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Triton, Towns Begin Rebuilding Relations<br />

By Stewart Lytle, Reporter<br />

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TRITON –School Superintendent Brian Forget<br />

started the new school year last month with two<br />

major goals – provide more support for the teachers<br />

and rebuild relationships with the officials of the<br />

three towns Triton serves.<br />

Both goals stem from 2017-20<strong>18</strong>, which Forget<br />

called “a tough year.” Everyone in the district felt<br />

high anxiety over the budget fight, he said.<br />

The battle between the towns and the district over<br />

the proposed $42 million budget lasted into the<br />

summer after voters in two of the towns – Rowley<br />

and Salisbury – refused to pay their assessment.<br />

Rowley and Salisbury later approved it after Triton<br />

reduced the proposed budget to $40.8 million.<br />

With that budget and the state tuition, the district<br />

started the year about $75,000 short. That was after<br />

it cut 23 employees, many of them instructional<br />

assistants, Forget said.<br />

“We’ll make it work,” he said.<br />

But the lingering results of the financial battle was Triton Regional School Superintendent Brian Forget<br />

Oregano has a handicapped parking space in front.<br />

Photo by Stewart Lytle<br />

Wheelchairs Welcome<br />

By Stewart Lytle, Reporter<br />

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NEWBURYPORT – So your family is visiting for the<br />

weekend and you would like to take them out for dinner.<br />

But you are reminded that Aunt Jo, who just had surgery, is<br />

coming. She is in a wheelchair.<br />

How do you find a Newburyport restaurant that caters to<br />

handicapped customers?<br />

The Newburyport Commission on Disabilities had been<br />

grappling with that question for a couple of years, until<br />

Brian Greenberg, a member, discovered a website that offers<br />

to tale “the mystery out of accessibility.”<br />

Developed in Portsmouth, NH, by a group of architects,<br />

the site is www.accessnavigators.com. For Newburyport<br />

restaurants, the commission has created the site, www.<br />

accessnavigators.com/newburyport-ma<br />

“It’s very exciting,” said commission chair Jennie<br />

Donahue.<br />

The website states: “This accessibility guide helps people<br />

with mobility challenges in Newburyport stay engaged in<br />

the community.”<br />

To date, 17 Newburyport restaurants and the two local<br />

breweries have been checked out and added to the site.<br />

Three volunteer members of the commission – Greenberg,<br />

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“high anxiety” among teachers and district staff and<br />

“strained” relations between the district and officials<br />

of the three towns, Forget said.<br />

“It’s not awful,” he said of the relations with the<br />

towns. But most discussions about money create<br />

tensions.<br />

“I understand. Any increases in the budget are on<br />

the backs of the towns,” Forget said.<br />

Revenues from the state through Chapter 70<br />

funding have been flat for years, going up $40,000<br />

to $60,000 a year, which does not cover increases in<br />

health insurance premiums. The other major financial<br />

challenge is the cost of special education programs,<br />

which is difficult to predict.<br />

A meeting between the town and district leaders is<br />

scheduled this week to begin discussing how they can<br />

avoid the rancor of last year’s budget battle, he said.<br />

Forget’s emphasis on support for teachers coincides<br />

with a new program at the state level to recognize<br />

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To the Editor:<br />

As the 26th consecutive season of summer music comes to a close<br />

at Maudslay Arts Center Health in the Maudslay & Fitness<br />

State Park in Newburyport,<br />

it is time to recognize and thank the many volunteers, sponsors, and<br />

news media that make this amazing non-profit outdoor venue a<br />

reality each summer.<br />

First we salute the local bank that has supported the center and<br />

the arts for many years and allows us to continue to offer excellent<br />

musical programs for reasonable cost - The Newburyport Five Cents<br />

Savings Bank, which partially sponsored the Saturday night series.<br />

This year attendance was up once again thanks to the fine<br />

entertainment offered at MAC and the continued publicity by so<br />

many media outlets - all the newspapers, magazines, radio stations,<br />

cable TV and online services that helped get our message out to the<br />

community to insure increasing attendance.<br />

I would like to personally thank Carol Feingold, publicist; our<br />

new gardeners Mary and Bob LaPlante who stepped forward after<br />

the sudden passing of our longtime gardener Bob Schledwitz; Irene<br />

Johnson, our most talented graphic designer; Steve DeGuglielmo,<br />

accountant; and our volunteer MAC Board of Directors: Nicholas<br />

J. Costello, president; Cynthia Costello, vice president, and Tia<br />

Costello, treasurer.<br />

A special “shout out” to this year’s volunteers, who worked tirelessly<br />

to make this series happen: Sunday volunteer coordinator Marjorie<br />

Anderson, Saturday night volunteer coordinators the Rev. Michael<br />

and Edna Shirley, Rena Roseman, Jean and John Lambert, Nancy<br />

Brogden, Regina Branco, Sharyn Russell, and Charlie Costello.<br />

We thank our patrons, many of whom signed on as financial<br />

supporters as Friends of MAC: Greg Jardis, Amesbury Industrial<br />

Supply Co.; Gould Insurance, Agency, Inc.; Cider Hill Farm,<br />

Amesbury; David and Renee Hamel; Robert Evans family; Al<br />

Rousseau; Sue McComb; Linda Young; Joy Duperault; Marge and<br />

Skip Motes; the late Natalea Brown; Jack and Rosemary Werner;<br />

Maestro Dirk Hillyer; Marsha Coogan, Bob and Ruth D’Entremont;<br />

Sandy and Bud Manley; Bill and Yoma Ingraham; Lorraine Kelly;<br />

Tom and Fran Gradzewicz, videographers (history online at our<br />

website); Linda Burciaga, and last, but not least, the Massachusetts<br />

Department of Conservation & Recreation, particularly Ron Kovacs<br />

and staff at Maudslay State Park for their continued support of this<br />

most important regional resource, and the Friends of the Maudslay<br />

State Park.<br />

We would like to pay tribute to family, friends and followers of two<br />

amazing artists who passed suddenly in early July - Rebecca Parris<br />

and Paul Broadnax, who have performed for over 20 years at MAC.<br />

Paul performed his final concert at MAC on July 16, and Rebecca<br />

unable to open for us on July 15. We will never forget them and their<br />

amazing talent and friendship.<br />

On behalf of all of us at Maudslay Arts Center, our deepest<br />

thanks and best wishes to all. We hope to see all of you again next<br />

summer for our 27th season. In the meantime check our website<br />

maudslayartscenter.org to purchase gift certificates in any amount for<br />

every occasion. For rental information for weddings, anniversaries,<br />

corporate events and memorial celebrations, please text or call me at<br />

978-857-0677 after 5 p.m.<br />

Warmest regards,<br />

Nicholas C. Costello<br />

Executive Director, Maudslay Arts Center, Inc.<br />

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admission; donations requested<br />

