Spring is here so let’s clean up Burnham’s Field!

Everyone’s invited to a one-hour clean-up of Burnham’s Field tomorrow (Saturday, April 6) from 8 to 9 a.m. (rain or shine) Can you believe it’s our 6th annual clean-up? Here and below are some photos from last year’s cleanup — some neighborhood kids who’ll most definitely be joining Donna Ardizzoni and Melissa Cox and the One … Continue reading Spring is here so let’s clean up Burnham’s Field!

Chickity Check the new picnic table and park benches at Burnham’s Field thanks to Chad Konecky

Have you seen the sweet new picnic table and two new park benches at Burnham’s Field?  Gloucester resident Chad Konecky donated them in memory of his mother Naomi. A plaque on the new picnic table, which is located a few feet from the playground so families can sit to watch their children play, remembers Naomi. “Naomi … Continue reading Chickity Check the new picnic table and park benches at Burnham’s Field thanks to Chad Konecky

And now the paved sidewalk around Burnham’s Field is complete

A few years ago,  Burnham’s Field in central Gloucester was renovated and got a paved path put in around most of the field, among other improvements. It was great — kids learned to ride bikes on the path, seniors from Sheedy Park could do their daily walks around the field, big kids rode their scooters … Continue reading And now the paved sidewalk around Burnham’s Field is complete

We had a Burnham’s Field clean-up and the people came and it was awesome

Well, it happened again. We said, “Hey, it’s time for the spring clean-up of Burnham’s Field” and put out the word and the morning came and people came out of the woodwork to lend a hand. There was Gina Briguglio who’s been looking out for Burnham’s Field since the beginning  and Deb Salah who with … Continue reading We had a Burnham’s Field clean-up and the people came and it was awesome

BURNHAM’S FIELD TO REOPEN SATURDAY WITH BIG EVENT!

Joey, Big news from the largest playground and green space in central Gloucester: Burnham’s Field is set to reopen this Saturday after its first major renovation in 30 years! All are invited to the Grand Reopening Event this Saturday at 9 a.m. Thanks! John McElhenny Friends of Burnham’s Field   Sept. 3, 2014 Burnham’s Field to … Continue reading BURNHAM’S FIELD TO REOPEN SATURDAY WITH BIG EVENT!

Good Morning Gloucester Podcast April 20, 2013 With Guest City Councillor Melissa Cox

Podcast Host Joey Ciaramitaro with guest City Councillor Melissa Cox taped April 20th, 2013 Click to listen- Topics Of Discussion: #BostonStrong Boston Media Coverage Good Harbor Beach Footbridge Repair Information Burnham’s Field Clean Up April 21st, and Burnham’s Field Revitalization Meeting May 13th at 7:00PM Working With Senator Bruce Tarr to revamp the downtown Gloucester Train Depot … Continue reading Good Morning Gloucester Podcast April 20, 2013 With Guest City Councillor Melissa Cox

A New Garden Grows in the Heart of Gloucester

(photo caption: Victoria Martins, Gina Briguglio, City Councilor Melissa Cox and Lara Lepionka cut the ribbon of the second Burnham’s Field Community Garden. Photo by Anna Swanson). I don’t know the first thing about planting a garden but I know there’s a park in the center of Gloucester where people used to be afraid to … Continue reading A New Garden Grows in the Heart of Gloucester

GloucesterCast 109- With A Full House Of GMG Characters Taped 12/21/14

GloucesterCast 109- With A Full House Of GMG Characters Taped 12/21/14 Topics Include: 9 GMG Peeps In The House- Peter Lovasco, Mrs Grumpypants Kim Smith, Alicia DeWolfe, Premenstrual Donna Arizzoni, Fresh Off The Stripper Pole Melissa Cox, Bill Cox, Frank Ciolino and Mr Effervescent Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro. The GMG Holiday Party Recap, … Continue reading GloucesterCast 109- With A Full House Of GMG Characters Taped 12/21/14

GloucesterCast With Guests Kim Smith, Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 09/21/14

Subscribe to Get The GloucesterCast Podcast by Email For Free Topics Include: The effervescent Toby Pett and Mr Grumpypants Kim Smith, Block Party Kudos, Sefathia, Mark McDonough Valerie Markeley, Block Party Review, Gianni Gallo, Rome TV based in where else but Gloucester MA, Mercedes Flavin and Paolo Laboa and The Space at Alchemy, J Pace, … Continue reading GloucesterCast With Guests Kim Smith, Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 09/21/14

Our Most Heartfelt Congratulations to the 2014 Gloucester Citizenship Award Winners!!!

Back row left to right: Martin Klugman, Joe Novello, Jim Flint, Terry Sands, Barry McKay, and John McElhenny Front row left to right: Maggie Rosa, Linn Parisi, Donna Ardizonni, and Ann Straccia To receive a Gloucester Citizenship Awards is a very special honor and it is truly only bestowed upon the most deserving. At the award ceremony last night the … Continue reading Our Most Heartfelt Congratulations to the 2014 Gloucester Citizenship Award Winners!!!

Burnham’s Field groundbreaking this Saturday

Joey,  GoodMorningGloucester has done a great job covering the improvements to Burnham’s Field over the last four years so just wanted to share this news below — the official groundbreaking of the Burnham’s Field renovation project! It’s a good day for open space in the heart of Gloucester. Thanks for all you do, John McElhenny   … Continue reading Burnham’s Field groundbreaking this Saturday

Friends of Burnham’s Field Launched

Joey, Thanks to you and GoodMorningGloucester for being so supportive of Burnham’s Field (see here, here and here for a few examples of awesome GMG stories you’ve published about the field.) I wanted to share some good news: the launch of the first-ever Friends of Burnham’s Field. The Friends are welcoming new members: Anyone who … Continue reading Friends of Burnham’s Field Launched