YourArlington.com , Feb. 23, 2017 - 10:59 am
Mildred S. Dresselhaus / Photo by Knut Falch, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Legendary Locals of Arlington ACMi February 2015 interview >> UPDATED, Feb. 23: Mildred S. Dresselhaus -- a celebrated MIT...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 23, 2017 - 10:00 am
Snow and trees in the Arnold Arboretum.
YourArlington.com , Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:48 pm
The superintendent's fiscal 2018 budget -- a $60,928,485 proposal, reflecting a 6.6-percent increase -- sets aside $1 million to cover rising special-education costs, seeks several half-time assistant principals, a director...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:20 am
If you live, work, play -- or make art in Arlington, head over to Town Hall next month. Attend a participatory event on Wednesday, March 1, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The goal: to help shape the guiding vision for the Arlington...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 22, 2017 - 6:36 am
UPDATED, Feb. 22: Sophomore Erin O'Brien tipped in a shot by Jillian Danton with 1:35 in the first period, and the lone goal held up, as the Spy Ponders qualified for the state tournament with a 1-0 win over Arlington...
Suldog , Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:34 am
There's this guy who wants to build a wall. Maybe you've heard of him - Donald Trump? Well, I don't think spending all that money for just a wall is a very good investment. Therefore, I have come up with a way we can have...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:57 am
YourArlington.com , Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:31 am
Costume designer Lindsay Hurley emotes. / JessFoto Photography Making of a musical, 'Sunset Boulevard' Second of three parts It's Monday night at Arlington Friends of the Drama, and every nook and cranny...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:43 am
As ex-owners depart, Swifty's remains -- and so does its legacy Couple present to selectmen their 1942 photo of Junior High West that includes A. Henry Ottoson. Wolf's Museum of Mystery hawks its collection of...
Sustainability , Feb. 20, 2017 - 4:05 pm
Shawna Pelton is a metaphysical healer and transformational coach who came to her work, as many in the helping professions do, out of the crucible of hardship. She’s a widowed single mom, whose partner died from addiction....
Sustainability , Feb. 20, 2017 - 2:49 pm
Australian political leader Barnaby Joyce (above) came across my screen today, and I couldn’t let him go. An institute study argues that a national anti-obesity effort should be funded by a tax on sugary beverages, and Joyce...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 20, 2017 - 6:30 am
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 20, 2017 - 5:41 am
The Wall Street Journal is always chockfull of ironies and surprises. Just recently the WSJ’s Bret Stephens delivered the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA, a fiercely eloquent, well-received broadside pushing back...
Suldog , Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:45 am
That's what I'm giving you today - no clue. That way, you'll have to go to the Boston Herald to find out what I wrote about over there.Of course, the possibility exists that you'll go there, read a few sentences, then say, "...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 19, 2017 - 5:16 pm
More from Boris and Natasha? - promoted by hesterprynne What the f-ck are you doing? You’re hanging around my f-ckin’ neck like a vulture, like impending danger. -Goodfellas Hours ago, the New York Times...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 19, 2017 - 9:00 am
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:43 pm
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Media Nation , Feb. 18, 2017 - 7:31 am
Last week on “Beat the Press,” I said that even though I’ve been arguing for years that the loathsome White House Correspondents Association dinner should be canceled, it had to go on as scheduled this...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 18, 2017 - 7:30 am
ELECTION'S EARLY LOOK: Brief profiles of those who have taken out nomination papers for major offices in the annual town election, set for Saturday, April 1. A thoughtful listener and sometimes blunt, Dan Dunn...
Suldog , Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:39 pm
I am terribly saddened to hear of the passing of George "The Animal" Steele. He died today, just shy of his 80th birthday, leaving behind three children and his wife of 61 years, Pat.[The Animal, with his doll, Mine!]Those...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:39 pm
Minuteman High School has landed another major grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to help upgrade its biotechnology program. The $108,172 competitive grant will enable the school to outfit its...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:28 am
promoted by david Encouraging and empowering people to act locally binds together the local fabric of a community. People build thriving communities when they invest locally. The entire community benefits when small...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:00 am
On one of the many walking paths along the Emerald Necklace.
Media Nation , Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:35 pm
Fortress Investment Group, the investment bank that owns the GateHouse Media chain of community newspapers, has been sold to a Japanese bank, SoftBank Group Corp., for $3.3 billion, the Worcester Business Journal reports....
