Newburyport – News Releases and Updates

INSTITUTION FOR SAVINGS TO OPEN A NEW FULL-SERVICE OFFICE IN SALEM

INSTITUTION FOR SAVINGS TO OPEN A NEW FULL-SERVICE OFFICE IN SALEM

Newburyport, MA – Continuing its growth along the North Shore, the Institution for Savings plans to open a full-service retail office at 6 Paradise Road in Salem, announced President and CEO Michael J. Jones today. Pending approvals by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Massachusetts Division of Banks and the City of Salem the… Continue Reading

Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series

Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series

Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series celebrates its 26th Anniversary season This year Maudslay Arts Center (MAC) will celebrate its 26th Anniversary season with a wonderful line-up of concerts. MAC favorite Rebecca Parris will open the season on Saturday, July 14, ushering in a new season with something for every musical taste from Big Band… Continue Reading

Raffle – Dinner for 2 Anywhere in the World

Raffle – Dinner for 2 Anywhere in the World

SPRING FUNDRAISER – First Religious Society, Newburyport FASTEN YOUR SEATBELTS! The raffle winner wins dinner for two at the restaurant of their choice anywhere (yes, anywhere!) in the world. The prize includes: * airfare for two to any major international airport * dinner for two (excluding alcoholic beverages) * hotel accommodations for two nights* TOTAL… Continue Reading

Newburyport Memorial Day Event – 5/28/18

Newburyport Memorial Day Event – 5/28/18

Assemble at CVS parking lot – Pond Street 10:15 AM Walk to City Hall 10:45 –All veterans, residents and families are encouraged to join the walk to City Hall. Leading the procession will be The Newburyport Police and Fire Departments and United States Coast Guard and motorcycles from the Patriots for American Veterans (PAVO). City… Continue Reading

Music, Theater and Community at Belleville Church Benefit

Music, Theater and Community at Belleville Church Benefit

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (JUNE 1, 2018) –– “Days of Our Lives” television star and national recording artist Steve Blackwood will appear with award-winning actress Ashley Risteen on June 16 in Oleanna for a one-night-only staged reading. Local band The Strays will open the show, which begins at 6 p.m. at the Belleville Church, 300 High St.,… Continue Reading

Greenbelt’s 29th Annual Art in the Barn – June 8th – 10th

Greenbelt’s 29th Annual Art in the Barn – June 8th – 10th

Artisan Showcase and Sale June 8-10 benefits Greenbelt land conservation efforts   Essex, MA, May 21, 2018:   On June 8-10, Greenbelt’s Cox Reservation will come alive with music, sculpture, fine art, handcrafted jewelry, ceramics and pottery at 82 Eastern Avenue in Essex. From the farmhouse to the rustic barns, rolling grasslands and walkways overlooking the… Continue Reading

There’s Still Time to Register for Teen Intensive

There’s Still Time to Register for Teen Intensive

Join TITO Artistic Director, Edward Speck, as he returns to teaching Teen Intensive this year. He and Lydia See have an exciting and enriching four weeks planned for students ages 14-17. Explore the roots of physical theater and the intersection of text, movement, art and storytelling. One session only, July 2 – 27 from 2pm… Continue Reading

Newburyport Police Department Commemorates National Police Week

Newburyport Police Department Commemorates National Police Week

NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray reports that the Newburyport Police Department is commemorating National Police Week.     National Police Week runs from May 13-19, and is observed throughout the United States as a way to honor local, state and federal law enforcement officers who have died or been severely injured in the line… Continue Reading

West Newbury Police Officer Receives Letter of Recognition

West Newbury Police Officer Receives Letter of Recognition

WEST NEWBURY — Chief Art Reed is pleased to announce that West Newbury Police Officer Danielle Burrill received a Letter of Recognition for her display of professionalism during an incident earlier this month.   While on patrol on May 4, Officer Burrill observed a known suspect with an active arrest warrant operating a vehicle that… Continue Reading

Benefit for Megan Tierney and Family

Benefit for Megan Tierney and Family

Officer Megan Tierney has been a member of the Newburyport Police Department for 6 years. 1, of which she was a dispatcher, then became a full timer officer and now is the School Resource Officer. Megan is married to Officer Joshua Tierney, who has been on the department for 10 years. On February 1, 2018,… Continue Reading

