Category Archives: Wildlife

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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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 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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The View from an Optimist

I am an optimist. I know, I know – you would think someone as acerbic as P. Preservationist  would be either a realist or a real killjoy at a party with all that negativity.       All you have to do is … 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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Our Other Neglected Minority

Bald Eagles get all the limelight.      If you have ever seen one flying along or as I spotted, effortlessly swoop down and grab a fish with its mighty talons, it just makes your heart skip.      And if you have been … Continue reading

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Recap for Wednesday

The 18th is coming up fast so I thought it would be good to go over the points that were covered during the Committee of the Whole’s meeting on Storey Avenue.    Unlike the regular city council meetings, these were not … Continue reading

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