Catch of the Day – Thursday March 3, 2016

HARLEQUIN

NEWS

romney Romney Says Trump is a Fraud and Phony

“Playing the American Public for Suckers” says former Republican nominee in prepared remarks.

essex Essex Owes Gloucester $2.7 Million for Sewer

Rockport owes $150,000. City never billed for fees after moving debt to city tax rate from sewer rate.

 

green_crab_image Fish Buyer Seeking Green Crabs for Growing Market

More restaurants are interested in trying green crabs. Buyer sees huge potential for neglected species.

kelly Scott Kelly Home After Year in Space

Back home in Houston, astronaut drinks beer, eats apple pie.

Chris_Christie_April_2015_(cropped) Christie Scorned, Ridiculed for Support of Trump

Seen as opportunistic – NJ newspapers call for him to resign.

fox Four Republicans Set to Debate Tonight

Trump, Cruz, Rubio and Kasich to spar in Fox News debate. Carson not attending and is near dropping out.

clinton Immunity Given To Ex Clinton Staffer For Emails

Staffer set up private email server in Clinton home. FBI is seeking testimony on classified email handling as part of a broad inquiry.

clothespin French Lesson: How To Stop Trump

Conservatives in France joined with socialists and held their noses and voted for Chirac in order to stop Le Pen from winning French Presidency.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

hateful Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” Playing at The Cabot

Meant as a sequel to “Django Unchained”, the film is set in post Civil War US. See movie trailer here.

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.

Blaguards1 “A Couple of Blaguards” at The Larcom March 17-18

Irish comedy was written by Frank McCourt (“Angela’s Ashes”).

SPORTS

celts Celtics Top Trail Blazers 116-93

Win extends home winning streak to 12.

Deflated-Football Opinion: Kraft Should Fight NFL for Draft Picks

Fighting this sanction the right thing to do as “deflategate” blown all out of proportion.

New_England_Patriots_PHelmet Patriots Release Wide Receiver Brandon LaFell

Tight end Scott Chandler also let go. LaFell had limited playing time after foot injury.

Vonn Lyndsey Vonn Ends Season With Knee Injury

Decides not to push it too far in hopes of preserving chances for 2018 Winter Olympics.

LIFESTYLE

maple To Do: Maple Sugaring Tours in Ipswich

Guided tours show the whole process from tapping the trees to tasting the product. See video of how to make maple syrup.

cobb Man Finds Seven 100 Year Old Ty Cobb Baseball Cards

Cards were found in a paper bag. Collection is thought to be worth more than $1 million.

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HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

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PICTURE OF THE WEEK

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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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