5th Annual Byfield Music and Arts Festival

5th Annual Byfield Music and Arts Festival

The Byfield Community Arts Center is getting ready for the fifth annual Byfield Music and Arts Festival to be held on June 23, 2018. We are looking for volunteers and ideas, There will be an open meeting on Sunday May 20 at 2pm at 21 Forest Street. Come join the fun! We are also looking… Continue Reading

Expert on Prescription Drug Costs and Programs to Speak at NSC

Expert on Prescription Drug Costs and Programs to Speak at NSC

On June 6 at 7 pm the community is invited to the Newburyport Senior Center, located at 331 High Street, to hear from an expert on prescription drug assistance programs. Rich Sagall, MD, founder and president of NeedyMeds.org will share ways consumers can reduce prescription costs, and insights on how the drug industry and related legislation affect us. The free… Continue Reading

Newbury Fire Department Provides Outdoor Grilling Safety Tips

Newbury Fire Department Provides Outdoor Grilling Safety Tips

NEWBURY — With Memorial Day just two weeks away, Chief Douglas Janvrin and the Newbury Fire Department would like to remind residents to be cognizant of several important grilling safety tips when cooking outdoors.   According to the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services, fire departments in the state responded to 487 fires involving grills, hibachis… Continue Reading

NEF Award Night Winners to be Recognized on June 12th

NEF Award Night Winners to be Recognized on June 12th

The Newburyport Education Foundation (NEF) is pleased to announce the NEF Awards Evening presented by Appleton Eye Associates and Bradford & Bigelow.  The event will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2018, from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Riverwalk Brewing Company’s new taproom and brewery. The evening will highlight the work of our award recipients – Megan Ashe,… Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Special Offer

Mother’s Day Special Offer

Moms Paddle for FREE !!   For all those who wait for the last minute and are still looking for the best possible gift to give Mom on Mother’s Day … well, here it is!   No … not another Mother’s Day Brunch or an American Express gift card! Why not spend some relaxing time… Continue Reading

Chamber 29th Annual Golf Tournament

Chamber 29th Annual Golf Tournament

Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Golf Tournament Monday, June 18, 2018 12:15 Registration 1:30 Shotgun Start Ferncroft Country Club 10 Village Road Middleton, MA Join us for our 29th Annual Golf Tournament, held at Ferncroft Country Club on Monday, June 18th. Groups of four and singles are welcome! Enjoy a day of golfing followed… Continue Reading

Bees, Butterflies Highlight Family Pollinator Day

Bees, Butterflies Highlight Family Pollinator Day

Greenbelt Hosts Kid-Friendly Activities/Education for Gardeners Essex, May 8, 2018 —  Celebrate and learn about honeybees, butterflies and the other pollinators so important to our flowers and food supply with Greenbelt, Essex County’s Land Trust, on May 19, Family Pollinator Day. There is much to learn about these hard-working pollinators.  With kid-friendly activities and a lecture for… Continue Reading

Newburyport Spring Fest 2018

Newburyport Spring Fest 2018

    Memorial Day Weekend Sunday & Monday, May 27 & 28 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Downtown Newburyport Event Description: Newburyport Spring Fest 2018 Celebrate the season in downtown Newburyport! Enjoy great live music, art, fine crafts, food from Newburyport’s best restaurants & children’s entertainment. Children’s Entertainment 10:30am-11:30am- Bryson Lang Comedy Juggler Live Music… Continue Reading

Join Us For Yeat Meetup Corporate Challenge

Join Us For Yeat Meetup Corporate Challenge

 Thursday, July 12 2:00pm New England Sports Park Join us to compete or spectate as Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Industry member companies face off in an “Adult Field Day”-like competition that will test athletic, mental and team-building abilities. New England Sports Park will host this spectacular event that brings local companies together in a… Continue Reading

Local Experts to Discuss Homeless Shelters

Local Experts to Discuss Homeless Shelters

Homeless Shelters Can be Places of Last Resort and Bridges to a Better Life. May 8, 2018, NEWBURYPORT, MA – Many of us sleep comfortably, even on the coldest winter nights, believing that our community’s most vulnerable individuals and families can find some sort of sanctuary in a local shelter. But, do we even know… Continue Reading

Student Symposium to Highlight Historical Research

Student Symposium to Highlight Historical Research

Student Symposium to Highlight Nationally Acclaimed Historical Research Newburyport, MA – May 7, 2018: On Thursday, May 17, Governor’s Academy senior Eli Anderson-Song will present his nationally acclaimed research paper, “A Question of Life & Money: Chinese Prostitutes in San Francisco and American Immigration Policy” at the Museum of Old Newbury, 98 High Street in… Continue Reading

2018 Pan Mack – There’s a Lot Riding on This!!

2018 Pan Mack – There’s a Lot Riding on This!!

Brought to you by RiverWalk Brewing Co &  Riverside Rockets PMC Team. Make donations directly to the Riverside Rockets PMC team here Party after the ride with live music and lunch at RiverWalk Brewing Co Packet Pick-up: RiverWalk Brewing Co on Friday, June 15 from 5-7 PM:  Join the Rockets for awesome brews and nosh while you beat the rush, get your… Continue Reading

Come Launch With Us!

