Sustainability , Sep. 2, 2014 - 3:11 pm
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the concepts of “restriction” vs. “freedom.” For me, of course, the context is often around how to eat. It is a given of RD orthodoxy (“registered dietitian,” but could perhaps also...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 2, 2014 - 2:11 pm
Last week I mentioned the media portion of the Channel Media and Market Research poll. Thanks to two readers who each sent me a full copy of the poll, here is the complete media section of the survey. Download the PDF file...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 2, 2014 - 10:29 am
As we head into the week after Labor Day and hunker down for fall and football, why not pick up some chat fodder to avoid awkward water-cooler moments by learning about some of the newest Patriots? Also on tap – after dozens...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 2, 2014 - 10:00 am
Monju Come meet and speak with Joe Monju, Republican candidate for state representative of the 23rd Middlesex District, on Friday, Sept. 5, from 7 to 10 p.m., Sons of Italy Function Hall, 19 Prentiss Road. The...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 2, 2014 - 9:52 am
Baker Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) rolls out the festivities Sept. 16 in a gala celebration of 17 outstanding community volunteers who embody the spirit of the landmark Economic Opportunity Act,...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 1, 2014 - 8:54 am
Leader Bank sponsored an "ALS ice-bucket challenge” on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at its residential-lending headquarters at 864 Mass. Ave. The bank donated $100 per participating employee and amassed a donation of $5.500. ...
Suldog , Sep. 1, 2014 - 7:00 am
YourArlington.com , Aug. 31, 2014 - 8:55 am
7News Boston WHDH-TV  A 27-year-old Arlington man has pleaded not guilty to charges of possessing and posting images of child pornography. Zachary Monte of Renfrew Street entered the plea Friday, Aug. 29, in...
Sustainability , Aug. 31, 2014 - 6:04 am
Two of the presenters at the first medical-institution-sponsored conference on food addiction and treatment have a book coming out. “Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction,” due for Christmas release, is by Dr. Vera...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 31, 2014 - 2:16 am
In anticipation of the Massachusetts primary election Tuesday, Sept. 9, Arlington Public News, the news division of Arlington Community Media Inc. (ACMi), extended invitations to every Democrat and Republican candidate on...
Suldog , Aug. 31, 2014 - 12:23 am
HubArts.com , Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:03 pm
I'll pass on the question of whether the Jamie Wyeth retrospective at the Museum of Fine Arts (through Dec. 28) merits the prime real estate. The museum obviously thinks so, and Globe art critic Sebastian Smee, who I...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:01 pm
The Patriots wrapped up their preseason schedule with a 16-13 loss to the New York Giants. Jimmy Garoppolo went wire-to-wire in this one and had his moments, both good and bad. While some are ready to just hand him the...
this is the samaBlog , Aug. 28, 2014 - 4:39 pm
Apple would appear to be readying itself to announce something rather large. I have some ideas about what it might entail. Yes, it’s the iPhone 6 plus some sort of wrist device, which I’ll call the iBand here,...
Boston Biker , Aug. 27, 2014 - 6:40 pm
From MassBike:   ———– MassDOT Funds Complete Streets Certification Program Photo courtesy of Mass in Motion Big news this week when the Healthy Transportation Compact...
Boston Biker , Aug. 27, 2014 - 6:37 pm
From Boston Bikes: ————- Last Bike Friday of the Year! Kick off your Labor Day weekend this Friday morning by riding to City Hall Plaza and enjoying breakfast with us! Bike in on your own or join a...
Sustainability , Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:15 pm
All in all, a very good effort on food addiction from the Institute on the Psychology of Eating, presented by its COO, Emily Rosen. Blog categories: FoodAddictionprocessed foodrefined sugarInstitute for the Psychology...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:45 am
"But that didn't make up for the fact that the Pats bollixed up that first pick like amateurs." – Boston Herald, 04/25/05 (on Mankins pick) — Bruce Allen (@bruceallen) August 27, 2014 It...
Clueless in Boston , Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:36 am
On Prince Edward Island earlier this month.
YourArlington.com , Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:33 am
A Providence man has been charged in the alleged kidnapping of a 17-year-old Arlington girl for the purpose of prostitution, The Boston Globe reported on Wednesday, Aug. 27. A statement from Peter F. Neronha, U.S. attorney...
