Category Archives: Recreation

CPA Project List for 2012

There are $449,000 available for projects this year.         As you can see from the list below, the Community Preservation Committee has a challenge ahead.   Now if logic were to prevail, it might be just achievable, but there is a lot … Continue reading

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Get With the Game!

Taken from some of the statements by citizens, and even by notable persons in our community; there seems to be a confusion as to where our heritage tourism efforts should be directed.    This is important especially with the renewed call … Continue reading

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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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Track them down!

Sorry, you can’t come!      That is, you can’t come unless you get a current member of the Custom House to invite you as a guest!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Every month on the first Friday, the museum (which is closed right now) is opened … 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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Getting a proper perspective from the top

With all the talk about the Common Pasture, the Business ‘Park’, Storey Avenue and the upper Little River Watershed; I thought it would be nice to get a proper perspective. By climbing to the top of Mt. Lavender. After all … Continue reading

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