Green Gloucester

June 23, 2018 / In The News

The City of Gloucester is committed to clean, renewable energy and energy conservation. Gloucester has been officially designated a Green Community by the Massachusetts Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs. In their August 2016 report “Renewable Communities,” Environment Massachusetts recognized Gloucester as one of 18 communities leading the way in the state in sustainability, renewable energy, and… Read more »

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Sets in the City: Gloucester in Film and TV

June 23, 2018 / Good to Know

Cape Ann has a special quality of light and amazing scenery that has been attracting artists and filmmakers for generations. Here’s a partial listing of the movies and TV shows filmed in Gloucester. See if you can recognize locations. 2016 Wicked Tuna (TV Series) 2015 Manchester By The Sea 2015 The Devil You Know (TV)… Read more »

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Fresh Catch: Gloucester’s Fish Guide

June 23, 2018 / Good to Know

Think you know your cod from your scrod? Check our handy insider’s guide to Gloucester’s fresh catch. Bluefin Tuna – Has a meaty, almost buttery taste prized for sushi and grilled as steaks. Bluefish – Game fish with rich, oily meat served grilled or baked with mayonnaise. Calamari (Squid) – Sliced and served breaded and… Read more »

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Gloucester’s Rich History

June 19, 2018 / Good to Know, History/Maritime

In addition to a rich maritime heritage, artist communities have also played a significant role in Gloucester’s history and culture. Rocky Neck, one of America’s oldest continuously working art colonies, has attracted such accomplished artists as Milton Avery, Nell Blaine, Stuart Davis, Childe Hassam, and many more. Also nestled within Gloucester are the quaint villages… Read more »

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Discover the City of Gloucester

May 23, 2018 / History/Maritime, Things to Do & See

A short, pleasant drive or train ride northeast of Boston Gloucester, MA is the home to America’s original seaport and the oldest working art colony in North America. Settled in 1623, Gloucester remains among the busiest fishing ports on the Eastern seaboard. Drawn to Gloucester’s rich history and natural beauty, visitors delight in pristine beaches,… Read more »

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A Closer Look at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

May 16, 2018 / History/Maritime, Things to Do & See

Exterior Photo: Courtesy of Historic New England. Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House is a National Historic Landmark located in East Gloucester, overlooking Gloucester Harbor. Beauport was the summer home of one of America’s first professional interior designers, Henry Davis Sleeper. After Sleeper’s death, Beauport was purchased by the McCann family, who preserved the home much as… Read more »

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