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Open burning season
Forest Fire Warden Mike Frontierro reminds residents that Open BurningSeason starts Jan. 15 and runs through May 1. Only brush that originated on the property may be burned. Leaves, stumps and construction materials are prohibited. Permits costs $10 and may be obtained Sunday mornings, 8 to 10 p.m. or call 978-265-3339.
There will be auditions for the Cape Ann Theatre Collaborative’s Spring show, ‘Becky Shaw,’ on Jan. 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. Pigeon Cove Circle, 6 Breakwater Avenue Becky. ‘Becky Shaw’-- Gina Gionfriddo’s searingly funny comedy about love, marriage, blind dates from hell and the quirks of family dynamics,, has lots of roles. available and will run 3 weekends: April 26, 27, 28 and May 3, 4, 5 and 10, 11, 12 at Gorton Theatre, home of Gloucester Stage Company. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ton ‘a Tuna
The Open Door will be hosting a food drive on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Market Basket in Gloucester from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to collect 2,000 pounds of canned tuna to stock the food pantry in the coming months. The food drive is planned to coincide with Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service projects across the country that weekend. The Gloucester Democratic City Committee is organizing community volunteers to assist. For more information, visit: foodpantry.org or facebook.com/TheOpenDoorMA.