Boston Biker , Apr. 10, 2014 - 9:06 pm
2013 Annual Report Release – Big vision, Concrete Strategies, Real Impact It is with great pride and excitement that we present our 2013 Annual Report! 2013 was a busy year for Bikes Not Bombs; we collected more bikes...
Boston Biker , Apr. 10, 2014 - 8:53 pm
From MassBike: Mass in Motion is an important program that works with partners across Massachusetts to fight obesity in children and adults by increasing opportunities for walking and biking and access to healthy food. The...
Media Nation , Apr. 10, 2014 - 8:40 am
“Beat the Press,” a weekly media program on WGBH-TV (Channel 2) that I’ve been part of for about 15 years, has won the national Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism from Pennsylvania State University....
Boston blog news , Apr. 10, 2014 - 8:38 am
Carolyn "LimeyG" Grantham, whose quiet humor and love of food poured out over the years in her blog, died Tuesday. Last month, the Globe chronicled her struggle with cancer. Her last post on her blog was about how the...
Media Nation , Apr. 9, 2014 - 8:30 pm
Eric Convey of the Boston Business Journal has transcribed much of Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory’s talk at the Shorenstein Center on Tuesday. Good stuff.
YourArlington.com , Apr. 9, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Byrne Steven Byrne, named chairman of the Arlington Board of Selectmen on Monday, April 7, for the next year, is the youngest to lead that body. At 26, he has been on the board for two years, as has Joseph Curro Jr., who...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 9, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Meeting about Center parking with business people on Feb. 27, 2014. / Glenn Koenig photo Is Arlington ready for what a consultant calls "customer-friendly parking" in the Center, which they see as "broken"? Clues to...
Media Nation , Apr. 9, 2014 - 12:47 pm
The glacier is slowly receding at the Northshore Mall in Peabody.
Media Nation , Apr. 9, 2014 - 10:08 am
Adrian Walker has an absolutely stunning column on page one of The Boston Globe today. He reports that two well-known African-American ministers, Eugene Rivers and Bruce Wall, recently submitted a $105,000 “invoice...
Media Nation , Apr. 9, 2014 - 8:41 am
The day job prevented me from covering Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory’s appearance on Tuesday at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. Shorenstein’s Janell Sims reports that...
Sustainability , Apr. 9, 2014 - 8:27 am
Taxonomy upgrade extras: Foodobesitysodasoda taxesCenter for Consumer FreedomCommerceThe headline reads, “Don’t tax my soda! Study shows consumers put choice first,” but what do we learn from it? Well, first, the story...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 8, 2014 - 12:00 am
 Gwen Hooper shares a happy moment at home. A leader in Arlington child care goes back to the beginning Gwenyth Hooper was the director of the Arlington Children’s Center (ACC) for 31 years. Having helped raise...
Boston Biker , Apr. 7, 2014 - 9:28 pm
I have been rambling on for years about how parking spaces are basically the worst thing you can put into a city (other than I guess the cars in them), but finally someone went and proved me right with math. A pair of...
Boston blog news , Apr. 7, 2014 - 5:57 pm
I'm tired of reading and hearing about...Home Invasions, Armed Robberies, Car Jackings, Pistol Whippings, Murders... What about decent folks, children living with Sounds of Gun Shots, Shot Spotters,Shell Casings and Sirens,...
Media Nation , Apr. 7, 2014 - 1:36 pm
By Bill Kirtz What “good old days”? None that David Carr wants to remember. He says new technology’s ability for instant research, compelling graphics and dramatic video give writers more tools than ever to attract readers....
YourArlington.com , Apr. 7, 2014 - 10:46 am
Full unofficial results in an easy-to-read spreadsheet Town Treasurer Stephen Gilligan faced down the first challenge for that seat in 21 years, beating Julie Dunn by 138 votes. UPDATED, April 7: Incumbent Selectmen...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 7, 2014 - 3:34 am
Parenting Challenging Teenagers, a group that meets weekly offering support and education for parents and caregivers, is set to begin from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, April 10. All meetings are held at the Arlington Youth...