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Sunday, September 16, 11:00-<br />

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Plum Island Light announces<br />

Nautical Newburyport Program<br />

Plum Island Light is pleased to announce that<br />

local author Dyke Hendrickson is the featured<br />

speaker at this year’s Annual Meeting to be held<br />

on Wednesday, September 19 at 7:30 pm at<br />

PITA Hall. Hendrickson’s focus is an engaging<br />

presentation based on his most recent book,<br />

Nautical Newburyport: A History of Captains,<br />

Clipper Ships and the Coast Guard.<br />

Did you know that Newburyport was once the most dangerous harbor<br />

on the East Coast AND among its most prosperous? Local captains<br />

and sailors led the nation to battle during the American Revolution.<br />

They sent vessels to Bombay, the gold rush and the farthest reaches<br />

of the world. And the city is even the birthplace of the U.S. Coast<br />

Guard.<br />

In his talk Author Dyke Hendrickson explores the perfection of the<br />

clipper ship, the city’s famous Federalist mansions and the bold adventures<br />

from the Age of Sail. Follow the men and women of Newburyport into<br />

battle, into gales and into fortune--or ruin. Illustrated with over 50<br />

rare photos uncovered in his research, the talk will focus on the history<br />

of the city’s waterfront and the advent of life-saving services on Plum<br />

Island. Plum Island Light and its keepers played a key role in lifesaving<br />

activities over the last 200+ years. Hendrickson is a resident<br />

of Newburyport, and a former waterfront-City Hall reporter for The<br />

Daily News in Newburyport. He’s currently finishing a new book,<br />

“New England Coast Guard Stories: Remarkable Patriots.”<br />

The Nautical Newburyport program will follow a brief business agenda<br />

for the Friends of Plum Island Light. Mr. Hendrickson’s books will<br />

be available for purchase and for signing before and after the program.<br />

The admission is free and open to the public; light refreshments will<br />

be served at this event at PITA Hall, located at 8 Plum Island Blvd,<br />

Newbury, MA. The meeting will begin at 7:30pm.<br />

ABOUT PLUM ISLAND LIGHT: Lights at the tip of Plum Island<br />

have been an active part of navigation in the Merrimac River for over<br />

225 years. George Washington appointed the first lighthouse keeper in<br />

1790. The Plum Island lights have guided maritime traffic through the<br />

tricky waters of the river’s entrance ever since. The United States Coast<br />

Guard maintains the light and the lens; the Friends of Plum Island<br />

Light provide for the care of the tower and property. Every summer<br />

the light is opened for tours on the third Sunday of the month from<br />

May - September. The final tour of the 20<strong>18</strong> season will be held on<br />

September 30 from 1-4 PM as part of the 17th annual Essex Heritage<br />

Trails and Sails. More information about the light can be found at:<br />

http://www.newenglandlighthouses.net/plum-island.html.<br />

ABOUT FRIENDS OF PLUM ISLAND LIGHT. Friends of Plum<br />

Island Light is a non-profit organization (501c3) run by volunteers to<br />

oversee the preservation and maintenance of the<br />

property. We rely on the efforts of dedicated<br />

volunteers as well as our membership programs<br />

to ensure that the light remains a vital ongoing<br />

presence on Plum Island. In addition, we offer<br />

the lighthouse property for private tours and<br />

wedding ceremonies. For information about<br />

membership or these events please contact us<br />

at friendsofpilight@aol.com or Friends of Plum<br />

Island Light, P. O. Box 381, Newburyport, MA<br />

01950


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Wheelchairs Welcome<br />

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Donahue expects the volunteers environments. The firm<br />

Art Levine and Lisa Rowan will check out another two dozen provided the initial support<br />

-Since 1954 (978)-948-2552<br />

– visit each restaurant or eatery restaurants and eateries in the and encouragement for this<br />

and check out its accessibility. city. “Newburyport has a lot initiative by offering technical Complete Sea View Effective Retreat Community •Private & Semi-Private Outreach!<br />

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Donahue said the review is of restaurants. It also has a lot<br />

• Medicare/ Medicaid certified<br />

pretty basic. The volunteers, of visitors,” she said. “We are<br />

• Social Services-Speech,<br />

working with the owner, check thrilled to have 17 to start.”<br />

Physical, Occupational, &<br />

the entrance to see if it has steps. Newburyport is the first<br />

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Inside, they check the restrooms, Massachusetts community to<br />

• Full Activity Program<br />

the table height and width. They be part of the Access Navigators<br />

• and much more...<br />

also check out nearby parking to web site.<br />

see if a person in a wheelchair Todd Hanson, a Portsmouth<br />

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can navigate to the restaurant’s architect who lives with a<br />

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front door.<br />

neuromuscular disease that<br />

Most owners of restaurants requires him to use a wheelchair<br />

LEIGHTON’S<br />

and other eateries have been very and an iPad for speech, started<br />

HEATING & COOLING Inc.<br />

receptive, Donahue said. “It’s the Access Navigators website. It<br />

really a no brainer once we show was an immediate hit.<br />

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them what we are doing.” The team branched out to<br />

• $50 credit w/ Auto Delivery<br />

Handicapped accessibility other New Hampshire cities<br />

(on 2nd delivery of 100 gallons or more.)<br />

and towns, including Hampton,<br />

• A Full Service Company!<br />

North Hampton, Exeter and<br />

• Oil & Gas Equipment Repair<br />

Stratham. In Maine, there are<br />

• Safety Inspection, Repairs &<br />

can be an uncomfortable topic<br />

of conversation for many retail<br />

business owners, she said. The<br />

Americans with Disabilities Act<br />

is often intimidating to business<br />

owners, particularly those who<br />

occupy historic buildings that<br />

present challenges to make them<br />

accessible.<br />

“This is no witch hunt,” she<br />

said. The site will not identify<br />

establishments that are not<br />

wheelchair accessible.<br />

Access Navigators sites for<br />

Kennebunk, Kennebunkport<br />

and Kittery.<br />

Anne Weidman does<br />

assessments and writes reviews.<br />

William Tucker provides<br />

technology support. The team<br />

members are colleagues at JSA,<br />

a Portsmouth architecture<br />

firm and advocate of accessible<br />

resources and schedule flexibility<br />

that allowed the Access team<br />

to perform assessments and do<br />

speaking engagements.<br />

The website the Access team<br />

built is easy to edit, Donahue<br />

said. If you want to contribute<br />

to the site about restaurants<br />

that you have visited and found<br />

to be wheelchair accessible, the<br />

site offers an online assessment<br />

report.<br />

Restaurants that have been<br />

vetted and found to be wheelchair<br />

friendly are: Anchor Stone Deck<br />

Pizza, Angie’s Food, Brick and Ash,<br />

Coffee Factory, Commune Café,<br />

The Grog, Jewel in the Crown,<br />

Juicery, Loretta, Newburyport<br />

Brewing Co., Oregano, Plum<br />

Island Beachcoma, Port Tavern,<br />

Riverwalk Brewing Co., Stone<br />

Crust Artisan Pizza, Superfine<br />

Foods and West Row Café and<br />

Bar.<br />

To contact the Newburyport<br />

Commission on Disabilities,<br />

email Donahue at ncodchair@<br />

gmail.com.<br />

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He said school reform, which 14 instructional assistants and He wrote to the community,<br />

