Monthly Archives: January 2010

Wind Turbines & Landflls – Unpleasant Distractions

My primary interest is in preserving the treasure we have here in Newburyport.       That means focusing my attention on the ecology of our area which is unparalleled.     Ocean landscape, bay landscape, the Merrimack River Estuary, the Great Marsh and Newburyport’s … Continue reading

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“Ugly Truck” used as a weapon!

I have to tip my hat to Attorney Ronald Sullivan for finding a way to put a stop to an afront to the residents of Newburport.   But some may say I make out the Dark Side as being too menacing … Continue reading

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Daily News is clever!

I am proud of the Daily News.      How do you get readers to snatch up your paper?      Dwell on controversial subjects.   How did they do it today?      They did not gloss over the pure ‘hubrus’ of Mayor Moak’s … Continue reading

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Politics is naturally slippery – i.e. Wind Turbines

One mistake too often taken in politics is to lay too much trust in a particular leader’s lap.        We often rely on their judgement to make things right but alas, it is never that simple.   The challenge for every … Continue reading

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Speaking of Local Control

Our politicians apparently didn’t get the memo about last Tuesday’s election – the sheer arrogance and not listening to local concerns.   Now they want to take any control of these Giant Monsters away from local towns and give it … Continue reading

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Winter Carnival Pictures

I’ve been waiting for the Daily News or the Current or another more gifted blogger to show some fine pictures of the Saturday spectacle.   There are so few things during the year that really brings out the locals that when … Continue reading

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Let us stay local

Newburyport residents if not Newburyport itself seems to be increasingly entangled with state and national politics this year.           We’ve got Scott Brown’s father here on Plum Island and now I read that Keith Ablow is considering a run in the far … Continue reading

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