Daily Archives: October 16, 2012

Making Progress – ReNewell

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Chickity Check It- “The incredible shrinking newspaper audience” from NEWSOSAUR Alan D. Mutter

This is some scary stuff if you value real news reporting- Jerry Ackerman former newspaper man and great Gloucester citizen forwards this blog post from another former newspaper guy Alan D. Mutter’s blog: MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2012 The incredible shrinking … Continue reading

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Earthquake

4.5 in Gloucester, anyone feel it..

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Good Harbor

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Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Wednesday Evening!

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Just in from Chief Campanello Regarding Turbine Transportation and Traffic Tomorrow Morning

Mayor Kirk Forwards this note from Chief Campanello They are moving huge parts of the windmill tomorrow morning starting at 8am.  Same route.  The road will not need to be closed.  2 state and 3 Gloucester officers escorting and ensuring … Continue reading

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Lanesville #1 – No School

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Varian

What an exciting time to live here to watch this being accomplished.  Thanks Thom for the ride.

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Video Day 2 First Gloucester Wind Turbine Cruiseport October 16, 2012 7:40am from Kim Smith

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The Naked Blades From Fred Bodin

At Cruiseport Gloucester, almost everything is off the barge, except for three 160 foot long wind turbine blades. In the foreground are conical tower sections. The blades will be offloaded later today or tomorrow. Trucking them up to Blackburn Industrial … Continue reading

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Ardelle Home from Washington Pics From Scott Alexander!

Get down to Maritime Gloucester and give him a big welcome home!

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Jan Bell, Gail Sarofeen, and Sandra Ronan Discuss Long-Dreamed Trip to Kenya and Tanzania

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Onsite! Wind Turbine

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Black Burn Circle

Went to Varian with Thom and got some great shots.  Will send more pics later.

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Cape Ann Residents Represent! On Orkney Islands Ferry In Scotland!

Visitors to Scotland returning on Ferry from a day on Orkney Islands:   Cape Ann residents, Lucille Costa & Ruth Magner, Mary Gerbrands & Faye Peterson, Mary Parsons & Jean Tarr, Martha O’Dea & Sarrin Owens.

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Delivery and assembly of a wind turbine

Delivery and assembly of a wind turbine I posted this interesting video so you can see how they assemble a wind turbine. At the 6:54 mark they are delivering and assembling the blades to the hub on the ground then … Continue reading

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Aiello Chimney Sweep and Repair rebuilds chimney at Holy Family

Last fall, we noticed that one of the chimneys on the office building of Holy Family Parish was tilting dangerously.  We called up Aiello Chimney Sweep and Repair, and they took the top part of the chimney down to keep … Continue reading

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What’s Inside a Wind Turbine?

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Gloucester’s First Windmill Blades Arrive at Cruiseport at 7:49am

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Uhhhm, yeah Beannie, the over pays yet again. Picture Date 10/14/12

For those of you who have no idea what this is all about read below the latest picture Where it all began back on April 2, 2012- Poll- New Gallery Wall At The House. Posted on April 2, 2012 by … Continue reading

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Community Photos 10/16/12

Pic from Stage Fort Park From Kathy Auld and John Nasser Joey, Took this about 7:30/7:40 the am 10/15/12. Got home and saw the posted pic from yesterday and thought…what a difference a day makes!!!!!!!!! Thanks, Kathy Auld Pic posted … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine — Land Delivery Description and Photos From Fred Bodin

Fred writes- Getting ready behind the Cruiseport. I’ve learned that offloading a mega cargo like this takes a long, long time. The cylinder is part of the turbine tower, and it is made of steel.   Now they’re towing the … Continue reading

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Community Stuff 10/16/12

The New Essex River Cultural District The cultural district is a compact, walkable area with a concentration of cultural facilities, activities, and assets. While the cultural district includes assets throughout the town including Cogswell’s Grant and the Essex County Greenbelt’s … Continue reading

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