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Woman restores local veterans' headstones for past 10 years

Aug. 20, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

AMESBURY, Mass. (AP) — After 10 years of identifying and restoring local veterans' headstones, Jane Snow is still doing her part to honor the city's fallen heroes while learning bits of history along the way. Snow, a retired teacher and Newburyport resident, often spends 40 hours a week walking the grounds...

5 rescued after boat overturns following river collision

Aug. 17, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

SALISBURY, Mass. (AP) — Five people have escaped serious injury after their boat overturned following a collision with another vessel on the Merrimack River in northeastern Massachusetts. Coast Guard officials say the 21-foot (6.4-meter) Jenna Marie capsized after colliding with the 58-foot (17.7-meter)...

Walking tour opens doors to history of Massachusetts homes

Aug. 7, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Signs detailing the histories of Clipper City homes have been popping up all summer long, and now residents and visitors will get the chance to explore these displays and learn a bit about the city and its people. "If This House Could Talk," an event that encourages residents...

Veterans hospital whistleblower dies following car crash

Jul. 24, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A doctor who filed a whistleblower complaint alleging substandard care at New Hampshire's medical center for veterans died following a car crash Tuesday. Dr. William "Ed" Kois, 62, of Newburyport, Massachusetts, was heading south in Hampton just before 4:30 p.m., state police said,...