MERHS Graduation June 2nd
Jun06

MERHS Graduation June 2nd

Juliette Kelley, Treasurer, Clara Tuttle, Secretary, Gabrielle Allmendinger, Vice President and Taylor Reader, President of the Class of 2018 make their remarks at the MERSD Commencement Exercises Friday. More graduation pictures at:...

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Chamber Names Milne Business Person of the Year
Jun06

Chamber Names Milne Business Person of the Year

Scott Milne of Milne Plumbing and Heating was recognized as the Manchester Division of the Cape Ann Chamber Small Business Person of the year. The ceremony was held at the Seven Central Restaurant in Manchester on Monday, June 4th. Introducing Scott was his Uncle Larry Kirby. Scott entertained the audience with his stories about getting into the plumbing business and the trials and tribulations he had to deal with. Pictured with Scott...

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Mullady Graduation Speaker
Jun06

Mullady Graduation Speaker

MERHS Social Studies teacher, John Mullady, was the faculty speaker at the 2018 MERHS Graduation Ceremony on Friday at Hyland Field. Before officially speaking, Mullady recognized Randall Doane (inset) in the audience and had her stand. He said that they had never met but that he greatly admired her art work over the years. At this point he took out paper and markers and tasked Doane to draw a picture for him during his speech, he...

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MERSD Memorial Day Services
Jun05

MERSD Memorial Day Services

Marine and Manchester resident Ed Conway speaks at Memorial Day ceremonies at the Manchester Essex Middle High School. Conway, in a heartfelt speech, told of the part he played in the Reading of the Names to rededicate the Viet Nam Memorial in Washington, D.C. in November 2017. The project was to read aloud the names of the 58,000 plus men and women who lost their lives in Viet...

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Cape Ann Chamber Launches Energy Saving Program For Local Small Businesses
Apr09

Cape Ann Chamber Launches Energy Saving Program For Local Small Businesses

Officials that launched CA Saves Energy from left to right; Sal Di Stefano – Economic Development Director for the City of Gloucester, Peter Webber- Senior VP at the Chamber , Brendhan Zubricki – Essex Town Administrator, Rich Hanlon – COO for Energy Source , Jessica Bergman – Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy, Eric Stallings – Manchester-by-the-Sea Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee, Patricia...

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Town Votes to Keep Marijuana Over the Bridge
Apr09

Town Votes to Keep Marijuana Over the Bridge

Town resident Lorraine Iovanni of Pine Street speaks to Articles 17 – 19 at Monday’s Town Meeting. The granting of marijuana establishments was the hot-button topic at the meeting. Voters at Monday night’s Town Meeting passed Article 19, 183 to 43, to restrict any retail pot establishments to the town’s Limited Commercial District, an area located on the north side of the Route 128 bridge. During marijuana discussions relating to...

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