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Page 6 Letters To The April Editor 11 - 17, 2018 LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Public Sale Notice is hereby given by Newburyport Towing Service, Inc. 27 S. Hunt Road, Amesbury, MA, pursuant to the provisions of Mass G.L c. 255, Section 39A, that they will auction the following vehicles April 12, 2018 on the website http://sta.ibidsmart. com. The auction will end at 1:00 pm and buyer registration is required. Those that don’t sell at auction will be sold on or after April 12, 2018 by private or public sale to satisfy their garage keepers liens for towing, storage, and notices of sale: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 2007 Toyota Corolla VIN# 2T1BR32E47C792694 2004 Hyundai Elantra VIN# KMHDN46D34U919912 1994 Chrysler Lebaron VIN# 1C3EU453XRF251059 1998 Dodge Neon VIN# 1B3ES47C0WD661490 2001 Audi A4 VIN# WAUDC68D61A052986 2004 Cadillac Escalade VIN# 3GYFK66N44G335445 Vehicles are being stored at Newburyport Towing Service and may be viewed by appointment only. Walter L. Lowell President 3/28, 4/4, 4/11 LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Public Sale Notice is hereby given by Dana’s Towing & Repair of Hampton, 348 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH (603) 926-9781. Pursuant to the RSA 444 through 450 that they will sell the following vehicles on or after April 16, 2018 at 8:00AM by private sale to satisfy their garage keeper’s lien for towing, storage and notice of sale: 1. Ford F150 VIN # 2FTZF182XXCA57312 Signed Dana Newcomb , Owner LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Public Sale Notice is hereby given by Amesbury Towing 100 Haverhill Road, Amesbury, MA, pursuant to the provisions of Mass G.L c. 255, Section 39A, that they will sell the following vehicle on or after April 26, 2018 beginning at 10:00 am by public or private sale to satisfy their garage keepers liens for towing, storage, and notices of sale. Vehicle is being stored at Amesbury Towing. 1. Signed, Joe Pratt Owner 2013 Kia Rio VIN# KNAD- M5A35D6128374 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 Community Announcements AMESBURY - The Annual Luncheon of the Bartlett Museum will be held on Sunday, April 29 at Restorante Molise, 1 Market Sq, Amesbury. Social time with cash bar begins at 12:00 pm. Lunch is served at 12:30 pm. Extra parking Community Connections is available behind the Market Street Baptist Church and the Provident Bank lot. The public is welcome to attend. Reservations are required. Tickets start at $22 each for early reservations and beginning April 25th are $27 each. Please call Lee-Ann at 978-504-0000. A variety of fundraising raffles will be held after the meal followed by a short business meeting to elect officers and board members for 2018-19 followed by a Special Program (TBA at a later time). There are several one-year term board seats Business open including: Vice-President, Recording Spotlight Secretary, and Membership Secretary. Running for re-election in the following seats are President: Jon Camp, Treasurer: Steve Klomps, and Press & Fundraising: Dianne Cole. Running for re-election for the following board member seats are Regina Moscardini, Selwyn Mize, Lee- Ann Banville. Anyone Real Estate • For Sale For interested in filling the open seats should call 978- 504-0000. Board meetings take place on the Sale third Thursday of each month, 7:00 pm from May–October the museum and from November-April place TBA. The Museum is run and supported and funded by volunteers, memberships, fundraisers and donations. April is the official beginning of our membership year. Membership form will be available at this event or email: ------------------------------------------------------------ Sports • Sports • Sports GEORGETOWN -- Led by Library Director Sarah Cognata, the Georgetown COA book club will meet Tuesday April 24, 2 p.m. at the Georgetown Senior Community Center. Copies of selected books are available at the Georgetown Peabody Library as regular print, large print and audio books. For more information, please call the COA at 978-352- 5726. ------------------------------------------------------------ Pets, Animals, Plus HAMPTON - Spring into Summer art show opens April 12 at the Hampton Provident Bank. Members of the Hampton Arts Network will display their colorful artwork through June at the bank. Public may view this show during regular banking hours. For more information about HAN go to ------------------------------------------------------------ Health & Fitness IPSWICH - Did you know 1 in 3 families in America struggle to afford diapers