It appears it takes work to be a historic city.
Members of the Historical Committee are Chairwoman Linda Smiley, Tom Kolterjahn, Margaret Welch, Ned McGrath, Bill Todd and Steve Dodge.
The following meetings are scheduled this week and open to the public:
School Building Committee Selection Subcommittee, 4:30 p.m., school business office, 70 Low St.
Communication Subcommittee of the Whole School Committee, 5:30 p.m., room 118, Newburyport High School, 241 High St.
School Committee, 6:30 p.m., room 118, high school
Community Preservation Committee, 7 p.m., Police Department conference room, 4 Green St.
Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., City Council Chambers, 60 Pleasant St.
Beach Management Committee, 1:30 p.m., City Hall conference room
Newburyport Housing Authority, 5 p.m., 125 Temple St.
Board of Water Commissioners, 5:30 p.m., 16A Perry Way
School Committee retreat, 6 p.m., high school library
Affordable Housing Commission, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, second-floor conference room
Dyke Hendrickson covers Newburyport for The Daily News. He can be reached at 978-462-6666, ext. 3226, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.