NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — The former president of a Massachusetts city council has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison after pleading guilty to raping a teenage boy.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) _ UFP Technologies Inc. (UFPT) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $5.6 million.
The Newburyport, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 75...
SALISBURY, Mass. (AP) — Five people have escaped serious injury after their boat overturned following a collision with another vessel on the Merrimack River in northeastern...
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) _ UFP Technologies Inc. (UFPT) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.6 million.
The Newburyport, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 62...
HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A doctor who filed a whistleblower complaint alleging substandard care at New Hampshire's medical center for veterans died following a car crash Tuesday.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — The former president of a Massachusetts city council is headed to trial on sexual assault charges in November.
The trial of Bert Reed, of Newburyport, is scheduled...
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Passing by a display case in the Senior Community Center lobby, local residents might recognize relics of a bygone era when a dollar and change could pay for an entire...
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A 71-year-old man, inspired by his work last year at a park where veterans were camping because they were homeless and struggling with addiction, embarked on a 3,600-mile...
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — William Shuttleworth has seen the hardships endured by some of his fellow U.S. military veterans, and at 71 years old, he believes their cause is one worth a 3,000-mile...
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Elaine Weiss, author of an acclaimed novel about women's fight for the right to vote, will headline the Newburyport Literary Festival on April 26-27.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Two more patients of Dr. Keith Ablow have filed lawsuits against the renowned Massachusetts psychiatrist alleging he pressured them into sexual relationships.
AMESBURY, Mass. (AP) — Barbara Lorenc was doing some banking in Newburyport when she got an unusual call from her son Friday afternoon.
"He said, 'Mom, I think we have a little emergency...
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Bresnahan Elementary School students are back to asking the only person they trust to peel open their bananas and yogurt lids during their lunch period: Officer Megan Tierney.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — This weekend will mark the end of a 25-year tradition at Angie's Food & Diner when waitress Barbara Gouin pours her last cup of coffee.
Gouin, 82, announced recently she would be retiring from her weekend shifts, news that has her scores of regular customers and her longtime boss reminiscing about how she made eating at the Pleasant Street restaurant so special.
"She's one of those people who are impossible to replace," Angie's owner Steve Luz said.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Aidan O'Connor, a sophomore at Newburyport High School, is taking his homemade, coming-of-age film to the big screen Nov. 16 after his documentary was selected for the Boston International Kids Film Festival.
Out of 70 chosen films, O'Connor's "Life is a Movie" will be shown at Somerville Theatre in the coming weeks. The student's documentary focuses on his experiences making short movies and discovering his voice as an artist over the last 10 years.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) _ UFP Technologies Inc. (UFPT) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $4.1 million.
The Newburyport, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 56 cents per share.
The packaging company and component manufacturer posted revenue of $47.8 million in the period.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) _ UFP Technologies Inc. (UFPT) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $4 million.
The Newburyport, Massachusetts-based company said it had profit of 54 cents per share.
The packaging company and component manufacturer posted revenue of $49 million in the period.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A group of good Samaritans in Massachusetts are being praised for rescuing an elderly driver who crashed into the Merrimack River.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say several men are being charged for a streak of serial sewer grate theft.
A Newburyport police officer was dispatched to an area of the city near Franklin Street for reports of young men stealing a sewer grate.
The investigation led the officer to a residence on Purchase Street, where a group of five 21-year-old males were found to be responsible for the vandalism. They're each charged with nine counts of vandalism of property.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A renowned Massachusetts psychiatrist who has appeared on several television shows is facing a lawsuit by a former patient who says they engaged in "physical sexual contact."
The negligence suit, filed in Newburyport Superior Court, alleges that Dr. Keith Ablow sent the woman emails and texts "during all hours of the day and night," made comments about her appearance, encouraged sexual conversations during treatment sessions and "rewarded" her with free sessions.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — One of three Delaware men charged in the fatal shooting of a Massachusetts teen on the doorstep of his own home has been held without bail.
A not guilty plea to a murder charge was entered on behalf of 20-year-old Nicholas Mandato, of Dagsboro, Delaware, at his arraignment Thursday.
Prosecutors asked that Mandato be held without bail because he lives out of state. His attorney didn't object.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts man fled naked from a hospital, broke into a nearby home and attacked its resident with a hammer.
Newburyport Police say 26-year-old Robert Girard, of Amesbury, fled Thursday night from Anna Jaques Hospital after removing his IVs and GPS monitoring bracelet. Officers found him after a resident living near the hospital reported a man broke into her home and attacked her partner with a hammer.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A former city councilor in Massachusetts charged with having sex with a 15-year-old boy has been ordered held without bail.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A former member of both the city council and the school committee in a Massachusetts city has been charged with child rape and possession of child pornography.
Bert Reed was held without bail Monday pending a hearing May 4 to determine whether he is a danger to society.
He was arrested by Newburyport police on Friday. Authorities say the 42-year-old Reed met the alleged victim, a boy under the age of 16, on the internet last year.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Fire officials responded to a hazmat situation at the Newburyport District Court building Tuesday afternoon.
