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  1. Bird sightingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | Boston.com

    ... last week, and what was likely the same bird was also seen offshore at Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Rockport: A visit to Thacher Island produced reports of 76 common eiders, including several broods of tiny ducklings, a great ...

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  2. Painter Stevens honored at Conway art exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | The Recorder

    ... outside the entrance. In the months leading up to the event, 15 artists from the "The Lester Group" - many from the Rockport Art Association, which brought the artists together - came to Conway and painted Stevens' white Cricket Hill farmhouse as ...

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  3. Rockport residents approve all articles at town meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Herald Gazette

    Rockport residents gave to go-ahead to all 25 articles asked at the June 14 annual town meeting, approving an approximate $5.59 million budget, up about $470,000 from this year. The only change to the budget as presented was an $80,000 reduction in the public works budget because a Mount Pleasant Street project has cost the town less than expected.

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  4. In Rockport, chasing Mr. SwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Boston.com

    A popular swan at Henry's Pond in Rockport managed to stay one step ahead of rescuers who were trying to capture him Tuesday. The elderly bird, known affectionately as "Mr. Swan," has been a common sight at the pond for many years.

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  5. Sixth-Grader Saves Her Friend Using Survival Skills Learned...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | SFGate

    A sixth-grade girl just proved that the odds should for ever be in her favor after she channeled her inner Katniss Everdeen from "Hunger Games." Megan Gething, from Rockport, Massachusetts, jumped to her friend's aid in a medical emergency and showed off survival skills she learned from reading Suzanne Collins' popular teen novel series.

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  6. Sailing on a 90 year-old schoonerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    ... and a group of family and friends on the Olad 's first sail of the season May 3: departing Rockland, skimming past Rockport, to arrive at its home for the season - a mooring in Camden Harbor. Sailboats large and small are an integral part of the ...

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  7. Stevens' farmhouse serves as inspiration for original artwork New VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | The Recorder

    ... through the air, carried on a sweet spring breeze that rustled the branches. One could almost picture the famous Rockport painter, who lived in the house until his death in the late-1960s, squinting through sunlight, capturing the scene in bold ...

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  8. 70 artists present their work at Bruce Museum's outdoor craftsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... will be featured at the Bruce Museum's annual outdoor event in Greenwich on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21. From Rockport, Mass., artist Jungwhon Joo, will display this cloisonne necklace at the 32nd annual Bruce Museum crafts fest Saturday and ...

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  9. Fast Forward: Trump, Trump, Trump, arsenicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Boston.com

    Commuter alert: On the Newburyport/Rockport line of the commuter rail, shuttle buses will replace trains between Gloucester and Rockport midday because of work on the track. They've decided to actually put some tracks down.

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  10. Modernism focus at VanderbiltRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | Art Daily

    ... New York City, Davidson worked in a number of the hubs for artists of his era, from Asheville, North Carolina, to Rockport, Massachusetts on Cape Ann, and eventually to Provincetown, Massachusetts, a prominent Cape Cod art colony that attracted many ...

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  11. This place in Western Mass. was named the best small town in the NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... century. Six other New England towns also made the list: Woodstock, Vermont (No. 4); Essex, Connecticut (No. 5); Rockport (No. 7); Eastport, Maine (No. 8); Bar Harbor, Maine (No. 9); and Meredith, New Hampshire (No. 10). A panel of Northeastern ...

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  12. USA Today names Lenox top small town in the NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... attractions including Yokun Ridge Olivia's Overlook and the Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Cape May, N.J., Rockport, Mass., Bar Harbor, Maine, and Block Island, R.I. were also in the top 10, said Spaulding. "We all know that Lenox is a special ...

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  13. MA: MBTA Postpones Meetings in Newburyport, BeverlyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Mass Transit

    ... Gloucester forum, the Gloucester Daily Times reported. The 90-minute forum drew elected officials from Gloucester, Rockport and Manchester, communities with stops on the MBTA's Rockport line. The event took on the tenor of a rally, with state Sen. ...

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  14. MA: Leaders, Riders Seek Improved MBTA PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Mass Transit

    ... six days a week." She and the others were there to protest the MBTA's plan to shut down weekend rail service on the Rockport line that serves Cape Ann this summer to install a federally-mandated Positive Train Control infrastructure system. The T ...

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  15. Katherine Johnson Obituary, 81Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Vermont Standard

    ... three children together, Angus, Jenny and Duncan. Katherine divorced Donald in 1964 and moved with her children to Rockport, Massachusetts. She later moved to Piermont, New Hampshire in 1978 with her son Duncan. Katherine spent 37 years in Piermont, ...

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  16. Commuter rail to Newburyport and Rockport will shut down on weekends this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Boston.com

    The MBTA is shutting down the Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail line on weekends from July 8 to September 30, the Newburyport News reports . A new control system will be installed in the trains during the service interruption.

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  17. MBTA Heads Beverly Drawbridge Replacement ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Construction Equipment Guide

    The Beverly Drawbridge carries the Rockport and Newburyport Commuter Rail Line over the Danvers River in Beverly, Mass., which is located in Essex County. In the past four years, there have reportedly been numerous service delays caused by malfunctions of the swing span, which was built in 1885 and is now more than 130 years old.

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  18. Calls for sanctuary city tags hit blowbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ALL THOSE OPPOSED: Quincy City Councilor Kirsten Hughes says legal immigrants in her city oppose sanctuary status and Quincy officials voted down a proposal for it. The city of Salem, above, and Rockport hold sanctuary votes in the next two weeks.

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  19. Bob Lafrance's Paintings Featured at Carry Out CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | PR Log

    ... Memorial on the Newburyport boardwalk, the Lighthouse, the tower at Atkinson Park with flowering azaleas, and Rockport alleyways. He also accepts consignments from homeowners to do a painting of their home. Doing much of his own framing, he uses ...

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  20. A Morning Freeze Will Finish Tuesday's Nasty StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WGBH

    ... During the storm, gusts of up to 70 mph were recorded along the coast. Barnstable peaked at 74 mph on Cape Cod with Rockport clocking in at 70 on the North Shore. Downed and disabled trees triggered power outages. As many as 52,000 households were ...

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