Before carnival goers crowd St. Peter’s Square and the first winner snags the flag from the end of the Greasy Pole, the annual Novena to St. Peter — the nine nights of prayer leading up to the start of St. Peter’s Fiesta — culminated Tuesday night at the Lester S. Wass American Legion Hall o…
BOSTON — Local officials are calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to require studies of health and safety risks before approving any new natural gas infrastructure.
ROCKPORT — In its quest to bolster student enrichment, the Educational Foundation for Rockport has sponsored its second Student Art Award.
Police said they plan to summons a Gloucester man to court on the charge of lewd and lascivious conduct after they responded Monday to Millet Street on report of a man openly masturbating.
People items should be sent to the Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, via email to email@example.com or faxed to 978-282-4397. College graduation and dean’s list items should come directly from the school.
As fishing regulators continue to consider changes to current groundfish monitoring programs, NOAA Fisheries is developing a new strategic communications plan to help stakeholders more fully participate in the rule-making process.
MANCHESTER — Five new "longevity benches" have been approved to be placed on town-owned property. The latest one will be installed by Winthrop Field sometime this summer.
If the impending shuttering of Whole Foods Market's Pigeon Cove Seafood operation has a silver lining, it may be this: the shifting of seafood processing to an unnamed Massachusetts company could open up another market for fresh Gloucester seafood.
A driver who told police he had swerved to avoid a cat in the roadway slammed into two parked cars and destroyed a mailbox on Cherry Street on Friday night.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The driver of a truck in a collision that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide, authorities said.
If you attend a Gloucester High School football game, you’ll see 29-year-old Danny Williamson keeping the crowd energized with his famous sprints down the sidelines. If you’re friends with him on Facebook, you’ll find dozens of likes and comments on his posts about his achievements. And if y…
People write to us here at FishOn. We don't encourage it, but short of going into the witness protection program or faking our own deaths, we're really not sure what to do about it.
MANCHESTER -- Town and Massachusetts State Police are continuing to investigate the death of a 48-year-old Manchester woman whose body was found in the sand Saturday adjacent to the Manchester Yacht Club at Tuck's Point.
MANCHESTER — Now that school is out, the Manchester Essex Regional School District is ready to start construction on the new Memorial Elementary School.
The sister-city Homestay program with Tamano, Japan, is once again sending a contingent of students to Gloucester this summer, and the organizers are looking for homes for five students and one chaperone.
The Massachusetts Environmental Police, in an effort to crack down on unethical recreational fishing, said it issued criminal summons to five fishermen for landing 39 undersized striped bass at Rafes Chasm.
The opening night of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival last weekend was not your average evening of classical music.
Gladstone, a jewelry and fine art gallery at 36 1/2 Union St. in Manchester, announces a solo show "Passages & Waterways," featuring works on paper by Boston artist Joel Janowitz. There is an opening public reception this Saturday, June 22, from 4 to 6 p.m.
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BOSTON — Federal immigration authorities will be temporarily barred from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses until a final decision is made in a lawsuit brought by two district attorneys.
Kathleen Cail of Peabody has been identified as the 67-year-old woman who died Wednesday after falling from a boat at Cape Ann's Marina Resort into the Annisquam River.
Gloucester schools made gains in cutting tuition costs under the school choice program over the past year, state figures show. The city's school system still shelled out more than $2 million for students to attend other districts, with the vast majority getting their education in Rockpor…
U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is trying to secure additional funding for North Atlantic right whale research through an amendment to the federal government funding bill for fiscal year 2020.
MANCHESTER — Visitors to this seaside town's beaches are being warned that a large shark was sighted off the coast of House Island on Wednesday.
A Maine congressman is borrowing from the groundfish playbook, accusing NOAA Fisheries of using substandard science in its bid to protect right whales in the Gulf of Maine.
Kathleen Cail of Peabody has been identified as the 67-year-old woman who died Wednesday after falling from a boat at Cape Ann's Marina & Resort into the Annisquam River.
On Thursday, the muggles were treated to a wand-making workshop. On Friday, the non-magic youngsters visiting Sawyer Free Library can take in a “pro-literacy” music concert.
Four juveniles are accused of taking a golf cart for a West Gloucester joy ride early Thursday after police say they were found taking turns driving the vehicle around the Gloucester Cinema parking lot and into the street.
BOSTON — Law enforcement officials have broken up a Merrimack Valley-based narcotics ring, arresting 12 individuals and seizing sizable quantities of cocaine, heroin and fentanyl.
BOSTON — Congressional lawmakers are pressing for more timely public notice of sewage discharges into rivers, lakes and other bodies of water in Massachusetts and elsewhere.
MANCHESTER — The Manchester Police Department has completed a three-year initiative to better serve residents affected by mental illness and is reaching out to those trying to beat drug addiction.
Big Mike’s Bikes, Gloucester’s only bike repair business, has a new home for the summer as a pop-up repair and rental shop in the parking lot of the Stage Fort Park Welcoming Center.
BOSTON — Massachusetts will have to spend more than $18 billion to fortify its coastline against rising seas and monster storms fueled by a changing climate, according to a new report.
This Week's Circulars
- Manchester woman believed to have drowned
- Peabody woman drowns in boating mishap
- Rhode Islander dies after diving by Dry Salvages
- Manchester: Beachgoers urged to be cautious in water after shark sighting
- Peabody woman identified, cause of death unknown
- Police/Fire: Forest Street man to face lewd conduct charge
- Police investigating body found at Tuck's Point
- Woman rushed to hospital after being pulled from water at Cape Ann's Marina
- Five face fish poaching charges
- Manchester Essex baseball wins Division 4 State Championship