DURHAM, N.H. -- Just the other day this urgent message went out to Trump activists, organizers and supporters in New Hampshire:

When voters in Newburyport head to the polls Tuesday, they will find something that has never occurred before in a citywide election.

Two years ago, The Daily News didn’t endorse a candidate for Amesbury mayor. We thought perhaps it was a time for a change of leadership, but while Ken Gray was a promising candidate who had a very good grasp of the issues, he was unproven.

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Amesbury, MA - Donna Lou Jameson, 76, passed into heaven on August 4, 2019. Donna is survived by her lifelong love and husband, Fred Mckee Jameson. Donna is also survived by her children, Shawna L. Colantuone, Lloyd F. Jameson, Jeannie R. Kelleher and husband Gary Kelleher, Fred M. Jameson J…

It’s high summer and we’re enjoying the kind of sunny beach-perfect days that makes this area such a powerful magnet for our summertime visitors. But let’s not forget that fall isn’t so far off, and this year one of the fall’s great pasttimes — local politics and elections — looks like it wi…