Category Archives: Waterfront

It’s too funny!

Now you all know that I am not getting upset or concerned about MassDevelopment and the NRA.       Nothing’s going to happen until the parking garage goes in.  And nothing is going to happen regardless of anyone’s plans until the soil … 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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Tracking down the culprit

As the vote approaches tonight on the re-zoning of two Storey Avenue lots; it might be good to clarify a few things.     There is a lot of anger out there against CVS.    It comes from the feeling that a large … Continue reading

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Selective Memory

Ralph Ayers, competing in the arena of old memories against the likes of Joe Callahan and John Lagoulis, has decided rather to wade into local politics.     Unfortunately, it seems that he has decided to leave out the historical details and … 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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Who is the Chamber working for?

Now supposedly the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce is working for the collective businesses in not just the City but in the surrounding areas which includes the Lord Timothy Dexter Industrial Park.    Now to show its fealty with the Downtown retail … Continue reading

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A Gentle Jab

Now one thing I can’t stand are talking heads that get on the air right after the Governor or the President has a major speech.     By the time they’re done ‘interpreting’, they inform us all that what the speaker was … Continue reading

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