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Page 6 March 28 - April 3, 2018 Caring, Compassionate, Dignified Service when you need it most. 14 Independent St., Rowley, MA 978-948-7763 ADD BEAUTY & VALUE TO YOUR HOME! JAY'S PAINTING • INTERIOR & EXTERIOR 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE W/ REFERENCES NEAT, CLEAN & RELIABLE! LOCAL • FREE ESTIMATES 978-314-0140 77 Wethersfield St. Rowley, MA 01969 Telephone: 978-948-8696 Lawn, Lawn, Garden & Snow Equipment Fax: 978-948-2564 Sales Sales and Service 401 401 Main 401 Main Street (Rt. (Rt. 1A) 1A) Feeds Danvers Farm & Home Seasoned Firewood Coal, Wood Pellets, Fire Blocks Delivery available 978-774-1069 Rowley, Rowley, MA 01969 (978) (978) 948-2723 Letters To The Editor Community Announcements AMESBURY - Amesbury opens its celebration of National Poetry Month on April 5th from 7-9 PM at the BareWolf Brewery with an evening Community of light (humorous) poetry. Four outstanding Connections poets will delight patrons with We Offer: poems of wit and humor: Rhina P. Espaillat, Alfred Nicol, David Davis and Chris O’Carroll. The evening will • Personalized and Traditional Funerals be hosted by Stephen R. Wagner, Amesbury Poet Laureate. Bring your favorite light poem to share on the open • Cremations • Graveside Services mic that follows the featured readers. Enjoy the evening in the brewery’s living-room style tasting room with a • Memorial Services glass of craft beer and entertaining Business verses. Location: 12 Oakland Spotlight St., Amesbury. Entry to the reading is free. • Advance Planning Options Amesbury Poetry Month is sponsored by the Amesbury Cultural Council and the Whittier Home Association. Jeffrey E. Megna, CFSP For information: Owner, Licensed Funeral Director (Type 3) Real Estate • For Sale For ------------------------------------------------------------ Sale AMESBURY - The annual Flea Market & Bake Sale will take place the Market Street Baptist Church, 37 Market Street, Amesbury on Saturday, April 7 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm in the hall at the front of the church building on one floor - no stairs. Proceeds will go directly to Church Building Fund. Come to shop for a bargain from the many dealers selling new, used, decorative, crafts, Sports • collectables, books, toys, die Sports • cast and useful items. The event will be cancelled for a storm only. To reserve a 6-foot table for $20 please call the Sports church at 978-388-0930 or email ------------------------------------------------------------ AMESBURY - Rebecca Rule will be at the Amesbury Public Library on Saturday, May 12 at 2:00. Rebecca has collected stories about what’s special Pets, about the rocky old Animals, state of New Hampshire for more Plus than fifteen years. She says, “The great thing about collecting stories is they’re free and you don’t have to dust them. Stories not only speak to us of history, they hold our identity.” In this program she’ll tell some of her favorites (especially the funny ones) and invite audience members to tell Health some of their own. Ms. & Rule is Fitness the author of several books, including, The Best Revenge, which won the NH Writers Project award for Outstanding Work of Fiction. She also hosts an interview show, the NH Authors Series, on NHPTV. For more information or to register please contact Margie Walker at This program is funded by the Friends of the Amesbury Public Library. ------------------------------------------------------------ GEORGETOWN – Join us on Tuesday April 10, 10 a.m. when Dr. Jonathon Jackson will provide an important presentation on the current research surrounding Alzheimer’s Disease at the Georgetown Senior Community Center. 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Route 1, Portsmouth • 436-0717 Hospital in Boston. Topics will include information on how the brain changes in healthy aging as well as how the brain changes as a result of Alzheimer’s Disease. Other topics will include questions related to the genetic risk for Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia and other memory related disease as well as treatment options. The Georgetown COA is grateful for the sponsorship of this important program by Visiting Angels of Newburyport. For information and reservations, please call the COA at 978-352-5726. ------------------------------------------------------------ Firefly Pottery Have A Happy HAMPTON - Hampton Garden Club is pleased to announce the 2018 Beautification Mini-Grant Program. The purpose of the mini-grant program is to foster appreciation of the natural beautification & Safeof our Hampton public areas, including roadside, parks, and public walkways, to the benefit the public’s enjoyment. Hampton A Paint-Your-Own Halloween Garden Club has presented mini-grants to selected Hampton area gardeners for the past three years. Public areas Pottery Studio both large and small have benefitted from this program. Funds for the program come from proceeds of Hampton Garden Club’s Plant & Bake Sale held each May. For Application Kids and deadline is April 1, 2018. Funds will be awarded to select recipients by May 1, 2018. For more Adults information of Alland Ages an application, please contact: Hampton Garden Club, Beautification Mini-Grant Program Classes & Parties ------------------------------------------------------------ CLAY & GLASS FUSING IPSWICH - Town Clerk, Pam Carakatsane 72 Mirona reminds Road, dog Portsmouth, owners that NH all dogs 795 must Washington be registered Rd. by March 31, 2018. Call The for aregistration tour (603)379-1898 fee is $15.00 for spayed/neutered 603-431-7682 dogs and $20.00 for intact Rye, dogs. NHAfter 03870 March 31st non 603-964-81444 registered dogs are subject to a late fee of $10.00 for each month or part thereof said license is issued after March 31st (Ipswich Town By-laws Ch. XV, Sec 5). Licensing can be done in person during regular business hours or by mail. Application/renewal forms are enclosed with the Annual Census. The forms may also be downloaded from the Town Clerk’s webpage Please include a valid and current rabies certificate and proof of the dog being spayed/neutered. Kindly contact the Town Clerk’s office at 356-6600 ext. 1015 with any questions. ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURY - The Special and Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Newbury Elementary School, 63 Hanover Street AND the Annual Town Election will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. The Town Warrant and the Specimen Ballot will be forthcoming. ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURY - Announcing to all 2018 graduating seniors who are Theater Workshop alumni! You are eligible for a financial scholarship to help in your continued education of the arts awarded by Workshop Arts Inc. This scholarship is a part of Workshop Arts mission to serve and support the members of our young, aspiring creative community. The amount of the scholarship(s) awarded will be dependent on the continued success of our “Support the Senior Class Front Row” ticket sales. Presentation of scholarships will be made during the Annual Workshop Arts Inc. Awards Night on April 26th at 7:00pm at the Newbury Elementary School. All applications must be completed and received by April 1st. To apply please find the application at the Workshop Arts Inc. website www. Send applications to: Workshop Arts Inc. 2 Silver Ledge Road, Newbury MA 01950.Best of luck to our graduating seniors! ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURYPORT – Belleville Roots Music presents Grammy-nominated Della Mae at the Belleville Stage, 300 High Street, Newburyport, MA on Saturday April 14th at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $30 in advance/$35 day of show/$10 children 18 and under. For more information, please email: or visit: www. ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURYPORT - If you are a Catholic who has been away from the Church, know that we are thinking Skilled Rehabilitation, Nursing Care and Assisted Living Community Cel peop

March 28 - April 3, 2018 Page about you. Holy Redeemer/Immaculate Conception Collaborative Parishes invite you to be an active part of us again and return to a more active practice of your faith. Landings is a program that offers “a safe place to land,” a place for listening and for being heard, a place for asking questions, and for reconnecting with the faith as an adult. For more information, call or email us: Dr. Mag McKinnon, DRE at IC, 978-462-2724, mmckinnon@ Mrs. Doreen O’Leary, DRE at HR 978-346-8604, ext. 7, Fall session begins Monday, September 25 at Immaculate Conception Church, 42 Green Street, Newburyport. Preregistration is required. ------------------------------------------------------------ OPPORTUNITY WORKS 2018 GOLF CLASSIC - You are cordially invited to join Opportunity Works, Inc. at our 7th Annual Golf Classic at the Renaissance Club in Haverhill, MA, on Monday, May 14. The tournament has been streamlined and restyled to offer golfers the best possible experience. The Renaissance Golf Club offers an 18-hole golf course designed by their course architect who has created a fun and challenging progression of links for maximum enjoyment. Entry fees are $225 per individual golfer or $900 for a foursome. Our entry fee includes all on-course contests, portable on-course BBQ lunch, a free drink ticket at the post-course hors d’oeuvres reception, and more. Our contests include entry into the $10,000 putting contest finals, closest to the pin within 6 inches contest for $1,000, golf ball cannon contest, longest drive contest, hole-in-one prizes, and, new this year, a raffle opportunity to win golf foursomes at some of the area’s best private and semi-private golf courses. Opportunity Works, Inc. has facilities in Newburyport and Haverhill where we offer programs and services for adults with disabilities. Fore (!) more information or to register, please go to the golf website www. or call Deborah Andrews at 978-462-6144 X 234 or email Deborah.Andrews@opportunityworks. org. The only thing a golfer needs is more daylight. ------------------------------------------------------------ ROWLEY - The Rowley Book Club will be reading Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel Brown. The boys in this boat weren’t your typical rowers: sons of loggers, farmers, and shipyard workers, no one expected them to beat the elite East Coast and British teams. But they made it all the way to the Olympics, facing off with Hitler’s heavily-favored German rowers. Join us on Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. for a discussion of this story of hope and perseverance during the trials of the Great Depression and in the shadow of the looming war. Check our web site for future titles. The Rowley Public Library is located at 141 Main Street and is fully accessible. For more information, call the library at 978-948- 2850. ------------------------------------------------------------ ROWLEY - Friends of the Rowley Senior Center are sponsoring a Fundraising “Shoe” Drive during the month of April. A collection