Come Launch With Us!

Save the Date, June 6th North of Boston Cancer Resource website is live! Come launch with us! Launch Celebration Party 6-8pm Michael’s Harborside Newburyport, MA Cash Bar Light Hor d’oeuvres Served RSVP HERE   www.nbcancerresource.org   Continue Reading

Calling All Greater Newburyport Photographers!

Calling All Greater Newburyport Photographers!

We are seeking high quality images for our new website that will showcase our beautiful community. We are looking for various images that are of our downtown area, street scenes, architecture, events, and all of our picturesque surrounding areas like the waterfront, Plum Island, or Joppa Flats, etc…the photos would need to be fit for… Continue Reading

NBPT Brewing 5th Birthday Celebration Festival

NBPT Brewing 5th Birthday Celebration Festival

We welcome you and your family to join us at Newburyport Brewing for our 5th Birthday Celebration Festival. This will be a wonderful time for folks of all ages featuring fresh craft beers, kids games and face painting, brewery tours, live music, and plenty of food! Bring a chair, picnic blanket, umbrella, or a pop-up… Continue Reading

Newburyport Police to Participate in Bike Rodeo

Newburyport Police to Participate in Bike Rodeo

NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray is pleased to announce that the Newburyport Police Department will participate in a bike safety rodeo this weekend and invites the public to attend. WHEN: Saturday, May 5 from 1-3 p.m.   A rain date is set for Sunday, May 6. WHERE: Cushing Park in Newburyport WHAT: The Newburyport… Continue Reading

Cast Your Vote For Turning Point!

Cast Your Vote For Turning Point!

Turning Point Inc. has been chosen to participate in the 19th Annual OUR COMMUNITY, YOUR E-VOTE campaign sponsored by The Provident Bank. Based on the public’s votes, the Provident Bank will divide $50,000 among diverse, local non-profit organizations.   Your vote will help fund our mission to provide exceptional services which teach, empower, and encourage… Continue Reading

Essex Street Inn & Suites Midweek Special

Essex Street Inn & Suites Midweek Special

Save 20% off a stay, any room any day Sun-Thurs the month of May. Reserve and stay at Essex Street Inn & Suites in any room, any day Sunday – Thursday between May 6th and May 24th and save 20% off our daily rack rates. We are located right in the heart of downtown Historic… Continue Reading

10th Annual NEF Open Golf Tournament

10th Annual NEF Open Golf Tournament

The 10th Annual NEF Open Golf Tournament presented by By The Sea Sotheby’s International Realty is right around the corner! Join us on Monday, June 4th at 1:00 PM at Wentworth By The Sea Country Club! There will be a $100 prize for each member of the 1st place foursome and a $50 pro shop credit for… Continue Reading

Upcoming Events With Elder Law Solutions

Upcoming Events With Elder Law Solutions

  Estate and Long-term Care Planning What is a will and why do I need one? How do I protect myself and my loved ones against the costs of long-term care? Just a couple of questions Attorney Margot Birke will answer on May 10th at 2:00 PM at the Rowley Council on Aging. Thursday, May… Continue Reading

Annual Celebration of Hope – Recovery is Possible

Annual Celebration of Hope – Recovery is Possible

Is someone you know struggling with addiction? YOU ARE INVITED to Pelican Intervention Fund’s Annual Celebration of Hope this Sunday April 29th, 1-3pm at the Newburyport Senior Center, 331 High Street, Newburyport. Hear Testimonies of Participants who have found hope and sobriety through funded 12 step programs. Come for support resources info for yourself or your… Continue Reading

You are Invited To Our Inspiring Center Spotlights

You are Invited To Our Inspiring Center Spotlights

  Interested in learning more about the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center?   Please join us at one of our upcoming Center Spotlights to learn about what we do, who we help, and how to get involved!   We hope you can join us at our Amesbury office located at 5 Market Square in Suite 109… Continue Reading

Whittier Tech to Host 2nd Annual Golf Tournament in August

Whittier Tech to Host 2nd Annual Golf Tournament in August

HAVERHILL — Superintendent Maureen Lynch is pleased to announce that registration for Whittier Tech’s second annual golf tournament is now open.     The friendly competition will be held on Aug. 16 at the Bradford Country Club, 201 Chadwick Road, Haverhill.     In addition to a round on the picturesque 18-hole course, the tournament… Continue Reading

The Return of Metzy’s Taco Truck at NBPT Brewing!

