Newburyport – News Releases and Updates

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…