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...
Off On A Tangent , Feb. 17, 2015 - 11:24 am
Wow.Snapchat added a button that allows you to save your story, to your camera roll.Now Snapchat is one of the easiest, real-time story telling tools around.
Suldog , Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:54 pm
The city that never sleeps. That's where MY WIFE and I were for the past five days. Mostly, we slept.We really did do a lot of sleeping. I'm not sure why. I think it was because we did a lot of eating. It was also very cold...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 16, 2015 - 8:06 am
Two selectmen and the town manager discussed Minuteman High School's expensive building plans Thursday, Feb. 12, and a board member expressed clear doubt about the school administration's enrollment hopes. Selectman Dan...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 15, 2015 - 8:48 am
Restoring $768 million to fill a state midyear budget cavern will affect Arlington after all. Following assurances last month and late last year that the town's public schools would get through the budget gap unscathed,...
Off On A Tangent , Feb. 14, 2015 - 4:14 pm
I wanted to test out Twitter video to see how it might work for reporting. I initially thought that it could hold 18 minutes of viddeo, but found out with this test that it only supports 30 seconds. Valentine's Day...
Media Nation , Feb. 14, 2015 - 3:33 pm
Looking north toward the Upper Mystic Lake from the causeway between the Upper and Lower Mystic Lakes at the Medford-Arlington line. Please click on the image for a high-resolution Flickr slideshow.
Suldog , Feb. 14, 2015 - 12:30 am
[This is a subtle hint concerning what I wrote about today in the Boston Herald][Image courtesy VintageHolidayCrafts.com]I'm out of town and off-line. Therefore, your job today will take two clicks instead of just one.You...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:45 pm
As of right now, Coach Bill Belichick has nine picks in the 2015 draft, including a potential third-round compensatory pick from letting free agent Aquib Talib walk: First, Second, two Thirds, two Fourths, Sixth, and two...
Media Nation , Feb. 13, 2015 - 8:23 am
David Carr. Photo via Wikipedia. This morning I woke up to the awful news that New York Times media columnist David Carr has died at the age of 58. Carr’s Monday column, “The Media Equation,” was a ritual...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 13, 2015 - 1:00 am
UPDATED, Feb. 13: The Winchester selectmen, after meeting again, Feb. 5, to discuss the next steps in the sale of the land around Wright-Locke Farm, have asked the two noncompliant bidders to explain their deficiencies and...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Feb. 12, 2015 - 4:14 pm
98.5 The Sportshub made it official this afternoon, announcing the latest worst-kept secret in Boston sports media, that Andy Gresh is being replaced on the midday show by Marc Bertrand. Gresh will be staying on at 98.5, in...
Boston Biker , Feb. 12, 2015 - 1:10 pm
Currently the world is drowning in snow, but this is huge news!! From Livable Streets. ———- We did it!    Example of a protected bike lane. After years of advocating for a balanced redesign...
Boston Biker , Feb. 12, 2015 - 1:07 pm
Lots going on over at BNB, check it out below! ———————————– Youth Programs Accepting Applications The next...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Feb. 12, 2015 - 9:33 am
After multiple viewings of “Sound FX” and “NFL Replay” on the NFL Network, as well as “Turning Point” on NBC Sports, we’re putting a different focus on Seattle’s final...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 12, 2015 - 8:06 am
"The need for building renovation/ replacement is well established, and four separate options have been developed." Sue Sheffler, Minuteman rep Project architect calls new structure least expensive UPDATED, Feb. 13: The...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 12, 2015 - 8:00 am
Brandy Whitney with Gary Blanchette, Ottoson tech- engineering teachers. Brandy Whitney, technology engineering teacher at Ottoson Middle School, has been awarded the 2015 Pasco STEM Educator Award. Whitney’s...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 12, 2015 - 7:28 am
Ex-Town Meeting veteran eyes housing board UPDATED, Feb. 12: Late in the game, Arlington finally has a contest for the March town election, as Alexis G. Moisand, a 20-year-old Lesley University student, is challenging two...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 12, 2015 - 6:25 am
UPDATED, Feb. 12: In a 2:25 p.m. update Feb. 12, the town reported that public works continues snow cleanups around Arlington, with a focus on main roads and routes to schools and is using equipment and personnel support...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 12, 2015 - 6:13 am
UPDATED, Feb. 12: Arlington, whose history twists and turns back 380 years, now has an antidote to the vagaries of time -- a wide-ranging guide to growth. Voting 4-0 on Wednesday, Feb. 4, the Redevelopment Board adopted...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 12, 2015 - 1:00 am
The Arlington School boys' basketball team extended its unbeaten streak to 18, topping crosstown rival Arlington Catholic, 64-49, on Wednesday, Feb. 11. The sixth-ranked Spy Ponders got a complete effort by senior...
Secretly Ironic , Feb. 11, 2015 - 1:34 pm
I present you the following items: A documentary about homeless high-school students. Hundreds of thousands in jail because they’re too poor to make bail. Wall Street Journal declares the new Mercedes-Benz S600...
Media Nation , Feb. 11, 2015 - 10:38 am
Jon Stewart. Photo via Wikipedia. Two high-profile departures from the hot celebrity glare of television were announced late Tuesday. One of those leaving is among the most respected people in media. The other is a charlatan...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 11, 2015 - 7:20 am
Marc Gurton, left, and Jim Kiely at 13Forest in East Arlington. A 'pop-and-pop-run business' thrives Marc Gurton, co-owner, of 13Forest Gallery at 167A Mass. Ave., Capitol Square in East Arlington, met me between...
