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Ward 3 and City Update January 27, 2016

There is much going on here in our city, here are some of the more newsworthy items that are occurring now: Last evening (1/26) the ZBA met on several high profile issues to a packed gallery of neighbors and residents. The 77 Lime Street project was the keynote agenda item.

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Ward 3 and City Update November 17, 2015

The City Council held a special meeting last night (11/17/15) in which the Mayor, Planning Director and City Auditor presented information regarding the parking garage; the so-called Inter-Modal Transit Facility.

MBTAStation

Ward 3 and City Update September 15, 2015

The taxpayers and residents of Newburyport deserve information in a timely manner. So to move in that direction the City Council passed a “snow plan” order which I sponsored.

boats

Ward 3 and City Update August 11, 2015

The old saying in politics is that nobody comes away from the tabled full. That was the case last night at City Council meeting. A series of orders, resolutions and transfers, all waterfront related were addressed.

Plumb Island Sign

Ward 3 and City Update April 30, 2015

Obviously, with the record snowfall we were hit with and the issues that arose on Plum Island and else where (roof collapses etc.) winter is still on our collective minds.

Cushing Park

Ward 3 and City Update April 9, 2015

I have submitted an order pertaining to Cushing Park and protecting it from development. Once this is in committee and BEFORE any voting I will have a community meeting to garner input to needs and wants.

shovel

Ward 3 and City Update February 13, 2015

Saying that snow issues have dominated life around here in the past few weeks just might be the understatement of the year. I have received numerous Emails, calls and texts about snow removal issues in Ward 3

bus

Ward 3 and City Update December 16, 2014

The City, New England Development (NED) and the Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (MVRTA) are in negotiations for a joint effort parking garage between Titcomb and Market Streets.