More photos coming!
More photos coming!
Nice letter from Patti Amaral in today’s Gloucester Daily Times writing on behalf of the city’s Clean City Initiative. She thanked the city, donors and supporters while providing some background about the Carry In Carry Out art. In case you missed it: Nov 9 2017 Letter to the Editor
The murals were refurbished by Jason Burroughs in October 2017. They were designed and painted by Bob Viau from StudioVo 15 years ago. Here are a few photos documenting the refurbishing. The Wingaersheek wall needed more attention.
Anyone interested in sponsoring a possible update to these beach displays, please let her know!
Sun going down over Magnolia Harbor
For a few moments she was on her side and I think I could hear my heartbeat. She righted herself, was towed away from the rocks by Unity, and headed home by her own power.
The Anne Rowe became grounded at about 4:30am. Crew members self-evacuated onto the rocks as the Coast Guard was dispatched. Rescuers waited until near high tide before towing. The Anne Rowe was safely towed off the rocks by Unity at about 2:00pm, an hour before high tide.
Also Check Out Kim Smith’s up Close Photos from Daybreak This Morning-
UPDATE: Rescue Footage From Kim Smith-
<em>For a few moments she was on her side and I think I could hear my heartbeat. She righted herself, was towed away from the rocks, and headed home by her own power. </em>
Also It was 2011 that The Miss Fern Went Hard aground In The same Spot-
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Concert + Exhibition
Saira Elizabeth Austin, artist Greta Bro, vocals, songwriter with Stan Strickland, sax, vocals + friends: – Akill Jamal Haynes, bass; Josh Rosen, piano; Pashawarl Cohen, percussion
Saturday Nov 18, 6:30 pm Viewing + Artist Talk followed by Concert at 7:30 pm
Donations at the door: $20/$15
Save the Date! Press Release From The Annisquam Sewing Circle:
Each autumn the members of the Annisquam Sewing Circle gather to prepare for the Annual Christmas Fair, well known for its fabulous one-of-a-kind wreaths and center pieces as well as decorated boxwood trees. Also one will find beautiful bulbs and potted plants ready to give or take home, delicious homemade gourmet food items and handcrafted gift items.
Annual Annisquam Sewing Circle Christmas Fair
December 2, 2017 – 8:00am – 12:00 pm
Annisquam Village Hall
34 Leonard Street, Gloucester MA 01930-1322
The Annual Christmas Fair & Luncheon and the Annual Plant and Gourmet Food Sale raise funds to support scholarships for graduating seniors who are going on to college, training for a trade or other educational opportunities and community projects on Cape Ann, for example: The Open Door Food Pantry, Backyard Growers, Cape Ann Animal Aid, Pathways for Children.
The Annisquam Sewing Circle was begun in 1837 as the Annisquam Female Benevolent Society. It is thought to be the oldest continuous independent society of women on Cape Ann.
The Society’s purpose as stated in its Preamble, was “for the performance of acts of benevolence.” Through the years, the Society, and now the Circle, has contributed generously to community programs and to individuals.
On November 8, 2017 the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau held their annual gala and awards dinner in the beautiful ball room at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, MA. Last year it was held at Beauport Hotel.
Naturally, Gloucester and Cape Ann have connections with the North of Boston CVB, and several board members include area business owners. Last night, Gloucester was in the house! Speakers were compelled to mention Gloucester even if they weren’t among multiple Gloucester contingent tables. Paul Tucker, MA House of Representatives, quipped that there was no surprise Mayor Romeo Theken received two standing ovations, and went on to compliment her as his favorite Mayor, and Kim Driscoll of Salem, too! Senator Joan Lovely confessed that her Grandmother was from Gloucester. And “New Member Award” recipient, Willow Spring Vineyards, said perhaps they’d open up in Gloucester.
Congratulations to all the 2017 Tourism Award winners: Mayor Romeo Theken City of Gloucester, Jeanne Hennessey Beauport Hospitality Group; Robin Donovan, The Trustees of Reservation, Castle Hill at the Crane Estate; Hope Hitchcock, Witch Pix of Salem; Kathryn Rutkowski, Essex National Heritage Commission; Willow Spring Vineyards; and Paul Tucker, MA House of Representatives.
Mayor Romeo Theken received the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau 2017 Anne Turcotte Leadership Award
Jeanne Hennessey, Beauport Hospitality Group, received the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau 2017 Geoff Woodman Hospitality Award
See more photos from the awards night Continue reading “#GloucesterMA Mayor Romeo Theken and Beauport Hotel’s Jeanne Hennessey honored by North of Boston CVB at Hawthorne Hotel, Salem”
You know the holidays are just around the corner when the Christmas Tree arrives on Kent Circle! Save the date: Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 3pm-5pm for the Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting.
The Sal Grasso Memorial Friendship Tournament is a big deal with Cape Ann Youth Hockey Nation….and this is the 25th annual. Since 1987 Cape Ann Youth Hockey teams have been playing in this tournament against Westmount teams from Quebec, Canada. The tournament alternates home ice. Last November the maroon and white caravanned to Montreal and enjoyed three days of hockey in Canada. This year, the Westmount teams are obviously coming to us.
While sportsmanship, friendship, and teamwork are at the heart of it all, I’d be remiss to not mention that Cape Ann is hoping to secure their name on the trophy for the third consecutive year. The Westmount teams, unbelievably, took the trophy for the tournament’s first 14 years in a row! Since then, Cape Ann has won seven and Westmount has won four. Dare I say we seem to be on a slight winning streak and it would be nice to keep the trophy here on Cape Ann.
The Cape Ann/Westmount Friendship Tournament was started back in 1987 by Sal Grasso of Gloucester and Mike Deegan and Peter Wallace of Westmount when Sal paid for a bus out of his own pocket and took a crew of Gloucester kids 6 hours north to play some hockey. The trek was a huge success as most players billeted with host families and formed bonds that continue to this day. When Sal passed in 2006 the Tournament was aptly re-named the Sal Grasso Memorial Tournament.
So, if you have some downtime this weekend and like some good hockey…head to Talbot rink and cheer on Cape Ann…and Westmount. Games will be happening nonstop from 4:30 on Friday afternoon until Sunday at 2:00.
Gloucester really has some awesome looking doors to welcome visitors and family! Some are modern and slick, others remind you of your grandparents’ house. Speaks well of the city and the residents.
From Rasheed Ogunlaru: ” Just because a door appears closed it does not mean the door is locked-nor that it will not open with the right heart, call or touch.”