Boston Biker , May. 19, 2017 - 6:10 am
On Wednesday, Mayor Walsh made public comments suggesting that safety on our streets is the responsibility of the most vulnerable – people walking and biking. This is contrary to the Mayor’s declaration of the...
Boston Biker , May. 15, 2017 - 11:07 am
BOSTON’S NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK DAY FESTIVAL ONFRIDAY, MAY 19TH! A collage of photos from last year’s Bike to Work Day festival. Celebrate Bike Month at Boston’s National Bike to Work Day...
Boston Biker , May. 15, 2017 - 11:04 am
From the email: Would you like to get to know more of your biking neighbors and their favorite sites and streets this summer?    Join Dot Bike, Roxbury Rides, Mattapan Food & Fitness, Quincycles, and  Rozzie Rides for...
Boston Biker , May. 15, 2017 - 10:29 am
From the email: Protected bicycle infrastructure is moving ahead in parts of Cambridge, and there will be two opportunities this week to show strong community support for safer streets through the Brattle Street/Mass Ave (...
Boston Biker , May. 15, 2017 - 9:43 am
Bike Shop Mechanic – FT and PT roles  REI Reading, MA http://rei.jobs/careers/JobDetail/Bike-Shop-Mechanic/7718   Bike Shop Technician – PT roles  REI, Hingham, MA http://rei.jobs/careers/JobDetail/Bike-Tech-Specialist-...
Boston Biker , May. 10, 2017 - 9:26 am
Rick Archer From the globe: The man allegedly responsible for a hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of a bicyclist in Back Bay last month is due to appear in Boston Municipal Court Wednesday to face at least one...
Boston Biker , May. 2, 2017 - 10:27 am
Rick Archer was hit around 3:30 a.m on April 30th in the Backbay, he has since died from his injuries.  The driver fled the scene. They think they might have found the car, but are still looking for the driver. Anyone with...
Boston Biker , May. 1, 2017 - 1:53 pm
From the email: Together, we’re making streets in Cambridge safer for all ages and abilities. As a result of our voices, we have seen some initial wins with pop-up lanes and great community support in favor of the city’s...
Boston Biker , Apr. 17, 2017 - 9:55 am
Ride with us to tell the City of Boston it’s time to Make Way for (protected) Bike Lanes! Join us Sunday, April 23rd for a bike ride around (& around & around…) the Boston...
Boston Biker , Apr. 17, 2017 - 9:53 am
Ride for social change on June 4th! Less than 2 months remain before our 30th Annual Bike-A-Thon! We are working hard to make this event better than ever, and hope that YOU will be...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 12, 2017 - 8:44 pm
2017 Town Meeting to start April 24 UPDATED, April 12: Gil Irizarry, a Precinct 18 meeting member, told the Arlington Email List April 9 that he is organizing a meeting for precincts 16, 18 and 20 for anyone who wants to...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 12, 2017 - 4:37 pm
Exterior work as a well as a decision to replace all windows in the former Gibbs School has driven expected costs for the renovation $2 million higher than the amount voters approved last June. "The original cost...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 12, 2017 - 2:14 pm
Artist's sketch of suspect. A 36-year-old Brighton man originally from Zimbabwe faces charges in a Wayland robbery, but he may be the "Incognito Bandit," involved in 16 bank heists, including one in Arlington. Albert...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 12, 2017 - 11:28 am
Let this not go unnoticed: House leaders unveiled a $40.3 billion state budget Monday that significantly tempered two controversial plans by Governor Charlie Baker to tackle the cost of health care. Lawmakers slashed his...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 12, 2017 - 9:34 am
Thanks ProgressiveMass -- - promoted by charley-on-the-mta As progressives across the Commonwealth are looking to get more engaged in politics at the state level, a new resource from Progressive Massachusetts (...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 12, 2017 - 8:58 am
Wise. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta One problem with the way that corporations treat citizens (as employees or customers) is that when there is a snafu, the corporation says what it will do and the citizen can only...
