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Remembering and Honoring Thomas N. Pecorelli on this solemn day.

Today we remember and honor all of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 nineteen years ago. Thomas N. Pecorelli, was a Newburyport High School graduate, Class of 1988. Thomas got his start as a cameraman with local community access and went on to become an award winning career cameraman for Fox Sports... See More

City of Newburyport to Launch Online Permitting System

City of Newburyport to Launch Online Permitting System FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 Contact: Kelsey Bode Phone: 617-993-0003 Email: City of Newburyport to Launch Online Permitting System NEWBURYPORT — Mayor Donna Holaday is pleased to announce that the City of Newburyport’s Building Department is launching the first phase of a new online... See More

The Amesbury Carriage Museum 35th Annual Meeting features Dan Yaeger presenting the online program, the Future of Museums in New England.

PO Box 252, Amesbury, MA  01913 978.834.5058 Amesbury, MA – The 35th Annual Meeting of the Amesbury Carriage Museum will be held online via zoom on Monday, September 14.  The program begins at 5:30 pm and will feature a conversation the Dan Yaeger, executive director of the New England Museum Association (NEMA) about the Future... See More

“Furious Sky” Author Visits Morning Show

                Bestselling historian Eric Jay Dolin will visit “The Morning Show” on Thursday, August 27th.             Host Mary Jacobsen will interview Dolin about his new book, “A Furious Sky: the Five Hundred Year History of America’s Hurricanes.”             Dolin will discuss the historic impact of hurricanes on America, tell stories of epic devastation and equally epic... See More