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February 25, 2013

Chances of compromise looking more hopeful in NRA talks


On other parts of the island, the dunes appear high enough to hold back the sea and the setbacks are deep enough for houses to stay dry — for the moment, anyway.


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


License and Permits Committee, 6:15 p.m., City Council Chambers

Budget and Finance and Committee of the Whole, 6:30 p.m., City Council Chambers

Public Safety Committee, 7:20 p.m., City Council Chambers

City Council, 7:30 p.m.


Communications Subcommittee of the Whole, School Committee, 5:30 p.m., high school

River Valley Charter School, 6 p.m., 2 Perry Way

School Committee, 6:30 p.m., Room 118, high school

Community Preservation Committee, 7 p.m., police conference room, 4 Green St.

Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., City Hall


Newburyport Retirement Board, 10 a.m., City Hall

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

Licensing Commission, 7 p.m., police conference room, 4 Green St.

Newburyport Redevelopment Authority, 7 p.m., public library


Affordable Housing Trust, 7 p.m., public library

Energy Advisory Committee, City Hall, 7 p.m., mayor’s conference room, City Hall


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

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