A beautiful trio of young Mute Swans spent the day at Niles Pond foraging on pond vegetation and enjoying fresh water. When the fresh water ponds thaw, we see our local swans take a break from their salty harbor refuges. The Three Graces spent the entire day eating nearly nonstop, which suggests they are very hungry.
I believe the three young swans are not quite one year old. Their bills are pale, and brown first-molt feathers mix with incoming white feathers. It’s their first winter so if you see the young swans, please be kind.
Mr. Swan, too, has been enjoying the fresh water at Henry’s Pond. He’s so territorial that I hope he stays over in Rockport for a bit so the Three Graces can fortify at Niles.
Did you miss the Valentine’s Day prime rib specials this week? Fear not…..prime rib specials are available from several local establishments. This is not intended to be a complete list: if you have something to add, please let us know! These are not regular menu items, but scheduled specials. Now, go get some for yourself!
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I just read in the GDT that there might be a new Indian Restaurant up at Gloucester Crossing. If the owners are clever they’ll call it the Tan Dory.
A BOAT LOVER’S DREAM! Docks and Moorings available. PHASE 3 OF STANWOOD POINT DEVELOPMENT HAS BEGUN! Two more townhouses to be built. Starting at $799,900. get in now to start customizing your dream home on the water where the Little River meets the Annisquam. All details listed in link below. Call now to schedule a showing at 5 Stanwood Point, Unit B still for sale at $899,900. This unit will be shown as a model unit until it is sold. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity.
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Summer is coming! Patiently waiting. This boardwalk seems to be resting as it awaits the return of summer.
ATTENTION Gloucester High School Students (and Parents):
Applications for 2019 summer jobs are now being accepted!
Apply for a LEAP for Education – GHS summer internship for July and August. Get a jump on your friends and nail down a summer job!
As part of this program you will:
- Select a local company where you will gain important workplace skills - we have numerous job listings at a wide range of employers!
- Be paid minimum wage or a one-time stipend
- Receive school credit
- Start to build a solid resume for college and future endeavors
- Open to students 9th through 12th grades (including June 2019 grads)
- A 2.5 hour workshop each Wednesday at GHS to learn valuable workplace skills during the weeks of July 8th- August 16th, and an internship placement at least 9 hours per week (exact weeks/hours will depend on the employer but will mostly…
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