Update to the Update ~ BREAKING, BREAKING NEWS: Science All Around Us Did It!!!!

Science All Around Us has so far raised $38,468!!! There is still time to donate to their Kickstarter Project. Fundraising ends tonight at midnight. Listen to Joey’s interview with Collin, Nubar, and Tom to learn more details about plans for additional funds raised.  Our heartfelt congratulations to Science All Around Us! With the help of 313 backers, the Science … Continue reading Update to the Update ~ BREAKING, BREAKING NEWS: Science All Around Us Did It!!!!

BREAKING NEWS: Science All Around Us Has Raised Over $31K!!!

Science All Around Us has raised $31,483.00, with six days left to go. They are in the home stretch. Be a part of the tremendous team of people backing this worthy endeavor (283 so far!). Click here to donate to Science All Around Us with Collin Keagan. Collin talks about his interest in aviation in this video http://vimeo.com/111583516Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Science All Around Us Has Raised Over $31K!!!

BREAKING NEWS for SCIENCE ALL AROUND US!

Science All Around Us Hits the $25,000. Milestone Congratulations to the Science All Around Us Project and Their Team of Awesome Backers!!!   9 Days and Ten Thousand More to Go!   To learn more and to donate, visit the Science All Around Us Kickstarter Page here.   See links below in the preceding post for more information and videos about … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS for SCIENCE ALL AROUND US!

Science All Around Us Hits Another Milestone and Are Two Thirds of the Way Towards Making Their Goal!

When last we reported on Tuesday evening, Science All Around Us had reached the halfway point towards their fundraising goals. We are so excited to share that in only four days, through the generosity and good faith of of 223 backers, they have raised another $6,000.00, bringing the new total to $24,336. Science All Around Us is a project truly worthy of … Continue reading Science All Around Us Hits Another Milestone and Are Two Thirds of the Way Towards Making Their Goal!

Science All Around Us Has Raised Over $18K Surpassing Their Halfway Point!

This is wonderfully exciting news not only for Captain Tom, Colin, and Nubar, but for our community at large. If you haven’t yet backed their Kickstarter program to raise funds for the the pilot of the series, Science All Around Us, the first of which will be created aboard Gloucester’s own Schooner Thomas E. Lannon, now is the perfect time. With less than … Continue reading Science All Around Us Has Raised Over $18K Surpassing Their Halfway Point!

Need Summer Options for Your Children? Use GMG’s Discount Code

Good Morning Gloucester readers will receive a 10% discount if registering for summer program sessions at Harborlight Montessori in Beverly this summer.  Harborlight’s campus is located conveniently right off of Exit 18.   Summer sessions run each day from 8:30-3:00 with extended day options available from 7:30-8:30 and from 3:00-5:30. Use code GMG to receive your discount … Continue reading Need Summer Options for Your Children? Use GMG’s Discount Code

Great Science First Image of a Black Hole thanks to first algorithm “CHIRP” by Katie Bouman in EE department at MIT

First Horizon-Scale Image of a Black Hole  Image Credit: Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration – “Scientists have obtained the first image of a black hole, using Event Horizon Telescope observations of the center of the galaxy M87. The image shows a bright ring formed as light bends in the intense gravity around a black hole that is 6.5 billion … Continue reading Great Science First Image of a Black Hole thanks to first algorithm “CHIRP” by Katie Bouman in EE department at MIT

Anita Walker, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, message about the superpower of art & culture

December 2018 looking ahead: “We are on the front lines of a war on poverty. Not necessarily a shortage of material wealth, although its distribution in America is both a consequence and contributor to the current distress. The poverty our field confronts every day is that which Robert Kennedy confronted while running for President in … Continue reading Anita Walker, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, message about the superpower of art & culture

President Lincoln appointed postmaster, abolitionist, Main Street proprietor, gold star dad, overseer of the poor, gardener: William H. Haskell house history 44 Pleasant St., Gloucester Mass

44 Pleasant Street now (above); then (below) William Humphrey Haskell Dates: b.January 23, 1810 – d.August 26, 1902 Parents: Eli (b. 1776 Gloucester, MA) and Lydia (Woodbury Bray) Haskell Brother: Epes Grandfather: Elias Haskell First Wife and two daughters:  Sarah Ann Bray (1811-1836) “died September 12, 1836 leaving two daughters* now deceased, one of whom (Sarah*) … Continue reading President Lincoln appointed postmaster, abolitionist, Main Street proprietor, gold star dad, overseer of the poor, gardener: William H. Haskell house history 44 Pleasant St., Gloucester Mass

