First Annual Minglewood Taco Eating Contest

First Annual Minglewood Taco Eating Contest 

Wednesday, February 4th at 7:00 PM 

Come cheer on the contestants. The winner of the contest will get an awesome prize pack, including a $150 gift card to any Serenitee Restaurant & a photo to be hung on the wall of fame at Minglewood. 

The event is being held to kick off Tres Taco Wednesday. Every Wednesday Minglewood will offer three different creative tacos at just $4 a piece, along with margarita and other drink specials. 

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Code Red From Mayor Sefatia: Parking Ban On All City Streets Effective 11PM Tonight

Good evening. This is Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken with an important message from the City of Gloucester’s Code Red Emergency Messaging System.

Effective at 11:00 pm today, Sunday, February 1, 2015, the city has declared a snow emergency and parking ban on all city streets due to the arriving snow storm.

From 11:00 pm on Sunday, February 1st, until 6:00 am on Tuesday, February 3rd, all vehicles are banned from parking on city streets.

Violators of this emergency declaration are subject to ticketing and towing at the owners expense. Residents may park in all municipal and school parking lots.

All residents are reminded that they are responsible for clearing snow from sidewalks adjacent to their property. Your cooperation during this parking ban is necessary for efficient and safe snow removal efforts. Please make every effort to shovel out hydrants at or near your homes.

During times of high tide, expect coastal flooding on various streets along the coast. In addition, bitterly cold wind chills of 15 to 25 below zero are expected making it extremely dangerous to be outside. Please make every effort to check on your elderly neighbors.

Gloucester Public Schools will be closed on Monday, February 2nd.

City offices will be closed on Monday, February 2nd.

At this time, it is anticipated that trash collection will be on a regular schedule.

Tax payments and abatement applications can be filed at a drop box at City Hall and further instructions regarding this matter are available on the City of Gloucester website at www.gloucester-ma.gov

To repeat, the City of Gloucester has issued a parking ban on all city streets as of11:00 pm on Sunday, February 1st. The ban shall be in effect until 6:00 am on Tuesday, February 3rd.

Updates will be forthcoming as the storm progresses. Please check the City of Gloucester website for further updates at www.gloucester-ma.gov

This concludes this message. Thank you for listening.

Patriots Nation: Send Us Your Fun and Funniest Game Day Pics and We Will Post!

znI6S45The photos can be of Anything Super Bowl Game Day related. Here’s a few random ones to get us started. I am sure we can come up with much better! Email to kimsmithdesigns@hotmail.com.

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Storm Update: NO SCHOOL and City Hall Closed

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  • Parking ban goes into effect at 11 p.m.

  • Schools, City Hall are closed tomorrow

  • Provisions for payment of taxes and filing of abatements due tomorrow are outlined

Dear friends:

The mayor has issued the following statement in anticipation of the coming snowstorm:

Effective at 11 p.m. today, Sunday, Feb. 1, the city has declared a snow emergency and parking ban on all city streets due to the arriving snow storm.

From 11 p.m. on Sunday until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3, all vehicles are banned from parking on city streets.

Violators of this emergency declaration are subject to ticketing and towing at the owner’s expense. Residents may park in all municipal and school parking lots.

All residents are reminded that they are responsible for clearing snow from sidewalks adjacent to their property. Your cooperation during this parking ban is necessary for efficient and safe snow removal efforts. Please make every effort to shovel out hydrants at or near your homes.

During times of high tide, expect coastal flooding on various streets along the coast. In addition, bitterly cold wind chills of 15 to 25 below zero are expected making it extremely dangerous to be outside. Please make every effort to check on your elderly neighbors.

Gloucester Public Schools will be closed on Monday, Feb. 2.

City offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 2.

At this time (5 p.m. Sunday), it is anticipated that trash collection will be on a regular schedule.

Updates will be forthcoming as the storm progresses. Please check the City of Gloucester website for further updates at www.gloucester-ma.gov

How to make tax payments and file abatement applications in light of tomorrow’s predicted storm

Despite the fact that City Hall will be closed tomorrow,there are ways to pay your tax bills or file for abatements–both of which are due tomorrow.

Timely filing of abatement applications or payments can be accomplished any of the following ways:

• Hand delivery to City Hall, by 4 p.m. Monday.  Even though City Hall will be closed, abatement applications or tax payments can be placed in the Parking Ticket Dropbox located to the right of the entrance facing Warren Street.

• US Postal Service. (Payments or applications must be postmarked by Monday.)

Abatement applications may be faxed to 978-282-4113, by 4 p.m. Monday. The Abatement Application can be found here: http://gloucester-ma.gov/DocumentView.aspx?DID=372

• Payments can be made online. For more information and instructions please consult the City Website’s Online Services page here: http://gloucester-ma.gov/index.aspx?NID=459

Annisquam Village Players and Church 11th Annual Talent Show and Fundraiser!

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11th Annual Talent Show and Fundraiser!  
Saturday, February 7 – 6:00 p.m.

Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard Street in Gloucester

Tickets at the door: $10 adults – $5 children under 16 ($30 family maximum)

RSVP by Wednesday, February 4 to let us know which part of the Potluck you’ll be bringing: Appetizer, Main or Dessert. Coffee, Tea and Juice provided.

978-281-0376
avchurch820@gmail.com

All proceeds from the show will benefit Cape Ann Animal Aid.