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Green Expo Shows How It Can Be Done

March 12, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Bill Clary 918-645-7525 Green Expo Shows How It Can Be Done What’s Next for a Greener, Sustainable Newburyport The City of Newburyport is supporting the Greater Newburyport Green Expo on Thursday, April 11 from 4-8 PM, at the Rupert A Nock Middle School, 70 Low Street, Newburyport,... See More

WJOP’s “Morning Show” is back on the air!

WJOP’s “Morning Show” back on the air with Inside Look at HERStory Events; Reviews of “Off the Beaten Path” Books Newburyport radio station WJOP (96.3 FM) is bringing back, “The Morning Show,” beginning Tuesday, March 12th with two news hosts Andy Dear on Tuesdays and Mary Jacobsen on Fridays. The show will run from 8:00... See More

The National Favorite Poem Project

The brainchild of former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, The National Favorite Poem Project was launched in 1997 to celebrate the sheer pleasure of poetry with the public at large. Pinsky called for favorite poems and received 18,000 responses from Americans of diverse regions, ages, and backgrounds. This is the seventeenth year that Newburyport High... See More

Stop the FCC from Defunding PEG Channels

We need your help! The FCC is proposing to redefine what a franchise fee is – and it will radically reduce the level of monetary support available to run PEG access channels across the United States. PEG access channels provide government coverage that allows transparency so citizens can monitor local government actions – something vital... See More

March 9th at 3 pm: Powow River Poets Reading Series at NPL

Saturday, March 9th at 3 pm: Powow River Poets Reading Series. Please join us at the Newburyport Public Library on Saturday, March 9th at 3:00 pm for a poetry reading by the Powow River Poets. This month, the poets reading are George Kalogeris and Jay Wickersham. Arrive early to sign up for the open mic!... See More