Catch of the Day – Monday February 29, 2016

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NEWS

sc Clinton Routs Sanders in South Carolina Primary

Clinton win sets stage for Super Tuesday with 11 states having voting on the same day. Bernie Sanders tapped into anti-Obama sentiment in Nevada primary election.

kkk-rebranding Rubio and Cruz Hit Trump on KKK Endorsement

Trump endorsed by Klan leader David Duke and refuses to repudiate him or the Klan. What is the Ku Klux Klan today?

 

buffett Warren Buffett Says USA in Good Shape Economically

In Annual Report to shareholders of Berkshire-Hathaway, Buffett’s holding company, he issues his latest issue of his Chairman’s Letter which is eagerly anticipated for its information and wit.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Jesse-Cook-410 Jesse Cook at Shalin Liu March 11th

Guitarist has developed a personal style of nouveau flamenco instrumentalism and has opened for B.B.King, Ray Charles, The Chiftains and Diana Krall. A YouTube clip of a Rumba jam of his.

Clint_Black Country Singer Clint Black at The Cabot March 4th

Known for such ballads as “Stay Gone”, Country singer Clint Black has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. He is also a member of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

anthony_thieme_mending_the_nets_d5534084h Workshop: Painting from the Old Masters at RAA March 19-20

Attendees will choose a painting from the RAA Museum collection and learn how the artist painted it while painting their own copy in two days. They will select from such Old Masters as Anthony Thieme.

smithereens The Smithereens at The Larcom April 2nd

The Smithereens brand of 80’s alternative rock will return to The Larcom. YouTube clip of “Blood and Roses’.

SPORTS

New_England_Patriots_PHelmet Patriots Should Find Out Garoppolo’s Trade Value

Pats could trade for a high draft pick to offset loss in Deflategate.

sox Hanley Ramirez to Debut at First

Vonn Lindsey Vonn Extends World Cup Lead Despite Injury

Vonn still holds commanding lead in World Cup.

Denver_Broncos4 Peyton Manning to Announce Retirement This Week

LIFESTYLE

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“Cold Dawn” by Rockport Photographer Skip Montello depicting sea smoke over Sandy Bay. Sea smoke occurs when the sea temperature is about 4o degrees warmer than the air temperature. Skip Montello’s Photographs can be seen and purchased at skipmontellophotos.com.

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Catch of the Day – Weekend Edition – February 27-28, 2016

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NEWS

cashhouse $1.5 Million From Fuller Sale Going To Affordable Housing   

Funds to come from $5.6 million sale price and will be used to provide affordable housing for veterans and seniors.                 

Ernestina-2009 Essex Shipbuilding To Present Burnham Program on Ernestina Overhaul

Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey is the official vessel of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is being overhauled in Maine at a cost of $6.3 million. Tickets and information available at essexshipbuildingmuseum.org

goldman NYT Calls for Clinton To Release Goldman Talks Transcripts

Clinton earned $675,000 giving speeches to Wall Street firm. What she said has never been disclosed. goldmansachs.com

mass Clinton, Sanders Tied in New Massachusetts Poll

The WBUR poll shows virtual tie within the margin of error. Trump has huge lead in GOP.

debate-banner Rubio, Cruz Batter Trump in Houston Debate

Debate ahead of next week’s “Super Tuesday” voting in 11 contests. Super Tuesday explained.

trump Who Will Anti-Trump Conservatives Vote For?

List of conservatives opposed to Trump is growing. Will they vote for Hillary instead?

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

jorma-160-alt Jorma Kaukonen at Shalin Liu March 8th

Co-founder of Jefferson Airplane, member of Hot Tuna, rock guitarist has gone solo. Jorma Kaukonen website.

gloucester Gloucester Stage Announces 2016 Schedule

Israel Horovitz, Lyndsay Crouse return. 37th season brings six productions to Gloucester.

cape ann Cape Ann Symphony Concert March 20th – A Global Tour

Symphony to play works by Beethoven, Rodrigo, Koto.

indianajonesandthetempleofdoom Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom at The Cabot March 19th

Second installment of series electrifies. See trailer here.

adele Adele’s Voyage from Obscurity to Stardom

A remarkable career so far. Listen to “Hello” here.

academy-awards 2016 Oscars Preview

Complete list of 2016 nominees here.

