Coast Guard f/n Samantha Hughes Reads from Macbeth

Coast Guard station Gloucester's Samantha Hughes was the first on base to volunteer for the Gloucester Shakespeare Project - a community-based reading project designed to encourage local residents to take a crack at reading Shakespeare out loud, on camera.

She read from Macbeth.

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Mike the Lobsterman on the wreck of the schooner Jennie M. off Salisbury Beach

The cargo schooner Jennie M., driven ashore by a powerful nor'east storm while enroute to Boston with a cargo of cobblestones, was lost with all hands. The ship's ribs, buried in the sands of Salisbury Beach, uncover every few years during winter storms.

Local gossip holds that the Jennie was carrying moonshine liquor.

The crew abandoned ship. Their bodies were never found. Sole survivor of the wreck was the ship's cat.

Mike visits one day and has a few things to say in his usual eloquent way.

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