Monthly Archives: May 2014

Pushing for Newburyport’s Historic Significance (Part II)

The process by which we sift through all that history to find our national significance actually deals with the concept of romance.     Though it’s often too broad a brush, it is said that men want sex but women want romance.         If half … Continue reading

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Pushing for Newburyport’s Historic Significance (Part I)

Don’t get me wrong – I think of the worthy work by Ghlee Woodworth of promoting the history behind the city’s three major cemeteries; and her recent venture of the Clipper Heritage Trail.     I also celebrate the fine work by … Continue reading

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What we desperately need

What would you call a businessman who setup a restaurant, prepared an exquisite menu, lavished over the interior to create a perfect mood; hired quality people to cook and serve; and spent zero dollars to let anyone know about it? What … Continue reading

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What it means to be a citizen of Newburyport

This generation has seen an increasing rise in selfish people.        Individuals who don’t believe they are accountable to anyone or any group and who actually believe they have a right to do anything they want as long as it doesn’t … Continue reading

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It’s time to vent; and I’ve decided to do my part!

Where there is no vision, the people perish Proverbs 29:18 I know that sometimes it’s for the best to just buck up, put a smile on your face; and continue to do what can be done to advance benefits for the area … Continue reading

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Newburyport is all about ‘property values’.

I realize that protecting and seeking for high property values has a dark past and a lot of you who are children of the fifties, sixties and seventies may be uncomfortable with making it a practise.       But those days are past, when … Continue reading

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Caught on Video

Tonight was just tremendous – captured on tape was an interpretive re-enactment of the events that lead to the ‘Waterside’ becoming a separate town from the rest of Newbury.       Newbury by the way at that time stretched to the boundary … Continue reading

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