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Amesbury Designated as a 2020 Housing Choice Community

Amesbury has been designated as a 2020 Housing Choice Community, one of only 74 communities in the Commonwealth to earn this designation.

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Amesbury School Committee Calls for Full State Reimbursement of All COVID-19 Expenses

The Amesbury School Committee joined 107 other School Committees in passing a resolution calling for Massachusetts to “guarantee every... more ››

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Supporting Businesses Re-Opening in Amesbury

The City of Amesbury and the Business Economic Adjustment Team (BEAT) have been working closely with Amesbury’s businesses to support their... more ››

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Amesbury Delivers 1,120 Meals for Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels, managed by Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore (ESMV) and based out of the Amesbury Senior Community... more ››

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Mayor’s Office and Cultural Council Launch “It’s Electric” Mural Initiative

Mayor Kassandra Gove is proud to announce a new initiative in collaboration with the ... more ››

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Blog: Our “New Normal” in Amesbury

Since mid-March we’ve been sharing messages about staying indoors, staying physically distanced from people outside of your household, and... more ››

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City of Amesbury Bonds $34,770,000 for Amesbury Elementary School Project and Other City Projects

The City of Amesbury received 7 competitive bids from bond underwriters on Wednesday, May 20th for a $31,180,000, 20-year general... more ››

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City of Amesbury Responds to Recent Police Brutality

Mayor Kassandra Gove, Chief William Scholtz, and the City’s leadership condemn the recent police brutality which resulted in the death of... more ››

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New Partnership with Pettengill House to Create Aid 4 Amesbury Assistance Website

Mayor Kassandra Gove initiated a partnership with The Pettengill House, Inc. to create a... more ››

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Amesbury Receives $50,000 Grant for School Safety

In late March, the City of Amesbury applied for the Safer Schools and Communities Initiative Local Equipment and Technology Grant, and was... more ››

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Amesbury Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19

An Amesbury firefighter received positive test results for COVID-19 on the evening of Thursday, April 9th. The firefighter has been... more ››

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Mayor Gove Declares Local Health State of Emergency

Mayor Gove, with the support of the Board of Health and the Director of Amesbury’s Health Department declares a Local State of Emergency... more ››

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COVID-19 Updates and Information

UPDATED MONDAY, JULY 13th at 9:30am

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Amesbury Police Department Earns State Re-accreditation

Accreditation first received in 2001 from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission

Mayor Kassandra Gove and Chief William A. Scholtz are pleased to announce that the Amesbury Police Department has earned its re-... more ››

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City Completes LED Streetlight Initiative

The City of Amesbury completed the installation of new LED streetlights mid-January, after receiving a grants from... more ››

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Welcome Angela Cleveland as Our New Director of Community & Economic Development

We are pleased to announce that we have hired a new Director of Community and Economic Development, starting Friday, February 21, 2020.

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Amesbury Youth Recreation Announces Summer Programs for 2020

The City of Amesbury will once again be offering summer programs for local youth, ages 3 to 16.

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Amesbury Cultural Council Awards 2020 Grant Funding

The Amesbury Cultural Council recently awarded $12,608 in grant funding to local individuals, artists and organizations through the... more ››

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Amesbury Receives Grant for Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness

Commonwealth of Massachusetts awards $37,500 for Open Space and Recreation Plan

Mayor Kassandra Gove is proud to announce that the City of Amesbury will receive $37,500 in Fiscal Year 2020 from the Commonwealth of... more ››

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City Officials Attend Massachusetts Municipal Association Annual Meeting & Trade Show

Mayor Gove and City Councilors bring back ideas and initiatives for Amesbury

Mayor Kassandra Gove and Amesbury City Councilors recently attended the... more ››