for their children? Diapers are a basic need for children, as important to their well-being as food and shelter. A diaper drive is going on at Ipswich Town Hall during the months of April and May. Please consider donating a package of unopened diapers for babies and young children in need. All diaper sizes are needed. The diapers will be distributed to families in need through the Open Door Food Pantry. Diaper donations can be dropped off at the playpen located in front of the gymnasium on the main level of the Ipswich Town Hall, 25 Green Street, Ipswich. ------------------------------------------------------------ IPSWICH - Starting on Saturday, April 14, the Great House will be open on weekends ONLY (as well as Patriot’s Day, Monday, April 16) from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for visitors. The tours are first-come, first-serve, & operate on pre-set schedules. The most frequent tour offered is the popular, first-person tour Guest of the Cranes, offered every hour on the hour (the last tour is at 3:00 PM). Guest of the Cranes is led by costumed guides in character, representing domestic servants of 1929. For those who want to explore on their own, the first-floor is open for a self-guided tour experience. The Great House transitions to being open Tues-Sun starting on May 22, 10AM to 4PM. Additional tour options will begin at this time, including Help Wanted: Becoming a Servant at Castle Hill (a first-person, costumed tour), and Highlights on the Hill: Castle Hill Estate Tour (via a 7-passenger electric golf cart). Visit the website, or call 978-356-4351 ex. 3203 for more information. ------------------------------------------------------------ MERRIMAC - The Friends of the Merrimac Public Library, just in time for spring cleaning and yard sale season, welcome Dave Downs and his humorous program about the pros and cons of selling, donating, giving away, throwing out, or hiring someone to take your stuff away! Dave approaches Clutter Control” by sharing amusing stories to engage and inform his audience. Join the Friends of the Merrimac Public Library, 86 West Main St., Merrimac on Saturday, April 21st at 2 PM. You will leave the program with a smile on your face and inspired with ideas of how to approach, manage, and discard your possessions! Admission is free and refreshments will be served. ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURY Town Library Pettengill Toiletries Drive - Please join us, April 3-24, 2018 during normal library hours, in supporting the Pettengill Toiletries Drive by donating during the first three weeks in April. A list of toiletries needed may be found on our website at Pettengill House is an award-winning, non-profit social services agency whose mission is to “support and empower individuals, children, and families by providing education, comprehensive case management, and basic needs; and by coordinating community supports that contribute to individual and family stabilization, personal growth, and development.” Toiletries, while not obtainable with food stamps, are vital for health, self care, self respect, and dignity. Please help us help those in our community. We thank you for your generosity. Newbury Town Library, 0 Lunt Street, Byfield, For more information about Pettengill House, visit their website at ------------------------------------------------------------ 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. ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURYPORT – Tuesday April 24th, please join us at the Newburyport Public Library for a Calligraphy Class led by Liz Roessler. Liz owns her own business, Lettering by Liz, and has been teaching and practicing the art of calligraphy for over 30 years. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 9th. Please call us at 978-465-4428 x242 or come to the library to sign up. This class is free to patrons and materials will be provided. No experience necessary. ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURYPORT – Homelessness and the Schools - Constant stress and every-day mobility of homelessness impact students’ cognitive development and academic performance. Intervention strategies to help children overcome these difficulties do work but are falling short due to lack of funding. Hear what the schools are doing to help homeless children cope and succeed in school. Learn about the impact that a caring environment, predictable schedule, and regular breakfast/ lunch can have on a child’s life. This roundtable discussion features leaders from the Triton, Amesbury and Newburyport schools, which reported 342 homeless students this year, and is moderated by Ed Cameron, CEO of Housing Families. Join friends and neighbors from Newburyport, Salisbury, Amesbury and surrounding towns in understanding the impact of homelessness and what you can do to help. Wednesday, April 25, at 7 pm, Central Congregational Church’s Parish Hall, 14 Titcomb Street, Newburyport. ------------------------------------------------------------ REGIONAL - Community Action. Inc. (CAI) is accepting applications for the following three categories of CAI’s Gerald Goldman Memorial Scholarship Program - graduating high school senior, HiSet recipient and post- secondary student. Each category awards one $1,000 scholarship to an area resident that meets the eligibility criteria. The scholarships are

April 11 - 17, 2018 Page named after Gerald Goldman, the Executive Director of Community Action, who passed away in 1995. Community Action presents these scholarships in his honor. The deadline for applications is April 16, 2018. ------------------------------------------------------------ ROWLEY – Rowley Historical Society presents: Rowley Powley commemorative Tea In observance of their centennial celebration, the Rowley Historical Society is hosting an Afternoon Tea on Saturday, April 28 from 1 – 3 PM at the Platts- Bradstreet House, 233 Main St., Rowley. Reservations required – Tickets available at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours (978-948-2081) Tickets: $10 each or $5 for over 70 or under 10. Rowley Powley Tea background – The Rowley Powley Tea House was created in 1919 in the home of a founding member of the Rowley Historical Society for the purpose of raising funds to repair the 1677 Platts-Bradstreet House. We continue to fundraise to keep this first period house as a window to the past. In honor of the founders of the Society, and the individuals who cooked, baked, brewed and served refreshments at the Rowley Powley Tea House, we invite you to join us at the Platts-Bradstreet House for afternoon tea and a variety of delicious treats. We are proud to present Harpist Carol McIntyre who will play a variety of styles possibly including classical, Celtic, popular and folk music. Mr. McIntyre earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Arts from Stanford University and has been performing on the North shore for over twenty years. See more about Ms. McIntyre at ----------------------------------------------------------- ROWLEY - Works of artist Thom Adorney on display at Rowley Public Library - The Rowley Public Library will host an exhibition of photography by Thom Adorney, “Captured Visions,” from April 3rd – 28th. This will be the largest and most comprehensive exhibit of his work to date, including 30 photographs, many being shown for the first time. From seascapes to mountain streams, musical performances to the Women’s March, the exhibit will display the art printed and displayed on a variety of media – metal, wood, canvas, and paper. His work will be on display through April at the Rowley Public Library, 141 Main Street in Rowley. For more information, call 978-948-2850. ----------------------------------------------------------- ROWLEY - On Display at Rowley Public Library – “The Grange Way” The National Grange is celebrating its 150th anniversary! The Grange is a fraternal organization, founded in 1867. The Rowley Grange was chartered in 1897 and will be celebrating its 121st anniversary this June. The Grange was the first fraternal organization to be founded and chartered that allowed women and youth to be members and granted all the privileges of membership including voting rights and holding office within the organization. The display will present some of the roles that the Grange plays in our community, yesterday, today, and a look at the future, as well as their interests in Community, Agricultural Education, Education, Legislation, and Youth. Come learn some local history and find out what the Grange is all about! If you have a hobby or interest you’d like to share with the community, please give us a call at 978-948-2850. The Rowley Public Library is located at 141 Main Street in Rowley. ----------------------------------------------------------- SALISBURY - FREE shredding service on Saturday, April 21st at the Salisbury Fire Department, 181 Beach Road, from 10a to 2pm (only). Shredding will be done on site and is provided by The Shred Source of Newburyport. Please no binders or binder clips. You may transport your paperwork any way you wish, no special container required. Protect yourself from identity theft and take advantage now of this opportunity. ------------------------------------------------------------ SALISBURY - The Salisbury Democratic Town Committee is pleased to announce the 9th Annual College Leadership Scholarship for Salisbury Seniors attending Triton Regional High School. Criteria for the scholarship are completion of an essay, possibly participating in an interview with the scholarship committee, and a scholarship committee review of the applicant’s official school transcript. Applications are now available from the guidance department at Triton Regional High School. The application, essay, and transcript should be submitted to “Salisbury Democratic Town Committee Leadership Scholarship” c/o John Housianitis, Scholarship Committee Chairman, PO Box 5025, Salisbury, MA 01952. Applications must be submitted no later than April 15, 2018 to be considered. For further information, contact John Housianitis at 617 922 6490 or at tide chart 42o 49’N 070o 49’W APR HIGH LOW SUN 11 Wed 8:48 7.71 9:21 7.35 2:37 1.42 3:11 0.84 6:08 7:20 12 Thurs 9:39 7.88 10:07 7.68 3:29 1.16 3:58 0.67 6:06 7:22 13 Fri 10:26 8.08 10:50 8.04 4:17 0.83 4:42 0.49 6:05 7:23 14 Sat 11:10 8.27 11:31 8.42 5:02 0.46 5:23 0.31 6:03 7:24 15 Sun 11:54 8.45 xx xx 5:45 0.09 6:04 0.15 6:01 7:25 16 Mon 12:12 8.80 12:37 8.59 6:28 -0.27 6:44 0.04 6:00 7:26 17 Tues 12:53 9.13 1:21 8.66 7:12 -0.56 7:26 -0.02 5:58 7:27 18 Wed 1:36 9.38 2:06 8.64 7:57 -0.75 8:11 0.00 5:56 7:29 19 Thurs 2:21 9.51 2:55 8.54 8:45 -0.81 8:59 0.11 5:55 7:30 Sponsor Me? 978-948-8696 Feeds Danvers Farm & Home Seasoned Firewood Coal, Wood Pellets, Fire Blocks Delivery available 978-774-1069 Looking to SELL in 2018? 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DPU # 30442 Address, Town Description DOM List Price Sold For Orig Price 46 Oakland St, Amesbury 7 room, 3 bed, 1f 1h bath Colonial 15 AUCTION $287,000 1 Ashcroft Ter, Groveland 7 room, 4 bed, 2f 0h bath Ranch 22 $324,000 $330,000 $324,000 83 High St, Ipswich 8 room, 4 bed, 1f 1h bath Colonial 77 $389,000 $380,000 $399,000 7 Kittery Ave, Rowley 8 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Colonial 22 $479,000 $477,500 $479,000 11 Prospect St, Essex 6 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Garrison 127 $464,900 $460,000 $499,000 9 Fish Brook, Boxford 9 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 84 $499,900 $471,000 $499,900 5 Wingate St, Amesbury 6 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 32 $499,900 $501,250 $519,900 6 Bridle Spur Rd, Boxford 10 room, 3 bed, 3f 0h bath Ranch 40 $525,000 $545,000 $525,000 13 Olde Taverne Ln, Amesbury 8 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 61 $544,900 $530,000 $549,500 10 Towne Hill Ln, Topsfield 7 room, 3 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 17 $549,900 $570,000 $549,900 2 Congress St, Newburyport 6 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Contemporary 9 $549,900 $549,900 $549,900 14 Kelsey Rd, Boxford 9 room, 4 bed, 2f 0h bath Colonial 3 $639,900 $680,000 $639,900 36 Storeybrook Dr, Newburyport 8 room, 3 bed, 3f 1h bath Cape 91 $639,900 $620,000 $639,900 6 Cape Ann Cir, Ipswich 9 room, 3 bed, 2f 2h bath Contemporary 139 $629,000 $610,000 $649,000 1 Avon Ln, West Newbury 8 room, 3 bed, 3f 0h bath Colonial 125 $614,500 $598,500 $659,000 16 Aaron Dr, Topsfield 11 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 107 $649,900 $637,500 $679,900 3 Loneys Ln, Ipswich 7 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 32 $699,000 $685,000 $699,000 58 Spofford St, Newburyport 8 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 184 $749,000 $735,000 $749,000 78 Weldon Farm Rd, Rowley 11 room, 4 bed, 3f 1h bath Colonial 50 $689,000 $675,000 $789,000 149 Main St, Wenham 8 room, 3 bed, 3f 0h bath Cape 23 $819,000 $834,000 $819,000 24 Dorothy E Lucey Dr, Nbryport 8 room, 4 bed, 2f 2h bath Colonial 32 $819,900 $810,000 $819,900 101 Larch Row, Wenham 10 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 539 $835,000 $820,000 $885,000 27-C Sagamore Ln, Boxford 10 room, 4 bed, 3f 1h bath Colonial 139 $1,295,000 $1,245,000 $1,395,000 445 Main St, Amesbury 10 room, 5 bed, 5f 1h bath Colonial 504 $1,325,000 $1,275,000 $1,395,000 205 Main St, Wenham 9 room, 4 bed, 3f 1h bath Colonial 163 $1,199,000 $1,110,000 $1,527,000 11 William Fairfield Dr, Wenham 12 room, 5 bed, 5f 2h bath Other 701 $1,550,000 $1,425,000 $1,650,000 Single Family Listings: 26 Avg. Liv.Area SqFt: 2,909.04 Avg. List$: $719,180 * Avg. List$/SqFt: $249 Avg. DOM: 128.38 Avg. DTO: 65.50 Avg. Sale$: $686,987 Avg. Sale$/SqFt: $243 * Auction listings are not included in this total 2018 MLS Property Information Network, Inc.

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