Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the MERMHS
Nov14

Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the MERMHS

Veteran’s Day ceremonies at the Manchester Essex Middle High School are always a solemn event. The guest speaker was Lt. Mark W. Schmink, Marine for life and Chief Executive of the Rockport Police Department. He spoke of how he decided to join the Marines when he learned at the recruiting station that his birthday and the birth of the Marines was one and the same. Other veterans depicted are; George Nickless, Ed Gavin, Bob Cannon and...

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Hornets Runners-Up in MIAA Sectional Final
Nov14

Hornets Runners-Up in MIAA Sectional Final

Saturday’s MIAA Sectional Championship was a disappointment for the Lady Hornets as they fell to annual rival Watertown 1-0. An almost perfectly executed game was played by the Hornets with several shots on goal and several corners. The difference was the one corner that the Red Raiders executed that resulted in the solitary goal. The Hornets ended the season 16-1-5, top of the Baker...

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Hornets Face Watertown Red Raiders – Again
Nov13

Hornets Face Watertown Red Raiders – Again

In the game of the season on Saturday at North Andover the Hornets met their nemesis, the Watertown Red Raiders in what could arguably be the best game of their many match-ups. Here Anna Coyne, Christina Bullock and Bridget Twombly battle for the ball. ME had control of the game from the start frustrating the Watertown coach. Watertown got one corner that resulted in one shot on goal that turned the tide. Watertown won its 11th...

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Hornets Meet Amesbury Indians in MIAA Divisional Finals
Nov12

Hornets Meet Amesbury Indians in MIAA Divisional Finals

ME Coach Luke Cosgrove, Captains Jillian Bowen, Abby Lantz and Jade Cromwell carry the trophy for runner-up Divisional Champions on Sunday the 11th. This game was a physical challenge for both teams as they played for the championship. The match lived up to its hype as the girls went in to two OT’s tied at 1. The Indians prevailed over the Hornets 2-1. The Hornets ended their season 15-3-2 as Baker Division...

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36th Essex Clamfest
Oct23

36th Essex Clamfest

Windward Grille’s owner serves participants his award-winning chowder, People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice, at Saturday’s 36th Essex Clamfest. Over 1,000 people took advantage of the chowder tasting and there were over 2,000 people attending the...

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Cape Ann Plein Air
Oct23

Cape Ann Plein Air

The third annual Cape Ann Plein Air (CAPA) outdoor painting competition and festival — took place in the Cape Ann communities of Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport – kicked off with a Welcome Reception at Essex Shipbuilding Museum on October 7. Over the following six days, artists painted “en plein air” across Cape Ann and award winners were announced at an Awards Gala on October 13 at the North Shore Arts...

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