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NEWBURYPORT — Early in-person voting for the municipal election Nov. 2 kicks off Monday with two contested races on the ballot.

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WEST NEWBURY — Voters approved all warrant articles Saturday at a Special Town Meeting held outdoors in the parking lot next to the Town Annex on Main Street.

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NEWBURYPORT — Returning for its second year on Nov. 2, the year’s Turkey Classic — an annual golf tournament created on a whim by members of the Greater Newburyport Dads Club — will benefit the Knights of Columbus Charitable Fund and bring Thanksgiving meals to local families in need.

Defendants from Lawrence and Newburyport appear in a report from the Court of Common Pleas in the day’s newspaper in 1858. While the majority were men, two of the three women mentioned were from Newburyport. Mary Aylward, a “common seller” pled not guilty. Elizabeth Mack was found guilty of …

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Construction of needed barracks and other buildings in New York and New Jersey was delayed due to a scarcity of nails. On this day in 1776, the Massachusetts General Court ordered that a prize vessel then in Newburyport, “not lawfully condemned by the maritime court, be unloaded as to take o…

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NEWBURYPORT — The two mayoral candidates discussed streets and sidewalks, climate change and finding a new home for Newburyport Youth Services during a forum Thursday night.

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NEWBURYPORT — The six candidates vying for three School Committee seats in the Nov. 2 election addressed mask mandates, managing meetings that get out of hand and other topics at a candidates forum Thursday night.

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NEWBURYPORT — Bresnahan Elementary School second-grader Luke Foley and his classmates received a treat Thursday morning when his cousin, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Pat Freiermuth, visited the school to read a story to the class.

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NEWBURYPORT — Holding homemade signs and chanting, “Say ‘yes’ to NYS,” more than 70 Newburyport Youth Services supporters rallied in Market Square on Thursday, calling on the city to urgently find the recreation center a home.

On this day in 1943, the newspaper announced that four pages in the week’s issue of Life magazine featured photos of Newburyport Public Library taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt. High school students using reference books, staff meetings and the basement vaults were pictured. Eisenstaedt took the …

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SALISBURY — A state official believes that the black bear recently spotted on Rabbit Road may have been the victim of a fatal auto accident Thursday morning.

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NEWBURYPORT — Moments after admitting to a judge he stole $23,000 from two different clients, a Swampscott-based contractor turned around and apologized to his victims.

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SeabrookThe following items were recorded in the Seabrook police log:

NEWBURYPORT — City officials are looking at temporary sites for Newburyport Youth Services following news this week that the heating system is out of commission at the former Brown School at 42 Milk St.

NEWBURY — The Conservation Commission approved an order of conditions Tuesday for the town to convert the building at 31 Plum Island Blvd. into a municipal bathhouse with an accessible ramp.

NEWBURYPORT — A Nock Middle School student must appear in Newburyport Juvenile Court after local police issued him a summons Tuesday on an identity theft charge.

SALISBURY — Proposals calling for additional street paving and the creation of a town water division will be on the Town Meeting warrant Monday night, and the town manager would like the public’s support.

NEWBURYPORT — Fourth- and fifth-graders at Edward G. Molin Upper Elementary School have the opportunity to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math this week.

“Food for Sentimentalists” on Oct. 21, 1796, was in fact an announcement of a public auction of a large and valuable collection of new books at Capt. Moses Roger’s offices. More than 500 volumes included books on divinity, physics, surgery, philosophy, voyages, geography, novels, and diction…

NEWBURYPORT — The candidates for Newburyport School Committee and mayor will take the stage Thursday night, Oct. 21, in a forum sponsored by The Daily News, leading up to the Nov. 2 election.

NEWBURYPORT — Newburyport Youth Services urgently needs a new home, after a recent inspection of the former Brown School at 42 Milk St. determined the heating system could no longer be used.

NEWBURYPORT —- A donation drive to gather personal care items to benefit Community Service of Newburyport will be held Nov. 7 and Nov. 14 in front of the Unitarian Universalist Church, 26 Pleasant St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.

BYFIELD — The proprietors of the South Byfield Cemetery will be holding their semi-annual fall meeting on Monday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Newbury Library, 0 Lunt St., Byfield.

NEWBURYPORT — Anna Jaques Hospital officials recently announced four inpatient beds were added to its Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at the Amesbury Health Center. The addition brings the total number of beds from 12 to 16.

NEWBURYPORT — Former Dolphin Bar and Grill owner Kevin Buswell was released on personal recognizance moments after being arraigned Monday in Newburyport District Court on assault with a dangerous weapon and threatening to commit a crime charges.

AMESBURY — Fans and opponents of the Amesbury High School Indian mascot will need to wait until next month to learn its fate.

AMESBURY — Amesbury High School students and staff might soon be able to take off their face masks if they show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the administration.

Julian Steele was born in Georgia on this day in 1906. Steele, a cum laude graduate of Harvard, was a social worker, as was his wife, Mary, when they moved to West Newbury in March 1944. The only Black voter among roughly 1,500 residents at the time, Steele was elected West Newbury’s Town Me…

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NEWBURYPORT — The two mayoral candidates fielded questions about Newburyport Youth Services, New England Development and other important city issues during a debate hosted by Newburyport High School seniors on Tuesday afternoon.

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MERRIMAC — The Fire Department will be getting two new trucks after a $149,000 request to purchase a new ladder truck and engine passed Monday night’s Special Town Meeting.

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SALISBURY — A local man accused of crashing the car he had just stolen into a Beach Road tree and then fleeing Sunday night remained in custody following his arraignment Tuesday in Newburyport District Court.

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NEWBURYPORT — Luchos, a Mexican-style cantina expected to move in where Plum Island Coffee Roasters used to be, is now looking at a spring opening, according to a Newburyport Development official.

BYFIELD — Masks are on, cases are low but Triton Regional School District students and staff are feeling the weight of a COVID-19 pandemic that has entered its third school year.

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NEWBURYPORT — Haley’s Ice Cream, a local institution for almost 20 years, could be demolished to make way for a 94-unit, four-story housing complex proposed by property owner Louis Minicucci Jr. of MINCO Development Corp.

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NEWBURYPORT — Superintendent Sean Gallagher presented the latest district curriculum accommodation plan to the School Committee on Monday.

Newburyport Councilor Francis J. Lucy, 47, was to go on trial in federal court on this day in 1944 for receiving and accepting gasoline ration coupons illegally. He had changed his innocent plea to guilty through his attorney.

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NEWBURYPORT — Newburyport Youth Services will hold its annual Touch-A-Truck on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Cashman Park parking lot.

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ROWLEY — The Board of Health will sponsor a flu shot clinic Wednesday at Fire Department headquarters, 475 Haverhill St.

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AMESBURY — The mayor is putting out a call for six volunteers to help decide the fate of the former Trader Alan’s truck stop.

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