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2013-11-04 12:24:34

From Santa's arrival by boat to lighting the Lobster Trap Tree - announcing the 2013 holiday events line-up on Cape Ann, Massachusetts GLOUCESTER, Mass., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PR for Gloucester, the travel and tourism media outreach campaign started by local business owners and working in partnership with the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, is excited to announce the coming of the holiday season on Cape Ann, filled with festivities. (Photo:...

2013-06-03 08:20:16

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce has announced that 11 tall ships will be at this year's Windjammer Days Festival. The 2013 Windjammer Days is scheduled to take place June 25 & 26, with the schooners appearing in Linekin Bay on Tuesday the 25th and in the harbor on Wednesday the 26th. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130603/CG23825) The Windjammers include: American Eagle- A deep draft vessel designed...

2013-01-02 12:21:21

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, millions of viewers tuned in for a new series the critics called "wicked authentic." Now, the salty stars of National Geographic Channel's (NGC) breakout hit Wicked Tuna are back as the show returns for its second season, beginning Sunday, January 13, 2013, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. For more information, visit www.natgeotv.com/wickedtuna and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/NGC_PR. Wicked Tuna follows a group of spirited fishermen...

2012-07-13 23:00:32

Just as consumers need to freshen up their look every now and then, so do brands — even the iconic Gorton´s Seafood. Their new packaging has the bright yellow color and the trusted Gorton´s Fisherman at the helm, as always. But the packaging has been updated to make it easier for consumers to find the products they want and the information they need. Gloucester, Mass. (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Just as consumers need to freshen up their look every now and then, so do brands...

2011-11-08 12:55:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertaining just became effortless! The launch of Magnolia West's event accessories collection provides designer decor without the designer price tag. Any holiday hostess can transform her table in seconds with the easy-to-use vase wraps and napkin treatments. The Magnolia West Event Accessories Collection includes simple to use wraps which fit standard cylinder vases from any local craft store instantly dress up a table or fireplace mantel for the...

2011-03-09 00:00:00

Gorton's Seafood is inspiring consumers to get their twice-a-week seafood by sharing delicious travel-themed seafood recipes in their new Seafood Lover's Sweepstakes, and will give away a grand prize Seafood Lover's getaway to one of six amazing destinations. Gorton's invites consumers to enter the Seafood Lover's Sweepstakes every day from February 11 - April 12, 2011. Gloucester, MA (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 The message of the USDA's updated Dietary Guidelines is clear: Eat more seafood to...

2010-09-21 14:50:00

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun National Bank broke ground on an environmentally-friendly, LEED-certified flagship bank branch last week in Glendora, Gloucester Township, NJ, that will serve as a prototype for future Sun National Bank branches throughout New Jersey. The green branch, to be located at the corner of the Black Horse Pike and Evesham Road, is scheduled to open this winter and will replace the existing Glendora branch situated on an adjacent site....

2010-03-10 09:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A $300,000 Verizon Foundation grant to the Gloucester Institute for its Emerging Leaders Program will help Virginia's future business, civic and political leaders acquire and refine the skills they'll need to meet tomorrow's challenges. At a news conference Wednesday (March 10) at the Virginia General Assembly Building to announce the grant, Verizon and Institute officials were joined by General Assembly members, representatives of Virginia's...

2009-03-05 14:40:27

The mayor of Gloucester, Mass., called the National Marine Fisheries Service overzealous in its pursuit of a local auction house. The federal regulators filed charges Feb. 13 against the Gloucester Seafood Display Auction for selling 66,000 pounds of illegally caught yellowtail flounder and cod between 2004 and 2006. It is the third time charges have been filed against the company, The Boston Globe reported Thursday. Owners of the auction house said they would vigorously contest the charges...

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2008-12-29 16:20:00

An Englishwoman says she was shocked when her goldfish survived at least 13 hours out of water. Barbara Woodward, 61, of Gloucester said she spotted her goldfish, which had last been seen in its tank at 11 p.m. the previous night, at 7 a.m. on the floor behind a chest in her home, The Sun reported Monday. Woodward said she had trouble moving the chest and left the fish, named Ginger, where it was because she assumed it was dead. However, she said she was shocked when she returned home at 8...