Friday, April 26, 2019
Essex County was the focus of attention for Governor Charlie Baker and his administration today as he convened a cabinet meeting at Gloucester City Hall. Members of Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken's staff, Gloucester City Councilors, leaders of community organizations and the public attended.
The agenda included a report from the Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute, Inc., efforts to stem substance abuse and enhance prevention and treatment, and the swearing in of the newest member of the Seaport Economics Council.
Secretary of Education Peyser began the state visit by coming to Gloucester High School to discuss Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM and robotics programing in Gloucester.