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YourArlington.com , Mar. 2, 2015 - 2:07 pm
9 entries submitted to ACMi The second annual ATown Teen Video contest has received the support of a grant from the Arlington Cultural Council, and organizers are ready to choose the best. The screening and dance party...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 2, 2015 - 11:37 am
Not that it is likely to have much impact on the fabulists at Fox 25, who wisely claim only a number rather than the ludicrous “News” of their big brother. Guardian: O’Reilly claimed in a broadcast to have taken...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 2, 2015 - 11:01 am
We had an election just a few months ago where voters elected Charlie Baker on a pledge of No New Taxes and defeated gas tax indexing that would have raised taxes over time to fund transportation improvements. I'd say the...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Mar. 2, 2015 - 10:44 am
The Celtics ran out to a 26 point lead against the team many believe is the best in the NBA right now, the Golden State Warriors. The Celtics didn’t so much lose that lead and eventually the game, as they did return to...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 2, 2015 - 1:00 am
UPDATED, March 2: In boys' hockey in the MIAA Division 1 North,  No. 3 Arlington (14-3-4) skated at Stoneham on Sunday, March 1, and beat St. Mary's of Lynn (12-6-3), 2-1. The Arlington High girls' basketball...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm
Want to light up a gray, snow-filled winter? The family of Sanjay Vakil did, with help from friends. At their Scituate St. home, the group collaborated during the first three weeks of blizzard-ridden February to bring...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 1, 2015 - 8:08 am
Seventy members attending the annual meeting of the Housing Corporation of Arlington (HCA) as the Rev. Christine Elliott, at right, accepted the community-service award. Pam Hallett, HCA's executive director, said...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 1, 2015 - 7:30 am
EcoFest has turned into EnergyWise: Sparking Local Solutions. The third annual celebration of the environment at Town Hall, set for Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m;. to 2 p.m., focuses on energy -- how we make it, use it,...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 1, 2015 - 7:05 am
UPDATED, March 1: For Black History Month, the Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) and the Regent Theatre commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King with the screening of "King: A...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:06 am
UPDATED, Feb. 28: The annual march toward Town Meeting has begun, as selectmen Monday, Feb. 23, voted their recommendations for six articles, three of them brought by citizens. Here is a snapshot of the votes followed by...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 28, 2015 - 7:34 am
UPDATED, Feb. 28: Recently listed as one of the 12 great children's theaters across America by Backstage magazine, Arlington Children’s Theatre is proud to present "Hairspray, The Broadway Musical" from...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:28 pm
From a different angle.Another view of the ducklings without snow here.
Off On A Tangent , Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:47 pm
Meerkat. Tweet Live Video. LAUNCH Ticker reports: Twitter-centric live video streaming app Meerkat launches on iOS; when user begins streaming, Twitter followers are notified & can click/tap through to view; followers...
Off On A Tangent , Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:13 pm
iRig Mic HD. I had the analog version of this mic, and it did a great job for me over the years. No battery required and an easy connection with nothing to worry about. Until the audio quality failed on me on a recent...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:55 pm
The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive (Continue over the fold for a Vine of Fox at its finest.) Borowitz: Republicans Unlearning Facts Learned in Third...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:15 am
A bit of positive news, in my opinion, from Chad Finn this morning, (Dale Arnold-Michael Holley reunion has worked for WEEI) as he reports that Michael Holley is about to sign a new deal with WEEI and that he and Dale Arnold...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:48 am
Students would get out at 1 p.m. Tuesdays The School Committee welcomed a proposal to change the schedule for elementary schools to give teachers more time to plan. Under the proposal presented Thursday, Feb. 26, as a...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 26, 2015 - 2:34 pm
The punishment of Jon Hecht was, sadly, both predictable and predicted. Commonwealth Magazine reports that "none of the 11 Democrats who opposed DeLeo on the term limits vote received a chair or vice chair position."...
Boston Biker , Feb. 26, 2015 - 1:25 pm
Lots of good stuff in here: ——————– Boston Bike Week Festival & Bike Fridays From April-August, on one Friday a month we’ll host a party on City Hall Plaza for cyclists...
Boston Biker , Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:54 pm
Just because you can slide past me with an inch or two to spare, while you race forward to get to that next red light, doesn’t mean you should. Maybe if we all drove around with these car’s would afford us more...
Boston Biker , Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:47 pm
This is exactly what Boston needs. From the web Catering to some of the 170,000 cyclists that ride across London every day, this segregated bicycle lane will stretch from west to east, pass through the heart of the city...
Suldog , Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:59 am
According to the prestigious French scientific journal, Le Monde Du Petomane, we may be about to witness a very interesting side effect of global warming. Due to depletion of the ozone layer, wavelengths previously invisible...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 26, 2015 - 4:22 am
The Arlington Redevelopment Board is to meet Monday, March 2, at 7 p.m. in the second-floor conference room, Town Hall Annex. Agenda: See Redevelopment on cable 7:00 PM Public Hearing, Zoning Bylaw...
Boston Biker , Feb. 25, 2015 - 4:07 pm
Wenzday and the folks at Metro Pedal power are awesome, check out this great movie about their efforts to revolutionize the way goods are delivered in big cities. Power to the Pedals: Wenzday Jane and the Culture of Change...
Boston Biker , Feb. 25, 2015 - 3:59 pm
From Youtube: The MBTA blocked access to a bike path with a giant snowbank when they plowed the parking lot at Wellington Station. We decided to do something about it! more awesome back story here. This is a great way to...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:39 am
A few items of interest across the Boston Sports Media world… With Yoan Moncada and Other Elite Red Sox Prospects, It’s OK to Believe the Hype – I’m glad Chad Finn addressed the absolutely ridiculous...
