Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Importance of Eco-Tourism & Heritage Tourism

We have visitors from all over the country who come here specifically to experience the history of our region and its natural beauty.       Unfortunately, it also is a very tough place to live and if not the most expensive area … Continue reading

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Why Dark Siders are Delusional

Why do I get upset with Dark Siders?      I get upset with anyone who deliberately or unintentionally hurts and damages Newburyport.      I look at Newburyport as a precious and bejeweled city and I get upset when it is attacked or … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Housing, Demolitions, Developers, Eco-tourism, Ecology, Economics, Education, Environment, finances, Health and wellness, Heritage Tourism, Planning, Preservation, Recreation, Restoration, sidewalks, Taxes, Zoning | Leave a comment

Keep Quiet!

When it comes to the sidewalks in our City, until the Mayor has assembled this ad hoc sidewalk planning committee; I wouldn’t mention anything about the conditions of the walkways.      In fact, make sure it’s ‘mums’ the word.   In fact, … Continue reading

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When everybody is a winner!

As an avid bicyclist, pedestrian and driver; I know what the residents on Russell Terrace and on Woodman Way are experiencing.    You can’t hardly cross the highway on foot at the park and ride – unless you want to be … Continue reading

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Some Foundations Lost in Time

Recently, I have noticed that some significant people who helped shape Newburyport have passed away.     There’s this old superstition that great peoples death’s come in three but that is just subjective and depends on who you think is important and … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown, Health and wellness, Heritage Tourism, History, Planning, Preservation, Preservation History, Restoration, Waterfront | 2 Comments

So when’s the meeting?

In this coming week’s edition, an article was posted in The Town Common, ‘Mayor Holaday Moving Forward After Uncontested Reelection’ claiming there will be this special committee to take care of the sidewalks in the City of Newburyport. Quoting Stewart … Continue reading

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This coming week!

Monday night could be a deciding factor in a big way.         There might be a new vote on the re-zoning at Storey Avenue.       There is also a possibility that a vote could be taken on purchasing all the lighting – … Continue reading

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