Newburyport – News Releases and Updates

NECC President Shares Workforce Development Solutions with Newburyport Chamber

By Reception Desk | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

NNorthern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn was the featured speaker at the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast Speakers Series on May 7 and he shared good news and bad news about the labor market. The good news is that, as of May 3 of this year, the unemployment rate had fallen to 3.6 percent,…

Less than Enough: Poverty in Greater Newburyport

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

LCommunity Meeting and Discussion with Pettengill House Staff Wednesday, May 22, at 7:00 p.m. Central Congregational Church 14 Titcomb Street, Newburyport Continuing its Invisible Neighbors Series, Pennies hosts a community meeting on Wednesday, May 22, featuring local social workers who connect with individuals and families to overcome poverty and restore stability and safety. The session…

Pennies for Poverty Port Pairings Competition

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pennies for Poverty will host the Port Pairings Competition 4-6:30 pm on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Event participants will sample savory bites and two-ounce cocktails prepared by some of Newburyport’s best restaurants. Tickets are available exclusively online at https://portpairings.brownpapertickets.com/ or at Greetings by Design, 1 Rear Water Street, Newburyport for participants 21-years and older. Participating…

Theater in the Open 40th Season Launch Party

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Join us for good food, drink and company as we celebrate the start of this very special season — Theater in the Open’s 40th. Featured twice during the evening will be a blitz sneak preview of each production we’ll offer this year. When: May 16, 2019 at 6:30pm – 9:30pm Where: RiverWalk Brewing Co. 40 Parker Street, Newburyport This…

Eastern Bank Chair and CEO Bob Rivers to Deliver NECC Commencement Address

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, May 18, Bob Rivers, Chair and CEO of Eastern Bank, will be the featured speaker at Northern Essex Community College’s 57th annual commencement ceremony, which will be held beginning at 11 am on the Haverhill Campus. In addition to leading Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank and the largest independent community…

Whittier’s Roxann Grover Named Semifinalist for DESE’s Massachusetts Teacher of the Year Award

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

HAVERHILL — Superintendent Maureen Lynch is pleased to announce that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education named Whittier Physical Education and Health Teacher Roxann Grover a semifinalist for its Massachusetts Teacher of the Year award. Each year, the Massachusetts Teacher of the Year program honors an educator who exemplifies excellent teaching in the Commonwealth.…

Lost and Found: Messengers from the Edge Symposium May 17-18 in Newburyport

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Lost and Found: Messengers from The Edge Symposium Combines Plants, Animals, Art, Writing, and Reverence Program features Wool Warrior Margaret B. Russell and Hemp Evangelist Melissa Hankens Newburyport, MA, March 17, 2019 – Paula Estey Gallery (PEG), A Center for Art and Activism, is hosting its first major symposium from May 17 – 18th with two…

NECC Holds 5th Annual Networking Night

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Northern Essex Community College will hold its Fifth Annual Networking Night on Thursday, May 16, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St. The keynote speaker will be Miss Massachusetts Gabriela Taveras of Lawrence. A child of immigrants, Taveras has overcome many adversities including surviving assault,…

Revamped Newburyport ArtWalk Offers Fresh Take on Cultural Scene on May 4

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Take a self-guided tour, check out galleries, meet the artists, and celebrate fresh beginnings Newburyport, MA, April 24, 2019 – The first Newburyport ArtWalk of the year returns on Saturday, May 4 from 11-6 p.m. with a new look, some new participants and many favorite local artists on hand. The public is invited to take…

Sister City Group Holds Funds-Raising Plant Sale

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The fourth annual sale of perennial plants sponsored by the Greater Newburyport/Bura Alliance begins on May 10 and will continue daily until the end of June.  Potted plants are offered at $5 each.  The location is 8 Maple Street, West Newbury. The Greater Newburyport/Bura Alliance, a sister city organization connecting the Newburyport area with Bura,…