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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jess Cherofsky 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

Tobin Bridge / Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project begins April 1, 2019

Beginning April 1, 2019, MassDOT will undertake work on the Tobin Bridge / Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project, including lane reductions. These reductions will begin on April 1 northbound and will extend to include southbound in late April/early May. Combined, these structures carry more than 63,000 drivers on Route 1 through Chelsea and over the Mystic... See More

Tobin Bridge Project – information meeting in Newburyport – March 25th

Monday, March 25, 2019 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Newburyport City Hall, 60 Pleasant St., Newburyport, MA 01950 Overview of Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project – public information meeting #5 The purpose of this public meeting is to provide Chelsea and North Shore residents and bridge users with an opportunity to become fully acquainted... See More


Newburyport – The Newburyport Yard Waste Facility is opening for regular seasonal hours on Tuesday, April 2, at 7:30 AM. Please drop off material only when the facility is open. The Yard Waste Facility operates seasonally between April and December, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM. There is a pile for leaves,... See More