The Return of Metzy’s Taco Truck at NBPT Brewing!

We’re BACK at the Newburyport Brewing Co.–voted Best Live Music Venue by the Daily News–TONIGHT!! It was a long and taco-less winter, but spring is here and with it we’re bringing you TACOS and BEER! We’re at the Newburyport Brewing Co. EVERY Thursday from 5-8pm. There’s FREE LIVE MUSIC, thanks to Evolvement Music, every Thursday too! View… Continue Reading

NECC Hosts Fourth Annual Networking Night

NECC Hosts Fourth Annual Networking Night

  Lisa Christine Summerville, the founder and CEO, of Newburyport-based “28 Carrots,” a women’s entrepreneurial group, will be the keynote speaker at Northern Essex Community College’s 4th Annual Networking Night on Thursday, May 17, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott Street. This free event is… Continue Reading

Salisbury Art Stroll on Saturday, May 12th

Salisbury Art Stroll on Saturday, May 12th

Salisbury Art Stroll Free Music & Entertainment Artist & Crafter Exhibitors Food & Fun Free Parking & Admission Free Kids Activities Location: Old Eastern Marsh Trail Date/Time Information: Saturday, May 12 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Contact Information: 978-463-2266   Continue Reading

C&J Adds New, Convenient NYC Bus Schedule For Summer 2018

C&J Adds New, Convenient NYC Bus Schedule For Summer 2018

More Schedule Options Added Between the Seacoast and NYC This Summer Few things are worse than dealing with complicated travel plans and crowds, particularly in the NYC summer heat. As a customer-centric organization, C&J isn’t just concerned with getting you from Point A to Point B. Although we pride ourselves on efficiency and safety, we’re… Continue Reading

Calling all Princesses, Dragons, and Unicorns

Calling all Princesses, Dragons, and Unicorns

WEST NEWBURY — Calling all princesses, dragons, and unicorns — the first annual Fairytale Hayride is coming to Long Hill Orchard this week.  The non-profit Pentucket Arts Foundation has partnered with local farmers, John and Cindy Adams, and Director Rachel McGowan and the Pentucket Regional High School Theater Department  to bring this fun, family event… Continue Reading

Fill-a-Bag Book Sale Happening at Amesbury Public Library

Fill-a-Bag Book Sale Happening at Amesbury Public Library

The Friends of the Amesbury Public Library are having a Fill-a-Bag Book Sale on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Friends’ Book Shop, located downstairs at the Amesbury Public Library. Patrons can purchase a reusable shopping bag for $15 and fill it with books, movies, music and puzzles for… Continue Reading

Join Career Resources for a night out at Vasa

Join Career Resources for a night out at Vasa

Join Career Resources for a night out at Vasa Waterfront Kitchen & Bar to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. You can show your support for our Veterans Employment Program simply by enjoying a fabulous meal! 10% of all dinner sales will benefit CRC Veterans Program. Not to mention having a great time while supporting… Continue Reading

Join Us for our Arbor Day Event at Newburyport Waterfront Park

Join Us for our Arbor Day Event at Newburyport Waterfront Park

As part of our commitment to both the environment and local community, we have partnered with the Newburyport Waterfront Park Trustees to assist in saving the beautiful Sycamore trees you see adjacent to the granite stage. In celebration of Arbor Day we will be demonstrating and using our Arborjet Tree Injection System on the waterfront trees… Continue Reading

Untapped History is Thrilled to Join Revolution 250

Untapped History is Thrilled to Join Revolution 250

Untapped History is thrilled to announce that it has joined Revolution 250 (www.revolution250.org).  Led by the Massachusetts Historical Society, Revolution 250 is composed of over thirty government agencies, non profit groups and local businesses dedicated to the promotion of the legacy of the American Revolution.   Starting in 2018, Revolution 250 plans to commemorate the… Continue Reading

