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Boston Biker , Jan. 23, 2015 - 4:22 pm
From MassBike:   This month marks the start of a new two-year session in the Massachusetts Legislature, and MassBike has filed two bills designed to protect bicyclists and other vulnerable road users: the “Act To...
Boston Biker , Jan. 20, 2015 - 4:33 pm
Doug looking great in safety yellow!  Also is that a built in headlamp?! Still have two books left, get yours!
Boston Biker , Jan. 16, 2015 - 3:52 pm
I still have a handful of books to give away, send me a picture of you in your full winter riding gear and get free stuff!
Boston Biker , Jan. 16, 2015 - 3:51 pm
Just updated the code base, you shouldn’t notice anything except the site running a little better. Let me know if I broke anything.
Boston Biker , Jan. 16, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  From the always awesome Greg Hum   Tonight’s Boston Bike Party involves a short ride followed by Harpoon Beer donations and free pizza from All Star Pizza at Hub Bicycle for the after-party. https://www....
Boston Biker , Jan. 15, 2015 - 2:51 pm
The Bike-A-Thon team is looking to bring on two part-time outreach coordinators this Spring. The Phone Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for calling past riders and encouraging them to register for the ride. The...
Sustainability , Jan. 12, 2015 - 4:18 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. Today’s guest has been a well-respected voice on business, sustainability, and...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 9, 2015 - 7:18 pm
An interesting development. - promoted by david The Probation convictions are not as clear cut as people think. So says a federal appeals court. …on Friday night, a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 9, 2015 - 6:51 pm
Borowitz: Republicans Expose Obama’s College Plan as Plot to Make People Smarter WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—President Obama’s plan to offer Americans two years of college for free has come under fire from congressional...
Suldog , Jan. 9, 2015 - 4:41 pm
I recently took an internet quiz that purported to tell me how old I would be when I died. The result? 128.First, given my personal habits, both past and present, the odds of my living that long are about the same as my...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Jan. 9, 2015 - 1:22 pm
If there has been any more recycled theme this week than “John Harbaugh and Joe Flacco and Terrell Suggs and the Ravens are not afraid of the Patriots and of playing in Gillette Stadium.” I don’t know what...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:09 am
A skeptic weighs in. - promoted by david A construction company CEO walks into a Boston Bar, promising he’ll get an insurance policy that will make sure Olympics cost overruns won’t cost the taxpayers there...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 8, 2015 - 2:57 pm
You’ve probably heard the news out of Denver, but in case you haven’t: today, the US Olympic Committee announced that Boston has been selected as the American nominee to host the 2024 summer Olympics. Here’...
Boston Biker , Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:12 am
Jen looking toasty warm on her -25 wind chill commute this morning! And Gloria looking classy with her city bike! (impressive cargo capacity!)   I still have several books left!  Send in your winter riding pictures!...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 8, 2015 - 10:52 am
Yay facts! - promoted by david Brayton Point Power Station, Somerset (Flickr’s Frank Grace) From Gov. Charlie Baker’s inaugural address: There’s also a direct link between economic growth and a sustainable...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Jan. 8, 2015 - 10:32 am
Tom Brady and Pedro Martinez have brought New England sports fans some of their greatest moments over the last 17 years or so. Pedro was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame this week, and Brady is already a lock for the Pro...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 8, 2015 - 7:54 am
BSMW Blog Headlines , Jan. 8, 2015 - 6:12 am
For the past 18 weeks, the Patriots have comfortably cruised along the desolate highway of the AFC East, thwarting imposters like the Bills and Dolphins and subjecting the CYO-League Jets en route to their sixth consecutive...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 8, 2015 - 5:02 am
One year ago, the Globe’s Shirley Leung wrote this: Our transportation budget was starved by the Great Recession, billions of dollars in Big Dig debt, and critical bridge repairs. Review capital investments made over...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 7, 2015 - 6:47 pm
Particularly interesting is that Walsh has engaged Fish & Richardson, a fairly high-powered law firm (known mostly as an intellectual property firm but also handling general litigation), to represent the city. So it...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 7, 2015 - 1:22 pm
Stems were wound. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta As The Nation just reported:  “If you want to understand the coming intra-party battles on economic issues between progressive Democrats and their moderate...
Boston Biker , Jan. 7, 2015 - 1:14 pm
The first Mini-Contest entry has arrived!   Looking winter ready!   Thanks Peter, your free book will be on the way soon.  If you want a free cycling book I still have 5 left!
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:15 am
Ugh: The Cape Wind plan was dealt a major setback Tuesday when two power companies that had agreed to buy energy from the Nantucket Sound wind farm terminated their contracts with the developers, raising questions about the...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 6, 2015 - 6:29 pm
The implementation of Chapter 58 (up until last year's Connector disaster) was a great triumph that affected a lot of people. Marriage equality, which I doubt would have passed without his leadership. Also the Life Sciences...
Boston Biker , Jan. 6, 2015 - 6:09 pm
I look forward to seeing what the new executive director of MassBike has to offer.   From the press release: Experienced Promoter, Announcer, and Journalist Will Lead Statewide Advocacy Group As Bicycling is Growing in...
Boston Biker , Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:35 am
  Brrrrrrrrrr!  Damn its cold out!  But that didn’t stop the dozens and dozens of cyclists I saw this morning from getting out there and riding.  Sure they probably are not going for leisure rides, but they are...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 6, 2015 - 6:44 am
As Deval Patrick moves on, and we remember Mario Cuomo, it’s good to remember what made them special communicators. There’s a lot more to the legacy of both, but the “performance art” aspect of...
