Loaded Gun , Sep. 21, 2014 - 8:34 pm
Special thanks to the Salem News for spotlighting "Ghosts of Salem: Haunts of the Witch City" author Sam Baltrusis and his upcoming book launch bash on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at Salem's Old Town Hall located 32 Derby Square....
YourArlington.com , Sep. 21, 2014 - 6:00 pm
Owners of artlounge Arlington have a blast. They are, from left, Kim Bradshaw, Helen Galanopoulos and Sheila Carme. / Photo by Siobhan Rooney What's up tonight -- something to eat, a drink ... painting a picture? Not...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 21, 2014 - 6:30 am
"There's a place for us, somewhere a place for us," the Arlington High School Madrigals sang, a rendition of a lyrical plea from "West Side Story" that moved School Committee Chairman Bill Hayner. Stratton's hallway food...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 21, 2014 - 1:00 am
The Arlington High School girls' cross-country team traveled to Stoneham to face Melrose for the second meet of the season, on Tuesday, Sept. 16, narrowly falling to Melrose, 21-38. The team is 1-1 after beating...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 20, 2014 - 7:07 am
A gallery reception for the Arlington Open Studios Group Show is set for the Arlington Center for the Arts from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Arlington Center for the Arts. Preview work by the 80-plus artists...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 19, 2014 - 11:45 am
In the wake of the NFL scandals of the last couple weeks, some of the long time and prominent media covering the league have been made slightly uncomfortable by having the light shined on their “coverage” of the...
Media Nation , Sep. 19, 2014 - 8:39 am
Bernstein and McGrath One of the more original political voices to pass through Boston in many years is fleeing the scene. My former Boston Phoenix colleague David Bernstein, who’s been contributing to Boston magazine...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 19, 2014 - 8:33 am
Arlington police, working with federal law enforcement investigators, has successfully concluded a human-trafficking case, a news release issued Friday, Sept. 19, says. Ricky Wallace, 33, of Pawtucket, R.I. was arrested...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 19, 2014 - 7:02 am
In Arlington high school football Friday, Sept. 19, the Spy Ponders improved to 2-0 by crushing Medford, 42-7, at Peirce Field. Frank Roche led the Spy Ponders (2-0) with two touchdowns. Wilmington trounced Arlington...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 19, 2014 - 7:00 am
Would you like to know overall scores among students in the Arlington public schools on the 2014 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, known as the MCAS tests? Here is the first report >>
YourArlington.com , Sep. 19, 2014 - 6:24 am
See selectmen on cable The Board of Selectmen will meet Monday, Sept. 22, at 7:15 p.m. in the Selectmen's Chambers, second floor, Town Hall. Agenda*: 1. Introduction of Management Analyst - Eve MargolisAdam W....
YourArlington.com , Sep. 19, 2014 - 4:22 am
The Arlington Redevelopment Board will meet Monday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. in the second-floor conference room, Town Hall Annex. Agenda: See Redevelopment on cable 7:00 PM Central School [Senior Center] discussion:...
Picture Boston , Sep. 18, 2014 - 6:12 pm
The crew of the fishing vessel Osprey leave Boston Harbor at sunrise. Later, the Queen Mary 2, the huge Cunard Lines’ cruise ship, enters Boston’s Black Falcon Terminal. The next day the rising sun, shining upon...
Picture Boston , Sep. 18, 2014 - 6:03 pm
Everett,MA Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his wife Stacy celebrate after the MA. Gaming Commission voted to approve a proposal put forth by Wynn Casino, to place a casino in Everett, beating out a proposed Revere casino. At bottom...
Picture Boston , Sep. 18, 2014 - 5:55 pm
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YourArlington.com , Sep. 18, 2014 - 8:25 am
UPDATED, Sept. 18: Arlington police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred overnight on Old Colony Road in the Morningside neighborhood, between Stratton and Bishop schools. At least six shots were fired at a...
