Category Archives: Eco-tourism

Tonight is the Night

Be sure that you show up at the public hearing tonight at 6:30 at the Library for the revealing of the first draft of the Open Space and Recreation Plan which when finished will cover 2012 to 2017.       Your input … Continue reading

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Let’s take a well-deserved break!

While some are busy running up and down furiously shouting, “I’m against the LHD!” and still more are lathering their heads in preparation for more tinfoil; the rest of us can refocus and take a breather. IT’S THE EAGLE FESTIVAL! … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money, Part I

Our entire society is run on the stuff.       You may grow weary of the pressure of making more of it by fleeing into government or being part of a non-profit – but you can’t escape it.    The problem is we … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money, Part II

You see, there was a time when Newburyport was very broke.      Of course, everyone’s mind goes back to John Lagoulis’ tales of the 20’ and 30’s but the City also went broke in the early 60’s.    The TV factory on … Continue reading

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It’s Spooky

As you know, I am depressed over the inability of the many to overcome The Curse.        I am weary over a City/Chamber that refuses to inform the rest of the World that Brigadoon (Newburyport) exists.      And yet, as upset as … Continue reading

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So what are they going to spend the money on?

According to this article, ‘Local groups to receive tourism grants”, the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce has just received grant money.     The purpose?      To increase visitors to the North Shore and in particular, Newburyport and to make us a ‘tourist … Continue reading

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So here’s the deal

Tomorrow night at City Hall, the second Committee of the Whole will be discussing re-zoning two parcels on Storey Avenue.     I have already given you the basic notes from the last meeting. Now the problem has been from the start … Continue reading

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