Boston blog news , Feb. 11, 2015 - 6:28 am
The Interorganisational Structure The ever-expanding transnational linkages of an MNC consisting of different companies, suppliers, subsidiaries or individuals result in relational networks. These networks may adopt very...
Boston blog news , Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:48 am
The relative level of preference for autocratic versus participative leadership styles vary from one country to another. G.H. Hofstede’s (a social psychologist) four cultural dimensions provide a good starting point to study...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 11, 2015 - 1:00 am
Representative Jay Kaufman's award-winning, public-policy forum, Open House, takes a close look at the increasing importance and impact of the burgeoning life-sciences industry in "A Conversation with Mass. Life Sciences...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 11, 2015 - 12:00 am
First of 2 fund-raisers for town native UPDATED, Feb. 11: An Arlington woman who as a young girl sang the National Anthem at a cancer fund-raiser for her cheerleading coach now has others singing for her. Courtney Jones...
Media Nation , Feb. 10, 2015 - 6:49 pm
Even though it’s an anonymous quote, the ending of this New York magazine piece on Brian Williams by Gabriel Sherman shows why it will be hard — maybe impossible — for him to return: As one insider put it today:...
Media Nation , Feb. 10, 2015 - 4:39 pm
The Lower Mystic Lake earlier today. Please click on the image for a high-resolution Flickr slideshow.
BSMW Blog Headlines , Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:23 am
Note: With Bruce down and out with the flu, as well as buried under 6 feet of snow, Chris Warner is stepping in today. By Chris Warner This week, I’ve resolved to start restricting my views of Super Bowl highlights,...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 10, 2015 - 8:14 am
Schober Kickstarter campaign through March 25 After five years of research and editing, Rick Schober, publisher of Arlington-based Tough Poets Press, has announced the completion of The Whole Shot: Collected Interviews...
Boston blog news , Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:08 am
With rapidly changing global business activities and competition, it has become essential that companies run their worldwide operations efficiently and effectively based on the right business models and organisational...
Boston blog news , Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:03 am
Positive leadership behaviours generally accepted anywhere are behaviours such as being trustworthy, encouraging, an effective bargainer, a skilled administrator and communicator, and a team builder; the negatively regarded...
Media Nation , Feb. 9, 2015 - 10:42 am
By Bill Kirtz WASHINGTON — As governments throughout the world try invasive methods to penetrate newsroom secrets, top journalists use no-tech methods: meeting sources outside microphone range, avoiding phone and email...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 9, 2015 - 8:35 am
Feb. 9 Globe feature provides background UPDATED, Feb. 9: An eye-opening TV commercial features nearly 20 Medford High School students who are the collective face of a powerful message, says Neil Osborne, president of...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 9, 2015 - 8:00 am
Hibernating? Snowed-in? Got that not-so-social inclination? I feel ya. It’s snowing. Again. Still. Relentlessly even! My Stratton neighborhood seems more like a rabbit warren of shoveled paths and plow piles. I’m hardly...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 9, 2015 - 6:55 am
See selectmen on cable | Supporting agenda documents (click items tab next to meeting date) The Board of Selectmen planned to meet Monday, Feb. 9, at 7:15 p.m. in the Selectmen's Chambers, second floor, Town Hall, but...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:34 pm
Secretly Ironic , Feb. 7, 2015 - 5:17 pm
I wrote to my state government officials this past week to complain about the way our transit system has been shortchanged for decades, and how it’s now failing spectacularly when even slightly challenged. Some of...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:30 am
Collins A former swim coach at the Boys' & Girls' Club of Arlington, arrested on charges of child rape in 2013, pleaded guilty in court on Friday, Feb. 6, The Boston Globe reported. Paul A. Collins, 64, of Centereach,...
YourArlington.com , Feb. 7, 2015 - 7:43 am
Twenty-two graduates of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy include two from Arlington -- Bryan P. Borges, at left in photo, and Sean P. O'Brien. The 22, all men, represent the 13 fire departments of Arlington,...
Suldog , Feb. 7, 2015 - 12:15 am
Some of you may not be aware that Boston is in competition for the Olympic games of 2024.Some of you can stop laughing now, thanks.As you might imagine, I have an opinion concerning this possibility. If you'd like to read it...
Off On A Tangent , Feb. 6, 2015 - 7:49 pm
As part of our trip with GMC to the Super Bowl, we went to the NFL experience.I've been to the baseball Hall of Fame, and the NFL Experience is even better for kids. There's lots of stuff for them to do there, and we ended...
Off On A Tangent , Feb. 6, 2015 - 4:08 pm
Heading into the game for Super Bowl Sunday where the Seattle Seahawks play the New England Patriots, was very exciting. As we entered the stadium and walk towards our seats the concourse was June packed with fans, many more...
Off On A Tangent , Feb. 6, 2015 - 3:31 pm
I'm a huge fan of the Patriots, so I was totally psyched for game day on Super Bowl Sunday. It was fun to be a guest of GMC as a #VIPwithGMC, on our way to the game, in GMC Yukon Denalis. We got to the stadium and...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm
Looking towards the Parkman Bandstand on the Common.
YourArlington.com , Feb. 6, 2015 - 1:00 am
The School Committee plans to hold its regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m., in the School Committee Room, sixth floor, Arlington High School. Draft agenda*: See the School Committee on cable (Watch the...
Clueless in Boston , Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:50 pm
Even the Brewer Fountain statues are bundling up. Friday morning temperature is expected to be 2 degrees.
Sustainability , Feb. 5, 2015 - 6:25 pm
This conversation with Brian, an author, professional speaker, and an official spokesman for the Heart and Stroke Association of Ontario, was fabulous (IMO). He's a very inspiring guy. Blog categories: 10 words or...