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Halloween at City Hall From Beth Costanzo

Halloween Bash at City Hall Last Night!
The Adventures of Scuba Jack and Kids Unlimited hosted the Halloween Party last night at City Hall.
Hundreds of goblins and ghouls had an amazing time being entertained by the haunting tunes of Leo Francis!  Also, Charlie the Balloon Man created amazing balloon sculptures for all who attended!  Many prizes and treats were given out all evening!!
Thank You!
Beth Costanzo
The Adventures of Scuba Jack

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Manchester Essex Vs. Georgetown Friday night

Lowell Peabody submits-

The Manchester Essex Hornets took on traditional Thanksgiving Day opponent Georgetown in a regular season game Friday night in Manchester. The Hornets came away with a strong 28-12 win and moved to 2-1 on the season (1-0 Cape Ann League) Below #12Captain and Senior Chris Dumont is caught by a Georgetown player in a touchdown saving grab. The Hornet defense swarms the Georgetown runner and holds them to a small gain. After a 36 yard touchdown run, Sophomore Chris Carr (#29) carries the ball in for a two point conversion. Junior Craig Carter Quarterback (#10) gets great pass protection and #52 (take my word for it) shows #7 what it takes to get ready for the program.

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Grand Opening of Mary Rose Vintage Designs on Main Street

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Hi Joey-

I think people may be interested in learning about a beautiful and interesting new shop named Mary Rose Vintage Design,located at 269 Main Street in Gloucester.

My son Evan ( his pictures) and I completely enjoyed ourselves at the grand opening this past Sunday.

Just step through the front door and you will instantly feel just how lovely the owner, Jackie Colussi (pictured here) is by the warmth and heart she has put into the design of her shop.

You will find that she certainly has a talent for finding unique objects with distinctive character.

Do yourself a favor and check it out!

Best,

Janet(Rice)and Evan(Shay)

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Photos from the Massachusetts Military Heroes Memorial on Boston Common

Joey,

I’m sharing on behalf of Veterans Director, City of Gloucester that went to Boston for this event.

Melissa Cox

Ward 2, City Councillor

RICHARD E. BARBATO WRITES-

Councillor,

            Thought you might want to see these, from the common in Boston, over 33,000 flags were placed and they read off the names of those from the Commonwealth who were killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan (The parents of the young men who were killed read the names, it was really tough to get through). 

Bottom Picture from Left to Right,  Rich Barbato Director Office of Veteran Services City of Gloucester & Captain, 82nd Airborne Division, Iraq**Governor Patrick**Jeff DaSilva,U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division, Afghanistan

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DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF VETERAN SERVICES

CITY OF GLOUCESTER

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Midnight Downtown Gloucester Snow Emergency Photo From Fred Bodin

Photo taken just now at 12 Midnight. As you can see, the Snow Emergency parking ban is working. Later, the streets will be scraped clean by our DPW. This will not be a big dumping of snow. I still have to drive home, but once I get to the Rockport line, the streets will be almost dry. That’s Rockport. 
On another topic, I just happen to have a CD playing of Jonathan Richmond and the Modern Lovers, which I talked about with Katy Downer and her friend at the bar at Seaport Grille October 15th, while shooting the transport of a section of the 460 feet tall wind turbine from barge to construction site, which is on on GMG. Kathy knew about this musician, which most folks do not. Here’s a link to get you started: http://www.allmusic.com/album/roadrunner-roadrunner-the-beserkley-collection-mw0000469273
Truth is, I liked this guy’s music two decades ago and still do. "If you’re in love with Massachusetts, if you’re in love with Modern Music, turn your radio on." Only this guy could talk about riding on 128 and being in love with a shopping center.

Gloucester Sports Legend Frank Destino Photo From Tucker

Hey Joe,
As you may know, my uncle Frank Destino passed away last week. I found this old photo and I think that might be David Cox on the far right. He graduated with Frank and thought he might like this. Please forward to him….
Best,
Tucker

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Check out The Gloucester Daily Times Story About Frank By Sports Editor Nick Curcuru here-

GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

Remembering one of Gloucester’s greatest athletes, Frank Destino

By Nick Curcuru Sports Editor

Superior athlete, outstanding football skill, one of the best athletes to play at Gloucester High School, wonderful human being.

Those were just a few of the words used to describe Frank Destino, a former GHS standout in both football and baseball. Destino passed away last Thursday at the age of 77, but the legacy he left behind in Gloucester will not soon be forgotten.

the entire article here

Community Photos 11/6/12

Sunset Annisquam River photo by Anthony Marks

Sunset Annisquam River


Hi Joey,

B had a chance to sign the windmill blade over the weekend, so he signed his name with a  sketch of General Grievous, just under Sefatia’s Sig.  These blades are HUGE by the way – and the must have built a special trailer just to transport them…

Enjoy!
~Bill O’Connor
North Shore Kid

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Patriotic pooch on East Main and Bass Ave.

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Photo © Kathy Chapman 2012

http://www.kathychapman.com

New lighting in Gloucester City Hall Photo From Maggie Rosa

Maggie writes-

Work in progress!

National Grid has worked with the City to provide new lighting for City Hall’s Kyrouz Auditorium – the lighting fixtures are on the left, the old on the right.

In addition, the lighting for the Build Not For Today Alone but for Tomorrow As Well WPA mural has been replaced.

Staging on the ventilators will be coming down this week or next. Get your cameras ready!

 

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Wagging for Schooners From Al Bezanson

Joey…. Here’s a shot from GREEN DRAGON a couple years ago when BLUENOSE II was still around.  Maggie here is savoring the odor of the haddock chowder wafting over from the Canadians’ galley and hoping for a chance to clean their bowls when they come ashore.  What happened was that she missed out on the chowder but did manage to grab the skipper’s hot dog when he was on the dock.  Hence the invasion of the BLUENOSE ll’s crew.  Fortunately we had a good supply of Fishermen’s Brew iced down and were able to calm them.

Maggie was also in attendance at ARDELLE’S launching, and here can be seen interviewing Cooper.  You can see Maggie’s blog here… it’s a long thread but scrolling down through it will acquaint you with some of her pals like Effie on Effie.

http://www.amschooner.org/node/639

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