Boston Biker , Sep. 17, 2014 - 5:55 pm
In case you didn’t know, the Idaho Stop is when cyclists are allowed to treat stop signs like yields, and red lights like stop signs.  Idaho was the first to try it out, and more or less its been pretty ok. Saw this...
Sustainability , Sep. 17, 2014 - 4:10 pm
This goes back a bit, but it has good content, and I'll bet you haven't seen it. Running time is less than 8 minutes. Blog categories: food addictionFoodAddictionobesity
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 17, 2014 - 1:38 pm
I don’t know about you, but I’m a little sick of opinions. They may be repackaged these days as #HOTSPORTZTAKES but really in many instances, they’re just a way to justify saying something stupid. Wait, did...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 17, 2014 - 11:25 am
Chief says further electronic gear seized in N.H. UPDATED, Sept. 17: A New Hampshire man who is a 12-year Arlington town employee was arrested Saturday, Sept. 13, on charges he placed a video camera in the women's...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
The Arlington Health Department provided flu shots to a record number of residents at Town Day 2014 on Saturday, with more than 400 people receiving a flu vaccination. The Arlington Health Departments cites convenience and...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 16, 2014 - 9:00 am
Paul Tierney UPDATED, Sept. 18: In a second attempt to fill the full-time head-of-assessments position, the Board of Assessors recommended Paul Tierney, deputy assessor, Winthrop, in a 3-0 vote. The conditional offer...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 16, 2014 - 8:09 am
I know that you’re probably sick of my complaining about Ed Markey’s fundraising emails.  I understand that, even though his is one of the safest Democratic Senate seats in the country, he has to raise some money...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 16, 2014 - 5:38 am
Great, great stuff. Campaign strategists, take note! - promoted by david Building on jcohn88′s post from Friday, which looked at the primary results in Boston on a precinct-by-precinct level, I took advantage of...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 16, 2014 - 4:59 am
Thanks to Rep. Kennedy for posting here! - promoted by david (Hi everyone. Thanks for welcoming me to the BMG community. For my first post I wanted to share a few takeaways from my trip to Central America earlier this...
HubArts.com , Sep. 15, 2014 - 5:11 pm
Not since the 1980s-'90s heyday of Ruth Rendell have I been as eager, time after time, for the arrival of a new book by a female crime writer as I am for each one by Tana French. Whether it's sexism or simply a...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 15, 2014 - 5:03 pm
First off, if you haven’t read 6th Congressional district candidate Seth Moulton’s live chat right here on BMG, read it now.  Moulton answered a lot of questions, and was almost startlingly forthright in many of...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 15, 2014 - 4:27 pm
Good news for the Yes On 3 crowd. - promoted by david From Crux: Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley, Worcester Bishop Robert McManus, Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski and Rev. George Coleman, the Apostolic Administrator...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 15, 2014 - 3:35 pm
It's all about the branding. - promoted by david On Saturday, since the candidate for whom I had been volunteering (Berwick) lost the primary, I decided that I would devote some of my new free time to the ballot...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm
From NESN: September 15, 2014 – NESN, New England’s most watched sports network, announced today that Guerin Austin (@GuerinAustin) will join the network as a reporter/anchor/host. She will begin her tenure at NESN serving...
Media Nation , Sep. 15, 2014 - 2:38 pm
Peter Canellos Boston Globe editorial-page editor Peter Canellos, a former metro editor and Washington bureau chief for the paper, is leaving. According to a press release issued earlier today, Canellos will depart after 26...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 15, 2014 - 5:11 am
Welcome to BMG Seth Moulton! Fire away in the comments. -- (Charley) Bumped. The chat is live now and Seth is answering questions. - promoted by Bob_Neer Good morning Blue Mass Group! It is my privilege to serve as the...
