Ethan Forman from the Gloucester Daily Times talks to Kory Curcuru and Heather Atwood about everything happening in Gloucester. Mayor Verga’s first proposed budget is calling for a 6.3% increase in spending. Ethan breaks down the mayor’s proposed 2023 budget, which includes his campaign promise of a sustainability director. The Budget and Planning Committee will be taking up different sections of the budget in the next month. The public forum will be June 7th. Read more here:

Gloucester is becoming busier as the summer months get closer. Wellspring is having its “Voices of Belonging” event (story here) by artist Stephanie Benanson and The Open Door is having its annual “Empty Bowl” dinner (story here).

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