The North Shore and Merrimack Valley superintendents of schools have collaborated to make a timely and unified decision about school closure that they feel is in the best interests of their faculty, staff, students, and families. This decision was made after significant conversations among school leaders, local public health officials, and state officials. State officials have today urged that municipalities should make decisions based on their local circumstances, and given the rapidly changing COVID-19 crisis, which the World Health Organization has this week labeled a global pandemic.
NEWBURYPORT — Fire Chief Christopher LeClaire and City Marshal Mark Murray report that the Newburyport Fire and Police Departments responded early Thursday to an incident at a chemical plant in the city’s industrial park.
NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray reports that the Newburyport Police Department responded to a report of a shooting and a pipe bomb threat that was determined to be a hoax and an attempt to elicit a large police response today.
City Marshal Mark Murray is pleased to announce that Newburyport Police Officer Megan Tierney received an Unsung Hero award at the recent Rotary District 7930 “Foundation Celebration of Community Heroes” event.
NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray is pleased to announce that the Tough Warrior Princesses’ Quilt of Hope is on display at the Newburyport Police Department, as both a sign of support for women battling breast cancer and in an effort to spread awareness.
Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director Christopher LeClaire would like to offer safety tips regarding avoiding mosquito bites after multiple towns in Essex County have confirmed that the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus was found in mosquito samples.
NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray is pleased to announce that Officer Dani Sinclair has been promoted to the rank of Inspector.
NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray is pleased to share that School Resource Officer (SRO) Megan Tierney recently traveled abroad to shadow, learn from and discuss various aspects of police work with members of the Kent County Police Department in England.
City Marshal Mark Murray reports that the Newburyport Police Department is investigating an overnight break-in at a jewelry store.
NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray is pleased to share that the Newburyport Police Department has expanded a program that helps officers locate residents who are prone to wandering and becoming lost in recognition of Autism Awareness Month.