Boston blog news , Apr. 6, 2014 - 6:44 pm
Hate messages and posts not accepted! This blog is for people of All Races who want to share & express their hurt, pain and other feelings regarding racism Racist Graffiti No Big Deal, Not Newsworthy? Reading a news...
Boston blog news , Apr. 6, 2014 - 6:34 pm
This blog is for people of All Races who want to share & express their hurt, pain and other feelings regarding racism. Hate messages and posts not accepted! When I was a teenager, I worked at a supermarket as a cashier...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 6, 2014 - 7:05 am
The Vision 2020 Diversity Task Group is sponsoring a series of discussions focusing on diversity. Titled "We Are Arlington," the series asks: What are the opportunities and stresses that diversity creates? "We are Many...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 6, 2014 - 6:44 am
Spectacle Management presents The Manhattan Transfer at Cary Memorial Hall in Lexington on Thursday, April 10, at 8 p.m. "The Living Room Sessions" promises to be an intimate concert experience, as The Manhattan Transfer...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 6, 2014 - 4:00 am
13Forest Gallery invites you to see "Reciprocal," work by John Guthrie and Dorothea Van Camp, opened Friday, March 21, with a reception.  Opera on Tap is due from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 11. Read More...
Boston Biker , Apr. 4, 2014 - 9:28 am
Our sincerest thoughts go out to his family. It seems they have found the garbage truck driver they think was involved in the crash. And charged them. Update: Police have charged the driver of a sanitation truck who...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 4, 2014 - 6:26 am
More than a year after Panera closed its Heights location, Bagelville opened at the site at 6 a.m. Friday, April 4. Owner Sergio Goncalves, a Brazilian who built the Boston-based business, was behind the counter as...
One Smoot Short of a Bridge , Apr. 3, 2014 - 12:19 pm
I shop at REI when they have good sales, and basically consider them a good business, but I always wonder why they of all places have fallen into the mass-media-land trap of needing to specify the gender of children's items...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 3, 2014 - 9:21 am
Three finalists for Thompson Elementary School principal were announced Thursday, April 3. Each candidate plans to visit the district to meet with teachers, staff and administrators during the week of April 7. Parents and...
Suldog , Apr. 3, 2014 - 7:45 am
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 3, 2014 - 2:00 am
George Bachrach weighs in. - promoted by david The environmental community in Massachusetts has a big problem: Everyone says they agree with us. When we ask candidates for office if they will fight to protect the...
Media Nation , Apr. 2, 2014 - 4:06 pm
The Register in June 2013, shortly after a redesign. This article was published earlier at The Huffington Post. The end may be near for one of the most widely watched experiments in local journalism. Early today, Ken Doctor...
Boston Biker , Apr. 2, 2014 - 2:25 pm
Here it is in all its glory, in case you couldn’t make it. Sure it might not contain EVERY detail I reported yesterday…but the first day of April can be a tricky day to be on the internet.
Media Nation , Apr. 2, 2014 - 11:11 am
Craig Douglas of the Boston Business Journal weighs in with an excellent article today on Boston Globe business columnist Scott Kirsner, a freelancer whose interest in a company that organizes events poses some dicey ...
Media Nation , Apr. 2, 2014 - 7:50 am
Having trashed my WGBH colleague Margery Eagan for daring to write about his family, will Jerry Remy now go after Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo? Take the year off, Jerry. The Red Sox are entertainment — fun and...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 2, 2014 - 7:39 am
Today, in the much-anticipated case of McCutcheon v. FEC, the Supreme Court threw out aggregate limits on campaign contributions.  In a nutshell, what this means is that you still can only donate $2,600 to any particular...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 2, 2014 - 7:08 am
Another vote for Don Berwick. Interestingly, in his statement on today's Supreme Court decision (email, no link), Berwick said that "[w]e need to move – quickly – toward repealing Citizens United and implementing publicly...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 2, 2014 - 1:07 am
Cherry Blossom Maki at Sono. / Frederick Kalil photo The Town of Arlington has had the good fortune to enjoy at least one fine Japanese restaurant, Toraya. A new one named Sono opened on Summer Street in January, and...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 1, 2014 - 6:16 pm
As you probably know by now, Jason Lewis won today’s special election to replace Katherine Clark in the state Senate.  He beat a solid opponent (Melrose alderman Monica Medeiros) in a seat that, for a long time, was...
