,500-square-foot recreational marijuana retail store at the Rowley Crossing Plaza at 300 Newburyport Tu

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-10 08:00:00

Seabrook man arrested, suspected in Salisbury car break minutes earlier

SALISBURY – A Seabrook man who already served jail time for breaking into several cars in Ipswich and Rowley back in 2015 is considered a suspect in an early Monday morning car break in Salisbury, according to police.

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-10 20:54:22

Retail pot question will be on Newburyport ballot in November

NEWBURYPORT — The City Council adopted an ordinance on Monday to put a marijuana retail ballot question in the November 2019 municipal election. After more than three hours of discussion and debate councilors voted 6 in favor, 4 opposed and 1 abstention to adopt the ballot question, with Councilors

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-11 16:45:00

Arts, environment, city issues on Local Pulse this Saturday

NEWBURYPORT – The arts, the environment and Newburyport's city government are all on the agenda on this Saturday's live broadcast of Local Pulse internet radio from 9 to 10 a.m.

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-11 18:04:53

Klementovich brings 'conservation photography' to Firehouse

NEWBURYPORT – The Firehouse Center for the Arts will present Conservation Photography — The Unknown beyond the Horizon, a lecture by Joe Klementovich, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-11 08:00:00

Merrimack River Eagle Festival scheduled for Feb. 9

NEWBURYPORT – The Merrimack River Eagle Festival is scheduled for Feb. 9, with a full slate of activities for eagle spotting and education about bald eagles. The festival is presented by Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center and the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, and runs from 9 a.m. t

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-10 09:46:00

Man whose burned body found in Lynn was father of young boy, family says

Family members of a Lynn man whose burned body was found in a public park last week remembered him on Saturday as the father of a 3-year-old boy who often visited relatives and still called his own mother “Mommy.”

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-08 17:24:22

Family Dollar in Haverhill’s RiversEdge Plaza Closing in January

The Lincoln Avenue Family Dollar store is closing at the end of January 2019. (File photograph) One of the RiversEdge dollar stores is no more. At the end of January 2019, the Family Dollar location at Haverhill’s 227 Lincoln Ave., is set to close for good, the company tells WHAV.

WHAV.NET - 2018-12-10 00:00:22

These Are The 10 Whitest Cities Massachusetts In For 2019

We used science and data to determine which cities in Massachusetts are whiter than wonder bread. Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the whitest cities in Massachusetts.

ROADSNACKS.NET - 2018-12-09 13:41:25

A visit with a local Chocolatier

Seacoast Sweets came to life on the north shore of Massachusetts. It all started when founder Kirstyn Pearl started making chocolates in her Newburyport kitchen and Bentley University dorm room. The chocolates were a family recipe passed down from her grandfather. What started as a side-hustle turne

WPRI - 2018-12-10 12:28:00

Brief History of Old Newbury on Tuesday

NEWBURYPORT – The Newburyport Public Library will present A Brief History of Old Newbury: From Settlement to Separation, with local historian Bethany Groff Dorau Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m.

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-10 14:24:07