Media Nation , Apr. 12, 2017 - 8:55 am
Photo via Michael Itzkoff There’s a school of thought that the harsh criticism of White House spokesman Sean Spicer over his bizarre statement about Hitler never gassing his own people has been overblown. According to...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 12, 2017 - 8:28 am
Exactly - promoted by charley-on-the-mta Target Increased Military Spending at the Enemy On April 6, 2017 the Huffington Post published my piece arguing that if we’re going to increase defense spending, we should target...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 12, 2017 - 7:00 am
The School Committee's reorgnizational meeting is set for 6:15 p.m. Thursday, April 13, and the regular meeting at 6:30 in the School Committee Room, sixth floor, Arlington High School. Agenda (some items link to supporting...
Media Nation , Apr. 12, 2017 - 6:39 am
Few reporters have ever had the kind of year that David Fahrenthold experienced in 2016. From exposing the Trump Foundation’s bogus and illegal practices to unearthing a tape on which then-candidate Donald Trump could be...
Suldog , Apr. 12, 2017 - 12:13 am
Not to bum you out, but you realize taxes are due soon, right? [photo found at the IRS website, which is quite useful]I can honestly say I'm not bummed out at all. This is because our taxes are already done AND we're...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 11, 2017 - 4:18 pm
Finegold Alexander Architects' sketch envisioning how the entry to the renovated former Gibbs School will look. It's not the walls themselves, but what happens within them that truly defines a school. The most complex...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 10, 2017 - 3:48 pm
Calling all restaurants and food vendors: Serve, sell, sample and promote to thousands of potential customers at the 19th annual Feast of the East street festival, set for Saturday, June 17, from noon to 4 p.m. Every year...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 10, 2017 - 2:13 pm
Meanwhile...Eric Trump contends that the U.S. airstrike on Syria last week proves not only that his dad is "presidential," but also that he's not connected to Putin in any way. - promoted by hesterprynne Agent-...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 10, 2017 - 12:01 pm
promoted by hesterprynne Come celebrate the launch of Climate XChange‘s second Carbon Pricing Awareness Tesla Raffle. There will be have music, drinks, great conversation, and most exciting of all, they’ll...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 10, 2017 - 10:56 am
The town's Council on Aging has been awarded $5,000 for winning first place in a nationwide test to promote flu shots. The Arlington Council on Aging received the check from the National Council on Aging for...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 10, 2017 - 10:55 am
Things are very very bad on the environmental front. Trump issued his executive orders intending to do away with much of Obama’s climate legacy. And the sociopath Scott Pruitt is already going about gutting the...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 10, 2017 - 7:06 am
Last year, President Obama’s Federal Communications Commission ruled that broadband providers may not sell information about their customers’ internet browsing habits without permission. But last Monday, the...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 9, 2017 - 11:01 am
Winners in town highlight scholastic standouts The Boston Sunday Globe has published photos and briefs capsulizing what was best this winter in Massachusetts high schools sports, and Arlington names are prominent....
YourArlington.com , Apr. 9, 2017 - 8:01 am
The Arlington Farmers' Market is scheduled to open its 20th season at the Russell Common parking lot, off Mystic Street, on Wednesday, June 14, from 2 to 6;30 pm. Manager Patsy Kraemer says the market plans...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 9, 2017 - 6:38 am
Ben Horsburgh (Bobby Child), Clara Hevia (Polly Baker) in dress rehearsal: "Shall We Dance?" 'Who could askfor anything more?' Feature and photosby Carla DeFord UPDATED, April 6: Hey, kids -- let’s put on a show!...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 8, 2017 - 7:03 pm
Is Trump trying to take the RussiaGate issue away from the Democrats? - promoted by hesterprynne The next time someone says the New York Times is biased against Trump, show them the past few days’ headlines and...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 8, 2017 - 11:03 am
Funeral held at St. Eulalia Firefighters from across eastern Massachusetts walk toward Town Hall on April 7. 2017. / Bob Sprague photo UPDATED, April 8: To honor State Senator Kenneth J. Donnelly, an Arlington...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 8, 2017 - 4:59 am
3rd straight day of @MBTA_CR train cancellations, you know it’s getting intense when Keolis lobbyist stop by office https://t.co/axfoQ7gIj4 — Jamie Eldridge (@JamieEldridgeMA) April 7, 2017   I write this every...
