Gloucester

Gloucester police cruiser (Photo credit Gloucester police/Facebook)

Gloucester’s Unique Approach To Deal With Addiction Gathering Steam

As of Sunday, 17 people who have come in to the Gloucester Police department asking for help for their opioid addiction have been admitted to the the department’s ANGEL program.

06/16/2015

A SWAT team responded to a false alarm in Gloucester on Saturday morning. (Image Credit: Daniel Krawczyk/Twitter)

SWAT Team Responds To Hoax Weapons Call At Gloucester Motel

Police received a weapons threat that turned out to be unfounded on Saturday morning.

06/06/2015

Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello. (WBZ-TV)

In Their Shoes: Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello

Chief Campanello is promising that any addict who walks into his police station in Gloucester with drugs will get help not handcuffs,

06/01/2015

Isaac Pike of Gloucester receives a Bronze Star. (WBZ-TV)

Gloucester Soldier Receives Bronze Star

Isaac Pike was honored for leading his squad to safety during a 2003 attack in Iraq.

05/29/2015

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Gloucester PD Drug Program Aimed At ‘Changing The Conversation’ On Addiction

A drug program aimed at getting addicts clean rather than sending them to jail goes into effect next week in Gloucester.

05/27/2015

Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello. (WBZ-TV)

DA To Gloucester Chief: Promise For No Heroin Charges Lacks ‘Legal Authority’

Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello’s promise to not charge heroin addicts if they turn their drugs in may “lack legal authority,” the Essex District Attorney warned.

05/22/2015

Massachusetts State Police Trooper Donald Twombly. (Image Credit: Massachusetts State Police)

Trooper Spots Suicidal Woman On Day He Received Award For Similar Save

The day he received a commendation for saving a suicidal woman, a Massachusetts State Police trooper rescued another woman who was considering jumping from the same bridge the first incident took place.

05/09/2015

The Cape Ann Community Cinema (Photo credit Robert Newton)

Owner Giving Away Gloucester Movie Theater Through Essay Contest

If you’ve ever wanted to have your own movie theater, here’s your chance.

05/05/2015

A Liana's Ransom crew member attempts to jump to safety. (Image Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Crew Members Recall Harrowing Rescue Off Gloucester Coast

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued several members of the Canadian tall ship Liana’s Ransom despite difficult conditions.

03/31/2015

Rescuers wade into the frigid Gloucester waters. (Image Credit: Animal Rescue League of Boston)

Rescuers Wade Into Frigid Gloucester Water To Save Trapped Duck

A duck became tangled in a net and stuck on the ice in Gloucester, prompting a rescue by the Animal Rescue League.

02/17/2015

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