YourArlington.com , Mar. 24, 2015 - 6:31 am
CSV tops The Fam in annual 'fun-raiser' Town Hall was a hive of activity Sunday, March 22, as hundreds of spectators swarmed in to cheer on 25 teams at Arlington Education Foundation’s annual trivia bee. More...
Boston blog news , Mar. 24, 2015 - 5:32 am
The students of Dhanbad-based Indian School of Mines (ISM) were ecstatic after listening to the 2015 Budget where Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) status was proposed for ISM. The college and its students have been...
Boston Biker , Mar. 23, 2015 - 6:54 pm
If so please vote to spend some of that sweet sweet Cambridge tax monies on some awesome bike friendly projects! Welcome to the participatory budgeting (PB) ballot for the City of Cambridge, courtesy of the Stanford...
Boston Biker , Mar. 23, 2015 - 6:47 pm
The big Comm. Ave. public meeting is tomorrow, make sure you show up to give your input! From Livable Streets. ————-   Don’t miss your opportunity to weigh-in on the city’s updated...
Sustainability , Mar. 23, 2015 - 3:02 pm
Welcome to another episode of “10 Words or Less,” in which I ask brief questions of interesting people and ask brief answers in return. I met today’s guest when I attended her session at a green expo years ago, and she's...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 23, 2015 - 3:00 pm
Arlington authorities have confirmed that a 91-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Mass. Ave. in East Arlington Monday, March 23, various local media sources reported. This was the second death of a...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Mar. 23, 2015 - 12:12 pm
The Celtics and Bruins both suffered discouraging setbacks yesterday with the Bruins dropping a 5-3 game to the Lightning for their fifth loss in a row, and the Celtics losing to the Pistons, 105-97. Faltering Bruins fall to...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 23, 2015 - 10:44 am
Harrington questions Brigham assessment, and Feeley explains Assessor challenger Stephen Harrington, left, empasized his expertise with data. Incumbent Kevin Feeley focused on his experience. The quietest local election...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 23, 2015 - 7:23 am
UPDATED, March 23: The annual town election is set for Saturday, March 28. Polling places for the town's 21 precincts are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  The deadline to register to vote for this election at the town...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 23, 2015 - 6:50 am
Sandy Hook initiative leader, Mass. officer to speak Parents and guardians of students in the Arlington public schools are invited to a presentation of new protocols for school safety set for 7 p.m. Monday, April 6, in...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 23, 2015 - 6:48 am
UPDATED, March 19: The Arlington High School Drama Guild is presenting "Shrek the Musical" in Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open 6:30) as well as Sunday, March 29, at 2 p.m. (doors open 1...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 23, 2015 - 1:00 am
The Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council (MDDC) honored Rep. Sean Garballey, at left, Democrat of Arlington and West Medford, and state Sen. John Keenan, Democrat of Quincy, with Legislator of the...
HubArts.com , Mar. 22, 2015 - 11:35 am
Saw Company One's Shockheaded Peter at the Modern on Friday night and ... whoa. For starters, the Steven Bogart-directed production is the most visually dazzling thing I've seen from C1. Taken together with their...
Suldog , Mar. 22, 2015 - 8:21 am
That's what you want, right? I mean, I'm such a loveable old cuss.(I'm 58. For some of you, that's old. The rest of you? Ha-Ha!)(Well, that wasn't very nice of me, was it? And I want to be nice to you because why else would...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 22, 2015 - 6:58 am
Hand-hewn history, music, mosaics The daylong spring open house at the Old Schwamb Mill will feature a demonstration of the mill’s operation as the country's only manufacturer of hand-turned, museum-quality oval...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 22, 2015 - 6:30 am
After the Stratton School closes for renovation, expected in June 2016, its students will have to be relocated, and officials are looking into portable classrooms, the superintendent has told parents. Kathleen Bodie plans...
