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March 28, 2013

Gloucester Goings On

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‘Seafood Fraud’ program

Maritime Gloucester will be host a program titled “Seafood Fraud” on Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m., at the Gorton’s Seafood Gallery, Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop. Panelists include Beth Daley of “The Boston Globe;” Ross Lane and Dan D’Ambruoso, special agents with the NOAA Office of Law Enforcement; and Steve Parkes of Maritime Gloucester. Hosted by Maritime Gloucester, and sponsored by Turner’s Seafood.

Interdenominational services

The West Gloucester Trinitarian Church, United Church of Christ, 488 Essex Ave., will host a free interdenominational community seder at 5:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday, March 28, followed by Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m.

Talking turbines

On Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m., the Gloucester Lyceum will host an informational panel discussion with representatives from several of the major players in Gloucester’s wind turbine project, including Mayor Carolyn Kirk, with short presentations by Rick Johnson, facilities manager for Applied Materials and project lead for the Varian turbine; Tom Michelman, principal for Boreal Renewable Energy Development, the firm that provided the feasibility study; and Sumul Shah, chief executive officer of Solaya Energy, the general contractors for the construction of the wind turbines. A question-and-answer session follows.

Women’s Community Club

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