Monthly Archives: September 2011

Success!!! The Lower Green will soon have its view protected.

Just received this wonderful news! “Essex County Greenbelt and the Save the Lower Green Committee are thrilled to announce that the Campaign to Protect Newman Farm Meadow reached a successful conclusion this week.  Thanks to a larger number of individual … Continue reading

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The Lighting Issue – My Silence

There is nothing worse when talking with someone and realizing they have absolutely no knowledge on a subject. I was at a gathering and the person whom I was speaking with was vehemently opposed to the local historic district ordinance.   … Continue reading

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Historic Renovation – Almost There!

I am often accused of being way too critical but it’s not because I have a tendency to be negative.      When I see something good I want others to know it too. In this picture is 47 Milk Street.      It … Continue reading

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And Thus it begins…

Yes, to some it may seem to be closure seeing the dirt finally being pushed on to the landfill. But I assure you, it is just the beginning.       Once this landfill is completed, the property will be handed over to … Continue reading

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The Little River & The Common Pasture – As Woven into Newburyport as the Bricks!

Kathleen Downey has done a very intensive, detailed explanation as to why the Little River and the Common Pasture are so important to Newburyport and so much a part of our community. Because it all has to do with watersheds. … Continue reading

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Need to get out more!

I’m sorry but I can’t help but make fun of the Children of the Now.       They look at Newburyport and see it as it is NOW and then frown at those who want to preserve our city AND wish to … Continue reading

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One-issue Campaign

Two years ago, CEB did a candidate interview and asked questions that covered a wide-range of local issues.    The intent was to find out exactly what the candidate believed in, what capabilities he or she possessed and what stands were … Continue reading

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