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Passing Plover Perspectives on Plum Island

What’s so special about Piping Plovers anyway? Why is their preservation so important? We’ve been without the Dodo bird a good 300+ years and we’re seemingly no worse for wear. John James … [Read More...]


Photos of Darkness and Light, Shipwrecks and Lighthouses of Newburyport

I have volunteered at the Custom House Maritime Museum since 2009. During these years I have met visitors of all ages and interests and from many places. Almost all visitors, especially sailors and … [Read More...]

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Jabberwocky Hosts Summer Book Signings in Newburyport

Jabberwocky helps us continue our love affair with the written word hosting amazing local authors this summer. Authors of fiction and nonfiction will read from their work and give us insight into … [Read More...]

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Chamber Festival of Newburyport Opens At Brown Chapel

Recently restored Brown Chapel at Oak Hill will host the first event for the Newburyport Chamber Festival on Saturday, June 21. Once used for funeral services it was long out of use until the … [Read More...]

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Exploring the Isle of Shoals With PI Kayak Newburyport

Off of the NH and Maine shoreline (Rye/Kittery) is a historically significant group of islands called the Isle of Shoals. Some of the islands were used for seasonal fishing camps by indigenous … [Read More...]

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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...]

PEM Turner

Turner and Raven Exhibits Draw Crowds to PEM

Unlike many of his contemporaries' work, Turner's seascapes show the many extreme moods of oceanic travel and living. Joseph Mallord William Turner was born in London during May 1775.  His father … [Read More...]

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WaterFire of Providence Has Staying Power

WaterFire Providence(tm) is an independent, non-profit organization providing one of the most recognizable and anticipated festivals in New England. Their mission is to "....inspire the City of … [Read More...]

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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...]

Fight Fifteen

What is Workplace Satisfaction

In the 90's work for the most part was plentiful for almost everyone despite your education level. Companies were proud of their training programs for new hires, many paid for employees to further … [Read More...]

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