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January 28, 2014

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The meeting will be held in the City Hall auditorium and is scheduled for 7 p.m. The committee is expected to issue its recommendation on each item, which will then be forwarded to the City Council for a final vote on Feb. 11.


Mayor Ken Gray will be holding evening office hours this week to accommodate residents who are unavailable during regular business hours.

This week’s session will take place on Thursday night from 6 to 7 in the mayor’s office at City Hall. During that time, Gray will make himself available to any resident who wants to meet with him and share their thoughts.

Any resident who can’t attend during regular business hours and also can’t make it to the Thursday night session is encouraged to contact Gray’s office at 978-388-8121 to schedule an appointment.


The Senior Center is seeking donors to participate in an upcoming blood drive in support of the American Red Cross. The drive will take place on March 3 in the Senior Center’s Great Room from 2 to 7 p.m., and all residents are encouraged to donate if they can.

To schedule an appointment, contact the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or visit


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


City Council Finance Committee, 7 p.m., City Hall auditorium


Board of Assessors, 5:15 p.m., City Hall auditorium


Conservation Commission, 6:30 p.m., City Hall auditorium

Historical Commission, 7 p.m., Building Department, 9 School St.


Mac Cerullo covers Amesbury for The Daily News. He can be reached at 978-961-3150 or by email at Follow Mac on Twitter at @MacCerullo.

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