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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...]


Appreciation of the Newburyport Election Process

I have had the good fortune recently to meet and talk to a Newburyport native who has worked at the voting polls for most of her adult life. Janet turned 85 last week-end and has decided to retire … [Read More...]

Local Stories

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Second Sea Festival of Trees in Greater Newburyport

The 2nd Annual Sea Festival of Trees will be held this year at the spacious Blue Ocean Music Hall, on the ocean at Salisbury beach. The annual holiday fundraiser is designed to raise funds for … [Read More...]

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Actors Studio Newburyport Voted Best Small Theater

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...]

Firehouse Fall

Fall at the Firehouse in Newburyport

The Firehouse in Newburyport has a great lineup for this fall. Until September 28, you can view Then and Now.   Then and Now is a collection of photographs in celebration of Newburyport's 250th … [Read More...]

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The Holidays Pop Into Boston

If you have not taken the behind the scenes tour of the BSO this is the season to do it. Guides will show you why this cultural touchstone has enchanted New Englanders for over a century. Symphony … [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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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