Daily Archives: August 27, 2011

Most Gloucester Fishermen Are Tied Up For The Storm But We Had Lobstermen Moving Gear To Safety All Day

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August 27, 2011 6:00 PM – Hurricane Irene Update From the Office of Mayor Carolyn Kirk:

A hot line has been established to answer calls for downed tree limbs, flooding, waste water emergencies and other storm related damages. The storm hotline number is 978-281-9785. The Hotline will be staffed from 9 am to 9 pm on … Continue reading

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Gloucester At Night Photos From Terry Weber

Last night I was testing my new camera, the Powershot S95 (recommended by Joey), and I wanted to see if it took good night photos. For the most part it did the job, but at some points, the flash was … Continue reading

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CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL MUSIC in Annisquam Sunday, August 28, 7:30 PM Annisquam Village Church

Friends, Civil War and History Buffs, Music Lovers, All! I hope to see all of you at this unique, exciting concert Sunday night.  We are most fortunate to have these wonderful musicians bring a historical, musical context to this sesquicentennial … Continue reading

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Irene to Visit

At Cape Ann Marina, Mindy Newcomb secures her boat Top Dawg against the expected fury of Hurricane Irene .  

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Crazy Weather Guy

For those of you Cape Ann Twitter folk, you all know that guy. The guy who gets so very excited and the amount of exclamation marks in his tweets goes up exponentially with each heightened chance of more catastrophic damage … Continue reading

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Hurricane Mug Up Party

Although last week’s Mug Up and Deviled Egg Competition was on a lovely sunny day, we have held Mug Ups in torrential rain and nasty stuff before, so a little hurricane threat isn’t going to stop us hearty New Englanders.  … Continue reading

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Thursday Sunrise Evil Grin

Or maybe just winking.

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CIVIL WAR MUSIC in Annisquam Concert Sunday, August 28, 7:30 PM

The historic Annisquam Village Church presents Jacqueline Schwab, renowned pianist of Ken Burns’ Civil War documentary series, in a program entitled “150 Years Ago….”.  In observation of the sesquicentennial year since the War Between the States, Schwab performs music of … Continue reading

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Upcoming programs at Addison Gilbert Hospital

Free Adult Speech, Language, Memory and Swallowing Screening at Addison Gilbert  Hospital The Speech-Language Therapy Department at Addison Gilbert hospital is accepting appointments for a free adult Speech, Language, Memory and Swallowing screening.  Appointments are available from September 6 – … Continue reading

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Brand new documentary “AGH-Our Lifeline on this Island” now available on line

from aphickey

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The Hurricane Heads Out to Sea!!

The Hurricane Heads Out to Sea!! :) http://www.seethewhales.com/ http://www.seethewhales.com/

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The Ardelle Heads for Safer Waters 08/27/2011 6:25am

  The Ardelle Heads for Safer Waters 08/27/2011 6:25am I caught the Brand New Pinky Schooner Ardelle in the Annisquam River this morning. I’m guessing it was headed back to where She was Born to stay out of the way … Continue reading

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The Great New England Hurricane, Boston, 1938

The Great New England Hurricane of September 1938 killed 600 to 800 people, damaged or destroyed 57,000 homes, took out 26,000 automobiles, and felled 2 billion trees. It was the first major hurricane to hit New England since 1869. In … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Claims it’s first Victim

Looks like Hurricane Irene took an extreme turn to the West last night while we we’re all sleeping. Glenn (aka Swimdad) in California,  did’nt heed the warnings and left his boat in the water. Hopefully he can repair it in time For the … Continue reading

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Pick Those Tomatoes Before The Storm and Make Sista Felicia’s Sun Dried Tomato Recipe

There are tons of tomatoes ripe on the vine what will undoubtedly fall off when the storm hits.  So if you had an event planned for today which was cancelled or if you’re looking for something to do, go pick … Continue reading

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The Only Hurricane Irene Strike Prediction Map You’ll Need- the Official GMG Hurricane Irene Pasta Zugu Models

NECN?  Bah, Matt Noyes has nothing on our Official GoodMorningGloucester Pasta Zugu Hurricane Irene Potential Path Model Map. We’ve been monitoring the storm all week long (not really) and have the latest technology available which came up with these very … Continue reading

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