News : Information Session on Civic Space

Jun 6, 2012

Published in Portsmouth Herald

By Melanie Gray

NEWMARKET — Members of the business community, local residents and inquiring minds are invited to sip on wine and snack on cheese as they learn about Newmarket's "community living room."

"After the mills shut down, it appears the community lost the drive to have a shared communal space for entertainment and new ideas. The Millspace offers that," said Millspace Committee member John Herman of the upcoming civic space.

"It will be a convergence of history and innovation," Herman said. "It will reflect the needs of the community, whether it take the form of emerging technology, business or entertainment. That is the civic part. In this sense, it aims to become Newmarket's living room."

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