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Child Find Notice

Child Find Notice It is the responsibility of the Newburyport Public Schools to identify any child who is a resident of Newburyport, who may have a disability, regardless of the severity of the disability. It is also the responsibility of Newburyport Public Schools to evaluate those students to determine if they are eligible for special education or related services... See More

Ring in the Holidays with the Custom House Maritime Tree

Ring in the Holidays with the Custom House Maritime Tree Contact: Joan Whitlow Custom House Maritime Museum Tel. 978-462-8681 Email The Custom House Maritime Museum is excited to debut the Custom House Maritime Tree on Friday, December 4, 2020. According to Susan Bernhard, chairperson of the museum board: “To reflect Newburyport’s community spirit, replica... See More

Beacon Hill Update Nov. 10, 2020 provided by MassAccess

David Gauthier President MassAccess Tuesday, November 10, 2020 • As of Monday night, DPH reported a total of 167,929 cases of COVID-19. • The state has now confirmed a total of 9,936 deaths from the virus. • The week began Monday with the state tracking 22,023 active cases of COVID-19 after public health officials reported... See More

Morning Show Highlights “Case of the Disappearing Habitat”

            Debra Curtin, Founder and President of the New England Primate Conservancy, and Laura Bahr, Writer and Educational Content Creator for NEPC, will visit the Morning Show on Thursday, November 12th.             Host Mary Jacobsen will interview Curtin and Bahr about NEPC’s mission to restore habitat for endangered primate species. They will explain why saving... See More

Update from Beacon Hill provided by MassAccess – Nov. 5, 2020

David Gauthier President MassAccess Advocating for Community Media in MA Thursday, November 5, 2020 • As of Wednesday night, DPH reported a total of 156,937 cases of COVID-19. • The state has now confirmed a total of 9,836 deaths from the virus. • House leaders will release a full spending plan for fiscal 2021 on... See More