Sustainability , Aug. 26, 2014 - 2:14 pm
Jim Hartzfeld, a key figure in the rise of Interface, the Ray Anderson-founded carpet company and sustainability engine, offers these "leading indicators of accelerating progress" (closely paraphrased): It's as much about...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:00 am
Representative Jay Kaufman's award-winning public-policy forum, Open House, launches its 20th season with special guest Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. The forum is set for Wednesday, Sept.r 3, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the historic...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
Is the Red Sox season over yet? It’s really hard to believe what has happened at Fenway Park this season, perhaps even more difficult to believe what happened last season at Fenway Park. What went wrong with Xander...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 22, 2014 - 6:42 am
Don was a major fixture in Boston's classical music world for many years, and he will be greatly missed. RIP. - promoted by david Updated with memorial service information From the rector of All Saint’s,...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 22, 2014 - 2:10 am
You might have seen Charlie Baker’s latest web spot on this very page – I did, on the Google ad that appears below the first front-page post.  It sets forth Charlie Baker’s three big ideas to make...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:00 am
You own a business, and you like Arlington's advantages, where might you hang your shingle? Here are some locations based on a 2 1/2-hour trip from one end of town to the other. This is not a definitive list of available...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:00 am
Increasingly, work is not a place to which to commute from home; in fact, you may work at home, or at least nearby. Amid this changing landscape, work is not a product you make, though it can be, but an idea you try to...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 21, 2014 - 6:40 pm
We should definitely abolish the Governor's Council. - promoted by Bob_Neer There have been discussions here on BMG on whether we should abolish the Governor’s Council. Like it or not, ignoring this important...
Boston Biker , Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:17 pm
two cool jobs from Boston bikes. ————-   Boston Bikes employs a small team of part-time, somewhat seasonal employees, primarily for Community Cycling Programs. Once you’re a part of our team,...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:34 am
Governor Patrick's former Secretary of A&F weighs in. - promoted by david I am supporting Representative Tom Conroy for State Treasurer. The office and duties of State Treasurer matter, and Tom is the most qualified...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 21, 2014 - 6:05 am
For the nominee of a party that for more than a decade has been running to “respect the will of the voters” by cutting the income tax to 5% (per the 2000 ballot question), this strikes me as a curious strategy....
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:49 pm
Senator Jeffords was one of the last of a nearly extinct breed: the principled moderate Republican. RIP. - promoted by david I remember as a 13 year old getting riveted by the political cyclone unleashed by a humble...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 20, 2014 - 8:18 am
Commonwealth Magazine’s excellent The Download newsletter offers a helpful recap of the militarization of Massachusetts police today, stuffed with useful links: “1,000 M-16 machine guns and M-14 automatic rifles...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 20, 2014 - 6:44 am
A Don Berwick fan offers his reaction to last night's festivities. Your take? - promoted by david Originally Posted at Only In Boston The three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Governor squared off...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 20, 2014 - 6:06 am
Hilarious. We can all look forward to David Plouffe bringing the full firepower of the Obama campaign machine to the next public meeting of the Cambridge Licensing Commission. - promoted by david It appears that David...
Clueless in Boston , Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:00 am
Minister's Island, St. Andrews-by-the-sea, New Brunswick, Canada.
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:29 pm
Bumped, for glory. - promoted by Bob_Neer Amid all of the criticism of Boston’s generally wretched broadcast media, WGBH News deserves credit for hosting AG Candidates Maura Healey and Warren Tolman on Emily...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:30 pm
A powerful and extremely well informed community voice endorses Deb Goldberg. - promoted by Bob_Neer The MA Treasurer/Receiver General race has glories and worries. On the Dem side, three solid candidates want to...
Secretly Ironic , Aug. 19, 2014 - 9:38 am
This piece in the Atlantic is an indictment of higher ed in general as well as of for-profit law schools: Across the ideological spectrum, it is almost universally assumed that more and better education will function as a...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 19, 2014 - 4:27 am
This should be on television. Should every citizen also be required to watch it? Paid $100 to watch it? Should voting be mandatory, as it is in Australia and Brazil? - promoted by Bob_Neer Hey all! I just wanted to...
Clueless in Boston , Aug. 19, 2014 - 2:00 am
Minister's Island, St. Andrews-by-the-sea, New Brunswick, Canada.
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 18, 2014 - 12:21 pm
A Berwick supporter looks for a ray of hope. - promoted by Bob_Neer The polls in the gubernatorial primary consistently show a large lead for Martha Coakley. I expect that this is mostly name recognition, but three...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:40 am
August isn’t a whole lot of fun in the sports landscape, especially when the Red Sox are already out of contention. Hockey and Basketball are still weeks away. The seemingly endless grind of training camp and preseason...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:53 am
Woman Suffrage Arrives in Arlington is the title of a new pamphlet by Oakes (Ames) Plimpton, and the Arlington resident who loves our history would like you to have a taste. In part, it's a tribute to his grandmother,...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:47 pm
Borowitz: Furious at Being Called Crazies, Republicans Sue President WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Republicans who were angered to learn on Wednesday that the former I.R.S. official Lois Lerner had referred to them as “...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:33 pm
Bravo! A fine thing. ALS research needs all the help it can get. Plus, Healey is wise to drive home (get it? look to BMG for wit as well as politics) her experience as a former professional basketball player. Last week her...
Blue Mass. Group , Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:07 pm
Professor Jules Boykoff hammers the idea of hosting an Olympics in a stinging Op-Ed in today’s NYT: THE Olympic movement is descending into a slow-motion crisis. Fewer and fewer cities are game for the Games. Bidder...
Boston Biker , Aug. 17, 2014 - 7:22 pm
Four years, and this ride still brings so much joy into my life.  (See 2013, 2012, and 2011). For those not in the know, the Registers Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI), is a yearly ride across Iowa.  Now in its...