Boston Biker , Mar. 21, 2015 - 1:51 pm
Nicole Friedman the long serving (two terms actually) bike czar is leaving (for good this time), heading to Seattle. I knew and worked with Nicole personally and I have to say she was a one woman force for change in this...
Clueless in Boston , Mar. 20, 2015 - 10:26 pm
YourArlington.com , Mar. 20, 2015 - 6:47 am
A public forum about the role men play in domestic violence will be discussed Thursday, March 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Lyons Hearing Room, second floor of Town Hall. The event is part of the White Ribbon Campaign,...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 20, 2015 - 4:06 am
State Representative Dave Rogers, Democrat of Arlington-Belmont-Cambridge, plans to hold four sets of office hours in March at the following times and places: 1. Tuesday, March 3, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Beech...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 20, 2015 - 1:00 am
The Cyrus Dallin Art Museum's new Family ArtVenture program welcomes Arlington elementary students from the Hardy and Bishop schools to the museum to discover the art and life of Arlington’s celebrated sculptor...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Mar. 19, 2015 - 10:32 am
A few things on my mind this week: After 49ers linebacker Chris Borland retired this week at the age of 24, citing the risks of the game, many in the media used this as an opportunity to laud Borland and use their platform...
Suldog , Mar. 19, 2015 - 8:50 am
[This comes from the very early days of this blog, about 9 years ago. If you've read it before, thank you for sticking with me as long as you have. Do you have no life? I can't imagine any other reason. Anyway, here it is -...
Secretly Ironic , Mar. 18, 2015 - 1:49 pm
I get that the free-rider problem is a real problem in all societies. We can’t support an infinite number of free riders, I know. And I acknowledge companies that offer benefits to spouses and dependents have the right...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 18, 2015 - 12:52 pm
In Olympics terms, we are on the podium. - promoted by Bob_Neer From the Washington Post: The following graphs illustrates the ranking and comparative trends of income inequality between 2012 and 2013, with the top...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 18, 2015 - 11:04 am
Apologies for the delay in last week’s review. Our first contestant isn’t actually a joke — although it is humorous. It also speaks well of our former governor: fighting for charity, and evidently putting his...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 18, 2015 - 7:05 am
Welcoming poster-contest winner Naythan Lowe are, from left, David Ardito, Vicky Giannakas and April Ranck. / Photo by Mona Sartoveh A 10th-grade Cambridge student who would like to be a filmmaker has won the fifth...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 18, 2015 - 6:55 am
The title of this post is, thankfully, hyperbole. What we're really talking about is a regional zoning and transportation authority, similar to Portland OR's Metro, in order to coordinate the shared interests of the region...
Sustainability , Mar. 18, 2015 - 6:23 am
Welcome to another episode of “10 Words or Less,” in which I ask brief questions of interesting people and ask brief answers in return. Today’s guest has is not easily classified: He’s an author, a professional speaker...
Boston Biker , Mar. 17, 2015 - 6:15 pm
or is New England creating new and horrible types of precipitation to hurl at my face? What exactly was that flying out of the sky around 5:30 pm today. Ice snow? Rain Hail? Tiny spike ice? It was like small bundles of...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 17, 2015 - 2:17 pm
And get them to pay taxes on all sports revenues, which are commercial ventures not academics. - promoted by Bob_Neer     View on YouTube The sheer injustice exposed by John Oliver and his team at Last Week...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 17, 2015 - 1:20 pm
Busy lives make for poor blogging.  I keep seeing things I want to write about, but keep not being able to find the time to do it properly.  So this conglomeration will have to do.  Here goes… Did you see Jeff Jacoby...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 17, 2015 - 9:14 am
Anja Pajevic (printmaking), untitled, gold key Twenty works by students at Arlington High and Ottoson Middle School have won awards in the 2015 Scholastic Art Awards competition, including gold and silver key awards....
