Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Outgoing lieutenant governor said recent controversies had nothing to do with decision to resign.
Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Tim Murray said none of the controversies that have dogged him during his tenure on Beacon Hill contributed to his decision to announce his resignation. In a press conference at the State House Wednesday, Murray said his final day on the job will be June 2. The next day he will take over as president and CEO of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce where his salary will reportedly be around $200,000. In January, Murray said he had no intention of running for governor when Gov. Deval Patrick's term expires in January 2015. "This has been a very difficult but empowering decision," Murray said. "It has been an honor to serve as lieutenant governor." Patrick called Murray an "outstanding partner" during his time in …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Dr. David Miller said he was "cautiously optimistic" about Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard Donohue Jr.'s recovery after he was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday morning.
During a press conference Sunday afternoon at Mount Auburn Hospital, Dr. David Miller said he was "cautiously optimistic" about Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard Donohue Jr.'s recovery after he was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday morning. Following the conference, Dr. Russell Nauta, professor of surgery at Mount Auburn Hospital, explained what happened to Donohue Jr. "He was shot through the anterior thigh and there was an entrance wound and no exit wound so the bullet remains in the leg," Nauta said, adding that there were no fractures and partial transection of three out of the four blood vessels that are in the leg. "There was bleeding from the wound that led to cardiac arrest …
Monday, December 17, 2012
The Swampscott High dance team is back dancing at halftime of Big Blue home basketball games. Friday night they danced to Jingle Bells.
Welcome to Patch Clips. Short unedited or slightly edited video clips. Swampscott slices of life. Here, the Swampscott High dance team takes the floor at halftime of Big Blue basketball's home opener. Friday night the girls danced to Jingle Bells.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
To vote, donate $1 or a nonperishable food item such as a canned good. The money and food will feed the hungry at My Brother's Table in Lynn.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The gingerbread houses reflect whimsy and Swampscott. Come to Town Hall during regular business hours though Friday to see them and breathe in the sweet spicy smell of gingerbread. The dozen entries stand like a block of enchanted homes along a streetscape where icing and cake make good neighbors. Town Tresurer Denise Dembkoski arranged the display inside Town Hall's rear entrance. To vote, donate $1 or a nonperishable food item. Your donation will feed the hungry at My Brother's Table in Lynn. Awards will be judged on various categories: Most Creative Best Holiday Spirit Best Adult (18 & over) Best Teen (age 14-17) Best Youth (age 10-13) Best Child (9 & under) Prizes will be awarded