Local Favorites: Pints & Brews in Gloucester 

September 20, 2023 / Uncategorized

Good friends, good food, and a good beer. In the minds of many Americans, that’s a perfect combination. Now that the calendar (and soon the leaves!) are starting to turn to autumn, it’s time to relax with those three ingredients – friends, food, and a cold beer. According to a study published in USA Today,… Read more »

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“GLOUCESTER READS – Exploring books by Black authors that reflect Black experiences” by

July 24, 2023 / Uncategorized

The Gloucester Racial Justice Team (GRJT), the Sawyer Free Library and the Gloucester Health Department are sponsoring the first Community Book Read this summer, 2023, exploring books by Black authors that reflect Black experiences. All information about GLOUCESTER READS is available on the library website: https://www.sawyerfreelibrary.org/ In partnership with 8 other community organizations, Gloucester Reads… Read more »

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The Fabric of Gloucester’s Economy Part 2 

April 05, 2023 / Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See, Uncategorized

In the first part of the Fabric of Gloucester’s Economy blog, we explored the early fishing industry and economy along the coast of Gloucester from the pre-colonial era through the colonial era and up to the 1900s. Now let’s take a look at Gloucester’s working port, the fishing industry, lobstering, tourism, and how the waterfront… Read more »

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Off-Season Dog-Friendly Beaches in Gloucester

March 08, 2023 / Uncategorized

Owning a pet is an amazing experience filled with lasting memories and companionship for years. A dog especially can become a best friend, a confidant, a cuddle partner, and an exercise buddy all rolled into one.  One activity that many dog owners enjoy with their playful pups is walking or playing on the beach during… Read more »

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The Great Gloucester Pumpkin Expedition

September 29, 2022 / A Local Favorite, Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, Local Characters, Things to Do & See, Uncategorized

The Great Gloucester Pumpkin Expedition | Kathleen Williams Several millennia before Samuel de Champlain tossed his anchor into Le Beau Port, and before Captain John Smith figured out how to spell “Tragabigzanda,” there were…pumpkins. In fact, scientists estimate that pumpkins have been around for more than 9,000 years, or slightly longer than it takes the… Read more »

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Discover Gloucester is Hiring a Digital Marketing Coordinator

September 29, 2022 / Uncategorized

DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR Discover Gloucester is hiring a Digital Marketing Coordinator to support the day to day functions of the organization. The Digital Marketing Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include collecting, editing, reviewing and posting business profiles on the discovergloucester.com WordPress website, building and researching engaging social media content, managing an editorial calendar for social media platforms… Read more »

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ARTWEEK 2020: Applications NOW Open

December 23, 2019 / Art and Music, Good to Know, In The News, Uncategorized

ArtWeek Event and Special Program Applications are OPEN! Please share the news with your colleagues and encourage them to apply before the Early Bird Deadline of January 10 for extra perks (Final Deadline is February 21 for events, April 3 for special programs).  1.   Be sure to use your ArtWeek Partner Toolkit!  You can find resources like these: · Post one… Read more »

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