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 2022-01-28 00:00 

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Gloucester firefighters step it up for charity...

Twelve members of the Gloucester Fire Department are stepping up to take part in the sixth annual Boston Bruins BFit Challenge in support of military and first-responder charities....

 2022-01-27 23:00 

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Baker seeks to make 'revenge porn' a crime...

BOSTON — Massachusetts is one of only two states that doesn't have laws against revenge porn, where adults post sexually explicit images of a former spouse or ex-partner on the internet to harass or embarrass them....

 2022-01-27 22:17 

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Police/Fire...

In news taken from the logs of Cape Ann's police and fire departments:...

 2022-01-27 17:39 

Gloucester Times

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5 things to do this weekend...

'Annie Jr.'...

 2022-01-27 16:15 

Gloucester Times

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Cape Ann people in the news...

People items should be sent to the Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, via email to aholbrook@gloucestertimes.com or faxed to 978-282-4397. College graduation and dean's list items should come directly from the school....

 2022-01-27 16:00 

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Local students receive bachelor's degrees from UMass Amherst...

AMHERST, Mass. Approximately 5,500 students received bachelor's degrees in over 100 majors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Undergraduate Commencement on May 14, 2021 at the McGuirk Alumni Stadium....

 2022-01-27 15:45 

Gloucester Times

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Cape Ann news in brief...

Listings may be sent to: Goings On, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, or emailed to Joann Mackenzie at jomackenzie@gloucestertimes.com, at least two weeks prior to the event....

 2022-01-27 11:30 

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Community Impact Unit to stay at the YMCA...

When the Gloucester Police Department's Community Impact Unit and its Kops-n-Kids program officers take on the personas of the Village People, it can only mean one thing....

 2022-01-27 11:00 

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Rockport FY23 budget begins to take shape...

ROCKPORT — Selectmen have pegged the town's overall budget for fiscal year 2023, which begins this July 1, at $38,524,757....

 2022-01-27 11:00 

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Cost to run Rockport: Forecast is $38.5 million for fiscal 2023...

ROCKPORT — Selectmen have pegged the town's overall budget for fiscal year 2023, which begins this July 1, at $38,524,757....

 2022-01-27 10:00 

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Donovan loses appeal in business lawsuit...

HAMILTON — The state Appeals Court has sided with a Vermont woman who lost $1.5 million after investing in a business being run by John Donovan Sr. — who, a judge found, used that money and other investors' funds to......

 2022-01-27 09:00 

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AROUND CAPE ANN: Finding hope through historic art...

Dcouvert Fine Art of Rockport is once again invited back to New York City as part of the "Master Drawings New York 2022" exhibition, which runs through Jan. 29 at select galleries in Manhattan....

 2022-01-27 00:00 

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Rise in COVID-19 numbers may be due to reporting lag...

After dipping in recent weeks, cases of COVID-19 in Gloucester appear on the rise during the most recent three-day reporting period, but a lag in reporting may behind the increase, according to the city health director....

 2022-01-26 23:17 

Gloucester Times

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Police/Fire...

In other news taken from the logs of Cape Ann's police and fire departments:...

 2022-01-26 19:56 

Gloucester Times

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Baker's $48.5 billion budget plan would cut taxes...

BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing a buffet of tax cuts and other financial relief as part of his preliminary $48.5 billion budget for the next fiscal year....

 2022-01-26 19:30 

Gloucester Times

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Judge asked to weigh in on dispute over girl's chickens...

BEVERLY — A legal battle over six chickens being kept by a Lothrop Street couple as emotional support animals for their daughter will continue next month....

 2022-01-26 17:44 

Gloucester Times

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Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg seeking third term...

BOSTON (AP) — State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg announced Wednesday that she will seek a third term in office....

 2022-01-26 17:39 

Gloucester Times

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Republican businessman announces run for governor...

BOSTON (AP) — Businessman Chris Doughty released a video Wednesday announcing that he is seeking the Republican nomination for governor of Massachusetts....

 2022-01-26 17:39 

Gloucester Times

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UPDATE: Republican businessman announces run for governor...

Republican businessman announces run for governor...

 2022-01-26 16:14 

Gloucester Times

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Truck rollover, spill causes delays on I-495 south in Andover...

Delays on I-495 south could last for hours after a tractor trailer carrying gravel flipped, spilling its contents across the highway....

 2022-01-26 15:52 

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Correction...

The Gloucester Daily Times aims to be accurate. If you are aware of a factual error in a story, please call Times Editor David Olson at 978-338-2531....

 2022-01-26 15:30 

Gloucester Times

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Baby whale genetic testing may help save species, study says...

PORTLAND, Maine — Greater reliance on genetic testing of baby whales and their mothers can provide more accurate information about a rare species and increase the chances of saving them from extinction, according to the authors of a new scientific.....

 2022-01-26 15:16 

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Man paralyzed in Uber vehicle crash sues for $63M...

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who was left a quadriplegic when his Uber vehicle crashed last year is seeking $63 million in damages in a negligence lawsuit he has filed against the ride-hailing platform....

 2022-01-26 14:45 

Gloucester Times

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Cape Ann news in brief...

Listings may be sent to: Goings On, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, or emailed to Joann Mackenzie at jomackenzie@gloucestertimes.com, at least two weeks prior to the event....

 2022-01-26 10:00 

Gloucester Times

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$1M grant unites Gloucester's overdose resources...

One of the first things Cecelia Stewart did as newly hired head of the year-long Gloucester Addiction Coalition was sit down and create a website, gloucesteraddictionresources.weebly.com....

 2022-01-26 10:00 

Gloucester Times

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge Essex River...

ESSEX — The Essex River, a federally-managed waterway, will be dredged for the first time in about 35 years....

