Monthly Archives: May 2011

Motivation Force

Somehow seeing all the paid-parking lots filled to capacity would seem to justify all the work of getting them established. But the real test was today – half-empty lots and plenty of filled street-parking. That is going to be the … Continue reading

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Visitors

As much as we may hate or love visitors, their presence is vital in a narrow sense to our economic health and in a wider sense necessary to generate an appeal for people to invest money and time into our … Continue reading

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Trail Series: A Special Treat

I thought I would go on about the many layered levels of political goings on in Newburyport (that most of us are totally unaware of), but hey, it’s Memorial Day Weekend.       Time to take a breather, remember our war heroes … Continue reading

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Walking Tours

You’ve heard the classic phrase from the Bible, “And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end”, Ecclesiastes 12:12 (Of which the Jabberwocky, the Book Rack and the Middle Street Book Shop are … Continue reading

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My Humble Suggestion.

Well, it’s better than the pit behind the fire station but yet again, the senior center is getting moved.      With all the mighty plans taken up by elaborate proposals from the NRA Disney-plan to the Cushing Park mega structure; it … Continue reading

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Trail Series: High Street Bike Lanes

When the High Street Bike Lanes were installed, there was such a hullaballoo.       Even though there had been repeated public hearings and many notices in the paper, no one really took the High Street Master Plan seriously.   All of … Continue reading

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Ten Most Needed Areas for Bricking: No man’s land between Old South & the former French Church

There is one place that has true and consistent international status in Newburyport.     The Old South Church.   It is sad that most locals are completely oblivious as to why.     No matter,  Born-again Christians, Evangelicals of all stripes, Presbyterians, Europeans and … Continue reading

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