Newburyport – News Releases and Updates

Kleenline Joins Benchmark and Southern Packaging

By Elisabeth Hurley | January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on 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…

Sea Bags Introduces Spring Collection


By Elisabeth Hurley | January 11, 2018 | Comments Off on 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…

New Poet Laureate for Amesbury

By Elisabeth Hurley | January 9, 2018 | Comments Off on 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…

Greenbelt Awarded $1M to Permanently Protect Farmland

By Elisabeth Hurley | January 4, 2018 | Comments Off on 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,”…

Local Landscaping Company Manager Recognized For "All-Star" Performance

By Elisabeth Hurley | December 18, 2017 | Comments Off on 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…

NECC Workplace ESL Program Receives Statewide Recognition

By Elisabeth Hurley | December 18, 2017 | Comments Off on 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…

Frank Cousins to Be President of Newburyport Chamber

By Elisabeth Hurley | December 18, 2017 | Comments Off on 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…