 2022-01-26 09:00 

Gloucester Times

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Demand for welfare spikes as jobless benefits end...

BOSTON — The elimination of federal unemployment programs last year caused a surge in requests for food stamps and other public assistance programs....

 2022-01-26 02:30 

Gloucester Times

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Baker reflects on challenges, progress...

BOSTON -- Gov. Charlie Baker reflected on his tenure as chief executive in his annual speech on Tuesday, and vowed to work with the Legislature to help the state recover from the pandemic as he approaches his final months in......

 2022-01-26 00:15 

Gloucester Times

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Visa program could help Cape Ann businesses staff up...

A virtual information session on Wednesday seeks to gauge the interest of Cape Ann businesses about starting a program to attract international student workers and others to help meet staffing needs this summer....

 2022-01-26 00:00 

Gloucester Times

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Report: MBTA could lose $35 million under new fare system...

BOSTON — Fare evaders have long been a costly problem for the MBTA, but a new report by a Boston-based think tank suggests plans to update the public transit system's fare collection system could make the situation worse....

 2022-01-25 23:17 

Gloucester Times

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Police/Fire: Man faces third drugged driving charge...

A New Hampshire man faces a third charge of drugged driving following his arrest in Gloucester on Monday....

 2022-01-25 21:35 

Gloucester Times

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Shelter rescues 49 cats and dogs from Oklahoma hoarding case...

SALEM — Nearly 50 pets have arrived at Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem, following their rescue from a hoarding situation in Tulsa, Oklahoma....

 2022-01-25 21:30 

Gloucester Times

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MCAS engineering, technology tests scrapped...

BOSTON — The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education agreed Tuesday to phase out two of the MCAS science exams offered to high schoolers, even as some members voiced concerns about the signal that decision might be sending....

 2022-01-25 16:15 

Gloucester Times

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Baker to preview ideas to reduce cost-of-living Tuesday night...

BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker will preview plans to "reduce the cost of living and housing" on Tuesday night when he delivers his final State of the Commonwealth address from the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, giving him the chance......

 2022-01-25 16:00 

Gloucester Times

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Longtime waterfront business closes in Beverly...

BEVERLY — Rowand's Seafood, a family-owned fish market that has been a fixture on the Beverly waterfront since 1959, has closed....

 2022-01-25 14:42 

Gloucester Times

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Workers' rights lawyer enters race for attorney general...

BOSTON (AP) — Workers' rights lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan announced Tuesday that she will run for Massachusetts attorney general....

 2022-01-25 14:22 

Gloucester Times

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Corrections...

The Gloucester Daily Times aims to be accurate. If you are aware of a factual error in a story, please call Times Editor David Olson at 978-338-2531....

 2022-01-25 13:30 

Gloucester Times

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Big Papi earns HOF spot on first ballot...

David Ortiz is one of the most important players in baseball history....

 2022-01-25 11:30 

Gloucester Times

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High winds mean T drawbridge must be secured down temporarily...

It'll be May when single-track commuter rail service over the new Gloucester Drawbridge over the Annisquam is scheduled to be restored, but residents may have noticed the bridge has been lowered into the down position several days this month....

 2022-01-25 10:30 

Gloucester Times

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Doyle considering next move after wrongful termination suit thrown out...

ROCKPORT — Former Fire Chief James Doyle has not made a decision whether to appeal the U.S. District Court's decision to throw out his wrongful termination case against the town....

 2022-01-25 10:00 

Gloucester Times

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Leadership program expanding to North Shore...

A program that provides Harvard Business School training for leaders to tackle some of the area's biggest problems is coming to the North Shore....

 2022-01-25 09:00 

Gloucester Times

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MCAS subject tests could be scaled back...

BOSTON — State education leaders are considering plans to scrap two MCAS subject exams amid rising costs and dwindling interest....

 2022-01-25 00:15 

Gloucester Times

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Report: Domestic violence murders increased last year...

BOSTON — Danielle Taylor was found strangled to death last February on the floor of a Falmouth hotel room, just days after celebrating her 30th birthday....

 2022-01-24 23:36 

Gloucester Times

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Unvaccinated students at some schools can go maskless...

When state education officials earlier this month announced the extension of masking requirements in K-12 schools, they also quietly tucked in a change affecting a small number of schools where local officials have opted to drop the mask mandate....

 2022-01-24 23:00 

Gloucester Times

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Police/Fire: Fire damages Manchester home...

MANCHESTER — A two-alarm fire tore through three floors of an Old Essex Road home Saturday night....

 2022-01-24 18:30 

Gloucester Times

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Cantemus sets auditions for Newburyport spring concert...

NEWBURYPORT — Cantemus Chamber Chorus seeks singers for a local choral concert this spring....

 2022-01-24 15:45 

Gloucester Times

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Galvin seeking eighth term as state secretary...

BOSTON — Longtime Secretary of State William Galvin said early Monday morning that he will run for reelection this year, telling voters that he would like to continue the work he's done since 1995 at a time when "(t)he necessity......

 2022-01-24 15:30 

Gloucester Times

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Cape Ann news in brief...

Listings may be sent to: Goings On, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, or emailed to Joann Mackenzie at jomackenzie@gloucestertimes.com, at least two weeks prior to the event....

 2022-01-24 11:00 

Gloucester Times

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Ward councilors to hold meetings to hash out zoning...

Residents will soon get a chance to weigh-in with their ward councilors on proposed zoning changes meant to increase Gloucester's housing stock....

 2022-01-24 10:00 

Gloucester Times

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Rockport Planning Board to discuss proposed zoning bylaw changes over two hearings...

ROCKPORT — The town Planning Board will host two public hearings this week to discuss proposed changes to the town's zoning bylaws....

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