put significant emphasis on four custodians to half time. “Certainly, we never want to find<br />

testing, is celebrating its 25th year. Forget said he is disappointed ourselves in this situation where<br />

The Department of Education to lose the instructional we are reducing services and<br />

is marking that anniversary by assistants, who “are incredible offerings rather than maintaining<br />

emphasizing other benchmarks people.”<br />

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FILM SERIES<br />

Week of September 10-14: Women of<br />

Hollywood’s Golden Era Film Series.<br />

Each day this week at 2:30pm, the NPL<br />

will be showing a film highlighting the<br />

work of some of the best actresses of the<br />

1930s, ‘40s, and ‘50s! Please call us at<br />

978-465-4428 or check our website for<br />

titles! Please note that the movie matinee<br />

which occurs on Wednesdays at 2:30 will<br />

included in this series. Come and enjoy<br />

the theater-like screen and sound system.<br />

Popcorn will be served.<br />

THE HERB FARMACY<br />

Have your herbs gone wild this summer?<br />

Rita Wollmering, founder and manager of<br />

The HERB FARMacy, will demonstrate<br />

how to make hand-crafted herbal<br />

products, such as herbal vinegars, herbal<br />

salts, sachets, herbal oil, and herbal<br />

cleaning products. The presentation will<br />

take place on Wednesday, September <strong>12</strong>,<br />

20<strong>18</strong> at 6:30 p.m. at the Hampton Falls<br />

Free Library. Ms. Wollerming is a dynamic<br />

and engaging speaker on horticultural<br />

topics with a specialty in herbs and “going<br />

green.” After growing up on a 500 -acre<br />

dairy farm in Minnesota, Ms. Wollerming<br />

joined the Peace Corps and worked on<br />

agricultural projects in the Philippines.<br />

She continued her international work<br />

with USDA and USAID in countries such<br />

as Nepal and Sri Lanka. Locally, she is the<br />

founder, manager, and grower of The<br />

HERB FARMacy in Salisbury, MA. The<br />

program is free and open to the public.<br />

The Library gratefully acknowledges<br />

Skilled Rehabilitation, Nursing Care and Assisted Living Community<br />

BICYCLE TOUR OF GREAT BAY<br />

NWR<br />

Thursday, Sept. 13th & Monday, Sept.<br />

24th – both sessions 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.<br />

Join a refuge ranger for a behind the scenes<br />

tour, by bicycle, of Great Bay National<br />

Wildlife Refuge, located in Newington,<br />

NH. Participants will have an opportunity<br />

to visit areas of the refuge that are not<br />

normally open to the public. Tour duration<br />

will be about 2 hours. Appropriate for<br />

adults and children age 16 or older.<br />

Each participant must provide a either a<br />

hybrid or mountain bike, helmet, and<br />

water bottle. Insect repellant, sun block,<br />

binoculars and/or a camera are optional<br />

(provided these items can be safely stowed<br />

while biking). Meet the ranger in the<br />

Great Bay NWR parking lot 15 minutes<br />

before the tour start time. Limited to 10<br />

participants. Preregistration required. For<br />

directions to the refuge, click on this link:<br />

http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Great_Bay/<br />

visit/plan_your_visit.htm<br />

FILM SERIES<br />

See Wednesday, September <strong>12</strong>th<br />

WEALTH MANAGEMENT<br />

Wealth Management Workshop on<br />

Thursday, Sept. 13th from 6:30-7:15pm<br />

at the Newbury Town Library, 0 Lunt<br />

St, Byfield. Lead by Robert Pickett and<br />

Christine MacDonald, this Complete<br />

Financial Management Workshop intends<br />

to inform folks about the potential benefits<br />

of effective financial management. The<br />

workshop begins with a brief discussion<br />

BOOK GROUP<br />

Please join us at the Newburyport Public<br />

Library during the month of September<br />

for the following book group on Thursday,<br />

September 13th at 7pm: Novel Ideas:<br />

NPL’s fiction book group. This month we<br />

will be discussing “Little Fires Everywhere”<br />

by Celeste Ng. Newburyport Public<br />

Library, 94 State St, Newburyport, (978)<br />

465-4428 www.newburyportpl.org<br />

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th<br />

FRIDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS:<br />

FALL MIGRANTS<br />

The early bird gets the worm! Mornings<br />

are when birds are most active and easier to<br />

see. We’ll focus on the beautiful warblers<br />

migrating through our area and stay on<br />

the lookout for other neotropical migrants<br />

as we explore such birding hotspots as the<br />

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge,<br />

Oak Hill Cemetery, Pikes Bridge Road,<br />

and others. Fri, Sep 14, 8:00 am - 11:00<br />

am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center,<br />

One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport.<br />

Cost: member, $<strong>12</strong>; nonmember, $15.<br />

No preregistration required. For more<br />

information, call 978-462-9998 for<br />

information about additional programs<br />

and events, or visit the website at www.<br />

massaudubon.org/joppaflats.<br />

FOCUS ON BIRDS<br />

Friday, Sept. 14th, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.;<br />

Monday, Sept. 17th, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.;<br />

and Friday, Sept. 21st, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.<br />

