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Recycling in Newburyport – Part I – What’s Going On?

CITY OF NEWBURYPORT RECYCLING, ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY OFFICE 60 PLEASANT STREET • P.O. BOX 550 NEWBURYPORT, MA 01950 (978) 465-4410 • (978) 465-9958 (FAX) Not so long ago, China was developing its recycling industry, and due to incredibly cheap labor and many other factors, sought and paid for much of the United State’s recycling material.... See More

A New General Store in Town

Newburyport by Jessica Harrington As a writer, I like to focus on what I believe will make the world a better place, rather than focusing on the chaos I find around me. Yesterday afternoon, I was on a trip to the hardware store with my boss in preparation for our Annual Independence Celebration coming up... See More

NCM Hub’s 2nd Annual Independence Celebration July 22nd

  July 18, 2018 Contact: Sarah Hayden (978)-961-0350   NCM Hub’s 2nd Annual Independence Celebration Celebrating Freedom.   NEWBURYPORT – The Greater Newburyport Community Media Hub, located at 331 High St, Suite 2, will hold their Second Annual Independence Celebration on Sunday, July 22nd from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This Celebration will host... See More

Nourishing the Northshore: Connecting Through Food

Newburyport, MA When was the last time you didn’t know where your next healthy meal might come from? It is likely that more people in your area than you think have a limited access to healthy and affordable food. Nonprofit organization Nourishing the Northshore, has distributed more than 20,000 lbs of produce to local food... See More

Annual Earth Port Film Festival at Firehouse on Earth Day, April 22, 2018

By Elizabeth Marcus April 4, 2018 Newburyport, MA   The 2018 Earth Port Film Festival, now in its 7th year, is on Sunday, April 22nd at the Firehouse Center for the Arts. It features eight short films, ranging from 3 to 17 minutes, that tell engaging and inspiring stories of people in communities around the world... See More