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Food Network Baking Championship

By Elisabeth Hurley | February 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Food Network Baking Championship

Fundraiser to Help Save Hellcat Trail

By Elisabeth Hurley | February 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Fundraiser to Help Save Hellcat Trail

Help save the Hellcat Trail and improve boardwalks on the refuge! Individuals may demonstrate their direct support for the Hellcat Trail and refuge by ordering a new synthetic plank made of recycled materials that is engraved with a name they designate for a donation of $100.  All revenues generated by their donation will be provided to…

13th Annual Newburyport Literary Festival 


By Elisabeth Hurley | February 27, 2018 | Comments Off on 13th Annual Newburyport Literary Festival 


NEWBURYPORT, Mass. – The thirteenth annual Newburyport Literary Festival (NLF) will take place April 27-28, 2018 in various venues throughout downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts. This year the Festival will honor award-winning author Ann Hood. 
 
The Festival’s Opening Ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27 at the Firehouse Center for the Arts in downtown Newburyport. We’ll talk…

W. Newbury Public Health Dept. Provides Guidance on Sharps Disposal

By Elisabeth Hurley | January 30, 2018 | Comments Off on W. Newbury Public Health Dept. Provides Guidance on Sharps Disposal

Town of West Newbury Health Department Paul Sevigny, Health Agent 381 Main Street West Newbury, MA 01985 West Newbury Public Health Department Provides Guidance on Sharps Disposal WEST NEWBURY — The West Newbury Public Health Department would like to offer guidance and safety tips for residents who are looking to dispose of sharps in a…

Haverhill Professional Joins NECC Board

By Elisabeth Hurley | January 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Haverhill Professional Joins NECC Board

Haverhill resident Pati Fernandez, a local development and marketing professional, has been appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. Fernandez, who is the director of the annual fund at The Pike School in Andover, is responsible for the planning, managing, and execution of the private school’s annual…

Metzy's Cantina Now Has Tequila!!

By Elisabeth Hurley | January 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Metzy's Cantina Now Has Tequila!!

NEWBURYPORT, MA: Metzy’s Cantina, the Newburyport-based, eclectic and wildly popular eatery at the Newburyport Train Station, has officially transitioned its alcohol license to “all alcohol”. Metzy’s is now serving a wide assortment of Tequilas, Margaritas and a full range of Spirits. Starting next week, Metzy’s will debut its “Lavender Margarita”, the first of its House…

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,”…

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