All funds raised from the Anthony “Matza” Giambanco online auction will go towards helping him in his battle against cancer. The fundraiser runs through October 14th. To learn more about the auction and how you can help GO HERE.

Just a sampling of some of the fantastic auction items…

Dinner and wine tasting for eight at Tonno.

Sam Nigro hand painted oar of the Greasy Pole.

One night stay at the Beauport during Fiesta weekend.

A year’s worth of homemade pies.Greasy Pole Champs for Matza – Viva San Pietro

Snazzy access breaks along Thatcher Road guard rail replacement | Gloucester DPW road work progressing

Construction along Thatcher road and its new marsh walkway to Good Harbor Beach continues. The guard rail replacement is underway with a wood element coming soon. The access breaks caught my eye.

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Turn! Turn! Turn!

This tree at Stage Fort Park brought the Pete Seeger song to mind.  “To everything (turn, turn, turn) There is a season (turn, turn, turn) And a time to every purpose under heaven”

The changing state of the leaves on this tree also symbolizes how I feel about the changing season. Part of me is ready for fall….that part of the tree reaching to the sky and sun. Another part of me (the nice green leaves) wouldn’t mind a few more summer-like days.

Cigar and Wine Night At Mile Marker One Wednesday October 17th 6-9PM



We’ve partnered up with Plus90 Cigars and MS Walker to bring you this fall’s “Cigar & Wine Night.” Plus90 Cigars will be providing custom cigar packages which includes two hand rolled premium Plus90 Cigars and a brief history and information of each cigar selection. MS Walker will be offering a wine tasting of select wines which will also be available for purchase. Cuban inspired appetizers are included with a Cash Bar. Live music provided by Latin band, Los Sugar Kings. Door prizes & Giveaways from the event sponsors including Mount Gay XO and Mount Gay Black Barrel Rums. Doors open at 6pm.

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Join Us for the Businesswomen’s Fall Luncheon

Cape Ann Community

This year’s Businesswomen’s Fall Luncheon will be held at the beautiful Beauport Hotel on Thursday, October 11, 2018, 11:30am – 1:00pm.
And YES, you men are invited too!
This year our Keynote speaker is Nancy Frates. Nancy’s son Pete Frates was diagnosed with ALS in 2012. Since then they have worked together to bring public awareness to this terrible disease with the very successful Ice Bucket Challenge, where they have raised over $220 million for ALS research. Nancy is a very inspiring speaker and we warmly welcome her to Cape Ann.
Businesswomen's Fall Luncheon Gloucester

CLICK HERE to reserve your seat today.

The Fall Luncheon is where we announce the winner of the Carolyn M. O’Connor Scholarship Award. This is a yearly scholarship awarded to a woman who is going back to school to further her education. Carolyn M. O’Connor was the first Chairwoman of the Businesswomen’s Committee. This award honors her dedication…

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