BSA Troop 60 will be holding a can drive to help supplement ALL people effected by the Federal shut down who need help

BSA Troop 60 will be holding a can drive to help supplement ALL people effected by the Federal shut down who need help. We will be collecting  at 

Bank Gloucester and Cape Ann Savings Bank Jan. 19th, 8:30am – 12:00 pm.  We would appreciate anyone wishing to help stop by with a monitary donation or gift cards.  We have partnered with The Open door for distributions. 

We will also be collecting food, gift cards, household goods etc. and monitary donations at the Boy Scout Hall and Chargers building located next the the West Gloucester Fire Station on Tuesday Night from 6:30 – 8:30 Jan 22 & 29

We are also planning to have temporary collection container for gift cards and monitary donation around the city at local businesses. Anyone wishing to have one dropped off at their business may contact 

us at

Thank you for any help 


Sherri Lewis

Donations for Coast Guard

Maritime Gloucester is accepting gift card donations for the Coast Guard this weekend: Friday, January 18 and Saturday, January 19 between 10am and noon, and Sunday, January 20th 12pm to 2pm. Gift cards to local food stores accepted, no cash please. Any amount welcome and very appreciated.  So easy to do, when shopping at the local supermarkets please pick up a gift card.

Jazz Brunch this Sunday at Feather & Wedge with Brian Alex


Stop in at Feather & Wedge this Sunday for brunch with music by Brian Alex.

Brian is well known locally as both a solo artist and a member of  the World-Pop act Entrain. Brian has recorded with Paula Cole and Donna Summer, shared the stage with Bo Diddley and Bob Weir and opened for many famous headliners including Sheryl Crow, Matchbox 20 and Huey Lewis.

Brian’s music combines a unique pop sensibility with both rock and reggae, and a whole lot of soul.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

10:30 – 2:30 PM

Reservations highly recommended. 978.999.5917


Feather and Wedge, 5 Main Street, Rockport, MA 01966

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We’re Hiring! Showroom Coordinator

Cape Ann Home

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Grand Banks is looking for a well organized office coordinator to join our growing team. The right candidate will have great communication, enjoy talking to people, and is good with attention to details. The showroom floor is a busy place and the right candidate will be able to get our clients exactly what they need.

The Office Coordinator will be responsible for our walk in customer traffic. This means greeting people, helping them find the right products or connecting them with the right team member. We offer a fast-paced, open work environment with great benefits for a creative, enthusiastic candidate who is willing to learn new things. This position can be either full or part time, our office is open Mon- Fri 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. You can meet our team here.


  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • A curious and tech-inclined nature
  • To be proactive…

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SeniorCare presents The SAVVY Caregiver Workshop

Cape Ann Community

SeniorCare Inc., will host The SAVVY Caregiver, a free six-week workshop at its offices located at 49 Blackburn Center in Gloucester, MA, from February 1, through March 8, 2019.

The Savvy Caregiver Program is a free six-session training for family and friends who are active caregivers, caring for those living with Alzheimer’s or related dementias.

Taking care of a person living with Alzheimer’s or related dementia is specialized work. To do this work successfully, caregivers need special skills, knowledge, and a positive attitude that helps them to care themselves.

Savvy Caregiver will help participants:
• Understand the impact of dementia on both you and the person you are caring for,
• Learn the skills you need to manage daily life,
• Take control and set goals,
• Communicate more effectively,
• Strengthen family resources,
• Feel better about your caregiving, and
• Take care of you.

Advance registration for this…

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JANUARY 24th: Gloucester Biotechnology Academy Open House!

Cape Ann Community

Stop by Gloucester Biotechnology Academy’s Open House on Thursday, January 24th, from 3p to 6p to tour the lab, speak with current students and alum, gain insight in to the application process AND learn more about the Academy’s exciting SummerSTEM program for high school and middle school students.

All students, parents and interested community members are welcome.

Please contact Education Director John Doyle at with any questions.

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