State of Emergency Declared
City of Newburyport | Cancelled Tues, Jan 27
Parking Ban Strictly Enforced
In addition to the State-Wide Travel Ban instated by Governor Baker, Newburyport’s Mayor Donna Holaday has implemented a State of Emergency for the City of Newburyport.
This includes a Snow Emergency Parking Ban effective now until further notice, which will be strictly enforced with ticketing and towing.
Parking ban BLUE LIGHTS are on to remind residents of this parking ban that helps DPS crews clear the roadways both during, and after the storm.
For updates, please call the Snow Emergency / Parking Ban Line: 978-463-0472 or 978-465-4464 ext. 1797.
If your power goes off and you need shelter, the Salvation Army on Water Street has a generator and will be open 24/7 for the duration of this snow emergency.
* If you are interested in assisting those in need of shoveling, please contact the COA Director Roseann Robillard at 978-462-8650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closings & Cancellations
City Hall and the Newburyport Public Library – CLOSED Tuesday
Newburyport Public Schools – CLOSED Tues, Wed
Youth Services at the Brown School – CLOSED Tues, Wed
Trash Pickup – CANCELLED Tues, Wed (no barrels on the curb, will be picked up next week). In a pinch, a small dumpster will be placed in the parking lot at the Sewer Treatment Plant at 115 Water Street from Thursday, Jan 29 – Thursday, Feb 5.
The Council on Aging – CLOSED Tuesday
Meals on Wheels – CANCELLED Tuesday
MVRTA Bus Service – CANCELLED Tuesday
Newburyport Waterfront Park is positioned in the center of downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts.A perfect green space, Waterfront Park has a great boardwalk that runs along the Merrimack River and plenty of benches to stop and enjoy the waterfront views and boating activity.
As the the birthplace of the U.S. Coast Guard, our Newburyport Coast Guardsmen are responsible for some of the greatest rescues, with history dating back almost 200 years. Born Ready, through intense surf and heavy breaking seas, these men and women maintain and handle several sea going vessels including steel hull boats, a utility power boat and Boston Whalers.
Did you know that there was a gold rush in New England in the mid 1850’s? The Vermont Gold Mining Company was established in 1854 and they erected a crushing mill with crushers, stampers and washers, experimenting with how to separate the gold from the quartz matrix.