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Interested in local, regional or national history and news? Packet Post is a regular compilation of viewer-contributed posts with the goals of collecting, disseminating and sharing information to further engage the community. Check out the latest news, long form story video and infographics contributed by our members. Press releases by non-profit organizations and local city and schools may be posted on Packet Post. Send to sarah@ncmhub.org  

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Senator Markey Leads Colleagues in Renewed Call for FCC to Protect Community Television Channels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Giselle Barry (Markey) 202-224-2742 Washington (July 30, 2019) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, this week led 15 of his colleagues urging the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to protect public, educational, or governmental (PEG) stations as it proposes changes to the rules... See More

“TRAFFIC CALMING” PLAN- PUBLIC MEETING SCHEDULED FOR 8/1/19

  CITY OF NEWBURYPORT 60 PLEASANT STREET • P.O. BOX 55 NEWBURYPORT, MA 01950 (978) 465-4400 • (978) 465-4452 (FAX) DONNA D. HOLADAY MAYOR July 17, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Geordie Vining, Senior Project Manager, (978) 465-4400 PUBLIC MEETING SCHEDULED FOR 8/1/19 TO DISCUSS CONCEPT PLAN FOR TRAFFIC CALMING AT EASTERN END OF HIGH... See More

Nourishing the Greater Newburyport Community Media Hub

In May 2019 NCM Hub became a member of Nourishing the Northshore’s nonprofit Community Garden. You can read more about their journey here in a previous Packet Post. The garden at Nourishing the Northshore strives to create broader access to fresh and affordable food in the North Shore area. And by joining NNS, we hope... See More

NCM Hub’s 3rd Annual Independence Celebration

July 21, 2019 Contact:  Sarah Hayden info@ncmhub.org (978)-961-0350   NCM Hub’s 3rd Annual Independence Celebration What does Freedom mean to you? NEWBURYPORT – The Greater Newburyport Community Media Hub, located at 331 High St, Suite #2, will hold our 3rd Annual Independence Celebration on Sunday, July 21st from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. At 11:00... See More

2nd Annual Cultural Survival Bazaar in Newburyport Showcases Global Indigenous Art

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jess Cherofsky jess@cs.org Newburyport, MA (June 2019) – On July 20-21, Cultural Survival, a nonprofit organization based in Cambridge, MA, will hold one of its annual Indigenous arts festivals in Newburyport, MA. With 30+ years of connecting Indigenous artists worldwide with local artists and communities, this Bazaar will feature traditional and... See More