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Wife created what I could not.  NBPTMA.COM  

My Yeat Ride- YEAT!

My brother Scott Gearin sent me a few YEAT stickers to NC.  Thank you.  Looks good! Thank you P.J.Nichypor for the old school YEAT photo.  Just goes to show the YEAT lives on forever.   Slang of the Day

My Mother! Show Us Yours!

Doris Miller Gearin Formerly from Watertown, Ma.  Went to Waltham High School. We grew up on 5 Walnut St Newburyport.  This is my Ma.  🙂  She worked at EPI and Angies in NBPT.  Brag about your mother here! Add her pic! Shawn Gearin

1959 Directory….Coming soon

Newburyport & Amesbury 1959 Directory Remember your favorite places and business. 1959 was the year most of the businesses we all remembered from the 70’s began.  Ok, I have no idea, but it sounded good.  For educational purposes I will be uploading this directory for all to chime in on.

Help Jim of Jay’s Tire!

Unless you have been living in a box, which may be the case for some, you might remember Jim Howard.  He is the reason for this site, as someone who played a part in the workings of this community.  He worked at Jay’s Tire and Battery…forever and a day!  He recently had a health issue, […]

Katherine Godet Merrimac, MA Scenic Painter 1963

For the last 48 years that I have been alive, there has been this painting from  Katherine Godet of Merrimac, Ma in my home.  Does anyone know of her.  Even though she is from Merrimac, her painting of Acadia Schoodic Peninsula in Maine has always been a part of my life in Newburyport and recently Middlesex, […]

Updated the Site Coverage Years

I received an email from a reader wondering why  was not representing the War days in Newburyport and those who walked High St prior to Lord Timothy Dexter.  So I responded with the following: Thanks for your input.  I always said that I would never do a pre or current Lord Timothy Dexter history, or […]

Leo J. Gagnon, Sr., 79 Port Bowling Lanes

A sad farewell to Leo J. Gagnon who for many years owned and operated the Port Bowling Lanes along with his wife Sandy.  He will be missed as one of the great Newburyport fixtures that many got to know and love.  Our condolences to his family for their loss.  His contribution to Newburyport will be remembered […]

Amusement Parks

Adventureland Newburyport, Ma  <—————-<<<<  **NEW VIDEO** Adventureland – was located on Scotland Rd near the junction of Rt 95 Newbury, Ma., Scotland Road exit. Locate It It operated during the 1950’s – 60’s. I’m not sure if it survived into the 70″s as Salisbury Beach was an up and coming amusement center during that time. […]

Good Review!

I’d like to thank everyone who has contributed to this site, and those who keep coming back for more updates.  NBPTMa.com has gotten a great review from Dennis Metrano from Wicked Local (Newburyport).   Thanks Dennis…It’s all true!  However – the sight has never been abandoned at any time.   Usually I am fighting cyber attacks or fixing code in infected […]

Newburyport Rail Trail

Finally a good city decision. As home owners abutting rail road tracks were lengthening their yards for years…along comes this idea!   Old Rail Road Tracks.  This should also be part of the Newburyport Rail Trail.  Currently it is not. View NBPTMA.com in a larger map

Madame Jean, Salisbury Beach, MA

Coming soon.  She read my fortune back in 1989 and actually got some huge things correct.  This is my death sentence, but according to Madame Jean I have a long life line on the palm of my hand…wow!  That translates into updating and fighting hacks and spam on this site for a hell of a […]

Brent Paulhus 47, The Passing of

The death of Brent Paulhus from ALS.

Bossy Gillis —- Coming Soon!

The Mayor they hated to love and loved to hate all in one… Is that Larry Howard on the left?  Larry I was there in Shaws when it all went down.  Slap!!!!!!  

The Newburyport Mayor’s Office

We are building a list of past Newburyport mayors. It is still a work in progress. If you know of any additional mayors that I have missed from 1950 to 2000 please let me know. To buy this photo From Bryan Eaton click link or photo!  http://portpics.smugmug.com/buy/10835670_79gFSW/759399923_Lh6vZ/ Bryan-Eaton-photo 2010 Newburyport: Under a portrait of Newburyport’s first […]

Dentists

    Stephen McGarr – 194 High St Tel: 465-5358  462-8025.  He is known as the “Singing Dentist”.  The second you are laid down in the chair he will hum all the AM favorites! I remember having to go to him for a filling.  I was probably 8 years old.  I had a filling prior […]

Movers

Bridges Bros Movers – Est 1919 was the resident movers in town. For years in the 70’s one of the Bridges Bros moving trucks was parked outside a Woodland St house of the Brady’s.  Probably an employee.

WNBP Radio Station

Since 1957 WNBP has been broadcasting to the greater Newburyport area.  Growing up this was the only station my parents listened to.  I believed it was the only station on the planet.  We always listened in the morning for snow cancellations- hoping the Nock Middle  School or the Belleville School would be closed.  Later as […]

The First NBPTMA.com – Page Circa 2007

Visit the first NBPTMA.com page in 2007.  I wanted to keep it simple, but it wasn’t to be!  I actually wanted it to be just one page that would contain all the information you’d ever wanted to know about Newburyport MA during 1950 -1990.  Initially it was 1960 until someone emailed me something regarding 1955. […]

Murders, Suicides, Unfortunate Accidents

Fowles Market/Meat/Butcher Shop Abt 368 High St Newburyport, Ma I believe this corner market was named Fowles or Fowlers Market. Locate It Street View Location It was a corner store with a butcher/meat market in the back.  In an unfortunate turn of events the owners son, a butcher at this market  killed himself in the […]

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“In one of the windows was a Playboy calendar in plain view and visible from the sidewalk...”
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