1827The first newspaper was published.Economy and Industry, Local Businesses

First page of the first edition of the Gloucester Telegraph, January 1, 1827. Gloucester Telegraph. January 1, 1827, Vol. 1 No. 1 edition.
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The first newspaper in town was the Gloucester Telegraph, issued on the first of January, 1827. It was published weekly until 1834, then semi-weekly until 1873, when it again changed to weekly, and so continued until it went out of existence in October 1876.

Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Gloucester [Mass.] Procter brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog Gloucester Telegraph. January 1, 1827, Vol. 1 No. 1 edition.
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