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Merrimack River body thought to be missing sailor
Police say a badly decomposed body pulled from the Merrimack River last weekend appears to be that of a sailor who's been missing since November.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Free Dictionary
The son of a black slave, Harriet Bailey, and an unknown white father, he took the name of Douglass after his second, and successful, attempt to escape from slavery in 1838.
Tue May 14, 2013
Earnings on the rise at The Provident Bank
The Provident Bank reported strong earnings, growth and continued community leadership as well as a planned executive leadership transition in fiscal year 2012.
Mon May 13, 2013
According to FDA standards, the sauce is technically not "cheese"
I've encountered this before somewhere. It's a good food history story. I'm kind of a serious nachos aficionado, but I'm more the Wisconsin-cheddar type than the cheez-whiz type.
Five Things to Know on May 12: Lots of Kids Want to Learn the Guitar
Today is Monday, May 12. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham: 1. Sun: Monday is forecasted to be a wonderful sunny day with temperatures in the 50s.
Newburyport to auction off 'ghost ship'
The city of Newburyport is auctioning off a 37-foot boat that has sat idle for months since the German man who owned it apparently drowned in the Merrimack River last year.
Newburyport puts 'ghost ship' up for auction
The city of Newburyport has an offer for sailors looking for a sturdy sailboat, if they're not spooked by the supernatural.
Forty Steps Dance Coming in Two Weeks
Once seated, they'll witness a preview of "Night Creatures," the second choreography in the new "Creatures" piece created by Artistic Director Sallee Slagle, who founded Forty Steps Dance 20 years ago.
Thu May 09, 2013
MBTA seeks buyer for parcel next to Newburyport Station
The MBTA is selling an 11-acre parcel next to the Newburyport Commuter Rail Station in Newburyport, Mass.
Unlocking 'Secret Garden'
May 09--Motherhood can change a lot of things for a woman, from how she sees the world to how she carries herself.
Mon May 06, 2013
15 Great Bike Rides
Enjoy some of the nature that Plum Island has to offer via bike when you ride through this 6-mile barrier beach that extends south of Newburyport.
MTA educators step out to help alleviate local hunger
Public school educators from all over Massachusetts laced up their running shoes and stepped out on Sunday, May 5 to do their part to alleviate local hunger.
Sun May 05, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Amesbury woman raises awareness for sharks
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. - Amesbury's Cynthia Wigren is on a mission. The president and co-founder of the recently formed Atlantic White Shark Conservancy , Wigren is intent on bringing awareness and understanding _ while dispelling harmful myths _ about the Atlantic Ocean's most fearsome fish: the great white shark.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Briggs Badger on short list for superintendent in Newburyport
Superintendent Jean Briggs Badger is one of four candidates currently being considered to become superintendent of schools in Newburyport, Mass., according to a report by the Newburyport Daily News.
Fri May 03, 2013
Trashfinder's Ball celebrates refuse picking
They say one man's trash is another man's treasure, though it's not often that you see it celebrated as such.
New plan for Newburyport waterfront unveiled
NEWBURYPORT More than 100 people packed into a small library room last week to hear a group of citizen activists present their vision for the city's downtown waterfront.
Thu May 02, 2013
Portsmouth captain sells Tug Alley Too tugboat
After years of searching for the right buyer, Capt. Bob Hassold said Thursday that he has finally sold his famed tugboat, Tug Alley Too.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
MA-Sen: Suffolk University Poll Shows Ed Markey (D) Beating Stephen Lynch (D), Primary Is Tomorrow
With voters heading to the polls on Tuesday to choose their party's nominee for U.S. Senate, a Suffolk University poll of bellwether districts finds Democratic U.S. Rep.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Thu Apr 25, 2013
With unique terrain and impressive instructor training, these rock walls are suitable for everyone from the beginner to the world-class competitor.