Daily Archives: January 9, 2012

Thanks To The Infamous Fred Buck We Have Two Accounts From the Sinking Of Our Grandfather’s Boat The Ben and Josephine By German Sub in 1942

Article by Charles Dana Gibson, undated- On June 2,1942, the Ben and Josephine, an otter trawl dragger, left Gloucester, Massachusetts, at 7 p.m., in company with another dragger, the Aeolus. Both were bound for the Seal Island fishing grounds off … Continue reading

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Can anyone at the East Gloucester Cultural District Meeting Ask A Question For Me?

Will this district if approved have any bearing on some property owner having to get yet another permit? Is it going to be another layer of zoning? http://www.goodmorninggloucester.com Do you get it?

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Chelsea Berry “Live in the Moment” House Recording Session.

Last night Chelsea Berry recorded her next CD, which will be released on January 27 when she headlines Shalin Liu.  It was a magical evening.  About 50 close friends and adoring fans participated in the recording as Chelsea took us all to … Continue reading

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For those of you who bought Kindle Fire

New Kindle Fire games! Shrek Kart HD, Assassin’s Creed, and Fast Five the Movie have been released @amazonappstore. http://amzn.to/wb3ZiU

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Makes ya just wanna chug down a nice big glass don’t it?


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Darby – Pet of the Week

Darby – Pet of the Week I am Darby, a 8 month-old female Boxer/Shepherd mix.  I am at the Cape Ann Animal Aid in Gloucester and the veterinarians discovered that I have an irregular heartbeat (premature ventricular contractions).  I am … Continue reading

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Judy Beavers Has Some Nice Things To Say

Hi Joey! We got to visit ‘home’ during Christmas week. Spent time in our favorite place, Gloucester, & walked Wingaersheek, & took some great tide pool pics. Also, made a stop at the Fisherman’s statue — always a ‘must do’. … Continue reading

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Boynton Island Causeway

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Taking down the Lobster Trap Tree

Lots of help taking down the Lobster Trap..  it really is a lot of fun Tyler from Cape Ann Stand Up Paddling donated hand-made cheese/butter knives.

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Two Panty Rippers Please. Hold the Clamato Juice.

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Did You Know? (Welcome Signs are So Much Nicer than No Trespassing Signs)

While on a recent walk I decided to take a peek down Dorset Drive, almost across Washington Street from Leonard Street.  The road had always intrigued me because of all the huge rocks you can see lining it on either … Continue reading

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East Gloucester Cultural District

There is a Public Hearing before the City Council on Tuesday, January 10,  at 7:00 pm at City Hall concerning the East Gloucester Cultural District.  What it’s about: The Massachusetts Cultural Council is in the process of designating areas of the … Continue reading

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Flynn’s Beach Swan

On that balmiest of all January Saturdays, Tom and I walked along the Rocky Neck beaches. The Flynn’s Beach swan did not at all appreciate the interest shown by our curious pooch. Mute Swan Hissing The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) … Continue reading

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Wool & Grant gimmesound Artist of the Week

Peter introduces Wool & Grant, gimmesound’s artist of the week.  Ina May Wool (who had a band with Gloucester’s legendary Dave Brown in the mid 70′s) and Bev Grant have joined forces to create extraordinary music.  Check them out here. … Continue reading

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Day Two Book Two I hope they serve beer in hell

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Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“The statistics on sanity are that one American in four suffers from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they are okay, it’s you.”   Rita Mae Brown  (1944-     ) After obtaining degrees in cinematography, … Continue reading

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Former Gloucester Music Teacher Nominated for a Grammy!

About a month ago Debbie and Friends played at the Old Sloop Coffee House in Rockport, and put on a really great show for the kids. It turns out that Debbie used to be a music teacher from the Gloucester Public Schools … Continue reading

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