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News for Community

Thursday, October 19, 2017
 Audition Notice: "Through the Wardrobe: A Winter Wonderland Panto!"   Cross-dressing, awful puns, and talking right to the audience - that's right, it's time for this year's Winter Panto! If you're 14 or older and you've always wanted to join the Panto fun, join us for auditions on Friday, October 27. No need to prepare anything; just bring yourself, your calendar, and your most playful ...read more
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Thursday, October 19, 2017
On October 23rd the Newburyport Lions Club will hold their annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Newburyport Senior Center.  Since we all know it cost money to put these functions on, the Lions Club is asking for your help. Last year we served over 150 meals and just under 100 delivered dinners. If you would like to help by donating, please send your check to the Newburyport Lions Club, PO Box 545, ...read more
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
       Dear Business Owners,              We are reaching out to ask for help.  We are hosting a benefit for Officer John Schmidt and his family. John is a 19 year veteran of the police department and his wife Kristine, who works for the Newburyport Schools, is a non-smoker who was diagnosed November 4th 2016, with stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer. With her family and two children by her ...read more
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Announcing "Winter Wonderland Workshop" with Mara Flynn!  A Winter Wonderland Workshop! (Ages 7-12)For this year's Winter Workshop, Mara Flynn, one of the area’s favorite drama teachers, will be working with students to develop a winter show that is all their own, to be performed at The Firehouse in advance of this year’s Holiday Panto, Through the Wardrobe: A Winter Wonderland Panto! Students ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
HistoricSt. Paul’s church is holding its legendary Fall Fair on Saturday, November 11, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. St. Paul’s is located at 166 High Street, Newburyport, MA. This fair traditionally attracts hundreds of people from the throughout the North Shore. You can dive into a day of bargain shopping, or bid on unique items at the Silent Auction. Throughout the church are designated areas for ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Dog(s) of the Year Contest  We are excited to launch the 2018 Newburyport Dog(s) of the Year Contest!  This year’s contest begins with applications submitted by excited Pooch Parents. Applications are being accepted till 5pm on Monday, October 30th. By participating in this contest you and your pooch are going to help fund the holiday decorations for Newburyport!  You can complete the ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
           Plum Island Kayak NewsWaveEnd Of Season Clearance Sale !Used Kayaks, SUPs & EquipmentSunday, October 22  40% - 60% Off Everything! *  Well  I'm sorry to say but it's finally the end of the summer and I can hardly believe that we just finished our 15th season of being in business!    I think it's time for a well deserved R&R - to Refesh & Replace everything!  Come visit ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
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Friday, October 13, 2017
  Fall Workshops at the Museum of Old NewburyNewburyport, MA – October 11, 2017: This fall, two workshops at the Museum of Old Newbury will highlight the value of local history from both creative and academic perspectives.  The first, a combination walking tour and photography lesson taking place on October 21st, pairs historic places with opportunities for artistic photography.  The second ...read more
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Friday, October 13, 2017
For the month of October, all proceeds from the sales of Figtree Kitchen's Breast Cancer Ribbon Cookie will go to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. #pinkuptheport
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
News from C-10: October 2017   NRC’s Atomic Safety and Licensing Board rules in favor of C-10Standing granted in case on Seabrook’s concreteThe C-10 Research & Education Foundation has been granted standing following its pro se petition to intervene in a regulatory proceeding regarding the plant’s safety and operating license.NextEra Energy Seabrook LLC’s pending License ...read more
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
MassDOT Highway ADA Transition Plan Public Meetings The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will host a series of public meetings to share the current results of work to update its ADA Transition Plan. This plan includes a review of MassDOT policies and procedures, and an assessment of MassDOT owned curb cuts and other fixed assets, such as buildings and equipment such as ...read more
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    Carry Out Cafe Showcases Talented Duo’s Paintings and Photography in Joint Exhibition  Newburyport, MA, Oct. 10, 2017 – Creativity is a family affair at Carry Out Cafe & Catering with artwork by husband and wife team Derek Laplante and Sara Willman currently on display.  The exhibition features Laplante’s “Prophets and Loss,” recent works in mixed media, alongside Willman’s “In Bloom,” ...read more
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
As part of an ongoing educational series, The Financial Advisors, LLC invites you to join us for an evening with Pax World Management, LLC at the Grog Restaurant in Newburyport, MA.  Headquartered in Portsmouth NH, Pax has been at the forefront of sustainable investment solutions since its founding in 1971. We will be joined by Director of Sustainable Research, David Loehwing, and Portfolio ...read more
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Marueen Pomeroy of Pomeroy Law, will be speaking at the Business Bootcamp Seminar series that will be held at Castleton Event Center in Windham, New Hampshire (Right off of Exit 3 / 93 N) on October 20, 2017from 11-6 p.m. (Networking from 4:30 to 6 p.m.).     She will discuss how to avoid some of the most common employment and HR mistakes made by small businesses in Massachusetts and New ...read more
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
