Rockport Featured on NewEngland.com

August 18, 2016

Rockport is a favorite travel destination for day trips, weekly stays and lengthy vacations alike.  Our wonderful seacoast village was recently featured on NewEngland.com as a Summer Day Trip.  Many of the town’s shops, attractions and restaurants were featured in…

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Top 7 Walks in Rockport, MA

August 3, 2016

A Walking Guide of Rockport, MA WALK ONE -The Headlands and Old Garden Path. From Dock Square, proceed up Mount Pleasant Street, passing T-Wharf with its view of Motif#1 on your left. You will soon pass the Hannah Jumper House,…

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Beaches of Rockport

July 22, 2016

Back Beach: Beach Street On Beach Street between Main and Granite, Back Beach offers great views as a bonus to its sand and surf, and is close to the downtown shopping area. Back Beach is a renowned scuba diver’s destination.…

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Story of Hannah Jumper

July 18, 2016

July 8, 1856, is an important date in the history of Rockport. On that summer morning, 200 wives, mothers, daughters and assorted supporters gathered in Dock Square to take part in an event that would have repercussions to this very…

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How Motif No.1 Got Its Name

Motif No. 1 Images of Rockport’s iconic fishing shack on Bearskin Neck are known and recognized throughout the world, and instantly familiar to any student of art or art history. How Motif No. 1 Got Its Name “ROCKPORT’S trade mark…

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Essex Coastal Scenic Byway Sign Installation Commences

May 9, 2016

Wayfinding Signage System Promotes Heritage Tourism in 14 Coastal Communities The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage) is pleased to announce the installation of directional signage along the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway, a state-designated route linking 14 coastal communities from…

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JOIN US FOR CHRISTMAS IN ROCKPORT 2015

October 29, 2015

Rockport, MA ‘ Just about everywhere else in New England Santa arrives by sleigh, fire engine, or on a wagon. However, it’s only natural that in Rockport, MA Santa arrives by lobster boat. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, Rockport…

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MASSACHUSETTS GAS PRICES DOWN SIX CENTS, SAYS AAA

August 11, 2015

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down another six cents from last week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s August 11th survey of prices in Massachusetts found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.52 per gallon, down six cents from last week. Prices locally…

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GAS PRICES UNCHANGED, SAYS AAA

June 8, 2015

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts remain the same as last week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s June 8th survey of prices in Massachusetts found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.66 per gallon, the same as last week. Prices locally are two cents…

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SHOP ROCKPORT, EVEN IN THE WINTER!

February 5, 2015

Shop Rockport, even in the winter! Yesterday I was very happy to get out of the house and enjoy a day of walking, working and shopping. I went to Rockport, and although the shopping area seemed abandoned compared to summer…

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MA GAS PRICES FALL SHARPLY, SAYS AAA

December 15, 2014

The impact of falling oil prices continues to be seen at the pumps, as gasoline prices in Massachusetts have dropped an average of ten cents per gallon in just the past week, according to AAA Southern New England. AAA’s December…

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JOIN US FOR CHRISTMAS IN ROCKPORT 2014

JOIN US FOR CHRISTMAS IN ROCKPORT 2014

November 20, 2014

A packed calendar of family-friendly holiday events is reason to plan time in Rockport this holiday season. Rockport, MA ‘ Just about everywhere else in New England Santa arrives by sleigh, fire engine, or on a wagon. However, it’s only…

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DPW SEEKS CHRISTMAS TREE FOR DOCK SQUARE

November 5, 2014

The Rockport Department of Public Works will soon begin converting downtown parking meter posts into holiday tree stands, as Rockport makes ready for its annual Christmas in Rockport celebration. The DPW is also working to find the perfect evergreen tree…

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Festival by the Sea Returns on August 2nd

July 22, 2014

On Saturday, August 2nd, Manchester’s celebration of local art, music and food, Festival by the Sea, returns to downtown. The popular annual event will feature over 75 artists ranging from painters to jewelers and artisans, and it will stretch from…

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ROCKPORT VISITOR AMBASSADORS NEEDED

June 10, 2014

ROCKPORT – On Memorial Day weekend, the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce Rockport Division kicked off the 2014 season with the opening of the Rockport Information Booth. This year the Rockport Information Booth has been added to the Essex National…

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CHAMBER TO GIVE AWAY $25,000 ON OCTOBER 3rd

September 14, 2013

Tickets Now Available for the $25,000 Game presented by the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce’s 33rd Annual $25,000 Game is now underway with the winning tickets to be drawn on Thursday, October 3 from…

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