Newburyport – News Releases and Updates

Newburyport Chamber Music Festival

Newburyport Chamber Music Festival

Join us on Inn Street at4:00*pm Wednesday     * Our mailed brochure listed the time incorrectly! Theater in the Open teams up with Auricolae Music Troupe for a FREE puppet show with music on Wednesday, August 8 at  4:00  on Inn Street in Newburyport.  Program: “Rumpilstilskin” “The Rascally Rogue of the Beanstalk” (Jack and the Beanstalk) “Adventure at Granny’s” (Little Red Riding… Continue Reading

INTERLOCKS Named 2018 Best of Northshore

INTERLOCKS Named 2018 Best of Northshore

INTERLOCKS TM  has been named  2018 Best of Northshore  by Northshore Magazine in   five categories: Best Men’s Hair  Salon, Best Massage, Best Waxing, Best  Beauty Products, Best Makeup Selection. This  is INTERLOCKS’ eleventh year recognized as a BONS  winner, along with numerous awards from Boston Magazine’s  Best of Boston and Salon Today’s Top 200. The… Continue Reading

Public Meetings on Waterfront West Developement

Public Meetings on Waterfront West Developement

Newburyport – On August 16, 2018 (and again on September 6, 2018) members of the Newburyport City Council and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting to review conceptual plans for the redevelopment of “Waterfront West,” an area of downtown Newburyport. (See attached graphic.) The so-called “Waterfront West” area is owned largely by New England… Continue Reading

Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier – Celebrating 20 Years

Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier – Celebrating 20 Years

The Whittier Home Museum and Tapestry of Voices invite you to its 20th annual collaborative readings from the poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier on Sunday, August 12 from 3-5:00 p.m. The poetry readings will take place in the Victorian garden of the Whittier Home Museum, 86 Friend Street, Amesbury.  2018 is the 350th anniversary of Amesbury,… Continue Reading

The Impossible Dream is Coming to Newburyport!

The Impossible Dream is Coming to Newburyport!

In 2013, New York businesswoman Deborah Mellen purchased a beautiful 60ft, universally designed, wheelchair-accessible catamaran called Impossible Dream from crazy Brit and fellow-paraplegic, Mike Browne. During the following four years, non-profit Impossible Dream has sailed up and down the US East coast and Canada, offering sails to people with disabilities, many of whom have never… Continue Reading

Temporary Parking Restrictions August 13, 2018 – September 30, 2018

Temporary Parking Restrictions August 13, 2018 – September 30, 2018

Newburyport – Beginning August 13, 2018, the City will be restricting parking within the vicinity of the Parking Garage construction site located at 83 Merrimac Street. This temporary parking restriction, which includes portions of Merrimac Street, Titcomb Street, Washington Street and Court Street, will extend through September 30, 2018. These restrictions are necessary to allow… Continue Reading

Byfield Music and Arts, A Celebration

Byfield Music and Arts, A Celebration

Join us for a fundraising event in support of the Byfield Community Arts Center. The Arts Center is a non-profit organization that is entirely supported by our community members like yourself. SATURDAY August 18 @ 6:00pm LIVE MUSIC, ART, FOOD, BEVERAGES AND MORE! Musical Performances by: Way Up South Greta Schaefer Ben Eramo Doors open… Continue Reading

Visitor Center Kiosk System

Visitor Center Kiosk System

Travelers along the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway experience the best of coastal New England…The 90-mile coastal byway guides visitors and residents on a journey of discovery…through one of the country’s most picturesque and historically significant regions The project entails the planning, design, fabrication, and installation of outdoor wayfinding kiosks in 9 existing community visitor centers.… Continue Reading

West Newbury Police to Host Annual Tri-Town National Night Out

West Newbury Police to Host Annual Tri-Town National Night Out

WEST NEWBURY — Chief Art Reed is pleased to announce that the West Newbury Police Department will host its third annual Tri-Town National Night Out next month and invites residents to attend. WHO: • West Newbury, Merrimac and Groveland Police Departments • West Newbury, Merrimac and Groveland Fire Departments • Massachusetts State Police • Essex… Continue Reading

