YourArlington.com , Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:57 am
Chief financial officer leaving in February "... a strange mixtureof feelings."Diane Johnson,CFO, 2009-2017 UPDATED: School officials are dealing with an estimated $821,000 budget shortfall in the fiscal 2018 budget,...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 15, 2017 - 1:51 pm
May 31 deadline for overall, high school entries The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF), in its seventh year, has announced the opening of this year’s call for entries. The submission deadline is May 31....
YourArlington.com , Jan. 15, 2017 - 6:36 am
UPDATED Jan. 15: The Arlington Catholic High School boys' hockey team could not hold off St. John's (Shrewsbury) on Saturday, Jan. 14, as the underdogs scored late at Shrewsbury. Tyler Reynolds converted a feed from...
Suldog , Jan. 15, 2017 - 12:07 am
Knowing my ego, you probably think the title means that there is another of my columns now available at the Boston Herald. Well, yes. But it also means that's the subject of my column. After the holidays, there's more of me...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 14, 2017 - 1:43 pm
Drop off donations by Friday Arlington EATSis excited to offer once-a-month community meals, which are expected to start Jan. 26. This will be a sit-down meal with tablecloths, flowers and delicious food, Nicole L....
Media Nation , Jan. 14, 2017 - 9:18 am
President Obama signs the Affordable Care Act. Photo is in the public domain. Now that congressional Republicans are shamefully dismantling the Affordable Care Act, I thought I would reprise this 2010 piece that I wrote for...
Secretly Ironic , Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:18 am
Like a lot of my friends and family, I’m really upset about the election. Trump seems like an obvious malign force and I keep trying to figure out why anyone would vote for him. But I remember how the right was...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:45 am
Chief Fred Ryan reports that a 50-year-old Lexington woman was cited at the scene for failing to yield to a pedestrian after a 79-year-old Arlington woman was struck by a car in the crosswalk at Mass. Ave. and Library Way...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 13, 2017 - 7:48 am
Elisabeth Taylor, chair of the Arlington Cultural Council, has announced the award of 17 grants, totaling $12,300, for cultural programs in Arlington. The grants range from $200 to $1,500, with an average amount of $724....
YourArlington.com , Jan. 13, 2017 - 7:06 am
The Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to meet Tuesday, Jan. 17, starting at 7:45 p.m. in the Charles Lyons Hearing Room, second floor, Town Hall. Agenda: 1. Docket #3518 12 Wyman St. 2. Docket #3524 143 Scituate...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 12, 2017 - 2:03 pm
Former Gibbs School, August 2015. Lesley Ellis, left; ACA, right. The architect from Finegold Alexander is scheduled to present the draft plan for renovating the former Gibbs School on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017,...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 12, 2017 - 5:49 am
promoted by david for Attorney General and Secretary of State. After talking with Senator Warren and Markey’s office this morning I am convinced they are going to vote no on both nominations. We are blessed to...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:17 pm
William M. Dotson, 91, died in March 2015. / Globe photo Berta E. Rodriguez of Woburn, was arraigned Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the March 2015 death of an East Arlington man pedestrian Mass. Ave. In a case lengthened by...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:09 pm
promoted by david for Secretary of State.  His vote on the Foreign Relations Committee along with those of the Democrats is all it would take to block a floor vote. He grilled Putin’s Puppet on Russia’s...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 7:40 pm
Carman A 10-year member of the Finance Committee is seeking to be the next town treasurer -- while offering what he calls a creative compromise to the issue of whether the post should be elected or appointed. Dean Carman...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:23 pm
Board to weigh marijuana ballot question Jan. 23 Arlington is looking into expanding its transportation options via bicycle-sharing, and Selectmen Chair Diane Mahon said Monday, Jan. 9, that expects "receiving some good...
Boston Biker , Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:18 pm
From BNB: Save the Date for Bike-A-Thon! We’ll be hosting our 30th Annual Bike-A-Thon on June 4th! We’ve been working on a new route this year check out our Instagram for...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:44 pm
You know Dasty. Well, hello to K-9 Eiko, the newest member of the Arlington Police Department. Officer Michael Hogan poses with both in an Arlington police photo. Eiko is at right. The new pooch recently completed a 14-...
Media Nation , Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:22 am
Carl Bernstein on CNN Tuesday. The first rule of Trump: It’s always about Trump. Thus it was that even on the night of President Barack Obama’s farewell address, the big story was CNN’s report — co-bylined by Watergate...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 9:30 am
Original dog sculpture at Robbins 'farmhouse.' The third and final public-input meeting for the Robbins Farm Improvement Project is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Brackett School cafeteria. Elena Bartholomew, a...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 7:23 am
Move revives issues of changing how office, position structured Stephen J. Gilligan, town treasurer UPDATED, Jan. 11: After four decades of serving the public in a variety of roles, Stephen J. Gilligan has decided not to...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 11, 2017 - 6:44 am
Here’s your chance. Senator Elizabeth Warren seeks a digital aide to join her Senate office’s digital communications team. Ideal candidate will have at least two years’ work experience in a Hill office or on a...
Suldog , Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:24 am
If you're from a cold place in the world, did you ever shovel snow as a kid to earn a couple of bucks? If so, you'll likely enjoy my piece in today's Boston Herald. If you've never shoveled snow, you might enjoy it anyway....
