Boston Biker , Apr. 1, 2015 - 9:29 pm
Check out this public meeting let your voice be heard in support for more cycling infrastructure. —————— Department of Conservation a­nd Recreation Commonwealth of Massachusetts Public...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 1, 2015 - 11:15 am
Three Arlington restaurants, all first-time offenders, drew three-day suspensions after police said each served alcohol to minors who were part of a sting in January. Punjab Fine Indian Cuisine, Mr. Sushi and Fusion Taste...
Media Nation , Apr. 1, 2015 - 10:49 am
It’s all about the cake. In a frustratingly inconclusive Washington Post column today on Indiana’s religious-freedom law, Kathleen Parker writes, “Without diving into the weeds, the law aims to protect religious...
Media Nation , Apr. 1, 2015 - 10:49 am
It’s all about the cake. In a frustratingly inconclusive Washington Post column today on Indiana’s religious-freedom law, Kathleen Parker writes, “Without diving into the weeds, the law aims to protect religious...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Apr. 1, 2015 - 10:47 am
A lengthy investigation which included interviews with dozens of people involved with the Boston sports media reveals that powerful organization actually controls the content which is disseminated through the various media...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 1, 2015 - 6:44 am
A Boston CD release concert with Jayme Stone's "Lomax Project" is set for 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the sanctuary of Park Avenue Congregational Church, as part of a series presented by the Arlington-based...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 1, 2015 - 6:30 am
UPDATED, April 1: Six modular classrooms will be situated at Ottoson, Hardy and Bishop schools to accommodate Stratton students while their school is renovated in 2016-17. Superintendent Kathleen Bodie told the School...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 31, 2015 - 8:06 am
A coalition of groups favoring preservation of the Mugar site in East Arlington as wetlands made its voices heard to selectmen Monday, March 30. Clarissa Rowe, a former selectmen who is a prime mover behind Arlington...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 31, 2015 - 6:00 am
After delays in getting concrete, the material finally came last Oct. 18, and workers used it to install sidewalks in East Arlington, as shown in this photo by Jerri Newman of Arlington. Adam Auster has more at Concrete...
Media Nation , Mar. 30, 2015 - 5:09 pm
By Bill Kirtz If you feel under par, work your fingers to the bone, and know it’s time for a change, click on the Cliché Site to trade tired phrases for compelling images. That was one of myriad tips from top nonfiction...
Media Nation , Mar. 30, 2015 - 5:09 pm
By Bill Kirtz If you feel under par, work your fingers to the bone, and know it’s time for a change, click on the Cliché Site to trade tired phrases for compelling images. That was one of myriad tips from top nonfiction...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 30, 2015 - 1:00 am
Garballey State Rep. Sean Garballey, Democrat of Arlington and West Medford, and state Sen. James B. Eldridge, Democrat of Acton, have filed restorative-justice legislation for the 2015-2016 session. It creates an...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 29, 2015 - 1:00 am
YourArlington -- which has published online, unscientific polls since 2006 --asked residents how they expected to vote in the March 28 town election on the ballot question asking whether they favor adding five all-...
Media Nation , Mar. 28, 2015 - 11:26 am
This is really a remarkable story. In today’s Boston Globe, Annie Linskey reports that banksters from JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup have threatened to withhold payoffs (let’s not be too squeamish about what we...
Media Nation , Mar. 28, 2015 - 11:26 am
This is really a remarkable story. In today’s Boston Globe, Annie Linskey reports that banksters from JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup have threatened to withhold payoffs (let’s not be too squeamish about what we...
Media Nation , Mar. 28, 2015 - 10:56 am
The Mystic River in Medford on a very gray Saturday morning, just before the snow. (Click on image for larger view.)
Media Nation , Mar. 28, 2015 - 10:56 am
The Mystic River in Medford on a very gray Saturday morning, just before the snow. (Click on image for larger view.)
Boston Biker , Mar. 27, 2015 - 8:56 pm
Can’t ride your bike under water!  Global warming is real, its serious, and it has Boston in the cross hairs, this Monday show up and let President Obama know that we care. From 350.org:   As he approaches his...
Boston Biker , Mar. 27, 2015 - 7:41 pm
Like New York, Mayor Walsh has outlined a ‘Vision Zero‘ philosophy for Boston.  It’s something myself and many other have been saying for years.  Traffic fatalities are not “accidents” they are...
Boston Biker , Mar. 27, 2015 - 7:18 pm
  The city wanted a shitty plan, a plan based on old ideas, on the idea that the car would always be the main form of transportation in the city, and the entire bike community stood up and said “Hell no!”...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Mar. 27, 2015 - 10:35 am
How long before all teams use the Bill Belichick/Patriots method of dealing with the media? The day is coming, I’m telling you. Yes, there are those in sports who enjoy using the media and cozying up to them to get...
Picture Boston , Mar. 26, 2015 - 4:22 pm
Boston Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn, Boston Fire Fighters Local 718 President Richie Paris, and members of Boylston street’s Engine #33 and Ladder #15 came to 286 Beacon St. to commemorate the 2:40pm alarm of fire,...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Mar. 26, 2015 - 10:36 am
We haven’t had a ton of success predicting New England’s draft choices (Jake Bequette in 2012 the lone exception), but we’ve done a fair job figuring what positions they’ll look for in certain spots....
Media Nation , Mar. 24, 2015 - 10:25 am
What would a post about corrections be without more corrections? On Monday I wrote that The Boston Globe had finally started posting corrections on its website instead of simply appending them to the original articles (not...
Media Nation , Mar. 24, 2015 - 10:25 am
What would a post about corrections be without more corrections? On Monday I wrote that The Boston Globe had finally started posting corrections on its website instead of simply appending them to the original articles (not...
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...
Media Nation , Mar. 23, 2015 - 8:17 am
If I’m not mistaken, today marks the debut of a freestanding correction section on The Boston Globe’s website. The move is long overdue; nearly two years ago I wrote about the shortcomings of online corrections...
Media Nation , Mar. 23, 2015 - 8:17 am
If I’m not mistaken, today marks the debut of a freestanding correction section on The Boston Globe’s website. The move is long overdue; nearly two years ago I wrote about the shortcomings of online corrections...
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...
Media Nation , Mar. 22, 2015 - 10:36 am
In today’s Boston Globe, Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone and I debate the merits of expanding the region’s public transportation system following the winter of #MBTApocalypse — a no-motion catastrophe that is not...
Media Nation , Mar. 22, 2015 - 10:36 am
In today’s Boston Globe, Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone and I debate the merits of expanding the region’s public transportation system following the winter of #MBTApocalypse — a no-motion catastrophe that is not...
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
Media Nation , Mar. 20, 2015 - 8:24 am
Danny Schechter speaking at the 2009 Eurasian Media Forum in Almaty, Kazakhstan. One of my proudest moments as a journalist took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in the spring of 2009, when Danny Schechter and I both spoke out...
Media Nation , Mar. 20, 2015 - 8:24 am
Danny Schechter speaking at the 2009 Eurasian Media Forum in Almaty, Kazakhstan. One of my proudest moments as a journalist took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in the spring of 2009, when Danny Schechter and I both spoke out...
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,...