Newburyport Chamber Music Festival

Newburyport Chamber Music Festival

Join us for our 17th Summer Festival! This summer’s series revolves around one of the core works of Western music: Beethoven’s String Quartet, Opus 130, with its original Grosse Fuge. At the two culminating concerts and open rehearsals, you will also hear Mozart’s D Major quartet, K.499, Shostakovitch’s String Quartet No.11 in F Minor, as… Continue Reading

Hedgehog General Store Offers New England Made Items

Hedgehog General Store Offers New England Made Items

Stop on in and check out The Hedgehog General Store! We currently source over 75% of our gifts and specialty foods are from small New England companies. Come visit our store in Market Square Amesbury, MA for Local Artisnal Cheese, Jams, Jellies, Coffee, Tea, Penny Candy, Maple Syrup, and a whole bunch of other nostalgic… Continue Reading

Summer at Michael’s Harborside

Summer at Michael’s Harborside

Michael’s Harborside has lots happening this season. They’ve recently introduced the ‘Sunday Brunch Buffet’ with four fabulous food stations. The Breakfast Station includes some of your favorites from Eggs Benedict to Cinnamon Vanilla French Toast. If you prefer lunch for Brunch, then head to the Lunch Station for Carved Prime Rib, Classic Baked Haddock and… Continue Reading

Amanda Carr Returns to Maudslay Arts Center Saturday Evening

Amanda Carr Returns to Maudslay Arts Center Saturday Evening

Vocalist Amanda Carr will share the stage with saxophonist Myanna and the Ken Clark Organ Trio this Saturday for an electrifying night of jazz, blues, and soul at Maudslay Arts Center. A multi-styled vocalist/pianist, Carr began performing professionally as a teenager in the rock and pop genre playing in Boston area nightclubs. She has since received critical… Continue Reading

Pentucket Bank Makes Gift to Northern Essex Community College

Pentucket Bank Makes Gift to Northern Essex Community College

Pentucket Bank Chief Executive Officer Scott Cote presents Northern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn with a donation. NECC’s Lecture Hall A will soon carry the Pentucket Bank name. Northern Essex Community College’s recently renovated Lecture Hall A will soon bear the name of Pentucket Bank thanks to a $50,000 gift by the Pentucket Bank… Continue Reading

Get Your Tickets Now – Salisbury Annual Buffet Beach Blast

Get Your Tickets Now – Salisbury Annual Buffet Beach Blast

The Annual Salisbury Beach Tailgate and Concert begins at 4pm on Friday, July 27th, 2018 at the Blue Ocean Music Hall. The parking lot tailgate party beings at 4PM and is $15 per person with prizes for best decorated cars/spaces. The Changes in Latitude Concert, featuring America’s Premier Jimmy Buffet Tribute Show starts at 8PM and… Continue Reading

Enroll in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s (DPH) new and improved self-directed online training program – Working on Wellness!

Enroll in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s (DPH) new and improved self-directed online training program – Working on Wellness!

DPH is excited to offer this FREE revamped training program that teaches employers how to develop and implement evidence-based worksite wellness initiatives, such as a diabetes prevention program, flexible work schedules for physical activity, and community gardens created and maintained in partnership with local organizations. Through Working on Wellness, businesses: Learn how to build a… Continue Reading

18th Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour & Taste of the Port

18th Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour & Taste of the Port

Grab a friend and join the 18th Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour, Saturday, July 28th, featuring sensational kitchens showcasing extraordinary talent, craftsmanship and design. This self-guided driving tour celebrates the rich history of Newburyport, offering tasteful complimentary treats from local eateries while visiting these beautiful homes. Attendees will also enjoy a beer tasting and wine tasting while on tour. Tickets… Continue Reading

Small Ship Cruising in Coastal Massachusetts

Small Ship Cruising in Coastal Massachusetts

Some ports are best seen by small ship. Blount can take you to these 5 waterfront towns, for an optimal small ship cruising experience! Your 8-day cruise explores the history, legends and lore of Massachusetts. Visit mystical Salem known for its 17th century witch trials. Discover Newburyport, a coastal town with a rich maritime history before… Continue Reading

Buti Yoga at The Cure Studios

Buti Yoga at The Cure Studios

The Cure Studios was born out of a desire to break the mold from the usual fitness & yoga routine. At The Cure Studios, they explore fresh – but primal – types of movement that leave you feeling confident, sexy, and free! They’re dedicated to helping women reclaim power through movement & body acceptance. Buti… Continue Reading

