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Grandson Chris Muise talks about life in the Army

From the Beacon  by Jason Brisbois Chris Muise, 19, talks about life in the Army- In a hostile environment, in a foreign country, miles away from family and across the Atlantic Ocean, finding any level of comfort is a challenge. … Continue reading

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Gloucester Gig Rowers – Open House on Sunday

WHAT Open House WHO Gloucester Gig Rowers WHEN Sunday, May 15, 5-8 p.m. WHERE Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center, Harbor Loop COST Free With warmer weather just around the corner, the Gloucester Gig Rowers want to offer a unique alternative to those looking to get out … Continue reading

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Beeman Students Plant Dune Grass

From the Beacon With much debate happening around the city about just what to do with Gloucester’s waterfront, it might be refreshing for some to know that local youth are learning about the importance of caring for our coastline well … Continue reading

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From the BEACON-TODAY!: Help us capture a ‘Day in the Life’

It’s Not Too Late! I’d love to see some pics on Chronicle from fellow GMGers! From Wicked Local at the Beacon- Grab your camera or cell phone and help us capture Monday, Jan. 25 in your community for our “Day … Continue reading

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Gloucester Santa Parade steps off Nov. 29

From the Beacon- Santa will make his annual trip through downtown Gloucester on Sunday, Nov. 29. The parade in his honor steps off from the State Fish Pier on Parker Street at 3:15 p.m. The parade follows Main Street through … Continue reading

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Kingston Trio Tribute planned for Oct. 3 at One World Coffee House

From the Beacon Essex- The One World Coffee House will salute the magical folk revival group The Kingston Trio on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. The celebration will include the songs “Tom Dooley,” “This Land is Your Land,” “Greenback … Continue reading

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Gloucester legends: Willie Alexander’s latest CD focuses on poetry and life of Vincent Ferrini

By William Routhier/Beacon Correspondent Gloucester – First thought, best thought, always. Write free-flowing, spontaneous prose. Give birth to artistic creation in the heartbeat of the moment, the now, the ever-present now. These were credos of Beat writers Jack Kerouac and … Continue reading

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What’s happening today around town?

From the Times: Friday, May 15 Preschool story time, for children ages 3 to 5, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Sawyer Free Library. Council on Aging Coffee Talk program, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Peter Jenner presents “National Parks of … Continue reading

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Online votes could net funds for Gloucester’s Schooner Adventure

From the Beacon- The Schooner Adventure, a historic schooner that is the last of the “Gloucesterman,” or the great Gloucester Grand Banks fishing schooners, is calling on its supporters and friends to vote for it as it competes for funding … Continue reading

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Schooner Ernestina gets a facelift

By Leslie Friday/Correspondent/ Beacon Mon Apr 13, 2009, 02:50 PM EDT StumbleUpon Newsvine del.icio.us Digg Essex – Few things could survive 115 years without a little touch up. The Ernestina, an Essex-built schooner launched in 1894, is undergoing rehabilitation in … Continue reading

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