The Daily News of Newburyport, Ma

The Daily News once known as the Daily Herald is the main newspaper for Newburyport, and its surrounding area. Employees and contributors to The Daily News from 1950-1990. John J. O’Neil – Editor of The Daily News Obit JOHN O’NEIL, NEWBURYPORT EDITOR :[FIRST Edition]. (1981, September 30). Boston Globe (pre-1997 Fulltext),p. 1.  Retrieved November 29, 2009, from Boston Globe. (Document […]

The Port Plaza

The Port Plaza was where Newburyporters shopped in town for most of their everyday needs. Locate It

Cobblers / Shoes

Bob’s Shoe Repair (Cobbler)  Located at 113 Merrimac St on this corner of Merrimac and Strong Streets was a cobbler, who in the late 70’s and early 90’s was still in business.   Locate It Hyman’s Shoes – Located at the Port Plaza.  Locate It


Pat & Pam Shop – Located at 31 Pleasant St. “Your Children’s Store” Krays- Located on Pleasant St. H.W. Pray – Located at 20 Pleasant St.  Locate It

Gift & Specialty Shops – Stores

Headlines – Located at Market Sq Headlines was the store cops love to see you exit then follow you home. You could pick up a bong, pipes, velvet posters, black lights, rolling papers and bikini posters of Farrah and Cheryl Ladd. The smell of burning inscents permeated every customer and air particle in the store. […]

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 – […]

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