TD Bank Foundation Helps Fund Deaf Reading Program

TD Bank Foundation Helps Fund Deaf Reading Program

For Immediate Release: For more information contact Ernie Greenslade, director of public relations at Northern Essex Community College at 978-556-3862 or egreenslade@necc.mass.edu   Cutline: (Left to right) Melissa Doucette of the TD Bank Charitable Foundation, Northern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn, Rosemary Desmond of TD Bank’s Charitable Foundation and Todd Higgins, director Gallaudet University… Continue Reading

Spring into Art & Color at Newburyport ArtWalk on April 21st

Spring into Art & Color at Newburyport ArtWalk on April 21st

Take a self-guided tour, check out new galleries, meet the artists, and celebrate fresh beginnings Get a jump on Spring at the first Newburyport ArtWalk of the year on Saturday, April 21 from 11-6 p.m. The ArtWalk is a self-guided tour of more than 20 Newburyport galleries and partner sites that can be done at… Continue Reading

Whittier Tech Baseball Coach Celebrates 300th Win

Whittier Tech Baseball Coach Celebrates 300th Win

HAVERHILL — This evening’s shutout victory is a special one for Whittier Tech baseball Coach Joe Boland — it marks his 300th win after more than two decades in the dugout. The Whittier Wildcats beat the Greater Lawrence Tech Reggies 1-0 during today’s 4 p.m. away game. Lefty Will Carpenter, a senior from Merrimac, led… Continue Reading

News From Storybook Homes Real Estate

News From Storybook Homes Real Estate

Is This Your Situation: Worried About Overpaying on Your Next Home? We don’t like to spend more than we have to, so why overpay on a new home? Use these six strategies to help you pay for what your new home is actually worth. Click through to learn how to avoid spending money when you… Continue Reading

Sign up today for… April Vacation Workshop

Sign up today for… April Vacation Workshop

There’s just a little time left to register for our April vacation program — Theater, Text & Movement — beginning this Monday, April 16! The Dance Place & TITO are collaborating to offer a workshop for students ages 7-13. We’ll use a range of theater and movement techniques as we work together to create and… Continue Reading

Newburyport Choral Society Spring Concert

Newburyport Choral Society Spring Concert

HARMONY Saturday, May 5 at 8:00 PM  ~  Sunday, May 6 at 4:00 PM Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High Street, Newburyport, MA Under the direction of Music Director Dr. George Case, our 2018 Spring Concert offers a unique and beautiful program.  The centerpiece is an exciting newer version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s beloved Requiem, complemented… Continue Reading

Spring 2018 Hydrant Flushing Begins April 17th

Spring 2018 Hydrant Flushing Begins April 17th

Newburyport—The Newburyport Department of Public Services Water Division will begin flushing the City’s water system on Tuesday, April 17th and flushing will continue through April. Flushing hydrants help 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 neighborhoods will take… Continue Reading

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Davio’s Lynnfield

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Davio’s Lynnfield

Celebrate Mom at Davio’s Lynnfield WHAT: Express your gratitude to the woman who does it all this Mother’s Day at Davio’s Lynnfield. This year, in addition to our full dinner menu, Davio’s Lynnfield will be offering a selection of Mother’s Day Specials from 11:00am to 9:00pm. Executive Chef Andres Tavares has created a selection of… Continue Reading

Mozart’s Requiem to be Performed by Newburyport Choral Society

Mozart’s Requiem to be Performed by Newburyport Choral Society

Newburyport Choral Society 2018 Spring Concert: “Harmony” On May 5 at 8 p.m. and May 6 at 4:00 p.m., the Newburyport Choral Society will be performing Mozart’s Requiem and other Classical music, featuring 150 singers, 4 professional vocal soloists, a 17-piece orchestra and organ.  For more information, visit www.newburyportchoralsociety.org.   Newburyport Choral Society to perform Mozart… Continue Reading

Merrohawke to Honor Jacalyn Bennett with Strong by Nature Award

Merrohawke to Honor Jacalyn Bennett with Strong by Nature Award

April 11, 2018 -– West Newbury resident Jacalyn Bennett will be honored with a Strong by Nature award at Merrohawke Nature School’s Annual Fundraising Auction benefit on Saturday, April 28th at Alnoba in Kensington, NH. In celebration of Merrohawke’s 10th Anniversary year, Merrohawke board of directors in 2017 developed this award to recognize a member of… Continue Reading

HiringOpen House

Hiring
Open House

Freedom Fertility Pharmacy Hiring Open House Competitive Pay – Excellent Benefits! Positions available: Customer Service, Pharmacy Technician (Data Entry), Pick Packer (Warehouse) Tuesday, April 10, 3-7:00 pm 12 Kent Way Byfield, MA 01922 Continue Reading