A hazardous material team arrived after a report of a "suspicious white powder" found in a plastic bag in the women's restroom around 10:30 a.m.
One person was in the vicinity of the unknown substance and was taken to an area hospital as a precaution.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say they found more than four pounds of marijuana, as well as heroin, two guns and more than 200 rounds of ammunition when they arrested two Colorado men sleeping in their car.
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BOSTON (AP) — Suicide prevention advocates are planning to gather at the Massachusetts Statehouse to present awards and press lawmakers for additional suicide prevention funding in the state budget.
The Monday event sponsored by the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention will begin with several legislators presenting awards to activists from Andover, the Berkshires, the South Shore, Nantucket and Newburyport.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on the highway in Newburyport.
State Police say troopers responded to a crash on Interstate 95 in Newburyport early Sunday.
They say a 66-year-old woman from Maine was traveling south on the highway when her vehicle struck a man walking on the highway. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts have charged two New Hampshire men they say had more than $8,000 worth of the powerful opioid fentanyl.
BOSTON (AP) — The state's commuter rail operator is defending its handling of an incident in which a car broke free from a moving train.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a woman caught harassing her FBI agent neighbor to six months in jail.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Elizabeth McCarthy and Kim Keene have seen the suffering caused by addiction up close in their loved ones but they have also seen the healing power that hope can have along the road to recovery.
BOSTON (AP) — A former Massachusetts high school student is suing school officials, alleging they failed to protect her after she was sexually assaulted by two students at a home in 2013.
The suit filed Friday in federal court says the woman was a 15-year-old Newburyport High School sophomore when she was given marijuana and then raped by a male student and sexually assaulted by another.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — While most Massachusetts residents will see only a partial solar eclipse next Monday, 14-year-old Plum Island resident Cameron Cassidy is heading on a trip to catch the full effect of an event he has waited half his life to see.
On Aug. 21, the moon will pass between the Earth and the sun, creating a total solar eclipse only viewable in certain within a path of totality stretching across the United States, from Lincoln Beach, Oregon, to Charleston, South Carolina.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — They're mean, green and on hot summer days, Plum Island's most infamous summer visitors have been known to draw blood.
Nicknamed for their unmistakable green, bulbous eyes, the greenhead fly is a summer staple in Essex County, known for swarming coastal areas to torment beachgoers with their quick, sharp bite.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Federal officials say a small plane crashed into the bushes at an airport in a coastal Massachusetts city.
The Federal Aviation Administration says a Cessna C150 ran off the end of the runway in Newburyport at around 10:45 a.m. Sunday.
The pilot, Tim Gillette, says he was on his takeoff run at Plum Island Airport when a window popped open. He lost control of the single-engine plane as he tried to close the window, and the plane skidded off the runway.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage's pick for public advocate sailed through a key committee vote without any discussion of an arrest for drunken driving.
The Energy and Utilities Committee was aware of Barry Hobbins' arrest, but members didn't discuss it before unanimously approving his nomination Tuesday. Hobbins was sentenced to probation following his November arrest, according to court officials in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on the April Fools' Day storm to hit northern New England. (all times local):
The April Fools' Day snowstorm that hit parts of northern New England is winding down, but it's not keeping everyone from enjoying the joke.
Erik Lustgarten and Tracy Neff were in Portland, Maine, reveling in the snow Saturday during their weekend away from home in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
METHUEN, Mass. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board will look into the "man, the machine and the environment" as it investigates a plane crash that killed a former mayor and left the tail of the aircraft poking out of the roof of a condo building, officials said Wednesday.
METHUEN, Mass. (AP) — A single-engine aircraft crashed into a condominium building Tuesday on its approach to an airport, killing the pilot and leaving the plane's tail sticking out of the complex's roof.
The pilot was identified as Al Lavender, a former city councilor and mayor of Newburyport, police said.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are investigating after four churches were burglarized earlier this week.
The Newburyport Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2lSzQ2N ) three houses of worship in Newburyport and another in Salisbury were broken into overnight Sunday.
Newburyport police say a burglar vandalized the Old South Presbyterian Church, Unitarian Church and the Christian Science Reading Room as well as a nearby business.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man fighting a speeding ticket in court had a unique explanation — the officer's radar gun may have picked up a deer.
The Newburyport Daily News (http://bit.ly/2jmJV53 ) reports that Dennis Sayers, of Haverhill (HAY'-vruhl), was clocked going 40 mph in 30 mph zone in West Newbury in November.
AMESBURY, Mass. (AP) — Underdog Skate Shop owner Wade Cedar was talking to his Rwandan friend Parfait Gasana one day in the fall of 2013 when both of their lives changed.
"(Gasana) said, 'I think I want to start a library in my home country one day, just to bring some literacy there,'" Cedar said. "And I was like, 'You know what, I'm totally down for that.'"
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old Boxford boy was texting behind the wheel when he struck and killed a 77-year-old man crossing a Newburyport street.
The Newburyport Daily News (http://bit.ly/2hd2NFW) reports that the teen was charged Wednesday with offenses including motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation, texting and being negligent causing injury to another, and texting while driving.