YourArlington.com , Mar. 21, 2016 - 6:30 am
More than 400 people attended EcoFest, whose theme readiness for climate change was expressed in a variety of ways at Town Hall on Saturday, March 19. Charlotte Milan, town recyling coordinator, reported that, to estimate...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 21, 2016 - 5:25 am
The Arlington Public Schools will begin Monday. March 21, at 10 a.m., because of the snow falling on eastern and southern New England. Principal Matt Janger wrote "Happy spring," at 5:43 this morning, the second day...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
Doherty Loreti The town Human Rights Commission has opened an investigation into a complaint alleging bullying and homophobia by one former town official against another. Asking for the probe is Christopher Loreti,...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 20, 2016 - 2:16 pm
Partners with Mt. Ida College for poster contest The sixth annual Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF), after one season in Kendall Square, is returning to its roots. Organizers April Ranck and J....
YourArlington.com , Mar. 20, 2016 - 9:00 am
$2.7M requests for recreation, conservation, protecting our history UPDATED, March 13: Arlington expects to have an estimated $1.8 million of new funding for fiscal 2017, made possible in November 2014, when 65 percent of...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 20, 2016 - 7:22 am
The Arlington Redevelopment Board plans to hold a public hearing on Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m. in the Central School (Senior Center) Mural Room, 27 Maple St. (Note location). Agenda: See Redevelopment Board...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 20, 2016 - 7:15 am
Really, a rally! - promoted by Bob_Neer Springfield, MA — On Monday, March 21, local constituents of Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey will gather outside their offices in Springfield to thank them for fighting...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 20, 2016 - 6:50 am
See selectmen on cable | Supporting agenda documents (click items tab next to meeting date) The Board of Selectmen plans to meet Monday, March 21, at 7:15 p.m. in the Selectmen's Chambers, second floor,...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 20, 2016 - 6:07 am
Candidates’ Night March 22 The League of Women Voters and Vision 2020 invite residents to Candidates’ Night on Tuesday, March 22, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Arlington Town Hall Auditorium. Candidates for Town...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 20, 2016 - 12:00 am
UPDATED, March 20: In the finals of girls' Division 1 North hockey, No. 1 Arlington Catholic (20-2-1) lost to No. 2 Austin Prep (22-2), 1-0, Sunday, March 20, at TD Garden. Initially, ESPN Boston reported AC leading. Read...
Media Nation , Mar. 19, 2016 - 9:28 am
Hulk Hogan (or more likely an impersonator) with a fan in 2008. Photo (cc) by Rene Passet. Based on my layman’s understanding, it seems to me that the $115 million verdict against Gawker in the Hulk Hogan case fits...
Off On A Tangent , Mar. 19, 2016 - 8:07 am
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Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 18, 2016 - 8:21 pm
The transgender rights bill - who's got the next move? - promoted by hesterprynne Charlie Baker, the trans* people of this Commonwealth need you to step up. [Editor's note: this post links to the same content on...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 18, 2016 - 12:07 pm
Conceptual drawing provided by Minuteman shows the front entrance. Just days after receiving state approval of a new regional agreement governing the Minuteman School District, the Minuteman School Committee has voted to...
Sustainability , Mar. 18, 2016 - 9:42 am
Pam Warren became known as Britain's "Lady in the Mask" after she survived a horrific train crash that killed 31 and wounded hundreds in 1999. She's now one of Britain's most sought-after professional speakers. Blog...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 18, 2016 - 7:44 am
UPDATED: An Arlington woman says she received a copy of the KKK’s symbol in the mail after her letter in The Boston Globe said Donald Trump's initial reluctance to disavow former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke "chilled my...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 18, 2016 - 4:16 am
I'm for Jehlen all the way: she has been responsive and an effective advocate for her constituents and progressive positions. - promoted by Bob_Neer Leland Cheung announced yesterday that he is running for the Second...
