Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus


Attorney: Lynn tried to put collar on preists

— The monsignor, on trial in the archdiocesan child sex-abuse case, did his best to keep suspect clergymen from having contact with parish youngsters, his lawyer said.



Sweet spot


Feathered friend

— Whether she's at home or taking a stroll in her Castor Gardens neighborhood, Tami Whittock always has Winston on her shoulder. The small parrot is a colorful character popular with a lot of folks around town.




Priests' trial to begin on Monday

— Two are charged with raping minors; a third is charged with allowing the first two to be in contact with children.


Woman gets prison time for faking cancer

Leann Moock gets five years after a scheme to avoid a previous sentence.