Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fear and Intimidation on the campaign Trail

I didn’t think I had that much political power – but everyone seems to be sweating bullets to appear ‘above board’ and not being found to be playing dirty politics.       All I did was send out a simple blog that … Continue reading

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It’s Halloween – Let’s take a break from politiking!

Halloween is a very special time for Newburyport.       It’s not sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the City government is only lightly involved in some policing and no one organization is out there sponsoring! And yet, the city is spontaneous … Continue reading

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This is the chance to review the forums that have been presented to the citizens of Newburyport

We now have all the audio-video opportunities played out in Newburyport to help the citizens make an informed decision on election day.   Due to a snafu, many could not watch the debate at the Nock School because it was supposed to … Continue reading

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The Radio Forum with All Nine (9) Candidates !

For those not familiar with the Local Pulse radio show, here is the direct link and podcast with all the participants involved. -P. Preservationist

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The P. Preservationist – My Endorsements

Historic Preservation is the single, most important issue in our city.       It fuels our affluence, our schools and our quality of life.      When it comes to our economy,  the restaurants and shops downtown depend on it.     Our real estate industry lives … Continue reading

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CEB City Council Candidate Interviews

Before everyone sees it posted in the Newburyport Daily News, I thought I would give my readers a jump start on watching these candidate interviews.          It really is the very best way to get to know someone who is running … Continue reading

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C’est fini!

The CEB Interviews are done – and are presently being scheduled for cable and uploaded to the Internet. I can now take off the CEB hat and return to be the P. Preservationist.       It has been exhausting having to be … Continue reading

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Why the Silence

Perhaps you have noticed that I haven’t been doing too much blogging of late.      That’s because I have been busy with the CEB Candidate Interviews.      For several election cycles and including the state rep races; Citizens for Environmental Balance has … Continue reading

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Autumn Foliage Drives & Hikes

Sorry for the late notice, but as you can see from this Foliage Guide, the leaves are at peak literally next door just a little inland.         So those with opportunity, GET OUT THERE!      Those who hesitate will lose out until next … Continue reading

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The Situation hasn’t changed much!

Some philosophers claim that the person you were at any point in the past is not the same person you are today; you viewpoints change, your environment may change giving you an entirely different perspective on life and who you are … Continue reading

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