Richard F. Walsh 1924 – 2009

Richard F. Walsh, March 27 1924 – July 4, 2009 On July 4, 2009 Richard F. Walsh passed away leaving only to our memory 65 years of Waterfront Farm memories and stories.  If you have one to share please comment below. Please visit these links to post comments. http://nbptma.com/waterfrontfarms http://nbptma.com/obituaries-of-notables

Notable Characters

Notable Characters of the 1970′ s – 90’s These were people who stuck out in there own special way and were known of by the general populous of Newburyport for a specific extraordinary reason. Duncan Chase – 19 Oct 1919 – Sep 1980. Town Drunk. In the 70’d this was a perfectly acceptable title. It […]

NBPTMA.com is now on Face Book

NBPTMA.com is now on Face Book.  Please visit! Obviously FaceBook is just a tool to get interested parties to come to NBPTMA.com.  However, Face Book is an excellent way to interact with people you know and who you went to school with.  I love FB, but I love NBPTMA.com better.  Help me grow the site- […]

Newburyport Sites

I’d like to thank the following sites for mentioning NBPTMA.com.  I hope we all contribute to the history of Newburyport, MA and entice readers to contribute and learn more about their community. Every site below has it’s own niche.   Please visit the following Newburyport sites that have found their own niche in this community. —————————————————————————————— […]

A Little Further Out Of Town

A Little Further Out of Town As a Newburyporter you probably remember… Amesbury, Ma Merrill’s Car Wash – Located at the split of Main St and Merrill St. This was an all wooden structure coin operated do it yourself car wash. I think it was called Merrill’s Car Wash. Locate It Salisbury Beach, Ma Dream […]

Barbers

Newburyport Barbers Currently the Razor’s Edge – Prior to that Russ Flynn and Harold Boothroyd owned the business together. Russ moved to Australia with his family around 1977. Harold continued the business as the Razor’s Edge. Located on the corner of Olive and Merrimac St. If you know the name prior to the Razor’s edge […]

Fotomat

Fotomat – Located across from the Brandt Theater at the Port Plaza. Building was about 8ftx5ft in the middle of the parking lot. Have your pictures developed here. Locate it

Pathways/Trails

Path connecting Chapel and Beacon Streets – Many kids on their way to the Belleville School used this path to save time. It exits on both Beacon and Chapel Streets.  Locate It

Belleville Elementary School

What is for school lunch next week for the following week of May 14, 1983? Principal – Joseph Donnelly Teachers mid to late 1970’s Mr Raymond 4th grade – He was known for saying, “Are you asking me or telling me?” when a student answered a question, and he sensed hesitation in his answer. Mrs Stromquist (Helen?) […]

Ice Cream

Mr K’s – Located at the 3 roads within a stone’s throw of Atkinson Common. Locate it Websters Ice Cream – Located next to Riverside Dairy on Merrimac St. Locate it Emerald Dairy – I believe this was located on Rt 1 near the traffic circle. Please correct me if I am wrong. Locate it […]

Department Stores

Newburyport JJ Newbury’s – Located on Pleasant st. In Other Towns Salisbury, Ma, Cross Roads Plaza established 1952 as the 1st shopping center in Salisbury. Mammoth Mart, Kings Department Store, Mars Department Store, Stuarts Department Store. All below listed stores occupied the same building location at The Cross Roads Plaza Salisbury, Ma. Mammoth Mart – […]

Parks & Baseball Fields

Parks & Baseball Fields Since parks and baseball fields are most of the time one in the same, this category includes both. ——————————————————————————————————————— Cushing Park – Located next to the old CBS-Hytron plant in the corner of Kent and Washington St.  Locate It This park was leveled during the Bossy Gillis reign to make way […]

Record Stores

Music Stores When you weren’t taping a penny onto an order form for your 12 or so free albums, you bought your records from the below stores. Music Center- Pleasant St. Owned by Norman Jutras. His store also sponsored the baseball team Music Center in the B League of the Pioneer Baseball League. He had […]

Go to NBPTMA.com

This is the old site.  Although only a few months old itself the ability to have people comment is easier using  this current format. http://nbptma.com/index2.shtml

Bars

Jake’s Cafe – Located on Merrimack St next to the former DPW site. I’m not sure why is was called a cafe, but I’m sure someone out there would know. As far as I remember it may have been owned by a gentleman with the last name of Sargeant. As Newburyport developed from a bombed […]

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