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Stories with place: Gloucester
  • Entangled humpback whale freed off Gloucester's coast 
    Updated: May-19-16 7:10 am

    GLOUCESTER, Massachusetts - Rescue crews from the Center of Coastal Studies successfully freed a humpback whale that was entangled in fishing line attached to a buoy off the coast of Gloucester.

  • Work underway to restore Civil War-era coat in Massachusetts 
    Updated: May-16-16 9:22 am

    GLOUCESTER, Massachusetts - The Civil War-era coat that once helped a Gloucester soldier return safely to the North after escaping a Confederate prison is expected to be back in the city by the end of the summer.

  • Bill would encourage police to help addicts find treatment 
    Updated: May-13-16 4:58 pm

    BOSTON - Legislation aimed at encouraging police departments to help heroin addicts find treatment instead of jail - a concept pioneered in Massachusetts by the Gloucester Police Department - has won approval in the U.S. House.