Suldog , Sep. 14, 2014 - 11:00 pm
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 14, 2014 - 1:22 pm
We’re delighted to announce that Seth Moulton, the Democratic candidate for Congress in the 6th district who defeated incumbent John Tierney in last week’s primary, will be online tomorrow between 9:30 and 10:30...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 14, 2014 - 10:17 am
Pass the popcorn. To answer Ernie's question in the first paragraph, I'm not exactly sure what the hook for federal jurisdiction would be in any of these scenarios. Caesar's sued in federal court alleging deprivations of...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 13, 2014 - 11:26 am
Provocative advice from the Sage of BMG. I'll be fascinated to see (a) whether Baker chooses to go down this road, and (b) how Marty Walsh's role in all of this continues to develop. - promoted by david Anyone who has...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 13, 2014 - 10:56 am
Of interest. Also note that Moulton's spokesman, long-time BMGer Scott Ferson, chimes in in the comments. - promoted by david It appears that Seth Moulton’s campaign was right to suggest he was the better...
Picture Boston , Sep. 12, 2014 - 6:24 pm
From the Public Garden memorial to the State House, to a special honor at Boston’s Engine 33 and Ladder 15 Tweet This Post
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 12, 2014 - 4:08 pm
Three cheers for number crunching! - promoted by david I’ve been very curious to see the precinct-by-precinct results for Boston. And when I did, I decided to go through them and find some interesting tidbits...
Boston Biker , Sep. 12, 2014 - 1:48 pm
Twice in the last two weeks I have been a part of a lovely thing.  While riding to work I look around and see way…way more bikes than cars.   I think it is a product of the lovely riding weather we have been having,...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 12, 2014 - 12:05 pm
Borowitz: Used Tool Purchased for $1.8 Million NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—A used tool that has been on the market for several months was purchased on Tuesday for the whopping price of $1.8 million. While it may not have...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 12, 2014 - 12:01 pm
After last Sunday’s debacle in Miami, the Patriots will attempt to pick up their first win of the season, and avoid putting themselves into an early season 0-2 hole when they take on the Vikings in Minnesota. It won...
Boston Biker , Sep. 12, 2014 - 11:53 am
Howdy folks, I have roughly 10 Mini Mum Vertical Bike Hangers with Security Cable.     Free to whoever wants one or all of them.  They don’t have mounting screws, but you can get those at any hardware...
Media Nation , Sep. 12, 2014 - 10:34 am
For those of us with long memories, the scene at Boston College on Thursday created enough cognitive dissonance to induce vertigo. Some two decades ago Cardinal Bernard Law invoked the wrath of God in denouncing The Boston...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 12, 2014 - 9:21 am
Worth 1,000 words, at least. - promoted by Bob_Neer From HuffPost/Pollster:
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 12, 2014 - 9:09 am
And how was Mr. Crosby chosen, inquiring minds would like to know. Bumps, and bests, my Joke Revue, sigh. - promoted by Bob_Neer Mayor Walsh’s kick-ass chronological order of events detailing the many infidelities...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 12, 2014 - 6:52 am
Progress. - promoted by Bob_Neer Mass CEC South Terminal under construction in New Bedford (Flickr’s Ryan Silva) Cape Wind has signed a lease agreement to stage its 130-turbine project in Nantucket Sound out of...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 11, 2014 - 7:37 pm
Walsh has been very impressive on the casino matter, and the gambling commission so incompetent and shady -- no deadlock, guaranteed! -- they've probably blown through 10-15 points on the referendum, putting the entire...
Media Nation , Sep. 11, 2014 - 6:00 pm
On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, here is your must-read remembrance: Boston Globe reporter David Filipov’s series of tweets about his father, Al, who was killed on that day. It begins here. This...
Sustainability , Sep. 11, 2014 - 11:30 am
Nobody admirers a hijacker, so I’m being imprecise, at best, when I opine that “environmentalists have hijacked sustainability.” I don’t meant to impute evil at all — hell, until very recently, I’d have self-identified as...