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Jesse Cook Last Night at the Wilbur!

On a whim, and for no particular event, birthday, or anniversary celebration, I purchased tickets to take my guitar-playing husband, Tom, to hear the mesmerizing, evocative, and GORGEOUS music of Jesse Cook and Company. He loved it and I am a huge fan now, too.  On stage … Continue reading

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How Attracting Wild Bees and Butterflies to Farms Can Save Farmers Money

Well written and interesting article from author Richard Conniff ~ “Luring local pollinators to farms can pay for itself in four short years, according to a new study. Right now in Washington and Oregon, 380,000 honeybee hives are at work … Continue reading

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Our GMG FOB Lidi Sands Submits Fabulous Spotted Salamander Sign of Spring!

Hello Kim, I have been enjoying all the spring pictures the FOBs have sent you. We went to Raven’s Wood Park last week to see the Spotted Salamanders & the many different varieties of frogs. They were singing so loudly it was … Continue reading

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Vickie wants me to choose between Hendrix & The Beatles, but I won’t do it!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this year, you already know that 2014 is the 5oth anniversary of The Beatles’ appearance on Ed Sullivan.  I begged my parents to let me stay up and watch the show — and they … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Artist Spotlight Garden Tour and Film Screening at Willowdale Estate May 13th

On Tuesday, May 13th,  at 6pm, I will be giving a free guided tour of the butterfly gardens at Willowdale Estate, located in Topsfield. After the garden tour, we will have a screening of my film, Life Story of the Black … Continue reading

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Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team Update

We had a nice field trip on Friday night. Saw spotted sals, wood frogs and spring peepers at Stillington. Spermatophores, WF eggs and SS eggs. And some lovely leeches. Then to long and narrow for some fairy shrimp, a newt, … Continue reading

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Chickity Check It!- 18 Haven

You Need To Check Out This Gift From Eoin Vincent The mission- This blog is to share and document the collection of photos and designs from the Ken & Elizabeth Vincent Estate and Vincent Advertising. http://18haven.com/about-18-haven/

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A Beautiful and Moving Tribute to Carol Gray, Retiring Sawyer Free Library Director

John Ronan and Company (Senator Bruce Tarr, Paul McGeary, Mary Weissblum, and Scott Memhard) Reading John’s Very Humorous Poem About Carol The library was packed with Carol’s colleagues, friends, and well-wishers, all with hearts full of thanks and gratitude for her guiding hand throughout the library’s recent years of growth and development. Everyone spoke of … Continue reading

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Finishing the HarborWalk Spring Cleanup Tomorrow Morning (Sunday) at 10am

Blue skies and warm weather are predicted for tomorrow’s HarborWalk Cleanup. I hope to see you there! You don’t need to be a gardener to pitch in; everyone is welcome! Last week’s awesome team!

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GMG FOB Pat Morss Submits Monarch Photos from 1999

Thanks so much for sharing Pat! Pat writes, “My wife and I have been following the postings about the challenges to monarch butterflies migrating from Eastern Point ( and elsewhere) to Mexico. We visited the El Rosario Sanctuary in the … Continue reading

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Not One, But Two, Super Events from Eastern Point Lit House this Sunday, April 13th!

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YOU Can Influence The Vote for Cape Ann’s License Plate Design!!!!

While taping the GloucesterCast with new Chamber CEO Ken Riehl he told me the voting is wide open and so easy to do- no email address involved, all you have to do is go to the Chamber website and vote- … Continue reading

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The GloucesterCast Has Been Invited To Be A Station On Stitcher!

Just got the notice that they want us on Stitcher.  You can listen on our show page here on any device and if your car has Stitcher Radio built in you can listen to us there too! You can tell … Continue reading

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GREASE comes to Gloucester

Beeman Elementary School 4th & 5th Graders present GREASE directed by Heidi Dallin this Thursday & Friday, April 10 & 11 at 7pm.  Check out this preview by Cape Ann TV:

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Big City Concert Sound just down the road in Beverly

Since we discovered the Larcom Theatre and produced our first concert there a year ago this weekend, Gloucester’s singer/ songwriter / multi-instrumentalist and ace sound man, Will Hunt has brought in his gear and, together with Bradley Royds, they’ve mixed our shows to wide … Continue reading

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Megan Burtt @ Old Sloop on Saturday April 5th

Every year or so, Megan Burtt comes to Gloucester to visit her good friend and Berklee chum, Chelsea Berry — and to treat us to her thoughtful, moving, gorgeous music at local venues.  This time she’s at Old Sloop on Saturday, April … Continue reading

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Make Your Voices Heard for the Monarchs!

This is not a request to donate money. Click here to sign this petition and tell the EPA to protect the Monarchs! P.S. The photo that is on the NRDC’s Monarch petition page is my photo, of a male and … Continue reading

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