Black Swan CC introduces PGA Junior Golf League

Black Swan CC introduces PGA Junior Golf League

As the Master’s approaches this weekend. I would like to announce The PGA Junior Golf League is coming to Black Swan CC. I’ve pasted a link for your children or grandchildren who are between the ages of 7-13. It’s the best initiative of the PGA I’ve ever been involved with the PGA of America. It’s… Continue Reading

Essex Heritage Announces 2018 Partnership Grant Recipients

Essex Heritage Announces 2018 Partnership Grant Recipients

12 Grants Awarded to Local Organizations   April 5, 2018 – The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, announced the 2018 Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Program recipients at the Commission’s spring meeting in Saugus on April 5. Over the next year, the… Continue Reading

Whittier Tech Students Design New Allied Health Center

Whittier Tech Students Design New Allied Health Center

Back row, left to right: Seniors Zach Doherty, of Methuen, and Ryan Mitchell, of Haverhill, junior Liam McAllister, of Newburyport, and senior Iyana White, of Haverhill. Front row, left to right: Seniors Tyler Paolucci, of Georgetown, Jacklyn Verrette, of Haverhill, and Mackenzie Maguire, of Merrimac. (Courtesy Photo Whittier Tech) HAVERHILL — After several months of… Continue Reading

Florence Williams and The Nature Fix

Florence Williams and The Nature Fix

Your Brain in Nature: Why our Brains, Bodies Love the Outside Author Florence Williams to Discuss The Nature Fix Essex, MA – April 4, 2018 — The health benefits of a simple walk in nature inspired Beethoven’s music, Wordsworth’s poetry and even Tesla’s invention of an electric motor, writes Florence Williams, author of The Nature… Continue Reading

Pelican Intervention Fund

Pelican Intervention Fund

“Annual Celebration of Hope” Recovery is possible by living the 12 steps Sunday, April 29, 1-3pm Newburyport Senior Center 331 High St., Newburyport, Ma. Hear: Testimonies of Participants who have found hope and sobriety through funded 12 step programs. Come For: Information for support resources for families and individuals. The Pelican Intervention Fund is an… Continue Reading

Addiction in our Workplaces

Addiction in our Workplaces

The BEACON Coalition is hosting a FREE forum, Addiction in our Workplaces, on Monday, April 30 from 8:30 – 11 AM at Michael’s Harborside in Newburyport. Breakfast and networking from 8:30-9:00 AM, and the presentation from 9 AM- 11 AM. This forum will educate owners and managers of local businesses about how they can support… Continue Reading

39th Annual Garden Tour

39th Annual Garden Tour

Museum of Old Newbury Issues Call for Gardens for the 39th Annual Garden Tour Newburyport, MA – April 3, 2018: The Museum of Old Newbury’s Annual Garden Tour, now in its 39th year, is a treasured community event that showcases beautiful gardens throughout the Newburyport area. Over the past nearly 40 years, the tour has… Continue Reading

Blue Ocean Society Hosts Earth Day Cleanup

Blue Ocean Society Hosts Earth Day Cleanup

Blue Ocean Society Hosts Earth Day Cleanup at Salisbury Beach Salisbury Beach State Reservation- Celebrate Earth Day at a beach cleanup with Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation on Saturday, April 14 at 2:00 PM at the Salisbury Beach State Reservation. Springtime and melting snow often reveals litter left behind or washed ashore during the… Continue Reading

Whittier Students Learn Consequences of Driving

Whittier Students Learn Consequences of Driving

Whittier Students Learn Consequences of Distracted Driving Through Simulation Students from Groveland, Haverhill and West Newbury Share Experiences. HAVERHILL — At first glance, students who sat inside the orange Distractology van stationed outside Whittier appeared to be engaged in a video arcade game. In reality, young drivers were testing their ability to remain focused on… Continue Reading

Pro Anima – Byfield Community Arts Center

Pro Anima – Byfield Community Arts Center

3 Blocks east will be promoting their new album “Pro Anima” at the Byfield Community Arts Center on April 14. Ben Eramo Music and Quentin Calleweart will be joining in so this is going to be one great night of music! Doors open at 6:30 and admission is $15 at the door. The Cat Cafe… Continue Reading

Save the Dates for MassDevelopment

Save the Dates for MassDevelopment

How to Support Inclusive Local Economies April 4, 2018 (9:30 am – 2 pm) Lawrence, MA Inclusive local economies create jobs and provide wealth-building opportunities for the different populations who live and work in the community. These types of economies are often better able to withstand market shifts and disruptions. There are critical ways in… Continue Reading

Celebrate National Volunteer Week

Celebrate National Volunteer Week

Celebrate National Volunteer Week Connecting Volunteers to the Organizations that Need Their Help! April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week! During National Volunteer Week, we celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of those who come together to tackle tough challenges, and build stronger, more vibrant communities. To make it easy for volunteers to… Continue Reading

Chamber Pot Raffle Winners!

