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Video and photos of Hammatt Street demolition

Old Gas House torn down Friday.
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North Shore what’s on March 16 – 18: St. Patrick’s, My Fair Lady, Giddings...

Baroque music in Ipswich, women's art in Newburyport and Gloucester, musical theater in Hamilton, concerts in Beverly and Rockport, swing dancing in Ipswich, contra in Gloucester, St. Patrick's Day all over.

New downtown location for long-time business

Therapist Lakshmi Sirois now based at 55 Market St. after spending 26 years at her Cogswell Street location. Husband Roger will offer yoga classes at same location.
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Term limit proposal headed to town meeting

Citizen's petition seeks to impose term limits on town committees and boards. Other proposals ask voters for forensic audits, inventory software and a view of town spending online.
ipswich school choice 2018

School committee votes to accept choice students but punts on deciding how many

Declining enrollments have seen two educators get laid off from middle school. Other challenges await administrators and the school committee as they look at falling numbers.
easter egg decorating ipswich 2018

Give your eggs some pizzazz this Easter with free decorating classes

Easter is April 1 this year. So get yourself and your eggs ready before the big day by signing up for a class.

Letter: Demolition must not release dust into air downtown

Pepper White is concerned about the release of brick and mortar dust into the atmosphere by the demolition of the old Gas House on Hammatt Street.

Marie White obituary

Marie A. (Dion) White, 83, wife of the late James E. White, passed peacefully in her home on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Funeral to be held March 22.

No school, no walkout? No problem

The blizzard canceled classes today which meant local students didn't get the chance to join the nationwide walkouts to ask politicians to address gun violence in schools. Some improvised.
downtown tuesdays 2017

Newslets: Theater apprenticeships, education grants, Sham Rock n’ Roll

Deadline tomorrow for Gloucester State; deadline next month for children's enrichment grants in Ipswich, date Saturday with Orville Giddings.

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North Shore property sales March 5 – March 9.

Biggest sale was $1.5 million in Rockport. Next was $1 million in Newburyport. Affordable unit in Gloucester. North Shore property sales March 5 - March 9.

Letter: Take broad view in school vote

Irene Josephson says she respects people love what they have but the town has an irreplaceable opportunity to come together and improve the facilities for all Ipswich elementary age children
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Quilting Day’s papers, Saturday, March 17

In 1991, the National Quilting Association decided to create this day to celebrate and inspire people "to take up this charming and addictive craft."