Monthly Archives: January 2010

Stretch it a bit

Councilor Cameron has announced that a meeting is scheduled this Thursday at 6:00 concerning the 51 Bus.       The Councilor would like as many people as possible to come and give some input as to route changes and service issues. … Continue reading

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Just a Reminder

Just a reminder that even though there is no joint meeting with the City Council and the Planning Board on the Wind Energy Ordinance, all bets are off!!!   If concerned citizens don’t take the initiative to send letters to … Continue reading

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A Walking Tour of Newburyport

I started P. Preservationist because of an Internet problem.     When the Newburyport Preservation Trust (NPT) was just getting started, their website was hosted on another site which had limited memory.      After some exciting notices, they ran out of pages and … Continue reading

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God is finally gracious – Winter Festival is on!

What a perfect day tomorrow, 34 degrees (for comfort), grounds blanketed by snow and the ice firm and safe.   I expect lots of perfect pictures taken by local photographers.    It’s going to be sunny too!   -P. Preservationist

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Political Drama Unfolds

  Right now as The Current, the Daily News and the Town Common are preparing to sit back and take a long-deserved snooze after all the excitement from the Brown-Coakley vote, forces are furiously working to destroy the very character … Continue reading

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The Reason!

Okay, I held my tongue!   According to Ed Cameron,   "Since all pending matters at the end of the session essentially ‘die’ per the Council’s rules, these matters were resubmitted in the new session at our first meeting on … Continue reading

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Touting Myths about Local Historic Districts

“Historic designation will reduce my property values.”   Just this last week I heard this myth touted by a local architect.   Joseph Goebbels was a great propagandist for the Nazis.     As much as they failed militarily, they still had … Continue reading

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