SPORTS

Celtics-vs-Bucks1 Celtics Beat Bucks 112-107

Isaiah Thomas scores 27 points in win.

Eddie-the-Eagle-Calgary-1988 Movie Review: “Eddie The Eagle” Soars

An inspiring and moving film. With Hugh Jackman. Watch trailer here.

  Isandoval John Farrell Likes Pablo Sandoval

This despite Sandoval’s apparent weight issue.

LIFESTYLE

kelly Astronaut Scott Kelly Completing Year in Space

What it’s like living and working on the International Space Station.

fruit Ben Carlson Would Look at ‘Fruit Salad’ of Life of Supreme Court Picks

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Catch of the Day – Friday February 26, 2016

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NEWS

2000px-Republicanlogo.svgRubio and Cruz Plot to Stop Trump

With Trump on a winning streak, Presidential hopefuls Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz hope to trip him up in the caucuses and primaries to come. Primary and caucus schedule available here

cod Tarr and Ferrante Urge AG Healy to Aid At Sea Monitoring Cost Lawsuit

NOAA wants to shift costs of paying for the at-sea monitoring program from the government to fishermen.  Action is opposed by groundfishermen in a lawsuit being heard in US District Court in Concord, NH.

MBTA.svg MBTA Railroad Bridge Replacement to cost $63 Million

Drawbridge over the Annisquam River, built 105 years ago, is set for begin replacement this fall. Work shall take over four years to complete. There will be no disruption to commuters according to MBTA officials.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Juilliard-Quartet-160 Julliard String Quartet at Shalin Liu March 20th

The Julliard String Quartet is a classical music string quartet founded in 1946 at the Julliard School in New York. The quartet plays a wide range of classical music, and has recorded works by composers such as Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Bartók, Debussy, and Shostakovich, while also promoting more contemporary composers such as Elliott Carter, Ralph Shapey, Henri Dutilleux and Milton Babbitt. See Julliard String Quartet.

Clint_Black Clint Black in Concert at The Cabot March 4th

Known for such ballads as “Stay Gone”, Country singer Clint Black has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. He is also a member of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

North_Shore_Music_Theatre_Beverly_2014 North Shore Music Theatre to Host 5 Musicals in 2016

Funny Girl, Mary Poppins, Singin’ in the Rain, Monty Python’s Spamalot, and West Side Story this summer and fall. Tickets available online here.

SPORTS

Deflated-Football 3 Federal Judges Named to Hear Deflategate Appeal

Panel to decide whether to overturn lower court decision to negate Tom Brady’s 4 game suspension over Deflategate scandal of last year.

bos_1200x630Opinion: Sox Owner Right to De-emphasize Just Numbers in Evaluating Players

In interview at JetBlue Park where Sox have Spring Training, John Henry admits sole use of analytics didn’t produce consistent winning teams. He vowed to use a “holistic” approach for 2016.

Boston-Bruins-Logo Fathers of Bruins Players Going on Road Trip With Team

First time since 2007. Fathers attending game in North Carolina against the Hurricanes.

LIFESTYLE

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Catch of the Day – Thursday February 25, 2016

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NEWS

mbta MBTA to Install Two 65 Feet Poles in Rockport

Each will hold mandated train communications equipment. GPS, wireless radio, computers keep track of trains for safety. Will be located along Nugent Stretch.

gloucester-man-at-wheel-small Gloucester Gets $151k Grant for “Gloucester Fresh” Branding

The Seaport Economic Council grant will be used to promote the Gloucester brand with digital billboards ahead of Seafood Expo North America in Boston in March. Former Mayor Carolyn Kirk joined Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken and Lt. Governor Karen Polito for the announcement in Gloucester.

