Some Personal NewsNews from the office of Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante

Dear friends, colleagues, and constituents –

I am writing to share some personal news. Upon being recently diagnosed with a medical issue, I began to undergo treatment from an experienced team of doctors at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. I am fortunate to be working on a path to recovery with a highly-skilled group of medical professionals and I am confident in their care. I want you to know I am deeply grateful for my family and friends who are providing me great support and comfort at this time and I have been incredibly touched by your prayers and well wishes.

I remain deeply committed to the people of the Fifth Essex District and my work as Vice Chair of the Ways & Means Committee. I have been working closely with Speaker Mariano and Chairman Michlewitz on economic development and the post-COVID economic recovery. As always, the needs of my district are paramount in my mind. Our office continues to operate as usual and remains open to constituent concerns, as it always has been. You can always reach out to my office for constituent service needs by contacting my staff at 617-722-2370. My staff continues to work with the rest of the Cape Ann delegation to advocate for our communities. For all inquiries not related to official legislative business, please contact Carolyn Stewart at 978-314-1381 or Sheila Capone-Wulsin at 617-717-8909.

I appreciate your discretion during these times. The most valuable gift I can receive right now is one of prayer and friendship.

Ann Margaret

GloucesterCast 484: Calling Dori Prescott of NAMI Cape Ann To Inform Her They Will Be One Of The Beneficiaries Of Our Good Morning Gloucester Tipsy Seagull Ice Cream Fundraising Effort

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Area Restaurants Spring Guide 2021

FOB Bex Borden suggested we post updated information for seasonal reopenings of restaurants and activities. Then she created the spreadsheet! What you see here reflects her amazing efforts to gather information for you all! We will plan to keep you posted weekly with updates. Happy Spring and Summer to you all!

GloucesterAtlantic Motel
GloucesterBeauport Hotel Dining978-491-50901606restaurant.comOPEN
GloucesterBlue Collar Lobster978-283-1812thegloucesterhouse.comTBD
GloucesterCapt Carlos978-283-6343www.captaincarlos.comTBD
GloucesterCrows Nest978–281–
GloucesterDrift Cafe978-314-4238driftgloucester.comTBD
GloucesterGloucester House978-283-1812thegloucesterhouse.comTBD
GloucesterHorizon Chinese978-283-8815horizongloucester.comOPEN
GloucesterLittle Red Rooster978-219-4004littleredroosterglo.comOPEN
GloucesterLobsta 8
GloucesterMinglewood Harborside978-281-0223minglewoodharborside.comOPEN
GloucesterPratty’s CAV978-283-970010 Parker St, Gloucester, MA 01930CAVOPEN
GloucesterRhumb Line978-283-973240 Railroad Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930TBD
GloucesterSeaport Grille978-282-9799seaportgrillegloucester.comOPEN
GloucesterShort &
GloucesterSurfside Pizza978-281-1700www.surfsidesubsgloucester.comAPRIL
GloucesterTaco Lupitas978-282-9600tacoslupitagloucester.wordpress.comOPEN
GloucesterThai Choice978-281-8118
GloucesterThe Cupboard978-281-1908not recently updatedTBD
GloucesterTopside Grill978-281-1399www.topsidegrill.comOPEN
GloucesterWillow Rest978-283-2417
GloucesterYella on the Water978-491-5334www.yellagrille.comTBD
GloucesterZeke’s Place978-283-7817zekesgloucester.comOPEN
RockportBlue Lobster
RockportBrothers Brew978-546-377527 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966OPEN
RockportEmerson Inn Tavern978-546-6321
RockportFeather & Wedge978-999-5917featherandwedge.comOPEN
RockportHong Kong Kitchen978-546-262613 Railroad Ave, Rockport,OPEN
RockportHula Moon Cafe978-546-257227 Mt Pleasant St, Rockport, MA 01966TBD
RockportMy Place by the Sea978-546-9667
RockportNates at Front Beach978-546-005518 Beach St, Rockport, MA 01966TBD
RockportRed Skiff978-546-764715 Mt Pleasant St, Rockport, MA 01966TBD
RockportRockport House of Pizza978-546-606619 Broadway, Rockport,OPEN
RockportRoy Moore Fish Shack (Dock Square)978-546-6696Dock SquareTBD
RockportRoy Moore Lobster Co978-546-669639 Bearskin NeckTBD
RockportTop Dog978-546-0006topdogofrockport.comTBD
EssexBlue Marlin Grille978-768-7400www.bluemarlingrille.comOPEN
EssexBoat House Grille978-890-5113www.boathousegrilleessex.comTBD
EssexCK Pearl978-890-7378www.ckpearl.comOPEN
EssexEssex Seafood978-768-7233essexseafood.comTBD
EssexGreat Marsh Brewing Company978-890-7827www.thegreatmarsh.comOPEN
EssexSheas978-768-6931www.sheasrestaurant.comApril 8
EssexVillage Restaurant978-768-6400wedigclams.comOPEN
EssexWindward Grille978-768-0050windwardgrille.comOPEN
GloucesterHammond Castle Museum978-283-2080www.hammondcastle.orgMay 1
Gloucester7 Seas Whale Watch978-283-1776www.7seaswhalewatch.comApril 17
GloucesterCape Ann Whale Watch978-283-5110www.seethewhales.comApril 17

SPRING = NEW new season, new outdoor seating, new opportunities & even new restaurants


A margarita flight on The Spot Winchester’s patio. The patio opened during the warm weather last week.

As temperatures rise, we are looking forward to dining outside!

Some of our patios will open temporarily on warm days, and all our patios should be ready for you to enjoy regularly within the next month.

Chancho’snot-so-authentic SoCal Cocina y Cantina will be opening at 119 S. Main Street in Middleton this spring!

Chancho’s menu will be focused on fresh ingredients, colorful plates, and bold flavors. Incorporating chilies and spices,the menu will have some Mexican influence while conveying a fresh perspective that is reminiscent of Southern California.

Guests will feel as though they have been transported to SoCal when they step into the door. The space will be festive, colorful and inviting, with a family-friendly atmosphere and lively bar scene.

Breakwater Roasterswill be opening a second location in the new Cape…

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