Gain an understanding the Appalachian Rust Belt and the Politics of Despair in the 2016 Election. Eileen White Springer, author of “Steel City Girl,” will present her experience and research from her life in Johnstown, PA, where once thriving steel mills are now closed and despair is rampant. Eileen is a policy researcher and analyst in the fields of education and criminal justice. She holds a masters degree in economics and mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University and recently moved to Newburyport, MA.
This free discussion will take place n Wednesday, April 5, from 7-8 pm at The First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant Street, in Newburyport.

Boys and Girls Club’s 16th Annual Spring Charity Auction

March 20, 2017

The Save the Date postcard is out! On May 6, 2017, the Boys and Girls Club of Lower Merrimack Valley will hold its 16th Annual Spring Charity Auction. The theme is “A Starry Night.” For ticket and information call Kathy Webber at 978-462-7003 or email her at kwebber@bgclmv.org

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Fundraiser for Community Food Pantry in Newbury

March 3, 2017

There is a new food pantry in town — The Community Food Pantry in Newbury. It is open to all from 3-5 pm of Fridays…and it has been growing like crazy. The need in our area continues be substantial…and Community Food Pantry plays an important role in ensuring that neighbors have enough to eat. They […]

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Chuck Collins to Speak on March 7

March 2, 2017

Social visionary and activist Chuck Collins is returning to Newburyport on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. at the Bellville Congregational Church, 300 High Street, Newburyport to talk about the themes of his latest book, “Born on Third Base:  A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bring Wealth Home, and Committing to […]

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