Suldog , Jan. 5, 2015 - 5:27 pm
Jimmy, Stephen My best friend died Saturday.I need to clarify. He wasn't my current best friend; that title goes to my wife. He hadn't been my best friend for... a long time. But we grew up together, in the same two-family...
Sustainability , Jan. 5, 2015 - 12:58 pm
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Sustainability , Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:04 am
I’m just digging into Aon Hewitt’s report, 2014 Trends in Global Employee Engagement, and an early heading inspired this post. It is a reference to the “Emerging Talent Imperative.” In the fullness of the report, I’ll learn...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:02 am
During Saturday night’s NFL Wild Card playoff game between the Ravens and Steelers on NBC, you could hear Cris Collinsworth signing the praises of Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs. In addition to praising his play on...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 4, 2015 - 9:09 pm
Thank you Senator - an insightful look back from one who was in the trenches the whole time. - promoted by david As someone who has served as a state legislator with Deval Patrick during his entire tenure as Governor (...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 4, 2015 - 10:55 am
An argument. - promoted by Bob_Neer Republicans said Sunday that the new GOP-led Congress will focus the Senate’s agenda on jobs and the economy.  Charlie Baker (and Martha Coakley) ran on jobs and the economy. We...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 3, 2015 - 1:35 pm
RIP Senator. - promoted by david Senator Ed Brooke (1967-1979) passed away today at the age of 95.  He was the first African-American elected to the US Senate since Reconstruction, and while nominally a Republican it...
Suldog , Jan. 3, 2015 - 9:58 am
I'm going to talk sports.(This means that some of you will immediately seek your pleasure someplace else. I'll help. Go HERE. I promise to NOT talk sports the next time we get together, OK? As for the rest of you, you've...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 3, 2015 - 8:00 am
There is nothing like holding your face over a spicy, steaming, sizzling bowl of bibimbap to clear your sinuses and make you forget about the chilling wind outside. Except for maybe bibimbap that has been delivered to your...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 3, 2015 - 2:49 am
Slow clap for Gov.-elect Baker. Let's see if this foolishness gets anything like a Caddy-and-drapes treatment. -Charley Also, as hesterprynne points out in the comments, Chapman favors eliminating the Consumer Financial...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 2, 2015 - 7:43 pm
Borowitz: House Majority Whip Calls for Clearer Labelling of White Supremacists WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) said on Tuesday that he would introduce a new bill requiring...
Sustainability , Jan. 2, 2015 - 2:28 pm
This chat with Joel was delayed 30 minutes by a technical fault, but he redeemed all with cogent, sometimes surprising tidbits. Sample: he devoted his bar mitzvah speech to Martin Luther King, in 1965. Blog categories:...
Media Nation , Jan. 2, 2015 - 1:46 pm
It’s only Jan. 2, and we already have a New Year’s media mystery. Who is Amerisave Media? And what is the Middlesex County Connector? Here is the company’s “About” statement: Amerisave Media is...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Jan. 2, 2015 - 12:32 pm
Rajon Rondo returns to the TD Garden tonight for his first game against the Celtics, following his trade last month to the Dallas Mavericks. Celtics set to welcome Rajon Rondo back to Boston – Mark Murphy has former...
Clueless in Boston , Jan. 2, 2015 - 9:00 am
A slightly different view from my other blog.
YourArlington.com , Jan. 2, 2015 - 8:05 am
Organizers of the Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) have announced that the fifth annual event next October will be held at the Kendall Square Cinema in Cambridge. Since 2011, the festival has been held at...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 2, 2015 - 1:00 am
Spy Ponder boys' basketball undefeated after 4 games; wrestlers 4-1 UPDATED, Jan. 2:  The AC girls' hockey squad, ranked No. 1, gave the No. 3 Reading Rockets (4-1) its first loss of the season on New Year's Day. The...
Clueless in Boston , Jan. 1, 2015 - 8:54 pm
Winthrop Square, Boston, February 2014.
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 1, 2015 - 4:38 pm
A very great loss, and also an opportunity to re-examine the ideas and legacy of a liberal giant whose governance was roughly contemporaneous with Reagan. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta Hon. Mario Cuomo, 52nd Governor...
Media Nation , Jan. 1, 2015 - 12:40 pm
The Boston Globe is replacing its tabloid arts-and-feature section, g, with a standalone full-size Living section later this month, according to a year-end message to the staff from editor Brian McGrory. Most of McGrory’s...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 1, 2015 - 8:51 am
  Worst of Cambridge in 2014 | Top Medford stories in 2014 | See 40 Arlington photos here >> After delays in getting concrete, the material finally came Oct. 18, 2014, and workers used it to install sidewalks in...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 1, 2015 - 6:39 am
First Night, first day? Who says Arlington can't have both? For a start, you can have an ice sculpture, and that's what Leader Bank again provided, as seen in this photograph by Benn Craig of Arlington.in front of Leader...
Suldog , Jan. 1, 2015 - 12:30 am
I have to admit something that many might find too curmudgeonly: I think New Years is the stupidest holiday on the calendar.Wahoo! We're turning the page on the calendar! Let's get drunk!Every day of the year has a midnight...