Catch of the Day – Thursday February 25, 2016



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.


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.


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.


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