Pilates Chair by Moxxi

Pilates Chair by Moxxi

Dorianne Walkama has been teaching pilates for 18 years and is dedicated to helping people get fit, confident, and empowered. With her new invention, the Moxxi pilates chair, Dorianne has created an easy and affordable way to get fit at home for the modern everyday, busy-lifestyle. Moxxi’s innovative patented combination of a spin seat with… Continue Reading

Paul Broadnax Trio will open Maudslay Summer Concert Series

Paul Broadnax Trio will open Maudslay Summer Concert Series

This year Maudslay Arts Center (MAC) will celebrate its 26th Anniversary season with a wonderful line-up of concerts. MAC favorite Paul Broadnax Trio will perform on Sunday, July 15, ushering in a new season with something for every musical taste from Big Band to jazz, from opera to bluegrass, from country to the Great American… Continue Reading

Summer Traditions at Historic Whittier Home & Museum in Amesbury

Summer Traditions at Historic Whittier Home & Museum in Amesbury

It is no small feat to keep a beautiful House Museum and National Historic Landmark in tip-top condition, but the members of the John Greenleaf Whittier Home in Amesbury are working hard to do just that. President, Christina Bryant reports that this year’s projects include the scraping and painting of all three porches, fence repair… Continue Reading

C&J Celebrates CVHS’s New Animal Shelter Construction

C&J Celebrates CVHS’s New Animal Shelter Construction

C&J Trailway’s friends at the Cocheco Valley Humane Society recently broke ground on construction of their new facility in Dover. The folks at C&J are big animal lovers! They helped kickoff the fundraising efforts for the CVHS’s new animal shelter a few years back and are thrilled the construction is finally underway! To celebrate the… Continue Reading

Health Insurance Information for Employers

Health Insurance Information for Employers

Two items of interest regarding health insurance: 1. You may have read that President Trump will be allowing organizations like MACCE to offer Association Health Plans (AHPs). While this is good news, it is not yet available. Attorney General Maura Healey and New York’s Attorney General have each already filed suit against this measure. So… Continue Reading

Supper Club Sundays at Mission Oak Grill

Supper Club Sundays at Mission Oak Grill

You’re invited to Supper Club Sundays! All day, every Sunday: join us from open to close for a selection of our signature entrees and staple salads – for half the price! Join the club and: 1. Pick your half-priced protein. Indulge in our flavorful Mission Sirloin, Salmon or Pollo Sienna. 2. Pick your choice of… Continue Reading

Newburyport Library Life Size Candy Land

Newburyport Library Life Size Candy Land

Families are invited to play a life-sized game of Candy Land on July 20, 2018 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Make your way around a life-sized board through all the candy worlds until you reach King Candy. Collect goodies along the way as you work together! Continue Reading

West Newbury Public Health Department Advises Residents on Pool Safety

West Newbury Public Health Department Advises Residents on Pool Safety

WEST NEWBURY — With summer officially here, the West Newbury Public Health Department reminds residents to practice pool safety and adhere to state regulations regarding swimming pools. “Spending time at the pool with friends and family is a great summer activity, but it’s important to remember to practice safety,” said West Newbury Public Health Agent… Continue Reading

Tobin Eckian’s Artwork on Display at Carry Out Cafe Through July

Tobin Eckian’s Artwork on Display at Carry Out Cafe Through July

Newton, NH-based artist, teacher and musician E. Tobin Eckian creates beautiful, ethereal collages using digital images, pencils and paints, which are highlighted in an exhibition called “Inner Landscapes and Exploring Eternity.” The paintings are on display through July at Carry Out Cafe, 155 State Street in Newburyport. “I’ve long been a fan of Tobin’s art.… Continue Reading

Greenbelt Names Kate Bowditch Next President; Conservation Expert Brings 25 Years’ Experience to Essex County Land Trust

Greenbelt Names Kate Bowditch Next President; Conservation Expert Brings 25 Years’ Experience to Essex County Land Trust

The Greenbelt Board of Directors has announced that Kate Bowditch, who has served in leadership positions at the Charles River Watershed Association for almost 25 years, will become President of Greenbelt, Essex County’s Land Trust. Bowditch, a published scientist and nationally-recognized expert in conservation, helped transform the Charles River from a heavily-polluted waterway to one… Continue Reading

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

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