  LEARN SAFE, TASTY MUSHROOM IDENTFICATION Dozens of Edible Wild Mushrooms Found in Massachusetts    Essex, MA … Some of the deadliest mushrooms growing wild in Massachusetts look lovely and taste delicious.  Other poisonous mushrooms are small and harmless-looking.    Yet some of best edible mushrooms are the strangest looking, and eating something you can’t buy in a store can be a special ...read more
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Join us at Mark Richey Woodworking in Newburyport to learn about the company's strong sustainability projects that minimize its impact on the environment, workers and customers.   Mark Richey Woodworking crafts and installs high-end architectural woodwork across the country and maintains a reputation as a leader in environmental innovations. The company has taken many steps to proactively ...read more
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Friday, October 06, 2017
Apply now for the 2017 MA Wellness Tax Credit!   Small businesses (businesses with 200 or fewer employees) that establish a certified wellness program may be eligible to apply for a state tax credit of up to 25% of the cost of their wellness program (maximum credit is $10,000 per year).   Businesses must meet certain eligibility requirements and must apply by December 31st, 2017 to be ...read more
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Friday, October 06, 2017
    Newburyport in WWII: A Documentary by Jean Foley DoyleNewburyport, MA – October 3, 2017: As the number of living WWII veterans dwindles, Jean Foley Doyle has made it her mission to ensure their stories are not forgotten.  The author and historian’s latest documentary examines WWII history as experienced by Newburyporters, both on the battlefield and the home front.  Written by Doyle and ...read more
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Thursday, October 05, 2017
     Essex Heritage Announces New Leadership and Presents Partnership AwardsRegional leaders elected to serve on the Commission and Pioneer in Partnership Awards presented at Annual Fall Meeting on October 4  October 5, 2017 – The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), a non-profit that manages and provides numerous programs preserving and enhancing Essex County’s historic, ...read more
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Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Just the Facts, NPL's non-fiction book club, meets the last Tuesday of the month. October 31st we are discussing "The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code" by Sam Kean.  Novel Ideas, NPL's adult fiction book group, meets the 2nd Thursday of the month. October 12th, we are discussing "The Last Painting of Sara De Vos" by Dominic Smith.  
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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
   Essex Heritage to Host Steampunk Party on October 20!Wind back the clock to the Gilded Age for an unforgettable party at the farm of railroad tycoon T.W. Peirce.  September 26, 2017 (Salem, MA) – Have you ever wanted to travel back in time? Essex Heritage offers you an opportunity to wind back your clock to the Gilded Age to experience an alternative history in which technologies from the ...read more
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Monday, October 02, 2017
       Dearest NCMF community,Today marks my last day as Executive Director of the Newburyport Chamber Music Festival. I am grateful for the opportunity I’ve had to serve in this role, and my decision to leave has not been easy.These past three years have been impactful, growth-filled, and meaningful for me on so many levels. I feel so lucky to have been part of this ...read more
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Monday, October 02, 2017
  JUSTICE ACTION MINISTRY     Affordable Housing in Newburyport: Who can Afford to Live Here?  NEWBURYPORT, MA – September 25.  Pennies for Poverty and the Justice Action Ministry of the First Religious Society (FRS) Unitarian Universalist will sponsor a panel discussion on Wednesday, October 4, to explore next steps in further advocacy for affordable housing in the Newburyport area. The free, ...read more
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Monday, October 02, 2017
On November 23rd, the Newburyport Lions Club will hold their Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Newburyport Senior Center.   As we all know it cost money to put these functions on. The Lions Club is asking for your help.  Last year we served over 150 meals and just under 100 delivered dinners. If you would like to help please send your donation to the Newburyport Lions Club, PO Box ...read more
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Thursday, September 28, 2017
Plum Island Kayak NewsWaveSeal Paddles:  Sept 30, Oct 1, 4, 14, 15, 28 and 29   Don't miss out!  We have only seven paddles left for this season and all of these paddles are out to see the seals. Join us this coming Saturday afternoon - September 30th.   This paddle starts at  1:15 am and is scheduled to last about three hours    All ages and abilities are welcome.  No experience is ...read more
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Thursday, September 28, 2017
FALL 2017 HYDRANT FLUSHING Newburyport—The Newburyport Department of Public Services Water Division will begin flushing the City’s water system on Monday, October 2, 2017 and flushing will continue through October. Flushing hydrants helps to remove built-up sediments that settle in the water lines over time. Beginning in the City’s west end and proceeding east, flushing in residential ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Newburyport Police to Collect Donations for Hurricane Irma VictimsNEWBURYPORT -- City Marshal Mark Murray reports that the Newburyport Police Department will be collecting badly needed supplies and donations to support people displaced or otherwise affected by Hurricane Irma.    The supply drive is being organized to support Essex County Sheriff Kevin F. Coppinger's countywide effort to ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Now Accepting Applications!Site Readiness Program     The Site Readiness Program aims to boost the Commonwealth’s inventory of large, well-located, project-ready sites; accelerate private-sector investment in industrial and commercial projects; and support the conversion of abandoned sites and obsolete facilities into clean, actively-used, tax-generating properties.In its first year (FY17), ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
