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Mass School of Law 11th Annual Animal Rights Day

On Saturday, April 15, the Massachusetts School of Law in Andover celebrated their 11th annual Animal Rights Day. The event is typically held prior to Easter, with a mascot Easter Bunny celebration … [Read More...]

Sculptor Recalls the Birth of Newburyport’s Swan Fountain on the Bartlett Mall

About the Newburyport Swan Fountain by Artist Jeffrey Briggs In February of 1986, an ice storm of note hit Newburyport.  The Bartlet Mall "Swan Fountain" collapsed and was damaged beyond repair.  I … [Read More...]

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Newburyport Screening Room Brings in Award Contenders Winter 2018

Movie buffs will be thrilled that the Newburyport Screening Room is showing three award contenders for Winter 2018.  The Shape of Water, Three Billboards, and Call Me By Your Name will be shown in the … [Read More...]

Jabberwocky Bookstore in Newburyport Hosts Author Cheryl Richardson

The first author reading of the year in Newburyport is timed perfectly with many New Year's resolutions. Prioritizing what matters. Jabberwocky Bookstore is delighted to celebrate with Cheryl … [Read More...]

Blue Ocean Delivers the Music for Winter 2018 in Greater Newburyport

Blue Ocean Music Hall will deliver some wonderful concerts for Winter 2018! Salisbury Beach is on a revival and restoration mission, and soulful music is leading the way. With a focus on … [Read More...]

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Boston Museum of Science Presents NASA Film

Who did not enjoy the Martian with Matt D? Take your budding little astronauts to the Museum of Science's showing of the film that sparked a million dreams. Through April, star gazers can see what … [Read More...]

Road trip: Newburyport to the Berkshires Mass MOCA Embodies Cool

The spectacularly located and formerly overlooked city of North Adams has been revitalized through ART—cutting edge, large scale, contemporary art.  It speaks to some of us in a BIG way. MASS MoCA … [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...]

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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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