2018A near-record storm surge forced Gloucester residents from their homes along Western Avenue and swamped and destroyed 73 cars parked at Gloucester High School.Events & Anniversaries, Natural Disasters

The January 4, 2018 storm led city and state officials to step up their response to climate change. They secured a $63,345 grant from the state’s Coastal Zone Management to evaluate and design remediation needed to protect the high school campus and its surrounding neighborhood from flooding.

Lamont, Ray. "Men pulled from flooding homes in separate incidents." Gloucester Daily Times. January 5, 2018.
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