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the Scenes (BTS) tour will be led by<br />

veteran birder, and refuge volunteer, Bill<br />

Gette. While the tour will follow the<br />

usual BTS route, the leader will place<br />

a special emphasis on the birds that are<br />

typically found on the refuge in the fall.<br />

Participants are encouraged to bring<br />

binoculars, if they have them. Tour is<br />

limited to 14 participants. Meet the tour<br />

leader in the refuge visitor center lobby<br />

15 minutes before the program start time.<br />

This program is most appropriate for teens<br />

and adults. Preregistration required.<br />

DRAGONFLIES &<br />

HUMMINGBIRDS<br />

These fun-filled morning programs are<br />

perfect for you and your active preschooler!<br />

Our structured activities include hands-on<br />

science, music and movement, a thematic<br />

snack, and an outdoor adventure if the<br />

weather complies. Keep learning with<br />

coloring pages and follow-up activities to<br />

continue the fun at home. Fri, Sep 14,<br />

20<strong>18</strong> 10:00 am - 11:30 am. Meet at Joppa<br />

Flats Education Center, One Plum Island<br />

Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member<br />

adult/child $7/$6; nonmember adult/<br />

child, $9/$8. Preregistration required. For<br />

more information, call 978-462-9998 for<br />

information about additional programs<br />

and events, or visit the website at www.<br />

massaudubon.org/joppaflats.<br />

FILM SERIES<br />

See Wednesday, September <strong>12</strong>th<br />

FARM TO TABLE DINNER<br />

The Barn at Bradstreet Farm, a farm-totable<br />

wedding and event venue located<br />

on the second-oldest farm in America,<br />

announced today that it will host its first<br />

Farm-to-Table dinner on Friday, Sept. 14,<br />

20<strong>18</strong>. The event is open to the public.<br />

Guests will enjoy cuisine from Woodland<br />

Catering, whose head chef Ryan Costigan<br />

has crafted an inventive menu showcasing<br />

locally sourced ingredients, including:<br />

Homemade Togarashi Potato Chips,<br />

Wedge Salad, Slow-Cooked Pork Belly<br />

Scruffed & Smoked Chicken Legs,<br />

Caramel Pots De Crème. Tickets are $85<br />

per person and include wine and beer<br />

from Mill River Winery (Rowley, Mass.)<br />

and Ipswich Brewing (Ipswich, Mass.).<br />

Doors open at 6.30pm for cocktails on<br />

the expansive patio overlooking crops,<br />

farm animals and conservation land.<br />

Dinner will be served inside the Barn at<br />

7pm. To purchase tickets, visit https://<br />

Barnatbradstreetfarm.eventbee.com/<br />

event?eid=<strong>18</strong>9663003.<br />

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th<br />

BANDING STATION VISIT FOR<br />

BIRDERS<br />

Visit Joppa Flats’ Bird Banding Station on<br />

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and<br />

observe the bird banding process. Mass<br />

Audubon scientists capture, evaluate, and<br />

release migrant songbirds while you learn<br />

about migration and habitat use. Sat,<br />

Sep 15, 20<strong>18</strong> 8:00 am - 11:00 am. Meet<br />

at Joppa Flats Education Center, One<br />

Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport.<br />

Cost: member $15; nonmember $20.<br />

Preregistration required. For more<br />

information, call 978-462-9998 for<br />

information about additional programs<br />

and events, or visit the website at www.<br />

massaudubon.org/joppaflats.<br />

THE WONDER AND THE WOW:<br />

SEA SHUTTLE TO MISERY ISLAND,<br />

SALEM<br />

Why should kids have all the fun? These<br />

adult trips take us far afield with plenty<br />

of time to allow a full-immersion nature<br />

experience with friends and colleagues.<br />

Everyone contributes to the conversation<br />

about the natural world as we enjoy a<br />

group meal and enrich the social side of<br />

being outdoors. You’ll come away with a<br />

brand-new enthusiasm for the wildlife<br />

and habitats around you! Sat, Sep 15,<br />

20<strong>18</strong> 8:30 am - 2:30 pm. Meet at Joppa<br />

Flats Education Center, One Plum Island<br />

Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member,<br />

$58; nonmember, $68. Preregistration<br />

required. For more information, call 978-<br />

462-9998 for information about additional<br />

programs and events, or visit the website at<br />

www.massaudubon.org/joppaflats.<br />

PLUM ISLAND COASTSWEEP 20<strong>18</strong><br />

For more than 20 years, thousands<br />

of COASTSWEEP volunteers have<br />

cleaned hundreds of miles of shoreline<br />

and riverbanks. Our COASTSWEEP<br />

project will involve removing trash and<br />

debris from the beaches of Plum Island,<br />

including Parker River National Wildlife<br />

Refuge, Sandy Point State Reservation,<br />

and the north end of the island. Over the<br />

past 11 years, we have collected more than<br />

16 tons of debris. Everyone is welcome.<br />

Give us a hand and help protect the nature<br />

of Massachusetts! Sat, Sep 15, 20<strong>18</strong> 9:00<br />

am - 5:00 pm. Meet at Parking Lot #1<br />

on the Parker River National Wildlife<br />

Refuge on Plum Island, Newbury. Free.<br />

No preregistration required. For more<br />

information, call 978-462-9998 for<br />

information about additional programs<br />

and events, or visit the website at www.<br />

massaudubon.org/joppaflats.<br />

SATURDAY MORNING BIRDING<br />

Our experienced leaders will take you to<br />

birding hot spots in the Newburyport/<br />

Plum Island area in search of avian activity.<br />

Beginners and birders of all skill levels are<br />

welcome. Sat, Sep 15, 9:00 am - 11:30<br />

am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center,<br />

One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport.<br />

Cost: member, $10; nonmember, $<strong>12</strong>.<br />

No preregistration required. For more<br />

information, call 978-462-9998 for<br />

information about additional programs<br />

and events, or visit the website at www.<br />

massaudubon.org/joppaflats.<br />

DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL<br />

Please join us at the Newburyport Public<br />

Library for the following program on<br />

Saturday, September 15th 11:30-2:30pm:<br />

Newburyport Documentary Film Festival.<br />

We will be hosting the student showcase<br />

(5 short films) at 11:30 am and a film<br />

from local filmmaker Fiona Turner at 1<br />

pm. Please see our website for the lineup.<br />

Newburyport Public Library, 94 State<br />

St, Newburyport, (978) 465-4428 www.<br />

newburyportpl.org<br />

TOUCH TANK TIME AT JOPPA<br />

Summer beach days are over, but our 110-<br />

gallon tide pool touch tank is still filled<br />

with marine life! Drop in for this free<br />

program at Joppa Flats and examine the<br />

critters you might have discovered on your<br />

own visits to the shore. Sea Urchins, Moon<br />

Snails, Sand Dollars, Hermits, Horseshoe<br />

Crabs, and more! This free programming<br />

for folks of all ages includes special features<br />

for little ones. Sat, Sep 15, 20<strong>18</strong> <strong>12</strong>:30 pm<br />

