Community Photos 4/17/14

This vessel pulled in to Fernandina Harbor on Amelia Island this afternoon on its way to Gloucester. I thought your readers might like to know. Kevin McCarthy

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Homer and Cletus with friends at Good Harbor Beach, Saturday afternoon

As is customary, Homer takes charge of the event

From Nat Johnson



Ann and Mike Lafferty representing Good Morning Gloucester at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.


Mike with a Gifford Beal painting.


Mike and Ann in front of Paul Manship’s Bears.


Ann with an Edward Hopper’s Parkhurst’s House

Schooner Thomas E. Lannon Ready For The Season, photos from Anthony Marks

I ask you, do we want to be known as Gloucester, TRASHachusetts? I don’t!

The weather is finally nicer so let’s all begin to tackle our litter problem by first cleaning up around our own properties. Then maybe get radical and start a Clean City Initiative by clearing up some place that is not your own property. Just think of the inspiration you could be for others; leading by example! 

I walk around town every day and our woods, marshes, etc are inundated with trash.There is plenty of work to be done. So before the grass grows and covers our litter for yet another year ,let us all be brave Gloucester Citizens by taking personal responsibility for our collective environment. If everyone pitched in just a little, we could have the clean City we deserve in no time.

Many hands really do make light work.


Janet Rice


Editors note:  Janet just last week after visiting EJ at the Hobbit Studio above Sailor Stan’s and walking back to my truck I walked past this very spot where you took photos and there was a guy right there at low tide picking up trash.  Where the wind pushes in certain directions sometimes it all collects in spots even if it had been cleaned the day before.


  • About Nat’s Basset beach clip. That little black “Bassador” looks like the sibling of my Dash. I adopted Dash from the CAAA two summers ago. Best therapy dog ever.


  • We are fairly new to Gloucester and would be interested in getting involved in helping to clean up areas like those pictured here. Are there any groups who do this? How can one get in touch with them?


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