Salisbury: Stone Mickelson watches ocean water cascade next to his home at Salisbury on North End Boulevard just before high tide Saturday. Several people near him were evacuated and he was unsure if he was going to be as well. Bryan Eaton/Staff Photo
Changes made to zoning amendments
NEWBURYPORT -- Significant changes have been made to a set of zoning ordinances that would protect downtown buildings by requiring the Planning Board to issue a special permit for new construction designs and the demolition or alteration of downtownContinued ...
SJC clears man accused of subway 'upskirting'
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court acknowledged yesterday that the state's existing so-called Peeping Tom laws were not strong enough to convict an Andover man accused of secretly taking cellphone photographs up women's skirts on the MBTA. TheContinued ...
Amesbury gears up for next year's school spending plan
AMESBURY -- School officials are starting to put a spending plan together for next school year, identifying several areas where costs are expected to go up. Amesbury Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Deirdre Farrell presented the preliminary buContinued ...
Securing the Swett-Ilsley House
Newbury's historic Swett-Ilsley House needs some roof and chimney repairs, and local officials are hoping state funding can be used to complete crucial work. At the request of Bethany Groff, site manager at the Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm for HistoricContinued ...
This time, local author's voice up for national award
NEWBURY -- Local author Andre Dubus III has been in good company in recent years. His popular books have put him alongside internationally known writers on best-seller lists. You might say his writing has a special voice that lures readers. Now DubusContinued ...
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