Off On A Tangent , Mar. 17, 2016 - 9:16 pm
Media Nation , Mar. 17, 2016 - 5:53 pm
Earlier today I broke the news that GateHouse Media is closing its office in Somerville and laying off staff, with the Somerville Journal to be run out of the company’s Danvers office and the Cambridge Chronicle out of...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 17, 2016 - 10:39 am
A warm welcome to Senate President Rosenberg - thanks for posting here! - promoted by hesterprynne By Senate President Stan Rosenberg Thank you for welcoming me to the Blue Mass Group community. I look forward to...
Media Nation , Mar. 17, 2016 - 10:27 am
As you may have heard, the makers of the Oscar-winning movie Spotlight have reached a settlement with Boston College spokesman Jack Dunn about his claim that the film depicts him in an unfavorable manner regarding the cover-...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 17, 2016 - 10:16 am
A somewhat pessimistic look down the road. - promoted by david Back in 2010, during the special election contest between Martha Coakley and Scott Brown, among other election activities, I stood for many hours on street...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 16, 2016 - 4:55 pm
Ruggere Ruggere interviews in Cambridge As Ottoson's enrollment expands, two members of the middle school's leadership team are seeking jobs elsewhere. Timothy R. Ruggere, principal at the school since 2009, and one of...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 16, 2016 - 12:05 pm
Bottoms up! - promoted by Bob_Neer The Saloon Our now-regular monthly BMG Stammtisch will happen two weeks from tonight — 6-April — at The Saloon in Davis Square at 7p. Hope to see you there! Update Denise Provost has...
Media Nation , Mar. 16, 2016 - 10:49 am
The late Hunter Thompson exercising his Second Amendment rights. Photo (cc) by Gustavo Medde. ROSSLYN, Virginia—I am writing this in a Best Western, wondering how I’m going to get to downtown Washington later today given...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 16, 2016 - 5:26 am
President Obama will announce his nominee to replace the late Justice Scalia in a Rose Garden ceremony at 11 a.m.  Most of the attention is focused on two well-respected federal appeals court judges: Sri Srinivasan and...
Media Nation , Mar. 15, 2016 - 6:22 pm
Looks like John Allen and Inés San Martín have found a way to keep the Catholic news site Crux alive once it ceases to be a Boston Globe project at the end of the month. Details here and here.
YourArlington.com , Mar. 15, 2016 - 4:06 pm
With a rolled map, life coach Kendall Dudley strikes a dashing pose. / Susie Goldman photos You’re with Kendall Dudley of Lifeworks Career and Life Design in his Arlington apartment, and a creative energy...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 15, 2016 - 2:17 pm
The end of the line for Marco. Kasich continues his quest. The GOP remains fragmented. Sanders' road appears more difficult, but bully for him: he's all good for the Democrats. - promoted by Bob_Neer Have at it. The end...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 15, 2016 - 8:32 am
Join a community discussion titled "Charter Schools: A Serious Threat to Public Schools in Massachusetts," set for Wednesday, March 23, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Sons of Italy Hall, 19 Prentiss Road, Arlington. Among those...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 14, 2016 - 10:06 am
Names matter. - promoted by Bob_Neer The #CrashNotAccident movement asks us to stop referring to vehicle collisions as “accidents.” A great example of why it’s the wrong term to use comes from my local...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 12, 2016 - 10:35 am
Well, I hate to even write this. Ixtapa Mexican Grill & Cantina, just over the Lexington line is a regular spot for my family when we want a comfort-food type of weekday meal without pretense or effort. We like to go...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 12, 2016 - 3:08 am
Personally, I think the Sanders candidacy is a great thing for Clinton's run because it keeps people interested, as this post demonstrates. That in turn makes her eventual victory in the general election more likely. I hope...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 11, 2016 - 7:40 pm
Onion: Moderators Give Marco Rubio 90 Seconds To Deliver Closing Statement Of Campaign MIAMI—Allowing the candidate to leave viewers with a final impression before the broadcast concluded, CNN moderator Jake Tapper...
