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Media Nation , Jun. 25, 2015 - 9:00 am
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev It’s impossible to live in the Boston area and not have an opinion about Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s apology, which he delivered in federal court Wednesday as he was formally...
Media Nation , Jun. 23, 2015 - 9:28 am
During the past two months I’ve had the privilege of teaching our Journalism Ethics and Issues class at Northeastern, in which I’ve had the opportunity to discuss the news and related issues with 10 bright,...
Media Nation , Jun. 21, 2015 - 1:25 pm
Via the Newseum.
Suldog , Jun. 21, 2015 - 12:10 am
The hed somewhat resembles the punchline to an old joke, but so do I. In case you don't know the joke, here's a link that might not help.A link that will help (well, it will help me) is this one to my op-ed at the Boston...
Media Nation , Jun. 19, 2015 - 10:52 am
Click on image for larger view Look at this image of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church‘s home page. Nothing has changed since the horrifying murders of nine people Wednesday evening. The site also includes...
Suldog , Jun. 19, 2015 - 6:59 am
This is just a quick one to let those of you who have contributed to the "Go Fund Me" for my friend, Big Jay Atton, know that I have seen and appreciated your donations. Also, every share of the page - whether a contribution...
Boston blog news , Jun. 18, 2015 - 9:28 pm
Excerpt from Kevin Alexander Grey interview by Chris Hayes, tonight: "I'm from South Carolina. This state is the ideological home of white supremacy in this country. On our state house grounds we have memorials to...
Media Nation , Jun. 18, 2015 - 9:28 am
Brian Williams I really don’t understand why the folks at NBC News think serial fabricator Brian Williams can be rehabilitated. CNN’s Brian Stelter reports that Williams’ second act could be announced as...
Media Nation , Jun. 16, 2015 - 10:55 am
Jonathan Kaufman Today is an exciting day for Northeastern University’s School of Journalism: We are finally able to announce that our new director will be Jonathan Kaufman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the...
Boston blog news , Jun. 12, 2015 - 5:54 pm
NYTimes: Support for Boston 2024 Olympic Bid Slips to 39% of the people BOSTON — More bad news arrived Wednesday for the boosters of Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics: A new poll shows that just 39 percent of...
Clueless in Boston , Jun. 12, 2015 - 12:30 pm
Near Buttermilk Falls, Ludlow, Vermont.
Media Nation , Jun. 12, 2015 - 8:34 am
Authorities have arrested and are preparing to charge the Rhode Island suspect in the alleged terrorist plot that ended in the shooting death of a Boston man last week. News organizations that had been withholding his name...
Blue Mass. Group , Jun. 12, 2015 - 8:06 am
Of interest. - promoted by david Just to shed a little empirical light on a discussion occurring elsewhere,  here are cross-tabulations by party and gender from the most recentWBUR/MassInc poll, limited to comparing...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 12, 2015 - 1:28 am
The AFD Theatre presents a comic story of self-discovery and lifelong friendships in "Quartet," opening Friday, June 12, at 22 Academy St. Performance dates are June 12, 13, 19 and 20 at 8 p.m. and June 14 and 21 at 4 p.m...
Clueless in Boston , Jun. 11, 2015 - 9:44 pm
Chester, VT.
YourArlington.com , Jun. 11, 2015 - 8:32 pm
Pat Connaughton, Arlington's basketball gift to Notre Dame, has an eye on the Celtics. "I’m not going to lie to you," the 6-foot-5 swingman told NESN. "I’m not a kid that gets nervous very often. However, at the beginning...
Boston Biker , Jun. 11, 2015 - 1:36 pm
Got this rather awesome recap of what the BBAG is up to. —————- 1. Vision Zero Implementation.  A presentation was given by Charlotte Fleetwood of BTD.  The first year focus will be on the 10...
Blue Mass. Group , Jun. 11, 2015 - 1:00 pm
People opposed to marriage equality, for example, are anti-family. - promoted by Bob_Neer I have long favored a political project to re-frame family values around issues of bread and butter progressive economics, and...
