Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hello, Dog Owners

I know I am going to receive angry blog comments and e-mails but here goes.       THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT If you want to walk your dog and have a place to let your canine friend run free with … Continue reading

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Why Go?

I have posted an important meeting for April 5th.     At first look, you’d think it was a given.      In an effort to stop scraping human road pizza and twisted tangled bicycles off Route One, this effort to pull the bike … Continue reading

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Recycling hits the mainstream

Sometimes getting old is very disconcerting.      For example, my neighbor’s kids were practically just out of diapers when my wife and I first moved into the neighborhood.      Next thing I know, the kids are off to college!       Then you know … Continue reading

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Movin on up!

Well we’re movin on up,To the east side.To a deluxe apartment in the sky.Movin on up,To the east side.We finally got a piece of the pie. Fish don’t fry in the kitchen;Beans don’t burn on the grill.Took a whole lotta … Continue reading

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Which Vision for Newburyport?

Sometimes you can’t outdo great writing – in fact, attempting to do so makes my efforts a faint echo. Jim McCarthy wrote an excellent editorial yesterday on the need for a united vision for Newburyport to confront new developments as … Continue reading

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Historic Preservation is our Vision

Yesterday’s editorial by Jim McCarthy was truly impressive.     He nailed the whole issue of what is before us.     We need a unifying vision from which the City will base its actions and by which New England Development will confidently react … Continue reading

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Woodman Farm & the City – Why it’s a big deal, Part II

Newburyport is the regional envy for so many more reasons than just because it is a pretty historic seaport.      We are virtually ‘spoiled’ because of the unique geography of our area.     Our historic Common Pasture, the nearby Great Marsh and … Continue reading

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