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The Villages Florida - John D. O'Leary of Newbury, Ma. and The Villages, Fla. passed at the age or 93 after living a remarkable life. Among his greatest accomplishments were surviving WWII and raising three headstrong daughters. John lived a life with tremendous patience and a sense of givin…

Byfield - Claire Melville died on February 23, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Ms. Melville was born in Salem, MA and was the daughter of Officer Wilfred Dansreau and Rose Marquis Dansreau. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Claire also studied at the Universite …

More Super Bowl coverage

Eagle-Tribune sports editor Bill Burt, Newburyport Daily News sports editor Mac Cerullo and Gloucester Daily Times photo chief Paul Bilodeau have traded the New England chill for slightly warmer Atlanta for Super Bowl 53. 

I don’t watch football and I don’t eat meat. But I'm a reporter and I always try to keep an open mind, so when an editor told me to write about "people trying to get wings on Super Bowl weekend," I cracked my knuckles and got to it the only way I know how — with a hefty dose of sarcasm and self-deprecating humor.

HAVERHILL — As the Patriots march deeper into uncharted territory — seeking to tie Pittsburgh's record for most Super Bowl wins by any team, and to set the record for most wins by a single quarterback — Rene' Gaudet is trying something new, too. 

The New England Patriots will be in the air early this afternoon, bound for Atlanta and Super Bowl LIII.

The Patriots are going to the Super Bowl! Coming off of Sunday's thrilling AFC Championship Game win over the Kansas City Chiefs, Mac Cerullo and Bill Burt discuss the game, where it ranks in the pantheon of all-time great Patriot wins, and what this latest Super Bowl means in the big picture.