Spring is here so let’s clean up Burnham’s Field!

Everyone’s invited to a one-hour clean-up of Burnham’s Field tomorrow (Saturday, April 6) from 8 to 9 a.m. (rain or shine) Can you believe it’s our 6th annual clean-up? Here and below are some photos from last year’s cleanup — some neighborhood kids who’ll most definitely be joining Donna Ardizzoni and Melissa Cox and the One … Continue reading Spring is here so let’s clean up Burnham’s Field!

Chickity Check the new picnic table and park benches at Burnham’s Field thanks to Chad Konecky

Have you seen the sweet new picnic table and two new park benches at Burnham’s Field?  Gloucester resident Chad Konecky donated them in memory of his mother Naomi. A plaque on the new picnic table, which is located a few feet from the playground so families can sit to watch their children play, remembers Naomi. “Naomi … Continue reading Chickity Check the new picnic table and park benches at Burnham’s Field thanks to Chad Konecky

And now the paved sidewalk around Burnham’s Field is complete

A few years ago,  Burnham’s Field in central Gloucester was renovated and got a paved path put in around most of the field, among other improvements. It was great — kids learned to ride bikes on the path, seniors from Sheedy Park could do their daily walks around the field, big kids rode their scooters … Continue reading And now the paved sidewalk around Burnham’s Field is complete

We had a Burnham’s Field clean-up and the people came and it was awesome

Well, it happened again. We said, “Hey, it’s time for the spring clean-up of Burnham’s Field” and put out the word and the morning came and people came out of the woodwork to lend a hand. There was Gina Briguglio who’s been looking out for Burnham’s Field since the beginning  and Deb Salah who with … Continue reading We had a Burnham’s Field clean-up and the people came and it was awesome

Clean-up of Burnham’s Field this Saturday at 8 a.m.

All are invited to the clean-up of Burnham’s Field tomorrow (Saturday, June 17) at 8 a.m. (rain or shine). Can you believe it’s our 4th annual clean-up? (the photo below is from one of our past clean-ups) Bring a rake or broom or gloves or just yourself – we’ll bring the yellow trash bags! Burnham’s … Continue reading Clean-up of Burnham’s Field this Saturday at 8 a.m.

AT BURNHAM’S FIELD, WAY MORE THAN A SIGN BY JOHN MCELHENNY

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES By John McElhenny October 13, 2016 Kids created it and a vandal destroyed it. The Burnham’s Field Community Garden mural stood for three years, a 20-foot-wide sign painted with red, purple and blue flowers beneath a cloud-filled sky and a bright afternoon sun. Designed and painted by kids at Cape Ann Art … Continue reading AT BURNHAM’S FIELD, WAY MORE THAN A SIGN BY JOHN MCELHENNY

Relay For Life Cape Ann is scheduled for June 20th at Burnham’s Field in Gloucester

Good Evening!Relay For Life Cape Ann is scheduled for June 20th at Burnham’s Field in Gloucester.  Under 3 months away!  For more information on the changes to Relay for 2015, please join us April 9th for the Relay Rally at Cape Ann Lanes. 6:30-8:30PM in the party room. Free Bowling! Free Pizza! Free Drawings! The … Continue reading Relay For Life Cape Ann is scheduled for June 20th at Burnham’s Field in Gloucester

BURNHAM’S FIELD TO REOPEN SATURDAY WITH BIG EVENT!

Joey, Big news from the largest playground and green space in central Gloucester: Burnham’s Field is set to reopen this Saturday after its first major renovation in 30 years! All are invited to the Grand Reopening Event this Saturday at 9 a.m. Thanks! John McElhenny Friends of Burnham’s Field   Sept. 3, 2014 Burnham’s Field to … Continue reading BURNHAM’S FIELD TO REOPEN SATURDAY WITH BIG EVENT!

Second Community Meeting on Burnham’s Field is this Tuesday

Joey, Over the last two years, GoodMorningGloucester readers have followed the renovation of Burnham’s Field, the largest open green space in central Gloucester. In fact, many people who’ve read about Burnham’s Field on GMG have volunteered at Burnham’s Field clean-ups and even joined our new community garden. Thanks for all your interest! The planned renovation … Continue reading Second Community Meeting on Burnham’s Field is this Tuesday

#BOOM! Gloucester wins big grant to fix up Burnham’s Field

John McElhenny writes- Joey, Thanks to you and Good Morning Gloucester, GMG readers over the past couple years have followed the good things happening at Burnham’s Field including the clean-ups, the newly painted backboards and the new Burnham’s Field Community Garden.  Here is some of the great GMG coverage of Burnham’s Field With all of … Continue reading #BOOM! Gloucester wins big grant to fix up Burnham’s Field

Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners Hold Fall Clean-Up

Joey, The Burnham’s Field Community Garden was a hive of activity over the weekend. The gardeners held our fall clean-up, pulling weeds, trimming back overgrown plants and making the place look shipshape. Hard to believe the Garden’s been around two summers now. Thanks to all the gardeners – and our friend Donna Ardizzoni of the … Continue reading Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners Hold Fall Clean-Up