The schoolhouse on Bartlet Mall was reopened in 1832 to accommodate the Latin and English High School under the direction of Roger E. Howard and David P. Page. The distinction between the two learning paths offered was the English curriculum prepared working-class students for the business, mechanics and engineering trades, while the Latin curriculum prepared students for college, the ministry and scholarly pursuits.
Two dead after Salisbury crash
SALISBURY -- Two people have died after an early-morning car crash yesterday morning on Lafayette Road. According to police, a 2011 Honda Accord carrying three people was traveling north when their car left the road and hit a tree around 12:30 a.m. TContinued ...
Bar warned to watch for drinking, drug use in bathrooms
HAVERHILL -- A downtown lounge has been warned to watch out for customers drinking or doing drugs in restrooms after a customer got heavily intoxicated without drinking at the bar and then tried to fight other patrons, security personnel and police.Continued ...
Key issues up for City Council vote
AMESBURY -- The final regularly scheduled City Council meeting of the term is tomorrow night -- and if the agenda is any indication, it's going to be a late night. There are a total of 10 public hearings on the agenda, including three items that coulContinued ...
Runaway teens found in Ohio
AMESBURY -- A weekend of worry for two local families came to a happy conclusion last night when two teenagers who ran away from home on Saturday were found safe in Ohio. Amesbury police issued an alert yesterday afternoon for Lauren Byron, 15, a freContinued ...
Morley Piper was 20 years old and had been in the Army for two years when he found himself lurching in a small boat in the English Channel about 3 miles off the coast of Normandy. It was June 6, 1944 -- D-Day -- and Piper was one of more than 160,00Continued ...
- N.H. expanding highway Safety Patrol
- City leaders progressing with economic growth plans
- Holiday Open House at library tomorrow
- Wreaths Across America makes stop in town
- Rail Trail to get sculptures with state grant
- Gift of Giving holiday dinner set for Dec. 22
- Schools urged to take part in Regional Spelling Bee
- This Day in History
- Police revive probe into '68 slaying of Lawrence Marine
- 'The moon is a circumambulating aphrodisiac … '
- December 8, 2013
- Police search for missing teens
- December 7, 2013
- brownfield cleanup contract awarded
- Picture perfect
- Tierney: Legislators want flood insurance study
- What a hoot! Birders revel in snowy owl visits
- Two dead after Salisbury crash