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Newburyport Parks Nurture Souls in the Summer Sun

There is no denying the magic of Maudslay State Park. It remains the place where I saw my first bald eagle. Magic. Long ago, a friend and I went cross-country skiing through the woods and it was so … [Read More...]

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Slowing Down The Summer in Newburyport

Summer is always a highly anticipated time of year for us New Englanders. After such harsh winters, we passionately look forward to three months of sun and fun.  At times, we put so much energy … [Read More...]

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10th Annual Newburyport Film Festival Gains Momentum

A wonderful local and regional event.  For ten years the Newburyport Documentary Film Festival has presented some of the best documentaries available. They have shown hundreds of amazing and … [Read More...]

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Behind the Scenes Refuge Tours Offer Glimpse Into Nature Conservation

Free Public Programs are a hallmark of the National Wildlife Refuges in Massachusetts. Join a refuge ranger for a behind the scenes tour of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Tour will be … [Read More...]

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Skip SeaWorld this Summer and Visit Newburyport

Save a Whale. Save ourselves. Newburyport offers an amazing array of oceanside excursions which allow you to view sea mammals, sea birds and various amphibious creatures in their natural … [Read More...]

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Museum of Science Boston promotes interest in STEM with Pixar

Rainy day blues? This summer take a visit to the Museum of Science in Boston. In addition to 3D educational film on subjects like Humpback Whales and the Jurassic era you will also enjoy … [Read More...]

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PEM Exhibit Showcases Thomas Benton

On view June 6, 2015 to September 7, 2015 This summer enjoy the first major exhibition on Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) in more than 25 years and the first to explore important connections between … [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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World Trade Center

Visiting Our New World Trade Center

If you visit Manhattan this year 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 horrors of war … [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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