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Thankful for the Natural Beauty of Greater Newburyport

I come from a family of bird-watchers, photographers, artists, and hikers.  When I was young, my family would drag me out of bed at six or seven in the morning declaring that we were already running … [Read More...]

Giving Thanks and Choosing Gratitude in Newburyport

November plants the seed of thanks in all of our minds because of Thanksgiving Day. It’s easy to say, “thank you” and be thankful for all of the goodness around us.  But let’s go a little deeper … [Read More...]

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Sea Festival of Trees Delights Greater Newburyport

Holiday fun for the whole family.   Sea Festival of Trees is a 17-day holiday wonderland by the Atlantic.   Open to the public from Friday, November 20th - Sunday, December 6. Get ready to enjoy a … [Read More...]

Jabberwocky Brings Great Authors into Newburyport

Newburyport loves its literary roots. And we love Jabberwocky. There is a steady supply of great authors both local and national who make their way through our unique town. (Thank you Sue Little, you … [Read More...]

Evening Strolls Wednesdays at Maudslay Newburyport

Back by popular demand for the 9th season! Join walkers for an evening stroll at Maudslay Park in Newburyport. Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This moderately paced walk will take you on every path … [Read More...]

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Regional Stories

PEM Strandbeest Exhibit Captures Imaginations in Greater Newburyport

If you tried to visit Strandbeest (Beach Animal in Dutch) on Crane Beach this summer you were probably out of luck. The crowd clogged Argilla road for hours. Everyone was curious, but now through … [Read More...]

Mystery and Magnificence at the Isabella Gardner in Boston

Boston's Fenway still has its own, unsolved, Thomas Crown affair. New England icon Isabella Stewart grew up in New York and Paris.  Her initial connection with Boston came through a school … [Read More...]

Museum of Science Boston promotes interest in STEM with Pixar

Rainy day blues? This year 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 interactive … [Read More...]

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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...]

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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