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City of Gloucester Awarded $1 Million Seaport Economic Council Grant

Improved Harbormaster Office and Visiting Boater Center planned The administration of Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken announced today that the City of Gloucester was awarded a $1 million grant from the Seaport Economic Council (SEC). This grant, and others, were approved … Continue reading

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City of Gloucester Announces New Police Chief

GLOUCESTER, Mass. (March 1, 2019) – The administration of Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken announced today Edward Conley has been selected as the City’s new Police Chief. Conley currently serves as Police Chief for neighboring Manchester by-the-Sea. Mayor Romeo Theken said, “I’m pleased … Continue reading

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Cape Ann Chamber Helps Small Businesses Save on Energy Costs

By Ken Riehl, CEO of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce Published in the Manchester Cricket on October 26, 2018 For many of Cape Ann’s small businesses, October is a season of opportunity. Over the course of the month, thousands of travelers … Continue reading

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Cape Ann Chamber Launches Energy Saving Program For Local Small Businesses

Officials that launched CA Saves Energy from left to right; Sal Di Stefano – Economic Development Director for the City of Gloucester, Peter Webber- Senior VP at the Chamber , Brendhan Zubricki – Essex Town Administrator, Rich Hanlon – COO … Continue reading

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1,000 Cape Ann Plates on the Road

If you are spotting “Love Cape Ann” license plates more often these days, there is a very good reason. In just a little over a year since they were first issued, more than 1,000 — featuring four iconic Cape Ann … Continue reading

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‘Seas the Day’ at Festival by the Sea

By Joann Mackenzie Staff Writer MANCHESTER — This Saturday, Manchester-by-the-Sea once again shows the world why it is not like “Manchester-by-the-Sea,” the movie: its annual Festival by the Sea. The charm of Manchester-by-the-Sea, a town that had its beginnings  in … Continue reading

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HANG AROUND THE BLOCK Gloucester

By Kathy Shiels Tully HANG AROUND THE BLOCK Gloucester is about so much more than fish sticks. The city’s string of Summer Block Parties continue on Aug 12, and Sept. 1 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Main Street. Party-goers of … Continue reading

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Block party introduces festival first

by Joann Mackenzie Staff Writer It’s the second year Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the city in planning downtown’s summer block parties, and “what we learned from last year,” says chamber events planner Kerry McKenna, “is that … Continue reading

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Cape Ann Community Foundation Announces Grant Opportunity

The Board of Directors of the Cape Ann Community Foundation (CACF) announced today that they are inviting proposals for the Foundation’s first-ever round of grants. CACF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization established in 2015 by the Cape Ann Chamber of … Continue reading

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Leaders, Riders Seek Improved MBTA Plan

Commuter rail plans summer shutdowns for safety work A Gloucester woman named Gregg Zoske said she has remained a faithful rider of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s commuter rail system — through weather cancellations, infrastructure problems and more. “Every day, … Continue reading

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