Lobster Industry Innovator Passes Away

Riverdale Mills Corporation announces with great sadness the passing of company founder, owner, and retired CEO James Knott, Sr. Mr. Knott was 88. An inventor, entrepreneur, industrialist and philanthropist, Knott established Riverdale Mills Corporation in 1980 – transforming it from a startup with a single wire mesh product into a manufacturing giant with more than … Continue reading Lobster Industry Innovator Passes Away

What a low blow: Justice Lowy clears contested Berkshire Museum art for auction

Justice Lowy’s JUDGEMENT was released April 5, 2018. The Museum may sell Shuffleton’s Barbershop, and — via Sotheby’s– the remaining 39 works free of any restrictions. “The museum has satisfied its burden of establishing that is has become impossible or impracticable to administer the Museum strictly in accordance with its chartiable purpose, thus entitling the Museum … Continue reading What a low blow: Justice Lowy clears contested Berkshire Museum art for auction

Cy pres and mon-ey: Berkshire Museum #AGO greenlight sale & cue up Massachusetts SJO

Cy pres petition it is! The Berkshire Museum had to demonstrate dire financial need to modify any restrictions on charter or mission, like selling its priceless art core and renovating its landmark building else risk withering and shuttering. Well, the museum has succeeded to the next round according to its website. Here’s their summary of the … Continue reading Cy pres and mon-ey: Berkshire Museum #AGO greenlight sale & cue up Massachusetts SJO

This week at the State House: February 15th MCC handing out state’s top annual Commonwealth awards to David Tebaldi Mass Humanities, Boston Foundation Paul Grogan, others…

Gloucester won one back in 2015. Congratulations to the 2017 honorees: the Acton Discovery Museums; The City of New Bedford; Keith Lockhart Boston Pops; Jose Mateo Jose Mateo Ballet Theater; Springfield Scitech High School Band; Nancy Donahue cultural philanthropy Lowell; Paul Grogan Boston Foundation; David Tebaldi Mass Humanities; Greenfield Cultural Council; the Berkshire Daily Eagle; … Continue reading This week at the State House: February 15th MCC handing out state’s top annual Commonwealth awards to David Tebaldi Mass Humanities, Boston Foundation Paul Grogan, others…

Just announced: Gloucester author Deborah Cramer wins major awards for The Narrow Edge! National Academies of Science Best Book Award and Society of Environmental Journalists Rachel Carson Book Award

Congratulations Deborah Cramer! Remember her request to share horseshoe crab reports and memories   National Academies of Science Best Book Award 2016  National Academies of Sciences press release: “The winning entries represent science communication at its finest and exemplify the ability of science writers to engage, inform, and inspire the public.” Society of Environmental Journalists … Continue reading Just announced: Gloucester author Deborah Cramer wins major awards for The Narrow Edge! National Academies of Science Best Book Award and Society of Environmental Journalists Rachel Carson Book Award

GloucesterCast 175 with @NAlexanian Susan Kelly @KimSmithDesigns, @DonnaArd and @Joey_C Taped 3/25/16 #GloucesterMA

GloucesterCast 175 with Nubar Alexanian, Susan Kelly, Kim Smith, Donna Ardizzoni and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 3/25/16 Topics Include: Nubar Alexanian’s “Gloucester When The Fish Came First” http://www.walkercreekmedia.com/gloucester Starting today through May 5th $125 until May 5th Launch Party at Rocky Neck Cultural Center After The Rocky Neck Launch Party the price goes to $295 To … Continue reading GloucesterCast 175 with @NAlexanian Susan Kelly @KimSmithDesigns, @DonnaArd and @Joey_C Taped 3/25/16 #GloucesterMA

Tree House Winter Jam Sessions #2 Today 5:30pm – 8:30pm @ The Dog Bar. 65 Main St Rear (20 Rogers St), Gloucester, Ma.

    Hey – we are back again this month at the Dog Bar in Gloucester, MA for our second installment of the Winter Sessions Tree House Jams! The first time was a blast, and we hope to continue the trend… and this time, we are donating all of our earnings to the Science All … Continue reading Tree House Winter Jam Sessions #2 Today 5:30pm – 8:30pm @ The Dog Bar. 65 Main St Rear (20 Rogers St), Gloucester, Ma.