Daily Archives: March 12, 2012

Wooden Boat Enthusiasts: Boat Building Session with Craftsman Geno Mondello!!!

From the IDRC- The GMHC is offering a boat building session with craftsman Geno Mondello for high school students (see attached flyer with contact information).  Please contact Tom Balf if your students would be interested in this unique opportunity! Thanks, … Continue reading

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Video- December 4 1990 Storm Surge Good Harbor Beach From Our Boy Tim at Gloucester Bytes

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Series- 100 year Old Gloucester Postcards From Peter Dorsey- The Magnolia Road

Peter writes- Joey, I have a big box of old postcards, and I realize that a few of them are from Gloucester, Mass.  Perhaps your readers would like to see some of them. I’ll send you a few here. Maybe … Continue reading

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Sea Glass Harvest

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It looks like cotton balls

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Did You Know? (Reiki)

That Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing? It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what … Continue reading

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Japanese Flowering Quince ‘Toyo-Nishiki’

Please join me Wednesday, March 14,  at 10:30 for my lecture The Pollinator Garden presented by the Arlington Garden Club. I am in the process of organizing photos for my upcoming season of garden design lectures and am enjoying looking … Continue reading

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Cole Herbst mural almost done at new Eco Boutique

This mural by Cole Herbst with the Eco Boutique logo and some really sweet flowers and fairies is going up in Eco Boutique’s new space at 186 Main Street – stop in and check it out!

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Joint Meeting of the Planning Board and Planning & Development Committee Monday, March 12 (tonight) 7 PM at City All

Joint Meeting of the Planning Board and Planning & Development Committee Monday, March 12 (tonight) 7 PM at City All Key item: * Rezoning of Commercial Street #33 and #47 (Bird’s-Eye), Amend Gloucester Zoning Ordinance to create Hotel Overlay District … Continue reading

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Flying to Ireland? Let Michael O’Leary send you off!

That’s right, folks, gimmesound artist of the week Michael O’Leary will be at Logan Airport this week  serenading travelers to and from Ireland.  Watch the video to find out when. Michael is one of the only musicians on Cape Ann who routinely … Continue reading

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Music Around Town ~ March 12 – 18, 2012

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Dave Mattacks on Sirius XM Radio through the month of March

(Photo: Dave Mattacks and Meg Griffin outside Gloucester’s Bang A Song Recording Studios) Internationally respected drummer Dave Mattacks is a native of North London who now makes him home in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  After years as a member of Britain’s Fairport Convention, he … Continue reading

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Poem By Peter A. Todd

This Poem By Peter A. Todd was posted as a comment. It deservers to be a post. Not a comment. The Captain at the Wheel By Peter A. Todd 04/23/2010 Capeannsalon.com “Taking watch of harbor through days and nights With … Continue reading

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Mrs Violet At The Manchester Athletic Club Helps Snoop Maddie Mad Learn To Swim

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Snowy statue

But the snow went almost as fast as it came…

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Annie Fundraising gets new stage

JOEY! Just 9 days ago, we started a crowdsourcing campaign to raise funds to build a safe and sturdy new modular stage for the Theatreworks space at The Annie, designed by our technical director GODDESS, Carson afKlinteberg. The amount needed … Continue reading

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Commercial fishing and conservation from Alex Gross

Hi Joey, Our daughter Alex – a senior at UMass Amherst – wrote a terrific piece about commercial fishing and conservation. It was an assignment to show how two seemingly conflicting things aren’t actually in conflict at all.  It’s based … Continue reading

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