- 3:30 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats Education<br />

Center, One Plum Island Turnpike,<br />

Newburyport. Cost: $2 suggested donation<br />

per child. No preregistration required. For<br />

more information, call 978-462-9998 for<br />

information about additional programs<br />

and events, or visit the website at www.<br />

massaudubon.org/joppaflats.<br />

BRIGGS CARRIAGE COMPANY<br />

Lynn Davis will present a program on the<br />

Briggs Carriage Company - a personal<br />

history and quest for information and<br />

acquisition! Lynn will review the family<br />

history leading up to the creation of the<br />

Carriage Company and follow it thru to<br />

the last rolling stock being sold. She will<br />

present records and documentation from<br />

the company as well as I will bring for<br />

display several parts of Briggs trolley’s that<br />

she has acquired over time. Lynn Davis<br />

will be at the Amesbury Public Library<br />

on Saturday, September 15 at 2:00.<br />

Registration is required. Please register at<br />

www.amesburylibrary.org or call Margie<br />

Walker at 978-388-8148. This program<br />

is funded by the Friends of the Amesbury<br />

Library.<br />

CHUCK HALL<br />

Singer-songwriter Chuck Hall, a resident<br />

of Rowley, will perform at the monthly<br />

coffeehouse Saturday Night in Marblehead<br />

(at the Church of St. Andrew, Marblehead),<br />

on Saturday, September 15 at 8 p.m. Doors<br />

open at 7:30 p.m. A suggested donation of<br />

$15 is payable at the door. Saturday Night<br />

in Marblehead is at the Church of St.<br />

Andrew, 135 Lafayette Street (Route 114),<br />

on the Marblehead-Salem line. The church<br />

is handicapped accessible. For more about<br />

Chuck Hall, see www.standrewsmhd.org/<br />

SNIM.html, and https://www.facebook.<br />

com/satnightinmarblehead/.<br />

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GRAND SERENADE<br />

A performance by Silver & Strings. Eileen<br />

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WAKEFIELD CONDO!<br />

Community Announcements<br />

GEORGETOWN – The Georgetown Council on Aging (COA) is seeking additional volunteer drivers to provide<br />

medical transportation to local elders. Through Northern Essex Elder Transport, Inc. (N.E.E.T.), the COA<br />

provides local elders with rides to Community medical appointments. Staffed by Connections<br />

volunteer drivers, a donation of 43 cents<br />

per mile is suggested to help support the program and defray the increased cost of gasoline for volunteer drivers.<br />

However, donations are only suggested and no one will be denied a ride if unable to give a donation. A vital link<br />

in maintaining independence and healthy wellbeing for elders, the N.E.E.T. program fills the transportation void<br />

that often exists in rural communities. Business The program is a real and Spotlight<br />

tangible way of making a difference in other<br />

people’s lives. During a recent survey, one local client rated the program as an “A+ with stars”. For information<br />

on becoming a volunteer driver, please call the COA office at (978) 352-5726.<br />

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GEORGETOWN – The Georgetown school system is collecting Crosby’s receipts now through March 31st<br />

2019. All the schools will be participating in the program. Every dollar spent is a point towards items that the<br />

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WAKEFIELD: Three bedroom condo in move in condition in<br />

GROVELAND –The Groveland Historical Society will be sponsoring a Home Heating Raffle this fall. First prize<br />

spectacular setting on close to 4 acres. Granite counter and is $1,000 and second prize is $500. These prizes will make you a winner if you heat with Gas, Oil, or Electricity.<br />

stainless appliances, two full baths, big living room, and deck Tickets will be on sale from not until Pets, Sunday, December Animals, 9, 20<strong>18</strong> when the drawing Plus<br />

will take place at historic<br />

overlooking exclusive use space and conservation area. This unit Washington Hall. Winners will be notified by phone and will have thir prize money paid directly to their heating<br />

has everything including full basement with lots of storage and<br />

account. Tickets are $1.00 each, 6 tickets for $5.00 or 15 tickets for $10.00. Tickets will be on sale at all town<br />

events, at the Groveland Town Clerk’s office and on Sundays between 1-4 at Washington Hall, 101 Washington<br />

separate walkout, natural gas heating and brand new water<br />

Street, Groveland, MA between now Health and December 9, 20<strong>18</strong>. & Fitness<br />

heater. Plenty of parking, close to downtown, train and route<br />

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<strong>12</strong>8. NO condo fees! Call Rowley Realty at 978 948-2758 or IPSWICH - Traditional Ham & Bean Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Ascension<br />

John McCarthy at 978 835-2573 for new pricing. You can email Memorial Church, Boone Hall Gym, 31 County Street, Ipswich. Tickets: $<strong>12</strong> for Adults, $8 for Children &<br />

as well at john@rowleyrealestate.com for more information.<br />

Teens ages 6 – <strong>18</strong>. FREE for children 5 and under. Call: 978-356-2560 to reserve tickets. Come and enjoy a<br />

traditional Ham & Bean Dinner for the whole family! In addition to delicious Ham & Beans, the menu will<br />

ROWLEY REALTY<br />

include mac & cheese, potato salad, cole slaw, bread, dessert and beverage. The event also features gift basket<br />

raffles and kids’ activities.<br />

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KENSINGTON, NH - The Carriage Barn Equine Adaptive Therapy Programs is looking for volunteers to assist<br />

Town with Therapeutic Horseback Riding & Carriage Driving, Fundraising, Events, and Fun Activities. Volunteers are<br />

needed at various times throughout the week to work with horses and clients. Teens, adults and retirees welcome<br />

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love to hear from you! Anyone interested in learning more can contact The Carriage Barn at 603-378-0140, email<br />

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NEWBURYPORT - The Newburyport Public Library fall hours begin in September. The library will be open<br />

ENJOYMENT SOLUTIONS!<br />

Monday - Thursday 9:00am – 9:00pm, and Friday & Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm.<br />

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ROWLEY - Starting & Growing Your Business: The SBA Advantage on Thursday, September 27 at 6pm at the<br />

of Reading<br />

Rowley Library - Join us from 6-7:30pm at the Rowley Public Library for a free presentation by the Small Business<br />

Association (SBA). This workshop will provide information on the various Small Business Administration (SBA)<br />

programs/services available for start-up and existing businesses. Learn how the SBA can assist you in starting<br />

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and growing your business. General information will be provided on the following programs and services:<br />

counseling/technical assistance through SBA resource partners; access to capital through the SBA Advantage<br />

Loan Guaranty Program; and government contract opportunities. Sign up is not necessary but is appreciated.<br />

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For more information on this free program or to RSVP, check out our web site at www.rowleylibrary.org or call<br />

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ROWLEY - Rowley Book Club to meet Thursday October 4 at 6:30 p.m. The Rowley Book Club will be<br />

discussing The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright, the Pulitzer Prize winner<br />

that will soon be a series on Hulu! Discover how incompetent idealists in Afghanistan became leaders of the most<br />

