“Don’t Supply It” Sticker Campaign At Local Retailers
Mar24

“Don’t Supply It” Sticker Campaign At Local Retailers

Erin Kirchner, Essex Board Of Health Administrator holds a six-pack of beer at Richdale in downtown Essex while Olivia Soulard places a warning sticker as part of a regional public awareness program targeting legal-age purchasers of alcohol intending to supply under-age children. Olivia’s brother, ME High School senior Ben helped out. Manchester, Gloucester and Ipswich were among the towns participating in the campaign,...

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Wee Folk At Library
Mar24

Wee Folk At Library

Family programming last weekend at the Manchester Public Library brought local youngsters in for “Wee Folk” tiny house construction for fictional Leprechauns to live in. The event was part of a partnership with the Manchester Historical...

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Essex Resident Randall Lane Turns 100!
Feb13

Essex Resident Randall Lane Turns 100!

You can’t say that many times. On Saturday, February 9th a true local, Randall Lane, celebrated his 100th birthday with family. The following day, on Sunday at the VFW Hall in Ipswich, he did so again with – according to his son, Tim – about “100 or so friends” that included Sen. Bruce Tarr and many, many others. Tim Lane says his father is happy and healthy, uses no cane or walker and loves the wood burning stove that keeps him cozy...

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J Barrett & Company Supports The Open Door
Jan09

J Barrett & Company Supports The Open Door

J Barrett & Company is pleased to announce that the company has made a $3,750 donation to The Open Door in Gloucester. Agents throughout the firm’s seven offices initially raised $1,875 but as it has in past years, J Barrett & Company matched the agents’ fund-raising efforts dollar-for-dollar. “We are very proud to support such an amazing organization that helps our neighbors on the North Shore,” says Jon Gray, president....

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ME Rotary Club Scholarships
Jan06

ME Rotary Club Scholarships

scholarship recipients[/caption] Manchester-Essex Rotary Club presented scholarship checks to MERHS alumni at their semester breaks. Samantha Booma, who attends Trinity College, Heather Holley, who attends Union College, Garrett Lamothe who attends Vassar College, and Alison Marshall who attends University of New Hampshire, spoke to club members about their first semester experiences. Thank you to our Rotary Scholarship committee for...

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