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Sports, Football and Role Models in Newburyport

I love football. I never thought I would say that, but I do. The sound of Monday Night football’s “Are you ready for some football?” and the brass fanfare cued up for other games makes me happy. It makes me want to pop popcorn, grab my favorite blankie and curl up on the couch to cheer for the … [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 was commission to provide a new sculpture.  But first, a little history about the Pond on Bartlett … [Read more...]

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