Clueless in Boston , Apr. 7, 2017 - 8:00 am
Stairs at City Hall.
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 7, 2017 - 7:11 am
promoted by hesterprynne Two things I wonder: 1. Was Russia testing Trump, through Assad? 2. Does Assad use chemical weapons all the time, and this time we decided to notice? The lines we draw are funny. Yes chemical...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 7, 2017 - 5:54 am
promoted by hesterprynne “General Jack D. Ripper: Mandrake,. . . there are studies underway to fluoridate … ice cream. Ice cream, Mandrake, children’s ice cream.” Now that Trump is actually...
Suldog , Apr. 6, 2017 - 11:13 pm
Two things combined this week to make me realize I’ve got a pretty good life: I went to the dentist and our refrigerator light burned out.Short history of my dental woes… One side of my family had brutally bad teeth and...
Clueless in Boston , Apr. 6, 2017 - 2:41 pm
YourArlington.com , Apr. 6, 2017 - 1:48 pm
Representative Jay Kaufman's award-winning public-policy forum, Open House, has a special guest on tap to offer a unique and firsthand impression of the tumultuous national political scene in "A Conversation with...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 6, 2017 - 8:46 am
promoted by hesterprynne Good. Better. (Or just cosmetic? I don’t know. Either way I’ll take it.) A few months ago, I would have said this was KellyAnne Conway, making Trump understand that symbolism matters...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 5, 2017 - 9:05 pm
Whip the Dems ... But beat the R's. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta Seems like some of our Representatives in DC are AWOL on Medicare for all. I’m sorely disappointed by my rep, Kennedy – doesn’t seem...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 5, 2017 - 4:51 pm
A half-century after the Arlington High School hockey team went undefeated, this year's Spy Ponder squad came home with a state championship, its first under the MIAA's "Super 8" competition. The School Committee honored...
Secretly Ironic , Apr. 5, 2017 - 2:23 pm
I took a class through work yesterday on how to influence people without having formal authority. It’s not just a workplace skill, though, and when we broke up into groups to discuss one specific scenario, the group I...
Media Nation , Apr. 5, 2017 - 10:59 am
Jay Rosen announced last week that he would be taking a role with The Correspondent, the American version of a Dutch news project that its founders hope to launch next year. Rosen, a New York University journalism professor...
Suldog , Apr. 5, 2017 - 2:14 am
A few weeks ago, a friend asked me who my favorite Boston sports team was. He supposed it was the Red Sox, but he was wrong. It's the Boston Celtics.At one time, the Red Sox would have been tied for first. The Celtics,...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 4, 2017 - 6:55 pm
Last time I make that joke. Huh. Whitman State Rep Geoff Diehl is poised to take on Elizabeth Warren next year. It sounds like he’ll announce tomorrow. As Donald Trump’s state co-chair, he has sounded to me like...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 4, 2017 - 11:19 am
Hmmm, privatization not a cure-all, sounds familiar ... - promoted by charley-on-the-mta (Cross-posted from The COFAR Blogsite) Last year, State Auditor Suzanne Bump approved a proposal to privatize mental health...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 4, 2017 - 7:35 am
UPDATED, April 9: An Arlington resident who is studying in Stockholm this semester said she witnessed the chaos of the deadly attack in Sweden on Friday, April 7. Julia Wood, an economics major at the University of...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 3, 2017 - 8:50 am
- promoted by charley-on-the-mta I don’t know how much it costs each time the president hangs out at Mar-a-Lago or how much it is costing us to keep his penthouse bride and son comfortable in the Big Apple, but...