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City of Amesbury Provides a Financial Update, including 2021 Free Cash Certification

In early October 2021, the City of Amesbury received news of our free cash certification and a reaffirmation of our bond rating.

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November 2, 2021 Municipal Election Information

The next election in Amesbury is Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 2nd. Voters can vote in-person or by mail for this... more ››

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City of Amesbury Receives U.S. Economic Development Administration Grant for Downtown Resiliency Project

Mayor Kassandra Gove is happy to announce that the City of Amesbury received a $22,500 grant from the US Economic Development... more ››

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Amesbury Mascot Review Committee Requests Community Input

In March the Amesbury School Committee heard a presentation from Amesbury High School students regarding the mascot / school identifier for... more ››

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I AMesbury 2030: Recreation and Learning

Hi Amesbury, Feel that nip in the air? The change of seasons is right around the corner, and I don’t know about you but I’m ready for it!

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Amesbury Fire Department Receives Grant for $2,112,921.84; Allows for Hiring of 8 Additional Firefighters

Mayor Kassandra Gove is thrilled to announce that the City of Amesbury has received another FEMA grant to support the Amesbury Fire... more ››

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Mayor’s Blog: Construction Season Continues in Amesbury

In the Fiscal Year 2022 budget, I worked with our department heads to dedicate resources for much needed infrastructure improvements and... more ››

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City of Amesbury MIIA Well Aware Team Receives $15,000 Grant for Workplace Wellness

The City of Amesbury’s MIIA Well Aware Committee, led by Cindy Yetman and including Alyssa Premo from the Mayor’s Office, Laura Kilgore... more ››

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City of Amesbury Focuses on Affordable Housing

Mayor Kassandra Gove is committed to making Amesbury an affordable place to live, and together with Angela Cleveland, Director of Community... more ››

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Amesbury Fire Department Receives Almost $1 Million FEMA Grant for New Aerial Ladder Truck

Mayor Kassandra Gove is happy to announce that the City of Amesbury received $947,619.05 as part of FEMA’s FY2020 Assistance to... more ››

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Amesbury Police and The Pettengill House, Inc. Team Up to Support Amesbury Public Schools

Mayor Kassandra Gove is proud to formally introduce ASSET – the Amesbury School Support & Empowerment Team – a group of professionals... more ››

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City of Amesbury Adopts 25 MPH Speed Limit

Under Massachusetts General Law c. 90 § 17C, municipalities can adopt a 25 mph speed limit in thickly settled areas to decrease speeding... more ››

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City of Amesbury Renews Comcast Cable License, Negotiating New Benefits Over the 10-Year Term

The City of Amesbury renewed Comcast Cable Communications Management’s license in July, and negotiated changes under the new license which... more ››

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Prepare for Tropical Storm Henri - August 21-23, 2021

Tropical Storm Henri, which is expected to develop into Hurricane Henri, is predicted to impact Massachusetts beginning on Saturday night (... more ››

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Mayor Gove Provides Update on Former Microfab Inc. Site

In 2016, Amesbury City Council passed a resolution supporting the cleanup of the former Microfab Inc.

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Senator Diana DiZoglio Secures $100,000 for Lake Gardner

Earlier this year, Senator Diana DiZoglio submitted a request to earmark $100,000 in State funds for Lake Gardner.

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I AMesbury 2030: Open Space and Recreation

Hi Amesbury, This weather lately is just so New England - rain, sun, rain, sun!

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Amesbury Businesses: COVID-19 Support Update

Throughout the pandemic, the City of Amesbury has worked to support our local businesses as much as possible in as many ways as we could.

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Fourth of July Fireworks 2021: Traffic and Parking

The City of Amesbury is proud to bring Fireworks back for the Fourth of July, in partnership with Amesbury Days. We are expecting a large... more ››

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Lower Merrimack Valley Regional Collaborative Administers Almost 30,000 Vaccinations

The Lower Merrimack Valley Regional Collaborative (LMVRC), led by the City of Amesbury, held COVID-19 vaccination clinics from... more ››