Tonight! DAVE SAG’S BLUES PARTY WITH SPECIAL GUEST: Evan Goodrow 8:30 to 11:30pm @ The Rhumb Line. 8.14.2014

   We’re opening up the bomb bay this week to allow Mr. Evan Goodrow to  fall on your brain stem. He of the handsome visage and huge pecs is ready and willing to take you to another dimension of sight and sound,where the naiads frolic to the boogie beat. Mr. G is a killer guitarist and vocalist. You must know

I’m In a Funk, Help Me Pick My Next Painting Project

I’m In a Funk, Help Me Pick My Next Painting Project I’ve picked out a few photos I took that may be my next painting. If you like any you see here let me know. If you have a photo you may think might make a great Cape Ann themed Painting send it to me, maybe I’ll pick one out.
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Obituary: Kristen A. Polci-parsons

POLCI-PARSONS, Kristen A. M.Ed, CPRP, age 30, of Gloucester, formerly of Lynn, died unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, August 10. She was the wife of David L. Parsons, with whom she shared five years of marriage. Raised in Lynn, she was the daughter of Christopher Polci and Elaine Felich Polci of Lynn. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart School in Lynn, and Bishop Fenwick High School in Peabody. She received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Northeastern University and her Masters Degree in Education from Cambridge College. Kristen was the Director of Residential Services at the Edinburg Center in Lexington. An advocate for human rights, she loved helping people. She also enjoyed photography, traveling, and enjoying the New ...
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Obituary: Harriet Maffei

MAFFEI, Harriet (Lovett) Of Gloucester, age 86, former Foreign Service secretary, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014. She was the wife of Victor E. Maffei, and is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Francesca and Scott Lazev and grandchildren, Simon and Samantha of Stratham, NH. Her funeral service will be held on Monday afternoon in the Pike-Grondin Funeral Home, 61 Middle Street, GLOUCESTER at 3 p.m. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1-3 p.m. Burial services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to Gloucester Archives Committee, c/o City Hall, 9 Dale Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930. For further information and online condolences, please visit
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Obituary: Abdullah A. Khambaty

KHAMBATY, Abdullah A. 84, passed away peacefully at home on July 29, 2014 with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of Lynne (MacCubrey) for 56 years and the proud and adoring father of Murriam and the late Tara Kiley. Born December 19, 1929 in Bombay, India, Abdullah was the last surviving child of twelve born to the late Abdulkader and Sophia Khambaty. He came to the United States at the age of 19 and was a graduate of Tufts University earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University. He later took courses at MIT and the University of Rhode Island, earning an Associate's Degree. Ab proudly became a United States citizen in 1958. As a caring citizen ...
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The Dogs of Market Basket Are Woofing for Artie T

It's not just humans who are taking sides in the Market Basket mayhem. These dogs (and their owners) have taken to the Internet to show their support for former CEO Artie T.
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Nobody Wants My Spot: An Hour in Haystack's Nonexistent Predatory Marketplace

An hour using Haystack led to a loss of $0.25 and an offer to park in the Charles River.
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Obituary: L. Lee Harrington

HARRINGTON, L. Lee 84, of Gloucester, on July 21, 2014. Lee is survived by his children, Nelson Harrington and his wife Kristin of North Carolina, Paul Harrington of Gloucester, Kevin Harrington and his companion Lois Lane of Rockport, Pixie Harrington and her husband Bob Gillis of Gloucester; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is survived by his former wife Nancy Harrington of Gloucester. Lee is also survived by his devoted friend, Jean MacLean, and his devoted canine companion, Becca. He leaves his brothers, Roland and wife Judy, Robert and wife Carol, Kevin Harrington, and his sister, Marcia and her husband Jake McCarthy and many nieces and nephews. A visiting hour will be held on Wednesday, July 23 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. ...
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