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Port People: Meet Rachel Deschamps with Radiant U Esthetics

By Bonnie Zappacosta | January 19, 2020 |

Winter weather means your skin needs more attention. The cold temps and low humidity both outside and inside make skin dehydrated and deprived, calling for more focus on skincare. So, what can you do about this? Enter Rachel with Radiant U, one of our newest members. We interviewed Rachel to find out more about her…

Off to a Healthy Start

By Bonnie Zappacosta | January 13, 2020 |

The new year is brimming with opportunity for a fresh and healthy start, and we’ve got member businesses waiting on deck to help make this your best year yet! As we flip the calendar into a new year, wellness takes center stage as we make our resolutions and set out into a new chapter. Whether…

Port People: Meet Bill Cooper of Blue Ribbon Water

By Bonnie Zappacosta | January 6, 2020 |

Our first member interview of 2020 sets the tone for a refreshing and healthy start to the New Year. Bill Cooper of Blue Ribbon Water, a local water purification company, talks about how he and business partner Mary Gene Tuthill Clavin started Blue Ribbon Water out of concern for a clean water supply into their…

How Will You Ring in the New Year?

By Bonnie Zappacosta | December 30, 2019 |

With a brand new year just around the corner, do you know how you will be spending your holiday—will you be traveling or gathering in Times Square to watch the ball drop or staying put in our charming coastal town and grabbing a bite at a local eatery? If you’re staying local, we have collected…

A Holiday Message for You

By Bonnie Zappacosta | December 22, 2019 |

To all of our members, volunteers, and supporters, we wish you Happy Holidays. We hope that you are able to spend time enjoying this season with your nearest and dearest. We have had a wonderful holiday season in Greater Newburyport and are appreciative of all the support we have had in this year’s new 501(c)(3)…

Port People: Meet BareWolf Brewing

By Bonnie Zappacosta | November 10, 2019 |

Let us introduce you to one of our newest members, BareWolf Brewing! If you’re looking for your next happy hour spot or in search of a hip holiday party location, check out their taproom in Amesbury and try some of their ever-changing selection of brews. We interviewed one of the owners, Paul Bareford, to get…

Port People: Meet Matthew Byrnes with DaMore Law

By Bonnie Zappacosta | November 4, 2019 |

With nearly 20 years of experience practicing law, we interviewed Matthew to get to know more about his expertise and specialties at DaMore Law. We also wanted to know more about Matthew outside of the firm: Find out what instrument he plays, his biggest accomplishment, and his advice to aspiring attorneys. Q: When did you…

HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

By Bonnie Zappacosta | October 27, 2019 |

“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen. The moon laughs and whispers, ’tis near Halloween.” The spookiness continues through Thursday as Halloween night creeps toward us. Enjoy more thrills at member events this week around Newboooryport! Newburyport Library’s Halloween Craft – Join the Newburyport Library on Tuesday, October 29 from 3:00pm – 4:30pm…

Port People: Meet Dr. John Hein with Pentucket Medical

By Bonnie Zappacosta | October 27, 2019 |

More and more Americans say they are suffering from allergies every year. With an increase of occurrences, food allergies are on the rise affecting nearly 5% of adults and 8% of children, according to the National Institutes of Health. Whether your system is triggered by food allergies, seasonal environmental pollens, asthma, insect bites or medications,…

Letter from the President

By Bonnie Zappacosta | October 19, 2019 |

Newburyport is the essence of charm. Our small coastal town is blessed with historic appeal, magnificent waterways and beaches, performing arts centers, and a downtown with excellent restaurants and shops. But something is missing. We have a marina area in great need of improvement—the 5.7 acres owned by New England Development with the potential of…

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