Monthly Archives: April 2016

Local Pulse Show 134 | 04-30-2016

Local Pulse Show 134 (04/30/2016) with Joe DiBiase on WNBP

This week Joe’s guests were:

Shari WilkinsonNewburyport Farmers’ MarketFacebook; Erin SilviaHeron Pond Farm – Facebook; Richard RosenburghMiddle Earth Farm
The Newburyport Farmers’ Market opens tomorrow! We talked about the new vendors at the Market, CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture), and why local food is the way to go!
It’s busy in Newburyport, and Ann and the Chamber are responsible for many reasons why. The Chamber’s Annual Meeting is June 1 and their keynote speaker is Governor Baker. The re-opening of the Inn Street Fountain, the opening of the splash pad happens June 4.  Spring Fest is over Memorial Day weekend.
Deborah Andrews, Sarah Zompa & Evan CoffeyOpportunity WorksFacebook
Opportunity works provides work and life skill training for developmentally challenged individuals. Their annual “Lend a Hand Auction” is on May 7 … won’t you lend a hand?
Kathleen O’Connor IvesState SenatorFacebook
In her second term, Senator O’Connor Ives  is a good friend of Local Pulse. We talked about charter school legislation, the increase in the age required to buy tobacco products, the shelved natural gas pipeline, and more!
Originally aired on April 30, 2016.

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Local Pulse Show 134
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Local Pulse Show 133 | 04-23-2016

Local Pulse Show 133 (04/23/2016) with Joe DiBiase on WNBP

This week Joe’s guests were:

What’s happening at the Refuge and at the Great Bay Refuge, free tours, need for volunteers, Let’s Get Outside Day (June 18), status of the Pink House, and more.  Jean is always fun and informative
Hunter Bushnell, Haylee Hughes, Amanda Roy, and Ashley Roy – Newburyport Youth Council
Newburyport Youth Service‘s (Facebook) Youth Council serves middle and high school age students in Newburyport. We talked about the work they do and fun they have.  Interested in joining? Listen to learn how.
Jen Entwistle and Vicki HendricksonNewburyport Literary FestivalFacebook
It’s the 11th year of the Newburyport Literary Festival and it gets better every year. How did it start, what to expect this year, and how to learn more.  The Festival happens April 29-30.
Originally aired on April 23, 2016.

It’s live and local. News, views, arts, and food … every Saturday morning at 9:00 am on WNBP 106.1 FM | 1450 AM | Streaming at WNBP.com (or on iTunes or your favorite podcast player)

Local Pulse Show 133
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Local Pulse Show 132 | 04-16-2016

Local Pulse Show 132 (04/16/2016) with Joe DiBiase on WNBP

This week Joe’s guests were:

 Penny Lazarus and Dr. George CaseNewburyport Choral Society – Facebook
We talked about the 82nd season of the Choral Society, the upcoming concerts, “Beethoven’s Voice” (April 23 & 24), and listened to a bit of last year’s amazing Choral Society Spring Concert.
Kiki Larouge, John Brown, AJ Smith, and Julie CookNewburyport ArtWalk – Facebook
The Newburyport ArtWalk happens on April 23, June 18, August 20 & November 5. We talked about the galleries and other venues on the ArtWalk, what to expect, and the rich variety of art available in Newburyport. AJ Smith announced Project Greenhead, a project of Newburyport High School students and their ceramic figurines of that iconic North Shore “mascot,” the greenhead fly.
Dan Clapp1634 MeaderyFacebook
What is mead? How is it made? What do you call someone that makes mead? Listen to our discussion with mazer Dan, from 1634 Meadery in Ipswich to learn all of that and more.
Originally aired on April 16, 2016.

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Local Pulse Show 132
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Local Pulse Show 131 | 04-09-2016

Local Pulse Show 131 (04/09/2016) with Joe DiBiase on WNBP

This week Joe’s guests were:

Edith Maxwell – Local Author – Facebook
Award-winning and local, author of the Local Foods Mysteries, Lauren Rousseau Mysteries, Country Store Mysteries, and the first entry in the Quaker Midwife Series, Delivering the Truth
We talked about the recently announced Newburyport Maritime Days Festival, the highlight of which will be the arrival and tours of the Spanish tall ship, El Galleon, leading up to and over the Memorial Day weekend. We also talked about the Maritime Museum.
Betty VitaleTammi’s Closet – Facebook
In memory of Betty’s daughter, Tammi’s Closet provides free prom dresses for high school girls. Recently there was a theft from Tammi’s Closet, but the outpouring of support after the theft is proving to be the very silver lining of a despicable act.
Originally aired on April 9, 2016.

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Local Pulse Show 131
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Local Pulse Show 130 | 04-02-2016

Local Pulse Show 130 (04/02/2016) with Joe DiBiase on WNBP

This week Joe’s guests were:

Ken Irwin – Co-Founder, Belleville Roots Music SeriesFacebook
We discussed roots music, vinyl records, the Music Series, and the upcoming concert on April 9 with the Gibson Brothers
Elizabeth Atkinson – Local Author, www.ElizabethAtkinson.com
We discussed the publishing industry, writing for pre-teens, and Elizabeth’s new book, The Island of Beyond, as well as the book launch party at Jabberwocky Bookshop
Angela Kirkpatrick – Owner, Grand Trunk Wine and FoodFacebook
We talked about food, nutrition, how to eat good food without making it complicated (or going broke).
 Originally aired on April 2, 2016.

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Local Pulse Show 130
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