Sustainability , Jun. 11, 2015 - 10:38 am
Moore is a primary force in the world of coaching. She’s the founder and CEO of Wellcoaches, which teaches coaching, a co-founder of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, a treatment center affiliated with Harvard....
Blue Mass. Group , Jun. 11, 2015 - 10:38 am
- promoted by Bob_Neer According to a new poll from WBUR out yesterday, Charlie Baker has sky-high approval ratings: 69% view him favorably, and only 10% view him unfavorably. His popularity is high even among...
Media Nation , Jun. 11, 2015 - 8:43 am
Jim Romenesko, the original media blogger (and still the best), is cutting back, although he wants us all to know that he’s not retiring. Benjamin Mullin of Poynter interviews Romenesko and almost but not quite...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 11, 2015 - 1:00 am
UPDATED, June 9: Capitol Square’s 17th annual Feast of the East celebrates the unique character of East Arlington’s neighborhoods and shops on Saturday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring your appetite for a...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 11, 2015 - 12:19 am
Field at Summer Street renamed for Jim 'Robes' Robillard, inset. Organizers seek participants, donations UPDATED, June 11: The public is invited to join members of Arlington Babe Ruth Baseball to officially dedicate...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm
Screening panel for CPA chosen Selectmen approved rules for sidewalk cafe seating, saying they would try it for a year with a one-time $50 permit charge. Also on Monday, June 8, the board voted to allow the installation of...
Sustainability , Jun. 10, 2015 - 4:16 pm
Welcome to another episode of “10 Words or Less,” in which I ask brief questions of interesting people and request brief answers in return. Today’s participant is a health coach, financial adviser, and social activist — not...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 10, 2015 - 3:03 pm
 Gabe Entov at practice in May in Arlington. / photo by Nico Carbini UPDATED, June 10: Neither wind nor rain stopped the Arlington boys' tennis team as it faced Wayland in the MIAA semifinal on Tuesday,...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 10, 2015 - 8:59 am
UPDATED, June 10: Arlington's third annual summer block party is moving to a cooler time slot -- from mid-July to June 20. In addition to partying free at Broadway Plaza and the Regent Theatre, participants will...
Blue Mass. Group , Jun. 10, 2015 - 8:26 am
WBUR reports news today that should surprise no one: support for Boston 2024 continues to decline while, perhaps even more significantly, opposition rises: A new WBUR poll shows meager support across Massachusetts for the...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 10, 2015 - 7:00 am
Take a walk in Arlington's Great Meadows on Saturday, June 13, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sponsoring the event is the Friends of Arlington’s Great Meadows (FoAGM). The event is free. Join us to see nature in the Meadows...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 10, 2015 - 6:58 am
An opening reception for "Isle of View," an exhibition of paintings by Nancy Muise, is set for Saturday, June 13, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Old Schwamb Mill. Painting outdoors or "en plein air" is what Muise enjoys...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 9, 2015 - 5:08 pm
Mugar: Most of it is the triangular tract west of Thorndike Field. / Google Earth The developer of the Mugar project has taken a step toward filing a 40B application, and selectmen are seeking more time to prepare their...
Sustainability , Jun. 9, 2015 - 12:18 pm
Marc is a former Air America radio host on the topic of financial planning and its connection to our values, who now is studying integrative nutrition. The links are interesting. Blog categories: 10 words or lessMarc...
Boston Biker , Jun. 9, 2015 - 10:14 am
Yadielys Deleon Camacho, 8, was killed after she was struck by a car.   Two young cousins were struck by a car Saturday night during a birthday celebration for their grandmother in Mattapan, leaving an 8-year-old girl...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 9, 2015 - 7:06 am
Cid-Pachecovaledictorian "You are the leaders of tomorrow," Class President Kaleena Gulledge declared when she addressed fellow members of the Class of 2015 from Minuteman High School at their commencement ceremony....
