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September 23, 2013

Borings results could become factor in campaigns


To review, the following are running for City Council on Nov. 5: At-large, by date they filed: incumbent Barry Connell, Joann McCarthy, Bruce Vogel, Bruce Menin, incumbent Ed Cameron, Meghan Kinsey, incumbent Ari Herzog, Laurel Allgrove, Sheila Mullins and Lyndi Lanphear.

In the wards: Ward 1, Michael Edward Ferrick,incumbent Allison Heartquist; Ward 2, Chris Welch, Jared Eigerman; Ward 3, incumbent Bob Cronin, Leslie Eckholdt; Ward 4, incumbent Tom Jones, Charles Tontar; Ward 5, Larry Giunta, Sean Reardon; and Ward 6, incumbent Tom O’Brien.


The following meetings have been scheduled for this week and are open to the public:


Perkins Playground, 7 p.m., Emma Andrews, 77 Purchase St.


Conservation Commission, 6:30 p.m., City Council chambers, City Hall

River Valley School Accounts Committee, 7 p.m., 2 Perry Way


Sewer Commission, 5 p.m., 115 Water St.


Retirement Board, 6:30 p.m., City Hall

Affordable Housing Trust, 6:30 p.m., Affordable Housing Trust, City Hall.

Budget and Finance Committee, 6:30 p.m., City Council Chambers, City Hall

Energy Advistory Committee, 7 p.m., City Council Chambers, City Hall


Dyke Hendrickson covers Newburyport for The Daily News. He can be reached at 978-462-6666, ext. 3226 or at

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