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Be Aware of Social Security Myths

By Bonnie Zappacosta | February 10, 2020 |

To maximize your Social Security benefits and those of your spouse, you’ll want to be aware of some common myths. Here’s one: You should always take Social Security early. In reality, there’s no one age that works for everyone – it just depends on your situation. You can collect your benefits starting at 62, but…

Meet Chris Sava with Hub Financing

By Bonnie Zappacosta | February 9, 2020 |

From business owners to real estate developers, Hub Financing offers unique lending options to businesses of all industries through their vast network of lenders. They sift through all the options to bring the right one to your venture, so you can focus on launching, sustaining, or growing your business. Meet Chris Sava, co-founder of Hub…

Eat. Play. Love. A Newburyport Valentine’s Day

By Elisabeth Hurley | February 5, 2020 |

The month of love is here, and we’ve got a sweet lineup of everything Valentine’s Day in Newburyport. From heart-shaped pink poke stacks and the chocolate lover’s whoopie collection to Galentine’s Night and a Valentine’s Day Family Dance Party, Newburyport is serving up an elevated Valentine’s Day this month to spark that loving-feeling. EAT Brine…

Port People: Meet Ryan and Kristen, Owners of Lolo Poke

By Bonnie Zappacosta | January 27, 2020 |

There’s been a rise in healthy, fast casual dining over recent years with a number of new chains, new burgers, and even new types of food. Poke-centric restaurants are the hot new culinary craze, popping up nationwide, and even in our own backyard. Why? It’s GOOD! The traditional Hawaiian fish dish can be served in…

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…

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