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Thinking of the Warmer Days Ahead? Check Out Summer Camps at MAC!

Joey C:

Cape Ann Wellness
Your source for Cape Ann health, fitness and wellness information-

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The Rare To Our Area- Yellow Crowned Night Heron That Sista Felicia Took Photos Of Last Week Is Still In #GloucesterMA @MassAudubon

On my way to the dock this morning at 4:30AM it was in my mom’s back yard in East Gloucester.

Here are some lousy pictures but for the sake of documenting it, here you go-

Here’s a link to Sista Felicia’s post with much better photos from last week-

Beautiful Bird Having Breakfast In Sista’s Herb Garden

Community Stuff 4/30/15


You are invited to attend:

Volunteer Orientation Open House

Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 12:30 PM3:30 PM

Members of the Community are invited to a Phyllis A. Marine Association volunteer orientation open house on Saturday, May 2; 12:30 – 3:30 pm at the Community Room of the Cape Ann Savings Bank in Gloucester, MA.

The Phyllis A Marine Association is seeking volunteers to help preserve Gloucester’s oldest fishing vessel the Phyllis A. and to promote the heritage, culture and folk life of the fisheries of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Volunteers are needed for boat restoration, archival preservation, marketing, event planning and development. Training will be provided.

The open house is being hosted at the Community Room of the Cape Ann Savings Bank at 123 Main Street, Gloucester, MA, 12:30 –3:30 pm. Enter the Community Room through the Harbor Cove Dental entrance and not through the bank, then follow the signs.
The Phyllis A Marine Association is a local, non-profit, 501(c)3, organization established in 2006, to promote the heritage, culture and folk life of the fisheries of Gloucester, Massachusetts, through the display and preservation of the gillnet fishing vessel, Phyllis A

If you cannot make the orientation open house, please visit out GiveBackTime page or follow the link from our website

Cape Ann Savings Bank’s Community Room

123 Main Street

Gloucester, MA 01930

Paint our Dories this Saturday!

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Painting this Saturday 8-12 at Eastern Ave Self-Storage
Help the IDRC this weekend painting our race dories to get them ready for the season.  We will meet at Eastern Ave Self-Storage at 8am this Saturday, May 2nd to paint.  The May 9th launch date is right around the corner and eliminations are soon to follow.  We are still looking for a trailer or two late afternoon on May 9th for the launch.  Hope to see you there!

Hi Joey,

The Gloucester High School Class of 2016 is holding a talent show tomorrow, Thursday April 30th, and Friday May 1st. Tickets cost $6 for adults, $5 for students, and there will be snacks, food, and drinks on sale. Doors open at 6:00pm. All proceeds benefit the Class of 2016 (Junior Class).

We would really appreciate it if you could give us a shout out and put it on your website for us.

Thank you for your consideration,

Mike Vaiarella

President of the Class of 2016

Birthday Dinner @LatFortyThree #GloucesterMA


Not Your Father’s Root Beer

Incredibly tastes just like root beer but 5.9% alcohol

GloucesterCast 134 With Kim Smith, Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped April 28, 2015


GloucesterCast 134 With Kim Smith, Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped April 28, 2015

Topics Include: Hugely productive week on the blog With the introduction of, new navigation buttons made by James Eves at Cape Ann Giclee, The new Android GMG App demo, The New Arts Calendar maintained by James Eves,  Android screen recording app AZ Screen recorder, Community Dinner At Passports Tonight to benefit Cape Ann Special Olympics, No excuse for restauranteurs to not post to social media, Lat 43 Birthday Dinner For Mom, Not Your Father’s Root Beer, More Information on The New Restaurant “Greg’s”,The Market basket Half Steak Bomb /10 Chicken Wing Move, Brant Geese Resurgence, Felicia’s Rare Yellow Crowned Night Heron Sighting, The Dead Coyote On Niles Pond, Organic Lawns Are Not Hard To Do, Kim’s Garden Design Work, Another Crowdsourcing IndieGoGo Campaign For Cape Ann Cinema and Stage, Non-Profits competing with For-Profits, Brain O’Connor Gives Thumbs Up After His Solar Install, The Winning Votes For The Colors Of The New Navigation Buttons, Shout Out The Shew and Frankie Ciolino.



Click Here To Subscribe To the Gloucestercast Podcast

Brother's Brew Rockport Donuts! ©Kim Smith 2015

This is what we were munching on- Brother’s Brew Doughnuts courtesy Kim Smith

Request The Latest Version Of The Good Morning Gloucester Android App- Get It Free!

Request the app for free here-

My favorite part is how quickly you can access things.
Check out the demo and if you want me to email you the latest version free just fill out the contact form.(remember this is only for android)

Mark My Words- Johnny Depp Gets The Oscar For #BlackMass

I’m not even necessarily a Johnny Depp fan. But his portrayal of Whitey Bulger in Black Mass is chilling.

So next year when he wins you can say your boy Joey called it.  I’ll take Johnny Depp vs the field and I don’t even know who the field is, that’s how strongly I feel about it!

Here’s the trailer, tell me if you agree-

Our Greg Bover Will Get a Citizenship Award for Work with Fishbox Derby, Sawyer Library.

Add another GMG contributor to the list!
Couldn’t have picked a more deserving guy than Greg!

Heard at an open house today: “See that? That’s why I want to live in #GloucesterMA “.

Joey C:

Cape Ann Real Estate Information
Cape Ann Home-

Heard at an open house today: "See that? That's why I want to live in #Gloucester".

