Trails and Sails 2012

Trails and Sails 2012

February 15, 2012

The Essex National Heritage Commission has issued a call to all heritage non-profit and community organizations, as well as recreation- and heritage tourism-based businesses, to participate as site hosts for the eleventh annual TRAILS & SAILS: Two Weekends of Walks…

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Built For A Song

Built For A Song

January 31, 2012

There are tight construction sites, and then there’s the Shalin Liu Performance Center site in Rockport, Mass. Sandwiched between two commercial storefronts with six feet or less on either side, the new $13-million, 17,300-sq-ft home of Rockport Music and its…

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Generous Donations for Gloucester Dog Park

Generous Donations for Gloucester Dog Park

January 11, 2012

‘Gloucester Dog Park is one paw closer to becoming a reality thanks to the generous donations of $12,500 by Christopher and Anne Lewis for The Cat Doctor of Gloucester and an anonymous donation of $10,000 by a Rockport resident. We…

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Robert Heidt named C.E.O. for Chamber

Robert Heidt named C.E.O. for Chamber

The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has named Robert W. Heidt, Jr. to become its next Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Heidt, who currently resides in Round Rock, Texas, has begun the process of relocating to Cape Ann,…

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MERRIMACK RIVER TRAIL PLANNING REPORT RELEASED

The Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC) and the Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage) jointly announce the release of the Merrimack River Trail Reconnaissance Planning Report. The reconnaissance level planning report focuses on re-imaging the existing Merrimack River Trail as…

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Oscar Nominee Visits Cape Ann

Oscar Nominee Visits Cape Ann

December 19, 2011

The Cape Ann Community Cinema at 21 Main Street in Gloucester will host two-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker John Sayles and his partner, Maggie Renzi, on Wednesday, December 28th at 7:30pm. Sayles and Renzi will personally present their new film, “Amigo,” and…

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Unleashed!

Unleashed!

December 12, 2011

Matching Funds Challenge Before a group of supporters at a benefit performance of “Sylvia”, a play about a rescue dog, a dog park and the relationships that ensue, it was a fitting venue for the Friends of Gloucester Dog Park…

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Merry Christmas to Adventure

Merry Christmas to Adventure

Merry Christmas to Adventure Schooner Adventure has recently received some wonderful Christmas presents!!! Restoration Funding $25,000 in CPA funding for new spars was just announced by the City of Gloucester. This will permit us to put the new sails on…

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Santa Visits Manchester Athletic Club

Santa Visits Manchester Athletic Club

Manchester-by-the-Sea, Ma, Santa Claus landed at the Manchester Athletic Club, in a helicopter straight from the North Pole. While his reindeer rested, Santa visited with 100 underprivileged children from the North Shore last Sunday. Education Outbound, with the help of…

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Cape Ann Museum announces tour schedule

Cape Ann Museum announces tour schedule

The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present their guided tour schedule for December and January. Cape Ann Museum docents are trained in teaching the public about the Museum’s art, history and material culture collections. Docent led Highlights of the…

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Live Jazz Sessions

Live Jazz Sessions

November 18, 2011

“This was fabulous!”; “I want this more than 1x a month.” “Beverly is the new Shoo.” Live Jazz Sessions at Chianti Jazz Lounge in Beverly were a huge success at the premiere on December 4th. Professional musicians as well as…

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‘A Dogtown Walk to Whale’s Jaw!’

‘A Dogtown Walk to Whale’s Jaw!’

November 17, 2011

Date: Thursday, November 17, 10:00 AM ‘ 12:00 PM Location: Dogtown Common Meet at Goose Cove Reservoir Parking Area 60 Gee Avenue Gloucester, MA 01930 Mark Carlotto leads us on a ~4 mile round trip walk of Dogtown to a…

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