Share the Gift of Reading<br />

successful terrorism group in history, through the growth of Islamic fundamentalism to the intelligence failures<br />

that culminated in the attack on 9/11. Pick up a copy of the current book at the library, then join us on the first<br />

Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the book. Future titles will be announced on our web site. The<br />

Rowley Public Library is located at 141 Main Street and is fully accessible. For more information, call the library<br />

at 978-948-2850.<br />

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Maintenance Free Tuf Board Decking ROWLEY - “Essential Rowley” photography exhibit by the Rowley Historical Society on display at Rowley Public<br />

Replacement Old Decking or New<br />

Library - In celebration of its 100th Anniversary, the Rowley Historical Society presents “Essential Rowley,” a<br />

selection of over forty photographs from the 2006 RHS Photography Contest. In addition, a display of personal<br />

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family photos (circa 1930-1970) provides a brief look to Rowley’s past. Do you recognize any of these people,<br />

places, or events? The Rowley Historical Society always welcomes donations of family photos that depict the<br />

“life and spirit” of our community. For more information, please contact the Rowley Historical Society, Attn:<br />

Board of Directors, Platt’s-Bradstreet House, Main Street, Rowley, MA 01969. The display will be up through<br />

September at the Rowley Public Library, 141 Main Street in Rowley. For more information, call 978-948-2850.<br />

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ROWLEY - In Our Display Case at the Rowley Public Library - What Is That? How did horses walk on the<br />

marshes without sinking in? How did we iron clothes without electricity? What did a mouse trap look like “back<br />

Railings * Vinyl * Metal * Glass * Stainless Steel in the day”? How was food kept cold? View selected artifacts from the Rowley Historical Society’s collection to<br />

see the answers to these questions. And test your knowledge and imagination by trying to figure out the “What is<br />

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Tickets $15 at the Rowley Town Hall<br />

or contact eyarrson@aol.com. Limited<br />

seating available.<br />

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th<br />

FOCUS ON BIRDS<br />

See Friday, September 14th<br />

WHALE & SEABIRD TRIPS<br />

Have a wonderful time watching for<br />

whales and seabirds on our trips out of<br />

Gloucester aboard the Privateer IV. Aside<br />

from marine mammals, we will look for<br />

storm-petrels, gannets, jaegers, terns,<br />

gulls, and phalaropes. Most trips will<br />

head to the productive Stellwagen Bank.<br />

Mon, Sep 17, 20<strong>18</strong> 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.<br />

Meet at 7 Seas Whale Watch, 63 Rogers<br />

Street, Gloucester. Cost: member, adult<br />

$42/child $36; nonmember, adult $46/<br />

child $36. Preregistration required. For<br />

more information, call 978-462-9998 for<br />

information about additional programs<br />

and events, or visit the website at www.<br />

massaudubon.org/joppaflats.<br />

MOVIES FROM BANNED BOOKS<br />

FESTIVAL<br />

Mondays in September at 1pm at the<br />

Rowley Library - Join us for our Banned<br />

Books to Movies Festival! Banned Books<br />

Week is September 23-29, so all this<br />

month we will be showing movies based<br />

on books that have been banned or<br />

challenged. Movies will be playing every<br />

Monday at 1pm. And check out the<br />

display of some of the most challenged<br />

books in the Adult Reading Room. (Due to<br />

licensing restrictions, we cannot advertise<br />

the names of the movies. For the list or<br />

more information, check out our web site<br />

at www.rowleylibrary.org or call the library<br />

at 978-948-2850.) The Rowley Public<br />

Library is located at 141 Main Street and<br />

is fully accessible.<br />

THE AMESBURY CARRIAGE<br />

MUSEUM 33RD ANNUAL<br />

MEETING<br />

The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Amesbury<br />

Carriage Museum will be held on Monday,<br />

September 17 at Ristorante Molise in<br />

downtown Amesbury at 1 Market Square.<br />

Doors will open at 5:30 pm followed by<br />

dinner and a program featuring guest<br />

speaker Laura Orleans, the Executive<br />

Director of the New Bedford Fishing<br />

Heritage Center. There is a nominal fee<br />

for the dinner and pre-registration by<br />

September 10 is requested. There is a<br />

small fee to cover the cost for dinner of<br />

$40 per person for non-members, and $35<br />

for ACM members. Preregistration by<br />

September 10 is requested via the museum<br />

website (www.amesburycarriagemuseum.<br />

com), by mail to Amesbury Carriage<br />

Museum, PO Box 252, Amesbury, MA<br />

01913, or by calling the museum at 978-<br />

834-5058. For more information please<br />

visit www.amesburycarriagemuseum.com<br />

or contact John Mayer, Executive Director<br />

by calling (978) 834-5058 or via email at<br />

jmayer@amesburycarriagemuseum.com<br />

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER <strong>18</strong>th<br />

INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION<br />

VOLUNTEERING: ROCKY SHORE<br />

& TIDE POOLS<br />

Joppa Flats teachers and volunteers<br />

present programs to schools, groups, and<br />

families throughout the school year, both<br />

indoors and outdoors, in a wide variety<br />

of environments. This program takes you<br />

on your first step towards joining in the<br />

fun as a Joppa Flats education volunteer.<br />

Tue, Sep <strong>18</strong>, 20<strong>18</strong> 8:30 am - <strong>12</strong>:30 pm.<br />

Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center.<br />

Cost: member, $25; nonmember, $35.<br />

Preregistration required. For more<br />

information, call 978-462-9998 for<br />

information about additional programs<br />

and events, or visit the website at www.<br />

massaudubon.org/joppaflats.<br />

PELICAN INTERVENTION FUND<br />

Please join us at Flatbread Pizza Amesbury<br />

from 5pm to 9pm on Tuesday, September<br />

<strong>18</strong>th. Dine in or take home pizza to enjoy<br />

with your family and friends. A portion of<br />

the purchase price will assist us to provide<br />

funding for local men and women seeking<br />

sobriety through long term Twelve Step<br />

based residential treatment. The Pelican<br />

Intervention Fund supports the journey<br />

from addiction to recovery.<br />

CHORAL SOCIETY<br />

REGISTRATION<br />

The Newburyport Choral Society will be<br />

holding registration for their fall season<br />

on Tuesday, September <strong>18</strong>th and 25th at<br />

the Belleville Congregational Church, 300<br />

High Street, Newburyport. Registration<br />

will begin at 6:30 PM and will run to 7:15<br />

PM at which time rehearsal will begin.<br />

Come and try it out and join the fun!<br />

FEASTING WITH RECIPES THEN<br />

AND NOW<br />

Please join us at the Newburyport<br />

Public Library for the following program<br />

on Tuesday, September <strong>18</strong>th at 7pm:<br />

Feasting with Recipes Then and Now.<br />

Join Creative Feast chef Liz Barbour as<br />

she takes a journey back to the early <strong>18</strong>th<br />

century. She will discuss the workings of<br />

the colonial kitchen and the ingredients<br />

available. Watch as Liz demonstrates 2<br />

recipes with historic roots that she has<br />

adapted for today’s cooks. Samples of food<br />

will be provided. Registration is required.<br />

Newburyport Public Library, 94 State<br />

St, Newburyport, (978) 465-4428 www.<br />

newburyportpl.org<br />

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th<br />

WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRDING<br />

See Wednesday, September <strong>12</strong>th<br />

MOSAIC BIRD BATH CLASS<br />

Sept 19 Mosaic Bird bath class with<br />

artist Linda Gebhart in the Hampton<br />

Kennebunk Savings Bank external room,<br />

24 Winnacunnet Rd. From 6-7:30 fee is<br />

$10.00, must register at johnlgebhart@<br />

aol.com This class is part of the Hampton<br />

Arts Network Art Walk week.<br />

HEARD HOUSE LECTURE<br />

By The People, For The People: An<br />

Informal History of the Ipswich Board of<br />

Selectmen. Former selectman Jim Engel<br />

will kick off the Ipswich Museum’s monthly<br />

lecture series on Wednesday, September<br />

19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Heard House,<br />

54 South Main St. Museum members<br />

free. Non-members $10. Handicapped<br />

accessible. Information: 978-356-2811,<br />

www.ipswichmuseum.org.<br />

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26 Web Rd, Georgetown 5 room, 3 bed, 1f 0h bath Cape 10 $198,500 $261,000 $198,500<br />

49 Main St, Newbury 6 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Antique 5 $399,900 $330,000 $279,900<br />

24 River St, Amesbury 6 room, 2 bed, 2f 0h bath Colonial 19 $285,000 $292,000 $285,000<br />

44 Church St, Merrimac 7 room, 3 bed, 1f 0h bath Farmhouse 85 $249,000 $244,000 $289,000<br />

15 Central St, Merrimac 7 room, 3 bed, 1f 0h bath Colonial 19 $299,900 $320,000 $299,900<br />

40 Unicorn Cir, Amesbury 5 room, 3 bed, 1f 0h bath Ranch 16 $324,900 $325,000 $324,900<br />

20 Gardner St, Salisbury 6 room, 3 bed, 1f 0h bath Ranch 14 $325,000 $327,000 $325,000<br />

422 Main St, Amesbury 6 room, 2 bed, 1f 1h bath Colonial 131 $310,000 $300,000 $329,900<br />

5 Pleasant St, Amesbury 6 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Other 303 $344,900 $335,000 $349,000<br />

84 Old Point Rd, Newbury/PI 4 room, 2 bed, 1f 0h bath Cottage 1<strong>09</strong> $329,000 $320,000 $349,000<br />

21 Overlook St, Newburyport/PI 3 room, 1 bed, 1f 1h bath Cottage 43 $350,000 $328,000 $350,000<br />

7 Dock Ln, Salisbury 7 room, 4 bed, 3f 0h bath Ranch 34 $339,000 $350,000 $359,000<br />

11 North Martin, Amesbury 6 room, 2 bed, 1f 0h bath Ranch 51 $375,000 $383,000 $375,000<br />

3 Spring St, Salisbury 8 room, 4 bed, 1f 1h bath Colonial 23 $379,900 $372,000 $379,900<br />

148 Highland St, Hamilton 7 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Cape 7 $389,900 $415,000 $389,900<br />

8 Russell Terr, Newburyport 7 room, 3 bed, 1f 0h bath Ranch 37 $399,900 $400,000 $399,900<br />

1<strong>09</strong> West Main St, Georgetown 7 room, 3 bed, 1f 1h bath Cape 29 $389,900 $385,000 $399,900<br />

7 Fairview Cir, Groveland 7 room, 5 bed, 2f 0h bath Cape 20 $414,900 $415,000 $414,900<br />

40 Lakeshore Dr, Georgetown 7 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Ranch 34 $439,900 $439,900 $449,900<br />

13 Spofford Ave, Georgetown 6 room, 3 bed, 1f 1h bath Colonial 19 $449,900 $490,000 $449,900<br />

314 Asbury St, Hamilton 6 room, 2 bed, 2f 0h bath Raised Ranch 93 $429,900 $431,000 $459,000<br />

16 W Parish Ln, Merrimac 8 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 21 $464,900 $464,900 $464,900<br />

3 Cove Road U:3, Ipswich/Little Neck 8 room, 5 bed, 1f 0h bath Cottage 41 $449,900 $469,000 $474,900<br />

36 Seabrook Rd, Salisbury 8 room, 3 bed, 3f 1h bath Colonial 33 $475,000 $475,000 $475,000<br />

17 Pillsbury Ln, Georgetown 8 room, 3 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 19 $479,000 $495,000 $479,000<br />

30 Kent St, Newburyport 7 room, 4 bed, 2f 0h bath Antique 67 $439,000 $375,000 $490,000<br />

14 Hilltop Cir, West Newbury 7 room, 3 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 15 $499,000 $496,000 $499,000<br />

2 Anchor Way, Newbury 7 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Cape 14 $499,900 $506,000 $499,900<br />

157 Bachelor St, West Newbury 8 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Antique 65 $499,900 $490,000 $499,900<br />

299 Linebrook Rd, Ipswich 8 room, 4 bed, 2f 0h bath Ranch 28 $499,000 $499,000 $524,900<br />

111 W Main St, Georgetown 8 room, 4 bed, 3f 0h bath Cape <strong>12</strong>0 $449,000 $445,000 $535,000<br />

4 Hitching Post Ln, Amesbury 6 room, 3 bed, 3f 1h bath Gambrel /Dutch 2 $539,900 $565,000 $539,900<br />

237 Main St, Boxford 11 room, 4 bed, 3f 1h bath Colonial 255 $475,000 $400,000 $549,000<br />

16 Cranton Ave, Groveland 14 room, 6 bed, 3f 0h bath Ranch 70 $529,900 $529,900 $549,900<br />

<strong>12</strong>4 Main St, West Newbury 10 room, 5 bed, 2f 0h bath Colonial 110 $499,900 $490,000 $559,900<br />

