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Local merchant-themed Newburyport treasure hunt set for Saturday

NEWBURYPORT - Walk through the downtown area with a careful eye Saturday morning and you might be in a for a small surprise, the size of a jewelry box, to be precise. In each of about 20 boxes hidden around the area will be a postcard alerting you that you've won a gift from merchants participating

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 13:07:16

A concert tuned to hope and healing; Pleasant Valley Social Club features longtime members of Newburyport's music scene

The bassist's stool awaits him onstage at Newburyport's Firehouse Center for the Arts. Ed Passarella's musical brethren from Pleasant Valley Social Club Band await him, too. It'll be an emotional reunion this weekend when the five bandmates and guest artists present "Celebrating the Healing Power of

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Best Bets: Three events to check out in Greater Newburyport

Poe evermore Both classic tales and lesser-known stories by Edgar Allan Poe will be highlighted in free performances this weekend and next at Oak Hill Cemetery on Brown Street in Newburyport. Theater in the Open is bringing back a reimagined version of its popular original production of "Poe" on the

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Police: Lawrence drug dealer arrested making deliveries to Pelham homes

PELHAM - A four-week investigation led police to an alleged drug dealer from Lawrence who was reportedly delivering large amounts of heroin to homes in Pelham. Reynaldo Mejia, 28, of Lawrence, was arrested for operating without a valid license, disobeying an officer, falsifying physical evidence, dr

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 22:58:46

Former Essex County sheriff candidate cleared of larceny charges

NEWBURYPORT - A former candidate for Essex County sheriff accused of bailing out on a local construction project was cleared of numerous larceny charges Wednesday in Newburyport District Court. After a two-day jury trial, Damian M. Anketell, 45, of Peabody, was found not guilty on four counts of la

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-21 21:00:00

Krauss worth the price herself

The calendar says fall is here (of course, the weather patterns tell a different story with so much tropical uncertainty in our forecast), but the outdoor summer concert season has not ended. There's a country- music festival in Amesbury featuring Travis Tritt, Rodney Crowell and The Charlie Daniel

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 10:35:33

Officials commit dollars to Route 1 bottleneck' fix

SEABROOK Local planning officials will attend the next meeting of the Governor's Advisory Commission on Intermodal Transportation with a design to widen Route 1 northbound, along with a promise to help pay for the project, if the state puts it in its 10-year transportation plan. On Monday, selectmen

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-21 23:15:29

Esplanade Supporters Enjoy A Special 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' Celebration

Tiffany's & Co. hosted a "Breakfast at Tiffany's" celebration for the Esplanade Association's Moondance Gala committee at their Newbury Street location on Wednesday morning, September 13th. The committee came together to preview the spectacular platinum daisy key pendant Tiffany's & Co. generously d

BEACONHILLTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

History Book Group to talk Ike and McCarthy'

HAMPTON Step back into the 1950s of the McCarthy Era with the Hampton Historical Societys history book group on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m. at the Tuck Museum. The book to be discussed is Ike and McCarthy: Dwight Eisenhowers Secret Campaign Against Joseph McCarthy by David A. Nichols, published in t

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-21 23:14:36

Seabrook eyes adding 3 new water wells

SEABROOK There is good news in the town's search for new water sources, as testing shows there could be three new wells coming that could add significantly to Seabrook's water supply. Preliminary testing is indicating that the new wells would be on about 100 acres of land west of Stard Road, Seabroo

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-21 23:09:49

Merrimack Valley Idol competition next week

Talented singers, ages 14 and up, who live in the Merrimack Valley, tapped from local high schools and colleges, along with the general public, will be selected on Sept. 26 at an audition from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Collins Center in Andover to compete in the Merrimack Valley Idol competition sponsored

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2017-09-21 06:00:00

SAU 90 secures bond at lower interest rate than projected

HAMPTON SAU 90 secured a lower interest rate than expected for a bond to finance the Hampton Academy renovation project approved in March, saving taxpayers approximately $100,000 per year. The interest rate for the $25.9 million project came in at 3.15 percent at the June 6 bond sale for the project

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-21 23:11:33

Dining Out: Let's label all the restaurants

Labeling things, or people for that matter, tends to be an unpopular activity but when it comes to restaurants, being able to identify a restaurant type in a mere one or two words when you're reading about it to telling your pals where they should go is useful. We (sort of) know what Fine Dining is,

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 08:15:00

Business: Q&A with Uptown Dog Canine Salon

Boxford resident Deanna Harney recently opened a dog grooming business in Ipswich called Uptown Dog Canine Salon. Here's the scoop. Boxford resident Deanna Harney recently opened a dog grooming business in Ipswich called Uptown Dog Canine Salon. Harney holds a professional dog grooming certification

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 22:18:10

Merrimack Valley Hospice to Host Food, Wine and Beer Pairing Silent Auction Fundraiser

Community Spotlight is heard quarter past every hour on 97.9 WHAV. Greater Haverhill non-profit organizations are invited to submit news of events, fundraising appeals and other community calendar announcements. Click to use the Submit News Tip form to submit your information. Merrimack Valley Hospi

WHAV.NET - 2017-09-22 00:00:26

Ernie DiBurro Clubhouse opens to great fanfare

HAVERHILL - Ernie DiBurro walked into the girls locker room inside the new sports clubhouse at Trinity Stadium and in charged members of the Hillie's girls soccer team. They literally screamed out loud in unison, shouting, "we have our own lockers" and, "look at these showers." "Does it pass the te

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 02:00:00

Defendants held in fentanyl trafficking case

HAVERHILL - A state prosecutor in the case of five people arrested on Wednesday in Haverhill for fentanyl trafficking said the drugs police seized had the potential of causing yet more overdose deaths. "I don't think it's unfair to consider in a case like this what happens when 149 grams of fentanyl

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 01:00:00

Chamber Hosts Wingate Street Block Party, Scavenger Hunt Tonight

A downtown Wingate Street Block Party with scavenger hunt takes place tonight under the auspices of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce. The block party-which does not close the street, but "opens it up," as the Chamber says-takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. The event kicks-off at Teased Salon & Sp

WHAV.NET - 2017-09-21 09:55:02

L'Italien to seek Tsongas' congressional seat

Andover Democrat Barbara L'Italien is officially testing the waters for a bid for outgoing Rep. Niki Tsongas' congressional seat. L'Italien, a two-term state Senator from Andover, announced Wednesday that she is creating an exploratory committee for what would be her first bid for Congress. "Our cou

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2017-09-21 08:00:00

CHECK THIS OUT Valley songwriter's jazz takes Sahara stage

A faithful admirer of the world-class jazz that's played Tuesday nights at the Sahara Club and Restaurant in Methuen will hear familiar strains come Sept. 26 - his own. Andover songwriter and Haverhill lawyer John Finbury will be among the crowd when his Latin Grammy-nominated music is sung by Marc

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 11:30:00