Gloucester

By - 12/12/17 - 7:57 pm

Lily Goldman shows us the lighting of Temple Ahavat Achim's lobster-trap menorah tonight, ten years after an eight-alarm fire destroyed the temple building.

By - 11/9/17 - 2:36 pm

Good Morning Gloucester has some drone footage of the lobster boat that ran aground this morning by Eastern Point Lighthouse - on rocks that the crew was able to be rescued by first responders by walking to shore.

By - 9/19/17 - 10:17 pm
Abell

The US Attorney's office today charged Edward Abell, 44, of Gloucester with wire fraud and money laundering for allegedly embezzling $3 million from Racepoint Global, a Boston-based public-relations and marketing firm.

Read more.

By - 7/5/17 - 10:24 am

Good Morning Gloucester tells us the story of Cisco, a great white that gets around.

By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

By - 11/10/16 - 9:55 am

And promptly released back into the briny deep.

By - 8/5/16 - 9:34 am

Fifteen years ago today, the Starbound was headed to port in Gloucester with a load full of herring caught on Georges Bank when it was hit head on by an oil tanker.

Joe Marcantonio, the captain, recounts that night.

By - 10/10/15 - 9:11 pm

Good Morning Gloucester reports the woman was sitting outside watching the stars early this morning when the coyote leaped on her:

She jumped to her feet and fought it back with her fists. She next grabbed a broom and in the process hit her truck’s key fob, which sounded the alarm. ... Lyn describes the coyote’s drool as smelling like foul meat and the fur as coarse and bristly. The drool was in her hair and took some time to wash out the smell.

By - 10/9/15 - 11:18 pm

No, really, it's a tuna. A 500-lb. tuna. In Gloucester, where they know their tuna.

By - 8/28/15 - 11:11 am

Seems that up in Gloucester, the tradition is that you have to eat the heart of the first tuna you catch. Here's photographic proof.

By - 7/18/15 - 10:06 am
Snotbot

The Ocean Alliance of Gloucester and Olin College of Needham have teamed up on a drone-based tool for taking vital signs from whales without shooting them with darts from loud motorboats. Read more.

By - 7/15/15 - 12:10 pm

The Library of the Royal Irish Academy wants to identify the people in the photograph below. Please contact the Library if you recognize any of the subjects. The Library can be reached via Twitter @Library_RIA, or by email at www.ria.ie/library/contact, citing "8 May Photo Query Tweet."

If more information regarding the location, subjects, time, et cetera, of the photograph become available, I will update this post.

By - 6/27/15 - 10:11 pm

Good Morning Gloucester has photos of yesterday's winner of the annual greasy-pole competition.

By - 5/5/15 - 12:45 pm

Gloucester Police say the opioid crisis, which is killing large numbers of users, has convinced them to try treatment first instead of arrests. Starting in June:

Any addict who walks into the police station with the remainder of their drug equipment (needles, etc.) or drugs and asks for help will NOT be charged. Instead, Gloucester Police will walk them through the system toward detox and recovery.