Rockport Looks to Foster Arts, Tourism with Dedicated Office

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ROCKPORT — The town is creating an office of culture and tourism to offer support to the arts, festivals and cultural institutions, and foster Rockport’s creative economy.

While plans are the infancy stages, a group of about 50 people — residents, businesspeople, town and school officials — listened to a report on the office from Town AdministratorLinda Sanders. The occasion was the first meeting of the season of the Rockport Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce on Thursday at the Rockport Inn & Suites. Sanders’ report was the evening’s special topic.

“A lot of people and organizations like Rockport Exchange, the Cultural District, Rockport New Year’s Eve, are putting on events that bring community


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