Angel Bins Shoe Drive hit 900 pairs!!!

The GHS class of 2023 student council had 2 pallets of shoes picked up yesterday, ending the 3-month long collection of used sneakers and cleats.  The students were able to collect 900 pairs of shoes that are currently on their way to Los Angeles where they will be cleaned and shipped out to help stimulate economies in other countries.

The kids did a great job, but we couldn’t have accomplished this goal without the Gloucester Public Schools and the community support!
We thank you and appreciate your donations!
Liz & Amber

Speaking of lobsters, heard Senator Tarr on BPR radio this AM

Senator Tarr sounded great on the radio this morning. Spoke briefly about lobster fishery, Right Whales, and patrol boats. I believe I was listening to Boston radio 89.7, June 4 2021 (Was going to share the audio link if I found it- haven’t yet! )

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Senator Bruce Tarr, lobster fishery, right whales, patrol boats,
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photo: spectators enjoyed visit off shore – Right Whales 2018

Music is happening in our little town!

Part of our DRIFT At Night summer music lineup. Spots filling up fast!!! Pete Massa 9pm tonight.

DRIFT where tradition meets modernity in food, drink, cocktails and décor. Whether dining alfresco on the patio or inside with the open-air layout listening to live music DRIFT creates a vibe that resonates and a setting that inspires.

3 Main St Gloucester, MA 01930

Congratulations 2021 MHA Star Award citation for Prudence Fish! History buffs can register Mass History Conference June 7 #CapeAnn #GloucesterMA

Massachusetts History Alliance

Mass History Commons 2021 conference June 7

Peruse the complete agenda and Register here, $40 per person

Monday, June 7th – At the end of the day – Happy Hour and Awards 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Live Stream: Join stream

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2021 Bay State Legacy Award
Darius C. Coombs
2021 Massachusetts History Commendation
BCNC Pao Arts Center 
Special Commendation: In Memoriam to a Mentor
Rob Cox

*NEW* 2021 MHA STAR Award citation(s)

Also check out the schedule of summer events.

One day in – new Jeks One (lobster?) mural on Harbor Village apartment building #GloucesterMA

This morning feeling an intricate hyperrealist & abstract nocturne, sort of mutant sci-fi, toxic-regal, lobster-crustacean-hybrid clone, with a hint of greed. A bit Alexis Rockman vibe. You?

Look up when you’re downtown!

photos of new JEKS mural in progress- views from Rogers St, up from Main and Chestnut: C. Ryan

Gloucester murals | public art

Alexis Rockman at PEM

If you missed the Alexis Rockman: Shipwrecks exhibition at PEM (on view just a month), there’s another chance at Guild Hall June 12 – July 26

installation views/details Alexis Rockman Shipwrecks at PEM May 2021: C. Ryan

GloucesterCast 509 Live From The Cove At Rockport With Michael and Krysten Sjogren, Pat Dalpiaz, Scottie Mac, Chris McCarthy, and Joey C Taped 6/2/21

GloucesterCast 509 Live From The Cove At Rockport With Pat Dalpiaz, Scottie Mac, Chris McCarthy, and Joey C Taped 6/2/21

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