YourArlington.com , Jun. 9, 2015 - 7:00 am
Arts fellows are, from left, John Gianvito, Asia Kepka (in 'Bridgett & I Red') and David Harris. Three Arlington artists -- in music, film and photography -- are among those who have been awarded state grants. The...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 9, 2015 - 6:56 am
UPDATED, June 9: An estimated 100 people heard Boston 2024, a group that supports bringing the Olympics to Boston, make a gentle pitch for support followed by comments -- pro and con -- from 23 speakers. Paul...
Blue Mass. Group , Jun. 8, 2015 - 9:03 pm
Planners propose more planners as the best response to the Olympics. Globe: State lawmakers should establish and fund a new public commission with the power to impose binding conditions on Boston’s Olympic bid, and the...
Suldog , Jun. 8, 2015 - 5:46 pm
You may have read the bad news concerning my friend and teammate, Big Jay Atton.The short version: Jay had a heart attack and is in ICU in Houston, Texas. His kidneys have failed and he will likely need a transplant.As you...
Boston Biker , Jun. 8, 2015 - 5:36 pm
Thanks to Yurij for this handy list! ——– tonight, 6/8/15 — redbones, bikes, beer, bbq tomorrow, 6/9/15 — buy anything all day in Whole Foods on Beacon St in Somerville and proceeds go to the...
Media Nation , Jun. 8, 2015 - 8:25 am
I am shocked, shocked to learn that the “wife bonus” story has been called into question. Last month I shared with my ethics class an opinion piece that appeared in The New York Times claiming, among other things...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 8, 2015 - 6:00 am
UPDATED, June 8: Two homeless men were held without bail following their arraignment Monday, June 8, on charges connected to the shooting of two young men in a car in Arlington late Friday, June 5. Their vehicle struck one...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 8, 2015 - 1:00 am
UPDATED, June 8: Chairful Where You Sit, a temporary art installation and fund-raiser, in its fourth year for Arlington Public Art, is now accepting applications. To participate in this lively outdoor...
Blue Mass. Group , Jun. 7, 2015 - 4:38 pm
From the BMG News Desk ... - promoted by Bob_Neer Hey everyone, here’s the results from the Unofficial BMG June Presidential Primary Straw Poll. With 61% of the BMG vote, participants came out strongly for Bernie...
Blue Mass. Group , Jun. 6, 2015 - 6:59 pm
Answers in the comments. No peeking! - promoted by david The folks at Boston 2024 have released the names of their donors for the first quarter of the year. Many of these donors are very wealthy corporations that...
Suldog , Jun. 6, 2015 - 3:20 pm
Tomorrow will be my season opener for softball this year.Yeah, I know. June 7th. Of course, since I've told everyone I've retired, having a season opener AT ALL is rather surprising. I guess I need to explain.Last year, I...
YourArlington.com , Jun. 6, 2015 - 8:05 am
Arlington High School officials gave diplomas to 324 at Peirce Field on Saturday, June 6, an afternoon in which the sun shined brightly when it needed to. For the Class of 2015, its members stand on the shoulders of 100...
Blue Mass. Group , Jun. 5, 2015 - 3:07 pm
Sigh. - promoted by david If you haven’t already read David Bernstein’s new article on Marty Walsh and the Grand Prix in Boston Magazine (“Is the Grand Prix Taking Boston for a Ride?“), I highly...
Blue Mass. Group , Jun. 5, 2015 - 10:47 am
  Onion Candidate Profiles: Rick Perry: Former Texas governor Rick Perry announced Thursday his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election, hoping to fare better than he did in his unsuccessful bid for the Republican...
Blue Mass. Group , Jun. 4, 2015 - 9:35 pm
Listen in ... - promoted by Bob_Neer p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }a:link { } -->Congress helped privacy activists to a great achievement last week by doing nothing. The brief sunset of the USA...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Jun. 4, 2015 - 11:03 am
The Red Sox split a doubleheader with the Minnesota Twins yesterday, but the biggest story of the day was the performance of Eduardo Rodriguez in the first game. Coming off his ultra-impressive major league debut in Texas,...