Latest Gloucester, Massachusetts Stories

2014-06-26 08:26:10

GLOUCESTER, Mass., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident Gallery is pleased to present Harbortown 2014, an exhibition celebrating Gloucester Harbor and the area's legacy of more than 150 years of excellence in the visual arts. Harbortown 2014 proudly displays works of art by eighteen Cape Ann artists, including four guest artists and introducing Gloucester artist Ed Touchette, now represented by Trident Gallery. Complementing the exhibition, specially selected additional works of...

2014-05-27 08:25:33

Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Essex offer summer fun for all - within easy reach! GLOUCESTER, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PR for Gloucester, working in partnership with the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, is delighted to announce the start of the Summer 2014 season on Cape Ann! Starting with the June 12 opening of the 35(th) season of the Gloucester Stage Company, co-founded by award-winning playwright Israel Horovitz as a "safe harbor for playwrights and new...

2014-05-02 12:21:31

ROCKLAND, Maine, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four decades after first crewing together on a small schooner out of Rockland, Maine, Captains Doug and Linda Lee continue to live the schooner life as current owners of the largest two-masted vessel in Maine's historic windjammer fleet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140501/83100 When the Lees' 145-foot passenger schooner Heritage departs Rockland Harbor for its first multi-day sail on June 4, it will mark the start of the...

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...

2011-03-09 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....

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'