Category Archives: Sewage

STOP STEVE FRAM AND CHUCK BEAR FROM RAISING NEWBURY’S TAXES!!!

It is a very sore subject in Newbury – but again, we have some ‘old economy’ believers who think that more residential development will bring in more taxes for the city. But as has been well-documented and published across the … Continue reading

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Newburyport’s Fiscal 2016 Budget Summit, and an extra goody.

The City Council’s Summit on the Fiscal 2016 Budget These last ten days, for the first time in Newburyport’s history (as far as I know), the hearings for the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget were aired ‘live’, they have been broadcast … Continue reading

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Tunnels meet Antithesis!

As I indicated in my earlier post, the scientific method has to be used for us to locate and prove that the tunnels actually do exist. The first step is to create a theorem: “The smuggler tunnels do exist”, followed rather quickly with … Continue reading

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An Odd Duck

It is the human tendency, or perhaps an American attribute; to compartmentalize things.       We like to take ideas, people and organizations and ‘put’ them into categories.     Well, one organization doesn’t seem to want to fit and that’s the Parker River … Continue reading

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A Blast From the Past

Almost a year ago, I did a post on the history of clamming in Newburyport and revealed some pictures of our Clam Purification Plant at Plum Island Point. I made a statement which was more a warning than a prediction: … Continue reading

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Results from last night!

Since the Daily News doesn’t want to give you any ‘real’ information you can use, here is a short report from last night’s ZBA meeting.        Please note that being a concerned citizen may involve a sore bum on a hard seat and … Continue reading

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Ah to breathe the fresh air.

It has been difficult to go beyond the world of anonymity when it comes to political activism which seems to be what everything comes to in the end in Newburyport.       I can’t write letters to the editor or show up … Continue reading

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