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Senior Center displays vintage menus, memorabilia

May. 20, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Passing by a display case in the Senior Community Center lobby, local residents might recognize relics of a bygone era when a dollar and change could pay for an entire restaurant meal. A variety of menus, ash trays, glassware and silverware from several now-defunct area...

71-year-old man undertakes cross-country walk for veterans

May. 16, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A 71-year-old man, inspired by his work last year at a park where veterans were camping because they were homeless and struggling with addiction, embarked on a 3,600-mile (5,793-kilometer), coast-to-coast walk this week to draw attention to their plight. William Shuttleworth,...

Massachusetts man begins 3,000-mile trek to help veterans

May. 8, 2019 8:26 AM EDT

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — William Shuttleworth has seen the hardships endured by some of his fellow U.S. military veterans, and at 71 years old, he believes their cause is one worth a 3,000-mile walk. On May 15, Shuttleworth, a Newburyport resident who served in the Air Force from 1970 to 1976, will take...