NEWBURYPORT —The Newburyport Waterfront Trust has named Edith Heyck as manager of Waterfront Park, a property it supervises.
Heyck is an artist with an interest in green living and municipal recreation.
Waterfront Park includes lawns and tree belows the Firehouse Center for the Arts, as well as a parking lot off Green Street and parts of the walkway along the river.
A newly erected sign at the entry of the Trust parking lot off Merrimac Street states that the park is “On the site of Somerby’s Land, established 1752; and Riverside Park, established 1889; and Market Landing Park, established 1991.”
She replaces Charles Nichols, who is stepping down.