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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…

Port People: Meet Thomas Burleigh, CFP with CMH Wealth Management, LLC

By Bonnie Zappacosta | October 18, 2019 |

We’re pleased to introduce you to Tom Burleigh, CFP, one of CMH Wealth Management, LLC’s newest wealth managers. Tom joined the North Hampton team in June of this year, bringing over a decade of financial services experience to the firm. We asked Tom a series of questions to learn more about his background and what…

YEAR-END FINANCIAL MOVES

By Bonnie Zappacosta | October 15, 2019 |

We’ve still got a couple of months until 2019 wraps up, but it’s not too early to make some strategic end-of-the-year financial moves. Peter Doyle with Edward Jones in Amesbury provides the following suggestions as you begin your year-end financial planning.  First, ask your employer if you can increase your 401(k) contributions for the remainder…

Port People: Meet Joel Favazza, Seaside Legal’s Founding Attorney

By Bonnie Zappacosta | October 13, 2019 |

With the grand opening of their newest office on Pleasant Street last week and their participation as the Lead Sponsor in the Fall Harvest Festival, Seaside Legal is joining the Greater Newburyport community with a bang! Seaside Legal Solutions is a 21st century law firm that was originally founded in Gloucester in 2010 and has…

Port People: Meet Dr. Clancy of Newburyport Dental

By Bonnie Zappacosta | October 6, 2019 |

The Chamber recently interviewed Dr. Anne-Marie Clancy with Newburyport Dental and learned more about her and her background, along with the dental practice located on Forrester Street. Q: How long has Newburyport Dental Associates been open? A: In 1978 the founder of the practice, Dr. Gerry Hirsch, opened the doors at his home office on…

Cybersecurity Essentials for Small Businesses

By Bonnie Zappacosta | September 30, 2019 |

You hear about cybersecurity constantly; here’s how it applies to you. Cyber threats are an issue for everyone, and small businesses are targets for such threats and crimes because they often have fewer preventative or responsive resources. So, what do you need to know? What is cybersecurity? With the help of technology and best practices,…

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