A photo posted by Kenny MacCarthy (@kennymaccarthy) on Apr 26, 2015 at 11:37am PDT

Originally posted on Cape Ann Home:

House Hunting Or Ready To List Your Home?
Contact Kenny at 978-758-0983

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No Big Deal, Just The New GMG Android App Is Done and Kicks Serious Ass!

Fill Out This Form and I’ll Send It To You For Free

Click on this video to see the demo-

It’s extremely lightweight, only taking up just over 3mb and works super fast without any hiccups!

This is only for android, not Apple.

Check Out The Screenshots-

Here’s the podcast player page which gives you the option to stream or download for offline listening.  You click on a title and it gives you all the show notes-



Here’s The Landing Page With Easy to Read Links To the GloucesterCast Podcast Episodes, The Blog Direct, The Facebook Page, Cape Ann Eats, Captain Joe and Sons Lobster Company.




Scroll Down and You Have The Cape Ann Arts Calendar at your Fingertips, Video Page and My Contact Info.



When You Click On the Cape Ann Arts Calendar It Takes You Directly To the Cape Ann Arts Calendar That James Eves At Built and Administers-



When You Click On The Videos Tab It Brings You To The YouTube Player-



Fill Out This Form and I’ll Send It To You For Free

A Few Days Left To Take Advantage of The 2015 Rocky Neck 5K Early bird Discount


With only days remaining for early bird discount, register yourself or your team now for Rocky Neck 5 K Run/Walk & Team Challenge on Sunday, May 17 at 9 AM. 

Enjoy one of Cape Ann’s flattest and most picturesque 5K courses and best post-race party–the free celebratory awards brunch buffet for all participants out on the deck at favorite local watering hole, The Studio Restaurant and Bar, overlooking beautiful Smith Cove on Rocky Neck in Gloucester. 

Individual awards based on chip timing to fastest male, female finishers overall and by age category. Team award to team of three or more with fastest combined time. Free race t-shirts for first 300 registrants. Register online at

Participation will be limited to first 400 who register. Friends & family entry to post-race party at The Studio will be available at the door for $10 pp.


Originally posted on Captain Joe and Sons Wholesale Lobster Company:

April 27, 2015



AGES 35-50





IF YOU HAVE A SON Between 13-15 years old, who would you like us to consider for this project,

please note that in your email.





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Gloucester Dog park news

Please join us for a very special event


“Gloucester and Beyond”
The Works of Bob Blue
May 7 – May 30
North Shore Arts Association
Gordon Grant Room
Reception on Sunday, May 17 (2-4)
A generous portion of the proceeds
will benefit two important
North Shore charities:
Friends of the Gloucester Dog Park &
Family Promise, North Shore

Many thanks to Nancy Blue for her generosity in making Friends of Gloucester Dog Park a beneficiary of this Retrospective. 

City of Gloucester Dog License renewals are due by April 30th each year. The cost is $15.00 per license for spayed or neutered dogs & $16.00 per license for dogs that are not spayed or neutered. If you do not renew by April 30th, there will be a $10.00 late fee.
Before any dog license is issued, the rabies information must be current. If you are not sure, please contact your vet. Once you have the current information, you can obtain your license in two ways:

                       – Come to the City Clerks office
                       – Mail in a Dog License Application

If mailing in a renewal form, include an additional $2.50 for postage & handling to send you your dog tag and license.
Town of Rockport License renewals are due by May 31st. The cost is $10 per license for spayed or neutered dogs & $16 for dogs that are not spayed/neutered [a $5 late fee will be assessed after this date].
Dogs using the dog park must be licensed and tags must be displayed.
Upcoming Events
Sunday, April 26th: Gloucester Pride Stride
If you are interested in joining the Gloucester Dog Park Team, there’s still time. Please email 
For a pledge sheet and other information about the walk, visit

If you would like to donate in support of our team checks may be mailed to:
Friends of the Gloucester Dog Park

P.O. Box 6

Gloucester, MA 01931

Make checks payable to:  The Pride Stride

Please note in the memo line:  Gloucester Dog Park

You may also drop checks, made out in the same manner, in the donation bin at the Gloucester Dog Park

Saturday, May 2nd:  Park Clean Up – 9am!
This winter has been hard on the Park so please join us for a general clean-up day. Some of the tasks we’re planning on: raking, spreading mulch, and trimming bushes. We can use all the help we can get! Volunteers, please bring rakes and gloves.
Saturday, May 16th:  GDP’s 2nd Anniversary Summer Kick-Off Party 10am-noon
Doggy Nail Clipping, Doggy Photos, Doggy Massage, and much more with a donation to the Park [additional details to follow]

Save the date – Tuesday, September 1st, 4pm-9pm
Community Dinner Night at Passports to benefit Friends of Gloucester Dog Park

  • 3 course dinner – $15
  • 10% of proceeds to benefit the Dog Park
  • reservations requested – 978.281.3680
  • doggie-centric raffle & much more

Joins us!  Contribute!  Volunteer!  
Get involved at

Mother’s Day the Beauport Way!

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Joey C:

cape ann dining news

Originally posted on capeanneats:

 Sunday, May 10, 2015 from 11:00am-2:00pm Come join us for a lovely Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise! Listen to Live jazz music while you enjoy a delicious brunch buffet of Carved Ham, Baked Haddock, Eggs Benedict and much more!! Take in the beautiful view of Gloucester Harbor, catch up with Mom, and let us take care of the rest! Tickets: $58 Adult/ $28 Children

Space is limited! Call us at (978)865-3210 to Make Your Reservation Today!

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