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:22 am
YourArlington.com , Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:01 am
Registered Democrats in Arlington elected 37 delegates to the 2017 state party convention, as almost 100 people came to the caucus, believed to be an Arlington record for a non-nominating event. "The response to a Trump...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 16, 2017 - 8:08 am
I'm not sure whether the goal should be "converts" or, rather, energizing non-voters who are basically with us already. My instinct - and that's all it is at this point - is that an energized, organized resistance will...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 16, 2017 - 4:23 am
promoted by david Trump’s billionaire Wall Street flak, Stephen Feinberg, is going to be his personal emissary to purge all critics from the intelligence community. Jason Chaffetz, Chair of the House Oversight...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 15, 2017 - 6:15 pm
Have at it. - promoted by david Seriously, the guy’s a self-promoter. IMHO I’m open to opposing opinions.
YourArlington.com , Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:50 pm
How Arlington High School, part of it built in 1914, looks today.  UPDATED, Feb. 16: The Massachusetts School Building Authority on Wednesday, Feb. 15, asked Arlington to see whether rebuilding or renovating Arlington...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 15, 2017 - 3:54 pm
I have doubts about the constitutionality of this proposal, but it's an interesting thing to talk about. - promoted by david Who filed it? Senator Mike Barrett – way to go, Mike. Who co-sponsored it? [If your rep...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 15, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Chart showing elevated lead levels at five locations. UPDATED, Feb. 15: Parts of Arlington High School dating back more than 100 years have aging plumbing that, officials believe, is the source of lead and copper whose...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:26 am
The White House is withdrawing the nomination of Andy Puzder for Secretary of Labor. His confirmation hearing, delayed four times, was scheduled for tomorrow. The statement of the National Employment Law Project: “From the...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:25 am
Mark your calendars for 2/22 - promoted by hesterprynne Hi fellowBMGers, I was planning to host the first Metrowest BMG Stammtisch tonight (at Battle Road Brew House in Maynard), however, the Maynard DTC, of which I am...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:00 am
Ducks on Leverett Pond, part of the Emerald Necklace.
YourArlington.com , Feb. 15, 2017 - 6:15 am
After 25 inches of snow close schools much of 3 days, town gets back to normal Wind and heavy snow brought down a tree and transformer on Morton Road Feb. 13. / Photo via APD  UPDATED, Feb. 15: Arlington singer...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:00 am
YourArlington.com , Feb. 14, 2017 - 6:22 am
The annual Arlington High School alumni hockey game is shooting for a special occasion: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 state championship team. The game is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 14, 2017 - 5:49 am
promoted by david under Article II, Section 4, of the Constitution: ‘ The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for and Conviction of,...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 14, 2017 - 3:27 am
promoted by david amid Russian election blackmail corruption. The question remains :  What did Trump know and when did he know it ? Fred  Rich  LaRiccia
YourArlington.com , Feb. 14, 2017 - 2:29 am
More artistic banners will fly over Mass. Ave. this spring, and you can have a look at what to expect from young artists at Arlington High School.  AHS Principal Matthew Janger provided a preview in an announcement...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 13, 2017 - 1:40 pm
promoted by david The mid-term elections will soon be upon us, so it will be a good idea to get our house in order, and work though whatever painful but necessary conflicts sooner rather than later. Of the two ways...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:58 am
promoted by david Democrats have to start thinking like Republicans. Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. Especially when real peoples lives are affected by who’s in charge. Five keys to...
Media Nation , Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:21 am
Photo (cc) by Gratisography There was a time when the merger of two massive radio chains would have occasioned apocalyptic warnings about corporate media monopolies. Yet the announcement earlier this month that Entercom and...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:04 am
promoted by david (Cross-posted from The COFAR Blogsite) The major lobbying organizations for corporate providers to the Department of Developmental Services appear to be pushing the Baker administration and the...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 13, 2017 - 8:28 am
promoted by david Quid pro quo, Clarice. Quid pro quo. –Hannibal Lecter The Russian Presidency–domestic, not foreign–is back in the news with National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. The early Trump...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 13, 2017 - 7:06 am
promoted by david ” We are at the moment when our lives must be placed on the line if our nation is to survive our own folly.  Every man of humane convictions must decide on the protest that best suits his...