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Going Green with Organic Gardening in Greater Newburyport

I like the idea of gardening, just not the digging your hands in dirt with worms part. Frankly, gardening can stress me out. Am I overwatering? Why is the plant turning brown? Did I plant it … [Read More...]

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Saving Summer Vacation on the New England Coastline

Time Magazine had a recent cover story entitled “Who Killed Summer Vacation?”. The article brought focus to the sad fact that many American workers have been discouraged or even prevented from … [Read More...]

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Yankee Homecoming in Newburyport Celebrates City’s Charms

Yankee Homecoming means many things to many people. Some love the week long waterfront concerts (July 26-August 1 this year). Others anticipate the wonderful fireworks (August 1) or the quirky … [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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Theater In The Open Brings Pied Piper to Maudslay in Newburyport

Nonprofit group -Theater in the Open- has a great schedule for Summer 2015. Each weekend, May 30-June 21, at 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays bring the family and or dog to the PIED PIPERS PARADE. Free … [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...]

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Olympic Bid Itself Will Galvanize City

A recent opinion column in the Globe by Dan Doctoroff highlights the advantages of simply pursuing a goal of Olympic greatness in Boston. Doctoroff led New York's bid against eventual winner London … [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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