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This morning I was contemplating doing a top ten list of the year’s best stories but it always seems so daunting.
But then I read another list which seemed so damn depressing and it didn’t seem to represent to me at all what the top Gloucester stories of 2011 and once we started putting the list together over The Worlds Greatest Coffee Rolls, Ed and I put this list together.
I should note that the depressing list was the one from the Gloucester Daily Times but God bless the Times and what they do because they have the responsibility of reporting the puss and if they weren’t getting paid to do it who would ever want to?
(note there are no numbers as they are all of different order of importance for different people) We’ll use letters in no specific order.
I’ll list them and then link to the stories underneath each listing
A) seARTS Effort gets Gloucester Recognized As #3 Small Arts City In The Country
B) City of Gloucester Under Carolyn Kirk’s Stewardship Once Again Raises Our Bond Rating
From the Gloucester Daily Times-
C) The Passing of Joe Garland and Harriett Webster Two Great Lovers of Gloucester
D) The Removal of Blight and Installation of Community Park From Cape Ann Museum
E) Jim Davis Buys Birdseye and Renews Potential For Growth Downtown
F) Bhuddist Monks Liberate Lobsters Fun
G) Temple Ahavat Achim Opens It’s Doors To the Community
H) The Greasy Pole Toppled and Is Being Reconstructed
I) Burnham’s field Community Garden Beautifies the Heart of The City
J) GMG Takes Home CBS Boston’s Most Valuable Blogger Award (biased, who me?)