Congratulations to all of our Associate Artist Members Exhibition I award recipients! Lynne Cassinarn, “Autumn Marsh”; Debra Legg, “Joppa Flats”; Janice Carragher Charles, “A Taste of Gloucester”; Jeanne Havran, “The Derby”; Kevin Wyman, “Chance of Sunny Breaks”; Kathleen Miller, “Harbor” and Paul Bonneau “Along the Way”. Associates Exhibition I is on view through June 1st. Please join us for the reception and awards presentation on Sunday, March 5th (2-4pm). Open free to the public!

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GLOUCESTER’S “PIPING PLOVER PLAN” REVIEWED BY KEN WHITTAKER AND MEET ADRIENNE LENNON, GLOUCESTER’S NEW CONSERVATION AGENT!

Last evening at the City Council meeting, former Gloucester conservation agent Ken Whittaker reviewed the City’s 3PPlan (Piping Plover Plan) with the Councilors. We Piping Plover volunteer monitors are grateful for the time and effort Ken has put forth in helping to protect our threatened Piping Plovers. We’re especially appreciative of the time he spent … Continue reading GLOUCESTER’S “PIPING PLOVER PLAN” REVIEWED BY KEN WHITTAKER AND MEET ADRIENNE LENNON, GLOUCESTER’S NEW CONSERVATION AGENT!

Every Time I Look at Them, It Makes Me Appreciate Home All the More

I found this 75 year old Gloucester Daily Times article intriguing as it describes local fishing boats as pin up material for overseas soldiers. As described by Sgt. Robert C. Strescino, pictures of local boats are his “pin up girls. Every time I look at them it makes me appreciate home all the more.” It … Continue reading Every Time I Look at Them, It Makes Me Appreciate Home All the More

Nichole’s Picks 1/27 +1/28

Pick #1: Superbowl of Birding 2018 At Joppa Flats in Newburyport, Saturday, January 27th READ MORE HERE Winter is a wonderful time to bird in northeastern Massachusetts and southeastern New Hampshire. In celebration of this season, the Joppa Flats is hosting the Superbowl of Birding XV on January 27, 2018. Superbowls I-XIV were great successes with teams of … Continue reading Nichole’s Picks 1/27 +1/28

Ma Audubon’s Chris Leahy retirement party May 21

It’s not a surprise party, but it is limited in size. Invitations will go out in April. Mass Audubon is hosting a special retirement tribute for Chris Leahy in celebration of his remarkable career –45 years of “impact and success”. How nice to see a Gloucester naturalist treasure being recognized in the spring –(bird-a-thon season!)– at … Continue reading Ma Audubon’s Chris Leahy retirement party May 21

GloucesterCast 104 Featuring Guests Kim Smith, Donna Ardizzoni and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 11/16/14

GloucesterCast 104 Featuring Guests Kim Smith, Donna Ardizzoni and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 11/16/14 Topics Include: Free Grand Prix Of Gloucester Cyclocross Rapha T-Shirt For One Of The First Ten Verified GloucesterCast Subscribers- Subscribe Here, Congratulations To Pat Conant Winner Of Facebook Contest, Thanks To Paul Morrison For Fresh Limes, Good Egg James Fiahlo Copper … Continue reading GloucesterCast 104 Featuring Guests Kim Smith, Donna Ardizzoni and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 11/16/14

Nichole’s “Family Picks of the Weekend” 11/15 and 11/16

This weekend’s picks involve a little bit of learning, a little bit of getting out into nature and a decent indoor activity to show some support for local youth. Pick #1 My first pick of the weekend takes place at a fantastic Mass Audubon property on the Plum Island Turnpike in Newburyport.  Joppa Flats Education … Continue reading Nichole’s “Family Picks of the Weekend” 11/15 and 11/16

April Vacation Activities

  April Vacation is here….and not a moment too soon if you ask me!!! I made a crazy, long list of activities to do with children over February Vacation. See here.  https://goodmorninggloucester.wordpress.com/2014/02/16/holy-crap-i-asked-nichole-to-put-together-a-list-of-cool-february-vacation-things-to-do-and-boy-did-she-deliver/ While several of those activities focused on ice skating, tubing, or winter weather activities, many did not. For this week’s April school vacation, … Continue reading April Vacation Activities