Category Archives: Traffic

Seaport Village LLC–I’ve got the information

I have most of the information – by the way, thanks to all those legal proceedings, the Planning Office has a big three-ring binder on the project.     Will be getting my eyes on that Monday. I have detailed pictures of … Continue reading

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The ‘Plan’ etched in stone

I don’t know if it’s the journalist strict code of fact-checking but it should not replace or cancel out logic.       Seaport Village, LLC is as trapped by their legal pursuit as the City is as trapped by the horrible 40B … Continue reading

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A Deal Killed by Greed?

Eleanor Woodman gets 2.5 million dollars IF the city re-zones two small parcels.       And I certainly don’t begrudge the deal that was worked out.       In fact, as recently as the last few days, it looked good for the re-zoning to … Continue reading

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The Neglected Golden Rule

“Love thy neighbor as thyself” seems to be a very passé attitude these days.     No where is this seen as in the attitude of some of the Newburyport citizens that are in the area of Storey Avenue.      They don’t necessarily … Continue reading

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On a brighter Note!

The Planning & Development Committee decided on Wednesday to vote 3-0 to pass on to the city council a recommendation to approve two ordinances:                      The Re-zoning of the two small lot on Storey Avenue                      The Lot Width Ordinance … Continue reading

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The Continuing Saga

Someone asked me at the last Committee of the Whole meeting, “Why didn’t you say anything?” Why should I?     It seems like enough has been said and in such a way that great results have come out of all the … Continue reading

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Democracy Works!

At least on a local level, it certainly does.     As much as citizens, city councilors and the general public goes, it can be tedious and annoying.        It can be messy.       And at times, those who have taken a position on … Continue reading

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