Are you a Senior Citizen living in Newbury looking to save some money on your property taxes? Volunteering for Preserving Newbury can help save a some money and give back to the community. Working with the Veteran Grave Officer and the Newbury Council on Aging you can save up to $1,100 a year on your property... Continue Reading →
As Memorial Day approaches things are happening around the Town of Newbury. Flags for the veterans’ graves have been ordered, walks around the ceremonies have been and are being conducted, and for the first time ever – veterans graves are being cleaned and reset (if needed). A newly formed group, Preserving Newbury, which consist of... Continue Reading →
During a recent walk through of the cemeteries in Newbury there was something that was very unsettling. Several grave marker flags were on the ground covered in dirt from vehicles driving on them, and there was also several flags jammed in to trash barrels. This is not acceptable. This problem was immediately addressed, and a... Continue Reading →
Spring is in the air in Newbury, we visited this beautiful stone marking the location of the First Meeting House. 1 rod = 16.5 feet.
Thanks to a local resident for sharing this helpful hint. With the use of a mirror and the reflection of the sun, those hard to read gravestones are a little easier to read. You can direct bright sunlight on a grave stone to which may bring out detail inscriptions that may otherwise be missed. The... Continue Reading →