drop off container will be placed in the parking area at 39 Central Street, Rowley for the duration of the month. Materials collected for the “Shoe” Drive include: Paired footwear: shoes, boots, work boots, sandals, slippers, flip flops, heels, sneakers & Pocketbooks, purses, backpacks & belts. For more information call 978-948-7637 ------------------------------------------------------------ ROWLEY = Annual Rowley 5K Road Race & Fun Run on Saturday, April 7th. Sprint into Spring. Mark your calendars to say goodbye to winter. Situated in the town of Rowley, MA, along picturesque Route 1A, just minutes from downtown Newburyport. Online Registration Available. The race includes a USATF certified 5K and a children’s fun run. This is a Chip-Timed Race - FREE race TECH t-shirt to the first 200 entrants registered. (preferred t-shirt sizes if registered before March 23rd). ONLY Pre-Registered kids Fun Run participants will receive a t-shirt (must be registered prior to March 23rd) The Fun Run will be a measured course on the grounds of Pine Grove School. Children will be grouped according to age. Events: Fun Run (up to 12yrs): 8:00 AM -$10, 5K Run (USATF Certified): 9 AM $25 ($35 day of Race). For more information go to ------------------------------------------------------------ SALISBURY - The Civil War Roundtable of the Merrimack will meet at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, April 11th at our NEW LOCATION, the Hilton Senior Center, 42 Lafayette Rd (Rt 1), Salisbury, (Next to the Salisbury Fire Station). Joe Dipoli will speak on “Joshua Chamberlin at Little Roundtop, Gettysburg, PA.” Admission is free and anyone with an interest in America’s Civil War is invited to attend. For more information visit our web page or call Tom at (978) 462-8518. ------------------------------------------------------------ SEABROOK - Vendors wanted for a spring Flea Market April 14 @ the Parish Hall of Trinity United Church, located next to Seabrook post office. Spaces with table still available inside or outdoors, weather permitting. Call (978)-994-0734 for other info or e-mail ------------------------------------------------------------ WEST NEWBURY - The Friends of the Library will hold its April 2018 Book Sale Wednesday April 11th through Saturday April 14th. The sale will include gently used books for adults, teens and children, as well as audio books, DVDs and puzzles and more. Proceeds benefit the GAR Memorial Library which sponsors numerous library programs, including museum passes. The sale will take place at the Old Town Hall on Main Street across from the library. Book sale hours are: Friends of the Library Members only Wednesday 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. - Preview for Members (Not yet a member? You can join at the door.) General Public - Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to noon. (On Saturday fill a bag with book for only $5.) The Friends are also looking for volunteers to help at the book sale. You can sign up at the West Newbury Library for a time slot. Thank you for supporting this important fundraiser. Please stop by the sale and find that perfect something. ROWLEY: WELCOME TO YOUR N E W H O M E ! ! Gorgeous open foyer, hardwood f l o o r s , d e s i g n e r granite and SS kitchen with sunny breakfast area, open to fireplace family room, formal dining room, music/living room, first floor office, 4 Bedrooms including fabulous master suite, 2 1/2 baths and second floor laundry room. This young Colonial is located on a much sought after cul-de-sac within easy commuting distance to Rte. 95. Movein-Ready! Title V Approved. First Open House Scheduled for April 8th. $689,900. Call Pauline White at 978-317-7341 or email for more information. ROWLEY REALTY 165 Main St., P.O. Box 101, Rowley, MA 01969 Phone 978-948-2758 • Fax 978-948-2454 Sold Single Family Homes Sponsored By: COMING SOON CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE 978-948-465-5831 Winner of the 2018 Best of the Best Moving Company USDOT #654172 | MC # 310830 | MA. DPU # 30442 Address, Town Description DOM List Price Sold For Orig Price 46 Lafayette Rd, Salisbury 6 room, 3 bed, 1f 0h bath Cottage 106 $130,000 $115,000 $130,000 60 Cable Ave, Salisbury 5 room, 2 bed, 1f 0h bath Colonial 44 $199,900 $180,000 $199,900 15 Highland St, Amesbury 7 room, 4 bed, 2f 0h bath Cape 82 $289,900 $289,900 $289,900 18 Juniper St, Ipswich 5 room, 3 bed, 1f 0h bath Ranch 14 $299,000 $300,000 $299,000 87 Cable Ave, Salisbury 5 room, 2 bed, 2f 0h bath Colonial 103 $375,000 $370,000 $375,000 33 West Main St, Merrimac 6 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Colonial 20 $399,000 $395,000 $399,000 11 Western Ave, Hamilton 5 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Colonial 22 $465,000 $445,000 $465,000 2 Main Dr, Wenham 9 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Contemporary 18 $525,000 $525,000 $525,000 11 Meetinghouse Ln, Topsfield 8 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 22 $629,000 $650,011 $629,000 1 Palmer Ln, Georgetown 8 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 30 $689,900 $689,900 $689,900 65 Curzon Mill Rd, Newburyport 11 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Cape 279 $879,000 $835,000 $879,000 206 Moulton St, Hamilton 10 room, 4 bed, 3f 1h bath Contemporary 194 $895,000 $825,000 $1,000,000 Single Family Listings: 12 Avg. Liv.Area SqFt: 1,948.83 Avg. List$: $481,308 Avg. List$/SqFt: $251 Avg. DOM: 77.83 Avg. DTO: 39.25 Avg. Sale$: $468,318 Avg. Sale$/SqFt: $244 2018 MLS Property Information Network, Inc.