Media Nation , Mar. 11, 2016 - 12:54 pm
Crux, a standalone website “Covering all things Catholic” that was launched by the Boston Globe in the fall of 2014 (see my WGBHNews.org piece from that time), is shutting down, according to a memo I obtained a...
YourArlington.com , Mar. 11, 2016 - 9:35 am
The School Committee now "owns" the $62,637,124 fiscal 2017 school budget following a 4-2 vote Thursday, March 10. As they had in late January, Committee Chair Paul Schlichtman and Bill Hayner voted no. Jeff...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 11, 2016 - 7:33 am
The editorial boards of both the Herald and the Globe are calling on the Legislature to repeal a misguided 1989 law that revokes the driver’s license of anyone who is convicted of a drug offense and imposes a $500 fee to...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 9, 2016 - 7:36 pm
In the comments, lodger posits that "emotions are ruling the electorate," and that therefore there's a serious risk of what EB3 suggests - that people who wouldn't normally vote for someone like Trump will do so in order to...
Boston Biker , Mar. 9, 2016 - 3:33 pm
Lots of good stuff From Livable Streets:   peak up for the Greenline Extension and Community Path Speak up to remind MassDOT, the MBTA and the Governor that we need a fully functional Green Line Extension and the...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 9, 2016 - 12:16 pm
I think we may find in a couple years that Mr Fixit hasn't really fixed anything. He's looked busy, formed some committees, and then cut service and raised fares without many improvements. Clock is ticking. - promoted by...
Media Nation , Mar. 9, 2016 - 10:28 am
If only the delivery folks at The Boston Globe could turn the clock back to December 27, 2015. That’s the last day that Publishers Circulation Fulfillment delivered the print edition. It’s also the last day that ...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 9, 2016 - 8:39 am
Pretty stark. Cause for concern? - promoted by david From the Washington Post: 1119
Media Nation , Mar. 8, 2016 - 7:14 pm
I want to call your attention to two terrific pieces about Trump University—both published by Politico, both by people I know. As you are no doubt aware, Trump University, a dubious venture that dispensed real-estate tips...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 8, 2016 - 7:07 pm
Another interesting discussion. Jumps off from Bob's post on Thomas Frank's theory that a populist backlash against liberalism is going on. Should progressive Dems try to win back our authoritarian-leaning siblings in the...
Off On A Tangent , Mar. 8, 2016 - 6:53 pm
A new poll indicates that Mitt Romney's anti-Trump speech may not have hurt the Republican front-runner, and indeed could have entirely backfired. 31% of GOP voters reported that they are now more likely to vote for...
Media Nation , Mar. 8, 2016 - 2:20 pm
I had expected fireworks—or at least strong disagreements—when Internet privacy advocate Jonathan Zittrain and former CIA director John Deutsch debated the impasse between Apple and the FBI over a locked iPhone used by one...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 8, 2016 - 10:57 am
And he lays the blame at the feet of the Democratic Party, which he says has abandoned working people. “Millions of ordinary Americans support Donald Trump. Here’s why,” in the Guardian: Left parties the...
Off On A Tangent , Mar. 8, 2016 - 8:30 am
This is how you write an email promoting your book. Thanks Gary for sending me a copy, good luck with the release. The #AskGaryVee Book is Out Now!! March 8th, 2016 View email in browser...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 8, 2016 - 6:52 am
Many Clinton supporters acknowledge this distinction between the candidates. As I, for one, wrote in my endorsement of her (which, along with those of David and Charley no doubt made the razor-thin difference in MA -- heh,...
Blue Mass. Group , Mar. 7, 2016 - 6:20 pm
On the one hand, it’s been good to have Governor Baker have to respond to constant questions about the MBTA. I like having it in the front of a Governor’s mind. On the other hand, I shouldn’t be surprised...