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Liquor License Commission looks for last call in Salisbury

SALISBURY - After a nearly five-decade prohibition, the Board of Selectmen may soon have the power to grant liquor licenses again. Town Liquor License Commission Chairman Michael Gilbert said the commission came to a consensus at its Sept. 14 meeting and intends to vote at its meeting this Thursday

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 10:00:00

Salisbury Beach fixture Willey's Candy Shop to be sold

SALISBURY - Willey's Candy Shop, a Salisbury Beach favorite for generations, is changing hands. Local businessman Wayne Capolupo is buying the building at 4 Broadway from the candy shop's owner, Bill Silsby, for an undisclosed amount. With a purchase and sales agreement in hand, Capolupo said he is

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 08:35:00

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

Senators must protect us from Coakley now

From King Phillip's War, Rogers' Rangers, the founding of this nation, the Civil War, the summit of Suribachi, the reaches of space, "Black Hawk Down" and current military operations, New Hampshire men and women take second seat to no people in forging the history of this nation. The legacy of Ports

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-24 08:15:00

Sue Reynolds looks back at her life on the sea

RYE - Retired last week, after 21 years as captain of the Uncle Oscar tour boat, Sue Reynolds climbed aboard her first boat about 70 years ago. She was summering with family at a Hampton cottage, about 3 years old at the time and was friends with the daughter of a lobster fisherman next door. "He pu

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-24 08:15:00

TEAM hosts first solo exhibition

"Eye Level," a new exhibit featuring the work of Shaina Gates, opens on Friday, Oct. 6 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Foundation Art Space in Exeter to coincide with First Friday. The intimate mixed-use gallery, studio and office space at 11R Water St. serves as headquarters for non-profit organizations TEAM a

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-24 08:15:00

Banned Books Week 'more important than ever'

This year, Devon Chaffee, executive director of the ALCU of New Hampshire, is calling National Banned Books Week "more important than ever." Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries across the count

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-23 23:34:08

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

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

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 lar

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 08:05:00

Marine researchers predict environmental changes

NEWBURY - Many North Shore residents are concerned about sea rise, and the early research of a group of scientists studying the issue locally says higher water in local marshes could mean that vegetation will be shorter, there will be more open water, and a new species - fiddler crabs - will migrate

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 08:03:00

Behind the bar: Meet Marco Maldonado

Editor's note: "Behind the Bar" is a new feature spotlighting local bartenders that will run in this space every other Friday. Emily Cowan started running the series this summer on Nice People of Newburyport, a Facebook group that she founded to promote kindness, connection and positive stories in t

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 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

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

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

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

Seabrook Fire Department begins 24-hour dispatch for first time

SEABROOK - With the hiring of four fire alarm operators, the Seabrook Fire Department this week began providing 24-hour dispatch service for the first time in its history. The hirings will allow the dispatch center to take calls from the public around the clock, seven days a week, and officials said

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-22 06:13:00

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

Editorial: Time to finish Spaulding Turnpike expansion

On Thursday, Sept. 28, at Dover City Hall, the states 10-year transportation plan will get a public airing. It will be the first of several such meetings to be held in the Seacoast as part of the biennial review process. While we are well aware that roads and bridges throughout the state are, in man

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-22 08:01:00

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