We Lost A Gloucester Bartending Legend- RIP Jeanne Sullivan. the GMG Best Bartender Trophy will be re-named “the Jeanne Cup” in her Honor

In Honor Of Jeanne we will be engraving and naming the Gloucester’s best bartender Award The “Jeanne Cup”

There wasn’t a more authentic, genuine soul behind teh bar than Jeanne- Jeanne spent decades in the business and was beloved by all.

Mayor Greg Verga Announces Suzanne Egan as the new General Counsel for the City of Gloucester

Suzanne Egan’s state and municipal experience will be a major asset for the City of Gloucester.

Today, Mayor Greg Verga announced the appointment of Suzanne Egan as the City of Gloucester’s new General Counsel. Suzanne joins Gloucester’s Legal Department from her most recent role as Town Counsel of North Andover.

“Suzanne is a familiar face in the community, and her previous experience with the City of Gloucester will make this a smooth transition. We look forward to her joining the team and know she will do a great job,” said Mayor Greg Verga.

Suzanne previously served as Assistant General Counsel from 1994 to 2008 and General Counsel for the City of Gloucester from 2008 to 2014. Her extensive legal career at both the State and City levels will be a major asset for the City. Suzanne received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the Evergreen State College and a Juris Doctorate from the School of Law at Golden Gate University.

“The City of Gloucester is a very special place for me, and I am honored to be returning as the City’s General Counsel. I am looking forward to working with Mayor Verga, the City Council, all the dedicated volunteers on the boards and commissions, and the city staff,” said Suzanne Egan.

The City of Gloucester’s General Counsel serves as the chief legal advisor to the Mayor, City Council, City departments, and boards and commissions.

Visit below for more information regarding the City of Gloucester’s Legal Department: https://www.gloucester-ma.gov/137/Legal-Department

About The City of Gloucester, Massachusetts

America’s oldest seaport, the City of Gloucester is known throughout the world as an authentic, working waterfront community, a place of spectacular natural beauty, and home to a diverse population of approximately 30,000 residents. Its sharp focus on economic development has helped build its reputation as the ideal location to live, work, and play. An important center for the fishing industry, Gloucester is also proud of its vibrant cultural life and rich art heritage. Gloucester is a destination for thousands of visitors who visit the harbor and its beaches during the summer months. The City will be celebrating its 400th Anniversary in 2023. For more information, please visit www.gloucester-ma.gov.

The Week in Review — pat morss

We’re slowly edging into summer, and everyone is doing their own thing.

The Blood Moon approaching full lunar eclipse
Setting lobster traps in the fog after the Right Whale migration moratorium
Eddy Egret flies over to our rocks at low tide for appetizers
The Black-crowned Night Heron prefers to stick around Niles Pond
Many meowing Catbirds, flying low to the ground
A colorful visiting Baltimore Oriole
A male turkey is upstaged by a female, in our driveway
“Maybe I’ll have better luck with a pair”
“Maybe I’ll fall back on admiring my reflection in the car”
Flags poised for the summer raising ceremony at the Eastern Point Yacht Club

Lully Schwartz: RAA Member Artist Solo Exhibition

Rockport Art Association & Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent paintings by Lully Schwartz. The exhibition will open 25 June and remain on view through 14 July 2022. 

Exploring a range of subject matter, Lully Schwartz creates oil paintings that capture the light of summer with a spectacular range of colors.  Rich strokes of paint combine abstract qualities with realism to form Lully’s signature style of art.  Beach bathers, bold flowers and brilliant ocean surfaces seem to convey the artist’s love for sun-soaked moments found in Rockport and beyond.   “I paint the color of light with all its complexities, moments of joy, pain and beauty” explains Lully of her recent paintings.  This exhibition offers the audience visual art that reimagines Cape Ann from a contemporary perspective.      

LULLY SCHWARTZ (b. in Beverly, MA) graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 1983 and today paints and teaches from her studio known as the North Shore Atelier.

Numerous past solo exhibitions include ‘Paris Work”, French Cultural Center, Boston; “Mid-career Retrospective” Gateway Gallery, Portsmouth, NH; and “Smith Cove Paintings”, Gloucester, MA. 

Group Exhibitions include Christie Street Gallery, NYC; Atlantic Wharf Gallery, Boston, MA; Prince Street Gallery, NYC; Mill Pond Gallery, Long Island, NY; JL Newbury St. Gallery, Boston; Cornell Museum of American Art & Culture, West Palm Beach FL; New York Public Library, NYC and more.

Lully Schwartz lives and works on the North Shore of Massachusetts.

Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street, Rockport MA

Hours: 10 AM-5PM, Sunday 12-5, closed Mondays. Call 978-546-6604

More Classic Vintage cars! Ford+ Model Antiques on a pleasure drive around Cape Ann 2022 | Thatcher Road and Atlantic Road Back Shore #GloucesterMA #CapeAnn

May 23, 2022

Can you name and dates these beauties? I think there were 10 or 11 odd cars.

Parade passing by!

Atlantic Road

Around the bend on Thatcher Road heading to Gloucester from Rockport

Car collectors focusing on makes circa 1950 convened on Stacy Boulevard this past weekend. You can see photos here

Prime Gloucester Summer Rental 2BR/2BA Just got July cancellation.

Hey Joe

Bex here. I recently had a two week rental cancellation for early July.

I now have July 2 – 9 and July 9 – 16 available for summer rentals.

$2100/wk. 2Br/2Ba + 3 car parking. 10min walk to GHB.

We are very pet friendly as we have 2 Labs here on site.

Please spread the love



Rebecca Borden

Gloucester Quilter LLC
Gloucester, MA 01930
Our vacation apartment is available for rent through HomeAway/VRBO. Read our great reviews!

Summer Office

This kid’s summer office. If he could sleep in it, he would. Cooler for drinks/snacks, 3 rod holders, net, live-bait bucket, live well to float the fish he catches, safety whistle, anchor, shammies, pedals to make it hum along and keep his hands free for casting, a bow light, etc. Fish on, buddy.

Winslow Homer: American Passage – an evening with curator and author William R. Cross at the Sawyer Free Library

Cape Ann Community

TheGloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Libraryis pleased to welcome curator and local authorWilliam R. Crossfor a discussion of his bookWinslow Homer: American Passageson Thursday, May 26 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Cross’ newly published bookWinslow Homer: American Passageis a definitive biography of the painter. It studies Homer in the context of how his life as an artist was shaped by the turbulent, dramatic political times he lived through, from the Panic of 1837 to the Civil War and Reconstruction. Filmmaker Ken Burns (The Civil War) comments that curator/author William Cross “has done an admirable job bringing to life this most American of painters.Finally, Winslow Homer’s brilliant work and fascinating life are united in one volume.

During this special presentation, Cross will discuss Homer and his art, illustrated with slides of images and photos collected from his research.

William R…

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