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Flower power

The Gloucester Daffodil Festival will celebrate its silver anniversary this weekend, marking 25 years of bringing the community together. Visitors to the festival, which will be held Saturday and Sunday on and around Main Street, will experience a mix of traditional activities and new features.

Once again, one of the highlights of this year’s festival will be Andre Viette hosting his national "In the Garden" radio program (WXGM 1420 AM) on Saturday morning from the colonial courthouse. He will then give a talk, titled "Gardening should be easy; gardeners should have fun," at 1 p.m., according to Denise Carter, special events coordinator with Gloucester’s Parks, Recreation and Tourism department.

"We’re also going to have a lot of cool displays at the festival this year," Carter added. She said the representatives from the U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal will again demonstrate the procedure for disarming explosives, in front of...

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