GOPFINAL Trump’s Nevada Caucus Win Third in a Row

Angry electorate helping billionaire outsider solidify commanding lead against rivals. Trump won with 46% of the vote, far ahead of Rubio and Cruz.

substance-abuse-counselorShortage of Addiction Counselors Stalls Opiod Treatment

Not an issue of available beds, experts say, but of burnout and low pay. Insurance is available and programs are starting to turn things around.

thGovernor Baker Not Likely to Vote For Trump

Backed Christie in NH Primary. Condemns Trumps views on women and Muslims. Trump doesn’t have skills or temperament to be President he says.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Ezekials-Wheel-410 Ezekiel’s Wheels at Shalin Liu March 2nd

This Klezmer quintet is from Boston and plays in the Jewish tradition. This is a free Community Concert and begins at 7:30 pm.

gaelic Gaelic Storm at The Cabot February 25th

This is a multi-national Celtic band which has been together nearly 20 years.

14-406-Rockport-Art-Association Rockport Art Association Registration for Spring Workshops

RAA has changed its name to Rockport Art Association and Museum to emphasize its draw to tourists and to underscore its vast collection of works from past members. The Spring workshops offer instruction and demonstration in Oils/Pastels/Social Media/Mixed Media/Expressive Painting/Drawing/Still Lives/Plein Air.

stubbs Matt Stubbs at Chianti February 25th

Soul-drenched Roots and Blues guitar instrumentals at popular Beverly venue.

SPORTS

Deflated-Football Sports Illustrated Calls For Return on Patriots Draft Picks

NFL’s “Deflategate” penalties included loss of two draft picks and a $1 million fine. Goodell and NFL have dug in their heals on issue that has lasted over a year.

bos_1200x630Sox Owner John Henry: Team Relied on Numbers Too Much

Although there was much success, team finished last three out of last four years. Henry says lots of good in place but need a more holistic approach to succeed. Players need to perform better too.

LIFESTYLE

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Catch of the Day – Wednesday February 24, 2016

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NEWS

ngaBaker Continues to Be Most Popular Governor

massHerald Endorses Rubio for Massachusetts Primary

guantanamo-bay-camp-delta Obama Pushes for Guantanamo Closure

image Bill Gates Opposes Apple In Terrorist iPhone Controversy

supreme court Battle for the Supreme Court: Current Issues

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

KBMG KBMG at Chianti February 24th

gaelic Gaelic Storm at The Cabot February 25th

dod Poetry of Dogtown: Cape Ann Museum February 26th

Danú-410-NEW-PHOTO Irish Band ‘Danu’ at Shalin Liu March 3rd

14-406-Rockport-Art-Association RAA Calls for Consignments for Annual Art Auction

SPORTS

bos_1200x630Clay Buchholz to be Number Two Starter for Sox

marchand Bruins Marchand Upset About Misconduct Call

skatingWorld Figure Skating Championship in Boston March 28-April 3

LIFESTYLE

boston_pops_logo2016 Boston Pops Season Schedule Announced

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Catch of the Day – Tuesday February 23, 2016

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NEWS

ymca-logo-social YMCA, City Reach Deal on Fuller Development

spring break Spring Break May Harm Bernie Turnout in Primaries

2000px-Republicanlogo.svg GOP Scrambles to Stop Trump

sextant US Navy Brings Back Celestial Navigation

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

brass Tribute to Broadway – NE Brass at Cabot Feb. 24

image Jasper String Quartet Feb. 26th at Shalin Liu

nmyo Northeast Mass Youth Orchestra Concert March 6th

quilt ‘Community of Neighborhoods’ at Cape Ann Museum

engelbert Englebert Humperdinck April 10th at NSMT

SPORTS

bos_1200x630Big Papi Arrives For Final Spring Training

march madness 2016 March Madness Preview

-1Why NFL Should Give Draft Picks Back

LIFESTYLE

child-athlete Parenting a Gifted Athlete

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Catch of the Day – Monday February 22, 2016

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NEWS

imageRockporter Coaches Olympic Hopeful

imageGloucester Seeks to Recoup Sewer Debt Service Costs

rtx26kv9How Clinton Edged Sanders in Nevada

jeb-208Closing of Bush Chapter

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

imageGaelic Storm at The Cabot February 25th

imageJasper String Quartet at Shalin Liu February 26

imageBobby Keyes at Chianti February 23

Cover-hi_res-3Art Garfunkle at The Larcom May 15th

 

SPORTS

shamrock-image_0Celtics Beat Nuggets 121-101

bos_1200x630Chris Young Ready for Sox

LIFESTYLE

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