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June 24, 2013

Public invited to discussion of scenic byway Thursday


Stop by the library to enroll a child — and learn more about Digger, the program’s star — as well as obtain a complete schedule of events and activities. For more information, call 978-465-5071.


The Pettengill Cup Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, July 29, at Ipswich Country Club, with all proceeds going to Pettengill House, a social service agency headquartered in Salisbury.

Run by Newbury teenager Tom Walsh, the cost is $200, and businesses or individuals can sponsor a tee for $100.

“We are close to our goal of 110 golfers,” Walsh said. “We are also trying to get 100 tee sponsors.”

For more information, contact Walsh at 978-512-9935, or


The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society has new hours for its adoption center. The new hours are: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

July 1 is the deadline to get a cat’s photo into the 2014 MRFRS Cat Calendar. Email for guidelines on electronic or print submission.

On Thursday, 20 percent of the all sales at Newburyport’s Book Rack between 6 and 8 p.m. will be donated to the MRFRS.

For more information on the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society, call 978-462-0760 or


Salisbury’s East Parish Church will host a Car Wash and Bake Sale on Friday from noon to 2 p.m (weather permitting).


Angeljean Chiaramida covers Salisbury for The Daily News. She can be reached at or at 978-462-6666, ext. 3271.

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