Category Archives: Travel

Beating a dead horse

This entire garage negotiation is extremely complicated.      Councilor Cronin has given all of us an excellent glimpse and superb update on the present situation with his blog insert.     If you really want to know (instead of anecdotal information from your friends … Continue reading

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It’s Working!

Okay, let’s rephrase that: it’s working if we all chip in together.        As I indicated in today’s Daily News article, The History of Yankee Homecoming, which I have in it’s ‘unabridged’ version here; the whole point of Yankee Homecoming is … Continue reading

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Tips on whale watching

I figure since more and more non-locals are sneaking views on my blog and website who are making plans to come to Newburyport; it might be a good thing to give some tips on things to do and enjoy in our area. … 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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If only they knew!

I was riding my bike this last weekend on the Clipper City Rail Trail when I spotted a pair of golden eagles flying with massive wings over the ‘business park’ (same place, different name).    I was amazed at the bird’s … Continue reading

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An Excellent Opportunity!

We forget that the Greater Newburyport Area and in particular points west and east of the city really put the ‘England’ into New England.     Aside from the funny pronunciations of our cities and towns; the area is a tribute to the English … Continue reading

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