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 10, 2017 - 6:07 pm
promoted by david There is a picture in a false sepia hue of a bunch of U Chicago students making ‘Os’ with their hands at the back of a tiny yellow school bus. We were a small group that signed up for...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:25 pm
promoted by david On December 30, the Boston Globe posted my opinion piece entitled “The Paris deal is not enough, and time is running out.”  There are a number of reasons why various writers have observed that there...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 10, 2017 - 1:27 pm
promoted by david The state of the Democratic Party since the election seems to be one of unease. That may be putting it too kindly, though. Some of the fights that started during the primary are still smoldering, and...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 10, 2017 - 7:14 am
Test to make sure promotion is working. - promoted by david A train leaves Washington carrying 17 Democrats, while another train leaves Wisconsin carrying 19 Republicans. If the train from Washington is traveling at the...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 10, 2017 - 7:02 am
Video at the link. - promoted by david https://theberkshireedge.com/edgecast-four-freedoms-rally-in-pittsfield/
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:34 pm
promoted by david Anyone who’s successfully dealt with bullies knows that the only thing that stops ‘em is to bully them back. I know that Congressional Democrats will have to keep their powder dry, and when...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 9, 2017 - 1:36 pm
Bumped, for glory. - promoted by david We seem to be back up again.  We’re working on the problems, which are quite stubborn.  At the moment, comments are disabled, but posting appears to be working normally....
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:56 am
promoted by david To boycott the swearing in saying to attend would ‘normalize Trump’s promotion of bigoted, misogynist, anti-Semitic and racist claims.” ” In a time of universal deceit, telling...
Media Nation , Jan. 8, 2017 - 8:12 pm
Nat Hentoff. Photo (cc) 2004 by K.G. Schneider. The great journalist and civil libertarian Nat Hentoff died on Saturday at the age of 91. In 1996 I had the privilege of interviewing Hentoff and his former colleague Dom...
Media Nation , Jan. 8, 2017 - 4:58 pm
I took this shot toward the end of a hike through the Middlesex Fells around Winchester’s North Reservoir. If you’d like to see more, please click here.
Suldog , Jan. 8, 2017 - 12:20 am
As some of you already know, MY WIFE and I celebrate Little Christmas. My story in the Boston Herald today concerns that. I hope you like it.Here's a link!Thanks for stopping by. I truly appreciate your continued patronage.(...
Media Nation , Jan. 7, 2017 - 1:42 pm
Vladimir Putin. 2015 photo via Kremlin.ru. Like all of us, I am trying to make sense of the intelligence agencies’ report in which they found that the Russian government, going right up to the Shirtless Horseman...
Boston Biker , Jan. 7, 2017 - 8:23 am
Good to know if you use Hubway to get to work: From Hubway: Due to a forecast of inclement weather, Hubway will temporarily close at 12PM noon on Saturday, January 7th, to protect the safety of our riders and staff. Once the...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 6, 2017 - 12:20 pm
At just 13, Charlotte Kilroy will have her culinary skills tested on "Chopped Junior." Tune in to the Food Network program at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, to see how the Arlington resident handles the pressure...
Boston Biker , Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:32 am
From MetroNews A common political argument is that bike and transit riders should “pay their own way.” A study in Vancouver however suggested that for every dollar we individually spend on walking, society pays...
Secretly Ironic , Jan. 6, 2017 - 8:53 am
A while back I did a little research on companies delivering customer service through social media. You know, how do you manage a corporate Facebook page or Twitter account, should we be on Snapchat, etc. My conclusion was...
Media Nation , Jan. 6, 2017 - 8:41 am
Update. From Ellen Clegg, the ever-responsive editor of The Boston Globe’s opinion pages: .@dankennedy_nu Apologies that this was not caught. Alerting our style committee. https://t.co/3hvxEC1X9e — Ellen Clegg...
Suldog , Jan. 5, 2017 - 5:49 pm
We are a nation divided. Your actions, over the next couple of weeks, may help to bring us together or serve to drive us even farther apart. And this is no time for straddling fences; those who haven’t already chosen a side...
Boston Biker , Jan. 5, 2017 - 1:17 pm
Don’t know if the governor is going to sign it…but he should.   Drivers across the state could be penalized with a ticket of up to $50 for stopping in a bike lane under legislation sent to the governor...
Secretly Ironic , Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:58 am
HGTV is more popular than CNN these days, which got me thinking that we don’t have a really good Boston-focused shelter show. And that’s weird, because Boston’s huge in the entertainment biz these days. You...
Media Nation , Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:26 pm
Also published at WGBHNews.org. Earlier this week Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory promised his staff that he’d soon be offering more details about the paper’s reinvention effort. Well, a little while ago his...
Suldog , Jan. 4, 2017 - 1:14 am
Intriguing title, no?Well, I hope it is. That's because the intent is to get you to go someplace else and get more than you're getting here (which isn't much lately, I admit, and God bless you for still coming back anyway.)...
Media Nation , Jan. 3, 2017 - 1:45 pm
President-elect Donald Trump, as we know, is a flagrant and profligate teller of untruths. The Pulitzer-winning nonpartisan website PolitiFact reports that fully 69 percent of Trump’s public statements during and after the...
Media Nation , Jan. 3, 2017 - 12:17 pm
The Washington Post appears to have overreached significantly in its report last Friday that Russian hackers had penetrated Vermont’s electrical grid. Later that evening it was revealed that malware associated with the...
Media Nation , Jan. 2, 2017 - 12:40 pm
Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory has outdone himself with a 1,550-word New Year’s message to his staff, a copy of which a kind newsroom soul sent me on Sunday. McGrory is full of praise for the accomplishments of the...
Suldog , Jan. 1, 2017 - 4:57 am
I mean, Happy New YEAR!(But, there is also a Happy New POST, since I am in the Boston Herald on this first day of the New Year. And happily enough, the NEW POST has to do with the NEW YEAR! Isn't it cool how it worked out...
Boston Biker , Dec. 27, 2016 - 1:53 pm
From Broadway Web posting: http://broadwaybicycleschool.com/news/broadway-is-hiring-2/ About Broadway: We’re a collectively run and locally owned bicycle shop that has been in operation since 1972. A subset of workers own...