Chamber Pot Raffle Winners!

Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry Announces 2018 Chamber Pot Raffle Winners Newburyport, MA – The Chamber Pot Drawing was held Tuesday, March 27th at Brick & Ash in Newburyport. Over 200 people attended and enjoyed southern themed music, food and specialty drinks as well as 13 different silent auction items to bid on.… Continue Reading

Poetry Month in April

Poetry Month in April

National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture.
 
In April, the Amesbury Cultural Council and the Whittier Home Association are co-hosting, for the 3rd year, Amesbury’s… Continue Reading

April Vacation Workshop: Theater, Text & Movement

April Vacation Workshop: Theater, Text & Movement

Announcing an April vacation program from The Dance Place & Theater in the Open for students ages 7-13. Join some of your favorite TITO and Dance Place teachers for an intensive week exploring the performance arts. We’ll use a range of theater and movement techniques as we work together to create and tell stories. 

We’ll begin… Continue Reading

Monte Carlo Night

Monte Carlo Night

By popular demand, the NEF’s Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament has expanded into Monte Carlo Night that also includes casino games. Whether you are hitting the Blackjack tables, rolling the dice at Craps, spinning the wheel at Roulette or going ALL IN for the Texas Hold’em Tournament, you do not want to miss this event. The… Continue Reading

NCMF Spring Concert on April 7th

NCMF Spring Concert on April 7th

The dazzling Bulgarian pianist, Anna Stoytcheva, makes her Newburyport debut in a varied program featuring two classics of the romantic era by Schumann and Rachmaninoff, the irresistible C Major sonata by Mozart, and Bartok’s quirky “Out of Doors,” a suite of five short movements that range in feel from orchestral to eerily intimate and personal. Ms.… Continue Reading

What Are You Doing to Prevent Harassment in Your Workplace?

What Are You Doing to Prevent Harassment in Your Workplace?

Thursday, April 12, 8:00-10:00 a.m. Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank, 63 State Street, Newburyport       No matter what size your business is, Attorneys Michael Palladino and Maureen Pomeroy provide you with information on ways to address the challenges surrounding sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. They will explain the latest developments in the law… Continue Reading

Learning Backyard Beekeeping 

Learning Backyard Beekeeping 

Greenbelt Presents Film, Lecture Series in Haverhill, MA. Up close, bees are fascinating creatures that look like visitors from another planet, a prehistoric insect that appeared on earth 60 million years before man.  Without them, there would be no pollination, and the fruits and vegetables we depend on to survive could disappear.  
 
Honey bees, how to… Continue Reading

Food Network Baking Championship

Food Network Baking Championship

Hello,
 
My name is Andrew and I’m a casting associate working with Food Network’s “Halloween Baking Championship” and “Holiday Baking Championship.” We have had great experience with bakeries and pastry chefs from the area before and want to keep it up! 
 
We are currently casting our next season, and searching the country for versatile bakers and pastry chefs to… Continue Reading

Fundraiser to Help Save Hellcat Trail

Fundraiser to Help Save Hellcat Trail

Help save the Hellcat Trail and improve boardwalks on the refuge! Individuals may demonstrate their direct support for the Hellcat Trail and refuge by ordering a new synthetic plank made of recycled materials that is engraved with a name they designate for a donation of $100.  All revenues generated by their donation will be provided to… Continue Reading

13th Annual Newburyport Literary Festival 


13th Annual Newburyport Literary Festival 


NEWBURYPORT, Mass. – The thirteenth annual Newburyport Literary Festival (NLF) will take place April 27-28, 2018 in various venues throughout downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts. This year the Festival will honor award-winning author Ann Hood. 
 