310 Ipswich Rd, Boxford 9 room, 4 bed, 2f 0h bath Cape 52 $549,000 $527,500 $565,000<br />

9 Battis Rd, Merrimac 8 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 19 $576,000 $563,000 $576,000<br />

3 Hunter Dr, Newburyport 7 room, 3 bed, 2f 1h bath Cape 39 $579,000 $545,000 $579,000<br />

8 Coleman Rd, Newbury 9 room, 4 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 77 $599,900 $587,500 $599,900<br />

165 Forest St, Hamilton 9 room, 3 bed, 2f 0h bath Raised Ranch 49 $575,000 $565,000 $6<strong>18</strong>,000<br />

20 Juniper St, Ipswich 9 room, 5 bed, 3f 1h bath Colonial 54 $650,000 $640,000 $650,000<br />

114-B Spofford Rd, Boxford 9 room, 4 bed, 3f 0h bath Colonial 38 $649,900 $649,900 $669,900<br />

2 Doe Run, Newburyport 10 room, 4 bed, 3f 1h bath Contemporary 32 $695,000 $685,000 $695,000<br />

117 Perkins Row, Topsfield 7 room, 3 bed, 2f 1h bath Colonial 57 $769,900 $750,000 $784,900<br />

8 Cortland Ln, West Newbury 13 room, 4 bed, 4f 1h bath Colonial 521 $800,000 $770,000 $850,000<br />

<strong>12</strong>9 Hill St, Topsfield 10 room, 4 bed, 3f 1h bath Colonial 23 $885,000 $865,000 $885,000<br />

55 Burning Bush Dr, Boxford 10 room, 3 bed, 2f 1h bath Contemporary 110 $949,900 $920,000 $985,000<br />

1 Sias Ln, Wenham 10 room, 4 bed, 4f 1h bath Cape 5 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000<br />

Single Family Listings: 48 Avg. Liv.Area SqFt: 2,173.19 Avg. List$: $491,713 Avg. List$/SqFt: $241<br />

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to back you up, you just might win over the last doubters to<br />

your proposal.<br />

TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You might be in line for that<br />

job change you applied for. But be advised that you could be<br />

called on to defend your qualifications against supporters of<br />

other applicants.<br />

GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Creating a new approach to an<br />

old idea is one way to get beyond that workplace impasse. No<br />

such problems in your personal life, where things continue to flow smoothly.<br />

CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Be more forthcoming about your feelings concerning a proposed change<br />

either in your workplace or in your personal life. Your opinions are<br />

valuable. Don’t keep them hidden.<br />

LEO (July 23 to August 22) A changing situation in your life needs<br />

more patience than you appear to be willing to offer. Allowing it to<br />

develop at its own pace is the wisest course you can take at this time.<br />

VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) With more stability in your<br />

life -- on both personal and professional levels -- this could be a good<br />

time to strengthen relationships with both friends and colleagues.<br />

LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) People have always relied on<br />

your integrity not only to get the job done, but to get it done right. So<br />

don’t be pressured by anyone into cutting corners to save time.<br />

SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) While others might get<br />

rattled over unexpected changes, your ability to adapt calmly and<br />

competently helps you make a positive impression during a crucial<br />

period.<br />

SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) A changing<br />

environment might be daunting for some, but the adventurous<br />

Sagittarian takes it all in stride. A friend from the past could awaken<br />

some meaningful memories.<br />

CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) With your selfassurance<br />

rising to full strength, the bold Goat should feel confident<br />

about opening up to new ventures as well as new relationships.<br />

AQUARIUS (January 20 to February <strong>18</strong>) Reaching out to someone<br />

who has been unkind to you might not be easy. But in the long run<br />

it will prove to have been the right thing to do. A friend offers moral<br />

support.<br />

PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Your keen insight once again helps<br />

you work through a seemingly insoluble problem in your workplace.<br />

The weekend offers a good chance to develop new relationships.<br />

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By J. Peter St. Clair, DMD<br />

In a recent poll I read, people<br />

were asked if they would choose<br />

a cosmetic makeover, liposuction,<br />

facelift, or teeth whitening if<br />

money was no object. 52% of<br />

those surveyed said they would<br />

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teeth, including professionally<br />

in the dental office, consumers<br />

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year on over-the-counter (OTC)<br />

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them look better.<br />

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hydrogen peroxide or a derivative.<br />

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on your own, it is best to make<br />

your dental team aware of the use<br />

of those products to help guide<br />

you.<br />

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whitening products is the<br />

continuous assault of the pulp or<br />

nerve of the tooth through any<br />

exposed dentinal or root surface by<br />

the bleaching gel. If the whitening<br />

is causing tooth sensitivity it<br />

means the gel is affecting the pulp<br />

of the tooth in some way. In the<br />

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issue and the pulp recovers.<br />

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bleaching to get the desired result.<br />

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have varying levels of sensitivity to<br />

the bleaching products.<br />

Teeth belonging to patients 30<br />

and under and teeth that are yellow<br />

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time to achieve the desired result.<br />

These teeth are also the most<br />

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Brightening Your Day<br />

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that can make or break your<br />

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Security.<br />

Start your planning a year in<br />

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to calculate the deduction that<br />

will automatically come out for<br />

Medicare.<br />

Practice for at least six months<br />

(a year is better) living on that<br />

smaller amount to be sure it can<br />

be done. Calculate your monthly<br />

expenses and keep track of every<br />

dime you spend to identify places<br />

you can cut back. Get on a<br />

“budget billing” plan for utilities<br />

so you’re billed the same amount<br />

each month.<br />

Give serious consideration to<br />

having a Medicare supplement<br />

sensitivity. This group will usually<br />

see great results with professional<br />

at-home tray whitening in about<br />

2 weeks.<br />

The older and darker teeth are,<br />

the more time it takes to lighten<br />

them and the less susceptible they<br />

are to side effects. For example, I<br />

treated a patient with severe staining<br />

due to tetracycline medication as a<br />

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child who was told his teeth would<br />

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bleaching every night (or almost)<br />

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amazing results.<br />

There is nothing quite like a<br />

bright beautiful smile. The simple<br />

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are some OTC products that are<br />

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as the included directions are<br />

followed. For those who have<br />

more bleach challenged teeth or<br />

want more predictable results,<br />

professional whitening is advised.<br />

Teeth Whitening makes a great<br />

present too!<br />

Dr. St. Clair maintains a private<br />

dental practice in Rowley and<br />

Newburyport dedicated to healthcentered<br />

family dentistry. If there<br />

are certain topics you would like to<br />

see written about or questions you<br />

have please email them to him at<br />

jpstclair@stclairdmd.com. You can<br />

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Become familiar with senior<br />

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where the food bank is, for<br />

example.<br />

Think it through before you<br />

jump. Be sure it’s doable ... living<br />

on only Social Security. For many<br />

seniors, it’s the only option.<br />

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