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Ah to breathe the fresh air.

It has been difficult to go beyond the world of anonymity when it comes to political activism which seems to be what everything comes to in the end in Newburyport.       I can’t write letters to the editor or show up … Continue reading

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Nobody’s fault but my own

If you are wondering if someone sabotaged http://www.ppreservationist.com, the answer is technically no.        The saboteur is typing this post this very moment. Since I have to run off to work, It will be fixed accordingly by tonight. Most of the … Continue reading

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Demogoguery, Distortions & Lies

I obtained an electronic copy of the mailer that is being proposed to be sent out. (Or has been sent out.)    They forgot to remove the title of the document and it says on the end of it, “Final Revision”. … Continue reading

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Trails & Sails This Coming Weekend

This happens to be the 10th anniversary of the Essex National Heritage Trails & Sails events.      This covers the two weekends of 16th to 18th and 23rd to 25th.      IT IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT IN THAT NEWBURYPORT IS THE GATEWAY FOR … Continue reading

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Local Historic Districts Protect Our Investments.

Let’s face it, whenever the local historic district ordinance is brought up, we have as Jack Garvey likes to put it, “the Anything Goes Crowd” coming out protesting that the ordinance will prevent them from doing whatever they want.    THAT’S … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Custom House – Whew!

  Tonight, from 6-8, there will be a presentation concerning the book, The Coast Guard in Massachusetts by authors, Donald J. Cann , John J. Galluzzo and Capt. W. Russell Webster, USCG (Ret.).      There will be a book signing and … Continue reading

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The Awkwardness of Being a Politician

One of the things that made me very upset with Mayor Ed Molin is this old-fashioned idea of the noble heart.       The idea was actually widely held at the time of the American Revolution and pervaded well into the early … Continue reading

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