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Don’t miss Jason Grow’s stunning Cape Ann World War II Veterans photography show on exhibit at Kyrouz Auditorium and open specially today, Veteran’s Day, from noon to four o’clock.

If you have a relative who served in WWII, bring a copy of a photo of them for the Memory Wall and post it (please don’t bring originals, they won’t be returned).

From Jason’s website:

“This year, 2015, marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Thousands of men and women from Cape Ann – Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester and Essex – served our nation during World War II. More than 5,600 of roughly 25,000 residents from Gloucester alone joined the conflict serving in every branch of the military. Of those, 119 never made it home. As we recognize the end of that great conflict, we have to acknowledge that fewer and fewer of Our Greatest Generation remain. Their actions, their history, and their stories are an integral part of who we are as a nation. Though we continue to see conflict in the world, with men and women stepping up to serve our nation, it is unlikely that we will ever see such an epic, world-wide conflict again. My goal has been to photograph these remaining veterans from, or who now call home, Cape Ann, to honor and recognize their service to our country, and their place in our history. These are ordinary men and women who were called upon to do, at times, extraordinary things. To all our veterans, from every conflict, thank you. Currently on display at Kyrouz Auditorium in Gloucester City Hall – Gloucester Massachusetts – during business hours, through November.” To see the portfolio of WWII Veterans, visit Jason’s website here.


GloucesterCast 124 With Jason Grow, Kim Smith, Donna Ardizzoni,Nichole Schrafft, Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro #GloucesterMA

GloucesterCastSquareGloucesterCast 124 With Jason Grow, Kim Smith, Donna Ardizzoni, Nichole Schafft, Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro #GloucesterMA

Topics Include: Jason Grow’s WWII Veteran’s Project, If You Know A Veteran who Served In WWII From Cape Ann Please Contact Jason at 978-884-7964 or email jason@jasongrow.com , Winner Of Last Weeks’ Podcast Subscriber Contest Is Paul Foster, One Hour At A Time Gang Starts Up This Coming Saturday, Kim Recount’s The Groppo Family St Joseph’s Day Feast and More Kudos To All The Families and Bakers Who Continue The St Joseph’s Traditions, Props To Coaches and Hockey Tryouts for Next Year, Starting A Ski/Bike Swap In Gloucester Like Hamilton School’s Do, Volunteering Other People To Do Work For You, Passports, Jason Is Anti-Quinoa, Jason Shout’s Out To Tacos Lupita and George’s Coffee Shop, Another Plea For An Indian Restaurant, Nichole Apologizes To Mile Marker, Is Lice a Thing Again and FairyTail Lice Spray, Locks For Love, East Gloucester Commies, Alicia’s Teen driving Like A Jerk Post, FOB Jim Clyde Provides Two Prints For The Next Subscriber To The GloucesterCast Contest (prize must be picked up at the dock, two weeks to pick up prize or it goes back into the prize pile)

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Podcast #124 Joey Ciaramitaro, Jason, Grow, Donna Ardizonni, Nichole Schrafft, Toby Pett ©Kim Smith 2015

O’Maley Innovation School Production, Little Mermaid Junior Promo Video From Jason Grow

The O’Maley Innovation Middle School’s Performing Arts Department cordially invites members of the Cape Ann Community to attend our upcoming production of Disney’s Little Mermaid Junior.

Performance dates and times are as follows and tickets can be purchased at the door.


Since September, our cast and crew of almost one hundred 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students have been rehearsing twice every week after school.  You will be inspired by the talent and exuberance radiating from these young performers singing, dancing, and acting out this popular and heartwarming story.   Performing Arts classes during O’Maley’s school day focus on developing students’ 21st Century Skills and Common Core mastery through an interdisciplinary, project-based curriculum that utilizes the mediums of Theater, Music and Dance. This production is an excellent showcase of our department’s extra-curricular offerings, which focus on developing standards in the disciplines of Music (Chorus), Dance, and Theatre within a performance setting.

See you at the show!

Lots of Locks of Love

Jason Grow writes-


My gals Jemima & Maisie and their two best buds Diane Story and Rebecca Dowd, all 5th graders at East Gloucester Elementary, went down to Fatima’s on Main Street and had their substantial hair lopped off for Locks of Love. Big shout out to the team down there who did a great job and especially Lisa Jenkins for making it all work. The girls have been planning this for about a year now with the end of 5th grade in sight it seemed like as good a time as any.


Ginormous Loss For City- Jason Grow

I’m unbelievably saddened by the loss of good egg Jason Grow on the Council.

Jason is a guy that looked at each issue and really researched it, gave all sides consideration and then made a decision.  He didn’t go into every vote with a preconceived notion of what way he would vote.  A great mind and a caring individual, losing Jason on the Council is a HUGE LOSS.

I’m not even sure if Jason reads GMG but my words to him would be to enjoy the time with his family and I appreciate all the work he has done for the betterment of our community.