The City of Newburyport in conjunction with the Town of West Newbury has decided to close the Plummer Springs Bridge on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. At this time the bridge will be closed to all vehicle traffic indefinitely. Access for pedestrians and bicyclists will be maintained at this time. This important public safety decision was […]
NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray reports that the Newburyport Police Department is commemorating National Police Week.
BUDGET UPDATE: The FY19 budget is finally balanced and will be presented to the City Council on May 14th. We had hoped to shift some funding from a foundation supporting the schools in order to cover two new positions but this was not approved. We adjusted revenues in the Reserve for Abatement account and […]
BUDGET UPDATE: School Committee (SC) held the required hearing on the School Budget for FY19 on April 2nd. The proposed FY19 budget of $33,118,735 has a shortfall of $173,257 to include the new positions requested by the leadership team. The loss of revenues is a significant issue for the schools but the SC voted to […]