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Holiday Happenings in Greater Newburyport and Beyond

Merry Yeatmas! Aunt Millie’s turkey dryer than Plum Island driftwood? Slap on some gravy and choke it down anyway! The kids terrified of pungent, fat men in crimson jumpsuits? Pop a squat on … [Read More...]


Author Will Speak in Newburyport On Kids and Technology

When my son turned 9 a few months ago, we bought him an iPad. We did so sort of reluctantly. He’d already been clamoring for the family iPad on an almost daily basis, as was his little brother. … [Read More...]

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Never Stop Growing With Newburyport Adult Education

Learning new subjects keeps us young, tempers arrogance, makes us more interesting to others and ourselves. Research shows that people who stay mentally active and challenge themselves throughout … [Read More...]

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Newburyport Actor’s Studio Presents Diary of Anne Frank

Recently voted the -Best Small Live Venue North of Boston- by North Shore Magazine, Actor's Studio is noted for their rich, varied programming and extensive schedule of classes. TASN is a fun, … [Read More...]

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Winter Birding in Newburyport

Winter's cold winds bring a number of new guests and festivals to Newburyport and the North Shore. On January 24 the "Superbowl of Birding" takes place all day on Plum Island. (Raindate January … [Read More...]

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PEM Winter Exhibits Highlight Wood Art and Home Furnishings

The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem continues to provide thought provoking and well executed exhibits for curious minds on the north shore and all of New England. Plan a winter day at this regional gem … [Read More...]

New England Aquarium

Always a Smile at the New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium, which opened in 1969, is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million … [Read More...]

Boston 2024

Watching Boston’s Olympic Bid for 2024

" 'The “New Englander attitude', in which slower is better, needs to be changed because the world is changing, especially the economy."  John F. Fish, CEO Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.; Chairman … [Read More...]

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World Trade Center

Visiting Our New World Trade Center

If you visit Manhattan this holiday season be sure to stop at One World Trade Center (also 1 WTC) and the Freedom Memorial. It is important to both remember and educate future generations on the … [Read More...]

women politics

Breaking the Last Glass Ceiling

"Just pray to God. She will help you." Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, 1916, President of the National Women's Party and the founder of the Political Equality League. After working as a key player in the … [Read More...]

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