Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bike Wars?

Sometimes its the little pieces in the Daily News that speaks loudly. There is a new bicycle shop in town that offers rentals and is near the waterfront. I wondered if Riverside Cycle felt threatened but when I inquired, they … Continue reading

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Crushed!

I mean – how many abutters do you have to buy to get them off your back? Newburyport desperately needs visitors who do stay-cations. Our little tourist spot has grown up – high-class restaurants, a bucketful of acitivities for all … Continue reading

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Yank those weeds!

At first, I was confused by the Mayor’s brief editorial today – until I realized she was applauding the individual actions of citizens. We often see companies like the Five and the Institution or organizations like the Republican City Committee … Continue reading

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Retraction & Correction

It has been brought to my attention that an ancient posting of mine is horrifically wrong.     This wouldn’t be so bad if this was in some dusty newspaper morgue but my blog is on the Internet.     Incorrect statements can be … Continue reading

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No name calling here!

If a little name calling causes Tom Salemi to make a profusion of grand and intensive posts, then I feel, like Donald Trump, completely justified.    My work is done. But I actually never called him a dark sider.      I said … Continue reading

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A Chicken In Every Pot?

When election time comes, there is always a powerful campaign promise that helps propel certain candidates to the forefront.    In the old days, before supermarkets and our fantastic (but taken for granted) national transportation system; it was the promise of … Continue reading

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A Great Idea

I saw today in the Daily News that the Audubon Society has been consulted over when the appropriate time for haying should be done at Woodsom Farm in Amesbury and exactly where those areas are. This was preceded by a … Continue reading

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