Off On A Tangent , Feb. 25, 2015 - 7:30 am
Luxury car dealers boost showroom amenities. Features Mercedes-Benz of Burlington. By Callum Borchers GLOBE STAFF FEBRUARY 25, 2015 At dealer Bernie Moreno’s Mercedes-Benz of Burlington, for instance, the cafe is next to a...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 25, 2015 - 7:06 am
London provides an impressive example of failed privatization -- although why anyone would want to imitate much of anything about contemporary Britain anyway is an open question. Read Adeas' excellent review of Transport...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:25 am
Town snow-removal expensespile up to more than $1.7 million UPDATED, Feb. 25: Record snowfalls this winter are pushing municipal budgets beyond their limits, and that includes Arlington. The fiscal 2015 snow-and-ice...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:06 pm
Here I was thinking that the fossil fuel funding for Willie Soon's garbage was old news. But now the big media orgs break it like it's a huge story and Harvard/Smithsonian is all embarrassed. Where have they been? And...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:58 am
NESN will broadcast 12 games of the Red Sox spring training schedule, beginning with a March 8th game against the Mets. Remember, for a safe place to bet visit GamblingSites.org. NESN’s 2015 Red Sox Spring Training Game...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 24, 2015 - 7:33 am
The Arlington Police Department oversaw a 25-percent drop in serious crime from in 2014, compared with the previous year, chief Fred Ryan announced in a news release Tuesday, Feb. 24. "The men and women of the Arlington...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 24, 2015 - 7:23 am
Town Meeting members get a chance to ask questions and discuss the town's master plan in a series of public meetings starting March 10. The plan, adopted by the Redevelopment Board on Feb. 4, was two years in the making...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 24, 2015 - 6:50 am
Juveniles were charged last weekend in separate cases. In the one at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, on Mystic Street, a teen was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and breaking-and-entering at night, a felony. A...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 24, 2015 - 4:58 am
Private insurance against cost overruns paid for by Boston 2024 must be part of the bid package, as was ultimately done in Chicago, to resolve or mitigate this issue. Important questions: how much is enough -- $1 billion? $...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 24, 2015 - 4:50 am
WBUR had a useful recent report on this general subject: "In a board meeting this week, state Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack indirectly answered that question when she said, 'If Warren Buffett showed up and...
One Smoot Short of a Bridge , Feb. 23, 2015 - 2:18 pm
The city is saying that sanitation workers are not required to pick up trash bags that are on top of snow, nor walk around snow to take bags off of sidewalks. It also can't be placed in the lane of travel. So what should we...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:23 am
Before we begin our draft preview, a quick note on a tweet by Chad Finn about how Seattle giving New England five free yards at the end of the Super Bowl demonstrated their coach’s inability to prep them for the big...
Media Nation , Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:45 am
The German news magazine Der Spiegel, of all places, has a long, intriguing story on the growth of The Washington Post under Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. More than a year after the sale, the magazine reports, “Bezos...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 23, 2015 - 6:50 am
'[H]undreds' of snow complaints received since Jan. 25.-- Capt Richard Flynn UPDATED, Feb. 23: As snow piles up on Arlington residents and businesses, so do citations. Between Jan. 25 and Feb. 17, Arlington police...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 22, 2015 - 5:54 pm
Borowitz: Forgotten Man Seeks Attention NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—A largely forgotten man sought attention on Wednesday night before returning to obscurity on Thursday, according to reports. The man, whom many...
Media Nation , Feb. 22, 2015 - 5:49 pm
Oak Grove Cemetery Because today was a rare beautiful day, I took a walk this afternoon through Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford, which is down the street from our house. The snow was so deep that it reached up near the tops of...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 20, 2015 - 1:50 pm
If this committee provides Baker et al with political cover for the proper, necessary, and overdue investments, then great. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta I happened to be on Twitter three hours ago when Governor...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:00 am
Meme poster h/t David Bernstein. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta Today Gov. Charlie Baker announced a blue ribbon Comission to study the MBTA’s current state of affairs and recommend changes. While Gov. Deval...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:50 am
The Governor went on Eagan and Braude yesterday. I don’t want to get too much into gotcha quotes, but one gets an image of a guy who’s not that closely plugged into the reality that so many of us have been living...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:39 pm
Some very good ideas in here. Shirley Leung offers some other possibilities, including redirecting a billion dollars that's now heading for a convention center upgrade. - promoted by david Governor Baker really, really...
Suldog , Feb. 19, 2015 - 4:21 pm
Things being what they are in the Boston area these days - 98 inches of snow this season and counting - it seems a good time to tell this tale...CO-ED NAKED SNOW JOGGINGWhen my father retired, he bought a small house in New...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Feb. 19, 2015 - 2:17 pm
The process of breaking news is obviously a complicated one. How much information do you need to have before you go with a story? In the case of the Outside The Lines reporting this week, it seems that the reporters involved...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:51 am
Read. That is all. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta Deep Vein Thrombosis. The words have a rhythm to it, yeah? Deep. Vein. Thrombosis. It sounds really bad in the bleakest, most harrowing manner…. something like a...
Blue Mass. Group , Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:21 am
Civic engagement. - promoted by david On Wednesday, February 11th, around a dozen State Senators toured five communities in Central Massachusetts, as part of the “Commonwealth Conversations” called upon by Senate...