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 17, 2015 - 4:14 am
Mr Inhofe, I’ll see your snowball and raise you the entire nation of #Vanuatu. — Blue Mass Group (@bluemassgroup) March 16, 2015 We officially shattered our snow record this winter, due to a climate-fueled hotspot in...
Boston Biker , Mar. 16, 2015 - 5:48 pm
If you live/bike in Brookline you should be going to this! From the email: ——————— Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 6:30 PM Meeting Room, Coolidge Corner Library 31 Pleasant Street,...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Mar. 16, 2015 - 9:21 am
As hundreds of NFL combine invitees demonstrated their abilities at Indianapolis this past February, hundreds more prepared to show what they could do at their respective schools’ pro days. These snubs have a tougher...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 16, 2015 - 8:48 am
The School Committee has approved a $59.3 million budget for next year that makes some adjustments for the loss of a kindergarten funds and for spending to account for state requirements to improve the program for English...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 16, 2015 - 8:41 am
Michael Jonas lays it out in MassInc.’s excellent Daily Download (email, no link: why on earth isn’t this newsletter posted online? If it is, I can’t find it): Newspapers across the state are waging a...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 16, 2015 - 6:50 am
For a 26-year-old Fall River woman, Friday the 13th was the day her luck ran out. Arlington police say, Sheena Moss was trying to "scam" an Arlington man out of $500, and perhaps much more than that earlier. Police...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 14, 2015 - 6:08 pm
If you haven’t read this outstanding op-ed by David D’Alessandro, go get yourself some of this. D’Alessandro was the author of the blistering 2009 report that put the onus squarely on legislators to act on...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 14, 2015 - 6:02 am
Apparently, Bill Galvin of all people is considering putting a question on the ballot that would modernize the public records law in some respects. Great idea. Hopefully, the proposal will end the ridiculous exclusion of...
Suldog , Mar. 14, 2015 - 12:24 am
My trolley was defaced.I hear you saying, "What in the name of Beelzebub's left tit are you talking about, Jim?"(It's rather amazing I can hear you from so far away, but I guess that's just part of the magic of the internet...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 13, 2015 - 8:02 pm
Liz Vizza is the Executive Director of Friends of the Public Garden. According to The Globe, "Vizza said the Friends of the Public Garden aren’t against bringing the Olympics to town, and they welcome an open dialogue about...
Secretly Ironic , Mar. 13, 2015 - 3:16 pm
Michael, How does one decide to embark upon a career like yours, in which you run a company whose goal is to remove people from health insurance rolls? When you tell people what you do at parties, do they turn their backs...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 13, 2015 - 2:00 pm
Martin Two Stratton School parents speaking at public participation asked the School Committee on Thursday, March 12, to look into the employment history of a former teacher accused of statutory rape. Rob Chalmers...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Mar. 13, 2015 - 10:46 am
The Bruins and Celtics have had exciting wins this week, and the Red Sox are ramping up towards opening day. But still much of the local talk this week has centered on the bumbling, incompetent, cheap, Super Bowl winning...
Secretly Ironic , Mar. 13, 2015 - 8:46 am
From ubiquitous protrusions on window ledges to bus-shelter seats that pivot forward, from water sprinklers and loud muzak to hard tubular rests, from metal park benches with solid dividers to forests of pointed cement...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 13, 2015 - 4:51 am
Automobiles are probably the most heavily government subsidized transportation in the history of mankind, and automobile companies arguably the greatest moochers (or "takers," choose your buzzword), in history because the...
Sustainability , Mar. 12, 2015 - 5:40 pm
I've just had my second column published by Corporate Wellness Magazine: "If You Want Wellness, Teach Wellness" Blog categories: Corporate Wellness Magazinewellness
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 12, 2015 - 10:19 am
There's no small irony to today's Mass. GOP trying to rally support for killing the film tax credit. As David Bernstein points out, "Republicans pushed the film tax credits. Romney signed it. Repub legislators voted 100%...