The Festival’s Opening Ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27 at the Firehouse Center for the Arts in downtown Newburyport. We’ll talk… Continue Reading

W. Newbury Public Health Dept. Provides Guidance on Sharps Disposal

W. Newbury Public Health Dept. Provides Guidance on Sharps Disposal

Town of West Newbury Health Department Paul Sevigny, Health Agent 381 Main Street West Newbury, MA 01985 West Newbury Public Health Department Provides Guidance on Sharps Disposal WEST NEWBURY — The West Newbury Public Health Department would like to offer guidance and safety tips for residents who are looking to dispose of sharps in a… Continue Reading

Haverhill Professional Joins NECC Board

Haverhill Professional Joins NECC Board

Haverhill resident Pati Fernandez, a local development and marketing professional, has been appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. Fernandez, who is the director of the annual fund at The Pike School in Andover, is responsible for the planning, managing, and execution of the private school’s annual… Continue Reading

Metzy’s Cantina Now Has Tequila!!

Metzy’s Cantina Now Has Tequila!!

NEWBURYPORT, MA: Metzy’s Cantina, the Newburyport-based, eclectic and wildly popular eatery at the Newburyport Train Station, has officially transitioned its alcohol license to “all alcohol”. Metzy’s is now serving a wide assortment of Tequilas, Margaritas and a full range of Spirits. Starting next week, Metzy’s will debut its “Lavender Margarita”, the first of its House… Continue Reading

Kleenline Joins Benchmark and Southern Packaging

Kleenline Joins Benchmark and Southern Packaging

Companies unite in combining facilities STATHAM, Ga., January 22, 2018 – Kleenline, a premier sanitary product handling solutions provider, recently relocated its manufacturing operations from Newburyport, MA to unite with Benchmark and Southern Packaging in a new 150,000 square foot facility conveniently located east of Atlanta. This much larger and more modern facility will allow… Continue Reading

Sea Bags Introduces Spring Collection


Sea Bags Introduces Spring Collection


SEA BAGS INTRODUCES SEA LIFE ALL OVER THEIR SPRING COLLECTION (Portland, Maine, January 11, 2017)-Sea Bags (www.seabags.com), designers and manufacturers of handmade items from recycled sails is introducing its new spring collection that features colorful flags representing an international code sailors know all too well and a variety of marine life species. The collection illuminate’s… Continue Reading

New Poet Laureate for Amesbury

New Poet Laureate for Amesbury

Amesbury resident, Stephen R. Wagner, becomes Amesbury’s second Poet Laureate. He is expected to capably follow in the footsteps of Amesbury’s first Poet Laureate, Lainie Senechal. She set a high bar with all her achievements during her two-year term, Stephen feels very strongly that “art may be firmly rooted in the everyday” without compromising the… Continue Reading

Greenbelt Awarded $1M to Permanently Protect Farmland

Greenbelt Awarded $1M to Permanently Protect Farmland

Essex, MA —- Greenbelt, Essex County’s Land Trust, and six partner organizations have been awarded $1,050,000 through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, providing Greenbelt with important seed funding to permanently protect working farms in the Merrimack River valley. The awarded project, “Saving Farmland in the Southern Merrimack Watershed,”… Continue Reading

Local Landscaping Company Manager Recognized For “All-Star” Performance

Local Landscaping Company Manager Recognized For “All-Star” Performance

Amesbury native, Andrew J. Langlois, from SLS Landscape Design & Development in Rowley, MA has been selected as a “2017 All-Star” by SIMA (Snow & Ice Management Association). SIMA is a national organization for education, certifications, safety instruction and over-all information for the landscape and snow removal industry. SLS Landscape Design & Development is a… Continue Reading

NECC Workplace ESL Program Receives Statewide Recognition

NECC Workplace ESL Program Receives Statewide Recognition

A workplace English as a Second Language Program that Northern Essex Community College’s Center for Corporate and Community Education developed for United Electric Controls (UEC) in Watertown has been recognized by New Bostonians (ENB), a nonprofit that helps immigrants learn English and pursue their dreams. The Certificate of Recognition Award was presented by Massachusetts Secretary… Continue Reading

Frank Cousins to Be President of Newburyport Chamber

Frank Cousins to Be President of Newburyport Chamber

FRANK COUSINS TO BECOME PRESIDENT OF GREATER NEWBURYPORT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY Newburyport, MA – Former Essex County Sheriff and lifelong Newburyport resident Frank G. Cousins Jr. has been chosen to lead the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry as its next president, announced Board of Directors Chair Julie Ganong. The selection, endorsed… Continue Reading

38R Merrimac Street, Newburyport MA 01950
Phone: 978-462-6680
Fax: 978-465-4145
info@newburyportchamber.org