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Mayor calls for more board members | Local News

NEWBURYPORT — With a long list of vacancies on several city board and committees, Mayor Sean Reardon is strongly urging residents to submit applications to join the municipal service experience. Earlier this week, Reardon announced he is looking to fill current or anticipated openings on 11 city entities, including the Affordable Housing Trust; Board of […]

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Mayor wants new Market Square culvert | Local News

NEWBURYPORT — Prone to flooding when conditions are right, Market Square could be a bit drier in the future if the City Council approves a $655,525 request from the mayor to replace a waterfront culvert. Mayor Sean Reardon requested the City Council spend $655,525 from the city’s free cash account to replace the waterfront culvert […]

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Mayor proposes 3 plans for Newburyport Youth Services | Local News

NEWBURYPORT — The mayor is giving the City Council three proposals for a new home for Newburyport Youth Services but at least two councilors are not so sure they will fly. Youth Services was left without a permanent home after the heating equipment at the former Brown School was deemed unusable last fall. The city […]

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Mayor looks to resubmit Parks Department, NYS plans by late November | Local News

NEWBURYPORT — The mayor announced he would like to submit new plans for the Parks Department and Newburyport Youth Services to the City Council by late November. Mayor Sean Reardon pulled his plan to roll the Parks Department into the Department of Public Services before the council was to vote on the proposal Sept. 27. […]

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Newburyport mayor not ready to lift water ban yet | Local News

NEWBURYPORT — The region began seeing more rain after a dry summer in September, but the mayor is not looking at rolling back the city’s water restrictions just yet. The northeast region of the state is under a Level 3 Critical Drought status. With the city’s water reserves hovering at 80%, Mayor Sean Reardon announced […]

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Newburyport City Council approves $2.5M for Bartlet Mall project | Local News | #citycouncil

NEWBURYPORT — The City Council made sure work on the Bartlet Mall revitalization project will get underway next year after unanimously approving a $2.5 million bond request Tuesday night. Mayor Sean Reardon has been working with the manager of special projects, Kim Turner, to clean up subsoil contaminants such as arsenic, chromium and lead from […]

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Newburyport mayor not sure when he will reintroduce parks plan | Local News

NEWBURYPORT — A day after pulling his Parks Department merger plan hours before the City Council was scheduled to vote, Mayor Sean Reardon said he has no timetable for when he will resubmit the proposal. The mayor’s plan received a favorable recommendation from the Committee on Neighborhoods & City Services last week. But the proposal […]

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Newburyport mayor’s parks plan sent to first public hearing | Local News

NEWBURYPORT — The mayor’s plan to move the Parks Department into the Department of Public Services began making its way through the public approval process Monday night when the City Council voted unanimously to move the proposal to its first public hearing later this month. Mayor Sean Reardon proposed rolling the Parks Department into DPS […]

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Letter: Mayor, say a mea culpa and move on |

To the editor: Mayor Sean Reardon has made mistakes around his firing of Parks Director Lise Reid. Now, the best thing for the city is for him to admit he made mistakes and move forward with a transparent process that respects the city charter. As a city councilor, sworn to uphold the laws of the […]

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Parks Department reorganization a ‘major challenge’ for mayor | News

NEWBURYPORT — Mayor Sean Reardon’s controversial plan to dismantle the Parks Department and merge it with the Department of Public Services has generated plenty of negative attention for his new administration, but it also presents arguably the biggest challenge he has faced so far, according to multiple city councilors. The City Council is expected to […]

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