Boston Biker , Apr. 1, 2014 - 10:36 am
There were some big announcements at last nights 6th Annual Boston Bikes update.  I was impressed with the growth in the bike lane network, and the expansion of the bike share.  But what really floored me was the surprise ...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 1, 2014 - 4:25 am
Disclosure: I work in the arts. - promoted by david Over the next eight months, the race to elect a new governor of Massachusetts will provide candidates and voters the opportunity to discuss the strengths and...
Boston Biker , Mar. 31, 2014 - 3:43 pm
Even though the weather is horrible, go check this out! —————– Tonight is the night. Join hundreds of people who care about safer streets in Boston at the 6th Annual Boston Bike Update at...
Boston Biker , Mar. 31, 2014 - 1:30 pm
from the email, looks like a good time! ———-   HUBWAY REOPENING DAY & PARTY Wednesday, April 2, 2014 New Balance Experience Store 583 Boylston Street, Boston Noon-2pm This is no...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 31, 2014 - 10:00 am
UPDATED, March 31: Remains found near Fresh Pond in Cambridge have been tentatively identified as John J. Rosenberger of Arlington, missing since December. A positive identification is still to be determined. Capt....
YourArlington.com , Mar. 31, 2014 - 10:00 am
 Two police operations have resulted in the arrest of three suspected heroin dealers, a spokesman for Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan announced Thursday, April 3. Yrvens Bain, 40, formerly of Henderson Street...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 31, 2014 - 10:00 am
Monju Arlington Republican Joseph J. Monju, who ran for state representative in 2012, aims for a second run. He has taken out papers, saying he seeks "to add balance to the lopsided single-party rule that is Beacon Hill."...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 31, 2014 - 10:00 am
Arlington, long a stronghold of Democrats has lost its edge to those who declare no particular party. Unenrolled voter lead among those registered in town by 194 votes. In August 2011, Democrats led by 860 votes. In...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 31, 2014 - 7:43 am
Disclosure: as a professional singer, a substantial portion of my income comes from activities that are funded in part by the MCC. - promoted by david Arts matter. That’s why we are asking lawmakers to increase...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 31, 2014 - 7:03 am
Another notch in the collective belt of BMGers. Congratulations Jason Lewis! -Bob Also, congratulations to Rep.-elect John Velis, who picked up a seat for the Dems by beating GOPer Dan Allie in Westfield. - promoted by...
Media Nation , Mar. 30, 2014 - 2:48 pm
“The Wired City,” spotted in the gift shop of the Newseum in Washington and tweeted by Kevin Koczwara (http://bit.ly/1iUAYhS). The Wired City World Tour heats up again with two stops this coming week. Next...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 30, 2014 - 8:45 am
Art Budnik and Susan Carp appear before selectmen March 24. Listening from left are Adam Chapdelain, Doug Heim and Marie Krepelka. The Friends of the Arlington Council on Aging and the council itself have received...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 30, 2014 - 6:34 am
Hundreds of people came to Town Hall on a rainy evening Saturday, March 29, to pose for pictures with the 2013 Red Sox World Series trophy on a first-come, first-served basis. The viewing of the trophy at Town Hall was...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 30, 2014 - 12:00 am
The Boston Globe published its selections of all-scholastic sports standouts on Sunday, March 30. Here is a list of those attending Arlington High, Arlington Catholic and Minuteman: Girls' hockey Read More...