GLOUCESTER — Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken and Public Health Director Karin Carroll would like to provide Gloucester residents resources to help cut back on or quit smoking and vaping and to help families avoid health problems and secondhand smoke during extended periods of time spent at home. “Taking steps to reduce or quit smoking and […]
GLOUCESTER — Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, Public Health Director Karin Carroll and Emergency Management Director and Assistant Fire Chief Joe Aiello would like to share tips to help residents alleviate their stress and panic surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while practicing social distancing. The COVID-19 outbreak and fear of becoming ill can cause stress and panic […]
GLOUCESTER — Police Chief Edward Conley and Fire Chief Eric Smith report that the Gloucester Police and Fire Departments responded after an unresponsive child was pulled from the water at Good Harbor Beach. Firefighters and police officers responded to the beach area off Thatcher Road at 5:11 p.m. Upon arrival, rescuers found an approximately 5-year-old […]
At approximately 6 a.m. the Gloucester Police Department and Gloucester Fire Department responded to the Gloucester Commuter Rail station on Railroad Avenue for the report of a person down. Upon arrival it was determined that an approximately 53-year-old male was deceased at the scene. The incident is currently under investigation by the Essex County District […]
Wednesday, July 31 UPDATE: As a result of the recent and ongoing thunderstorms many roads throughout Gloucester are temporarily flooded and/or impassable due to wires and trees down. Power outages have been reported. Please avoid travel and drive cautiously if you are out. If there is an emergency please call 911.