                                                         New Chamber Member Payway Complete Offers Integrated Payment Processing Solutions  After a complete rebrand this year from Edgil Associates, Inc. to Payway Complete, by Newburyport agency Strand Marketing, one of the Chamber’s newest members invites you to explore their new website at www.paywaycomplete.com  and take advantage of their ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
You’re unique, but is your bag?    O bag – your bag, your watch, your way.   If you’ve walked the streets of Rome, Venice, Cannes, Madrid, London or any major European city over the last few years, undoubtedly you’ll have observed many women sporting sleek, contemporary, and one of a kind handbags, laptop cases and accessories designed by O bag, an innovative Italian retailer specializing in ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
we=nbpt presents...we=nbpt a festival showcasing the music and art created by the good people of Newburyport on Saturday October 14, 2017 / 12 - 8:30pm Hosted by:Newburyport Brewing Co. - Newburyport, MassachusettsAll Ages / Outside & Inside $10 - Tickets Available Friday September 15, 2017 A Portion Of The Proceeds will go directly to providing Thanksgiving Day Turkeys for families in need in ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
                                                                                        5th  ANNUAL SEA FESTIVAL OF TREES HOLIDAY WONDERLAND TO LIGHT-UP SEACOAST WITH 150 TREES, 75,000 LIGHTS, 1,800 SQ. FT. SKATING RINK, STAGE PERFORMANCES, ONE GIANT GINGERBREAD BEACH CASTLE AND A JOLLY MR. CLAUS  Proceeds to benefit the Salisbury Beach Partnership’s Fund to Bring Back Historical ...read more
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
  VIDEO JOURNAL TELLS STORY OF MASSACHUSETTS’ NATURAL WONDER230-mile Bay Circuit Trail Traverses 37 Communities  Within close proximity to four million people in Eastern Massachusetts is the 230-mile Bay Circuit Trail that runs through woodlands, wetlands and historic town centers on its route through 37 communities.  In a personal video journal, Dan and Marilyn Brielman tell the stories of ...read more
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
An Important Message to Massachusetts Families with Children Under Age 9 Diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum DisorderOpen Interest Period will be from October 17th, 2017 to October 31st, 2017The Autism Division of the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) runs a Autism Waiver Program that provides one-to-one interventions to help children with autism who exhibit severe behavior, social and ...read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
Three Northern Essex Employees Honored for Work  Three Northern Essex Community College employees Vengerflutta Smith of Nashua, NH, Philip Wysocki of Haverhill, and Donna Evers of Derry, NH recently received the quarterly employee recognition award for the third quarter of 2017.The Employee Recognition Award recognizes the many and varied contributions of the college’s nearly 700 employees. ...read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
  Corinne McKeown, Seniors Real Estate Specialist and Broker Owner of Storybook Homes, is celebrating the launch of her new book Forward Move: A Senior's Guide To Real Estate And Housing Options which examines population trends and their impact on the housing market and the emergence of unique housing options to accommodate to growing senior population.  The book is an important resource for ...read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
PART-TIME JOB FAIR Northern Essex Community College Office of Career and Experiential Education Invites you to join us for ourPART-TIME JOB FAIRTHURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017 11:30 AM – 2:30PM Haverhill Campus   The Part-Time Job Fair will target all of NECC academic programs, students, and alumni who are looking for part-time employment opportunities while in school. Additionally, it is a great ...read more
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
 Don't forget to reserve your seat for Poe this weekend! at the Ellen T. Brown Memorial Chapel at the Oak Hill Cemetery Your favorite fearful Poe poems and stories come back to life this weekend and next! Music, dance, macabre pageantry and shadow puppetry bring to life classic haunting poems in our revised production of last year's "Poe."  Theater in the Open’s ensemble will explore the ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
   Governor Charlie Baker Visits Whittier Tech for Opening of New Machine Tech ShopGov. Charlie Baker visited Whittier Tech last week for the re-opening of the school's machine technology shop. Left to right: Paul Magliocchetti, Chairman of the Board of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, Gov. Charlie Baker, Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Rosalin Acosta, Lane Glenn, President ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Newburyport Public Library Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30pm. Join Jennifer Hofmann of Jennifer Soaps for a demonstration of how to make your own cold pressed soap! The class will include handouts for participants which will include all of the information you need to make your own soap, as well as soap samples for each participant. Registration is required and will begin September 1st. Register in ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
 Parker River National Wildlife Refuge   A paddle through Plum Island Sound !            Friends and Fellow Paddlers,    The 2017 Paddling Season is quickly coming to a close and we only have a handful of paddles left for this year!  But don't worry there's still time to get in on a few more very special trips.  The weather for this coming weekend is ...read more
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Last year, with your help, we fed over 6,500 low-income families. Please join with your family, friends or coworkers to support The Thanksgiving Project, the largest collective initiative of its kind in our region. Together, we will again celebrate the true meaning of the season by giving and volunteering to help our neighbors in need. For more information, contact Cece Chung at ...read more
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