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  • Posted 09/19/2013 04:58:02 EDT

    And I consistently see adults texting.  It isn't just the teens.  One time, when driving, my child and her two friends were counting something.  They were counting all the people (most of which were a more »

  • Posted 09/19/2013 04:48:21 EDT

    I disagree - I am a 49 year old adult.  How many times do you actually hear about teens hitting a child vs. how many adults hit children when driving?  It is still being investigated.  The boy on the more »

  • Posted 01/17/2013 05:25:57 EST

    You know what - I just attended a meeting about our annual compensation that we should be getting this month.  Guess what - almost everyone is getting $0 increase.  And those that are it is at about 1 more »

  • Posted 01/17/2013 05:19:25 EST

    According to studies of these so called early education - any early education advantages are lost around the 3rd grade.  So in others words all these parents sending their pre-schoolers and younger to more »

  • Posted 01/17/2013 09:45:27 EST

    In response to P-X's comment: Obviously anything that involves raising taxes is going to be painful, but we do have a real need for infrastructure improvements, and if this is the way we pay for it (a more »

  • Posted 01/17/2013 09:24:24 EST

    In response to BostonmanSouthend's comment: It doesn't seem that long ago the voters voted to decrease the Income Tax to 5% and Felon Finneran ignored the people. Could we have another referendum?  I more »

  • Posted 01/17/2013 09:23:16 EST

    In response to IAMPLE's comment: In response to bceagle10's comment:   In response to Entropic's comment: ..... As for me if my income taxes go up any further I will move out of state - heck I already more »

  • Posted 01/17/2013 09:21:21 EST

    In response to kjbranchesi's comment: In response to IAMPLE's comment:   Deval Patrick just gave a terrific speech.   He clearly articulated a vision for the Commonwealth, and he described how to pay more »

  • Posted 01/17/2013 09:17:26 EST

    In response to Entropic's comment: I'm very impressed with Patrick and I think he shows great courage. He's the first governor in many years who actually cares to govern and take a stand, even it ange more »

  • Posted 01/16/2013 10:35:05 EST

    Good morning all - if you are as upset as I am at this - lets all tell our governor our feelings.  I've never contacted him or any other goverment rep before, but in Senator Warren's words "I am being more »

  • Posted 01/09/2012 12:50:35 EST

    My daughter has made it to the regional spelling bee in PA. If she comes in top 4 - she will go onto to the national spelling bee in DC. And she is also an athlete - playing AAU basketball and travel more »

  • Forum Post: OT - Work Question

    Posted 06/08/2011 01:32:19 EDT

    To me- doing what you did is best.  Buying them a beer is trying to buy them.  Be honest that you screwed up, take ownership for your mistake and say you are sorry.  Seems simple, but very few people more »

  • Posted 06/07/2011 12:17:56 EDT

    In Response to Re: Where are peoples manners?: FYI...I'm not saying people should not offer their seats; I know my husband and I would, and we teach our kids the same - just saying that it's not o.k. more »

  • Posted 06/07/2011 11:32:39 EDT

    I agree with you lemon - for many driving and parking is not an option - way too pricey.  I was fortunate in that toward the end of husband drove out of us way to drive me into Boston to my office bec more »

  • Posted 06/07/2011 11:02:36 EDT

    I did have some nice stories and learned valuable lessons at the kindness of others – I had a lady run toward me while I was walking down the platform, guide me to a seat on the platform and when the more »

  • Posted 06/07/2011 10:54:26 EDT

    In Response to Re: Where are peoples manners?: In Response to Re: Where are peoples manners? : I'm only a little bit younger than you, but I'm not ready for the "kids these days" attitude. I don't thi more »

  • Posted 06/07/2011 10:49:24 EDT

    I certainly can emphasize with you.  This reminds me of my clearly obvious pregnant days and taking the T.  Some of my stories:  Being pushed down the stairs on the green line while obviously pregnant more »

  • Posted 06/07/2011 10:48:28 EDT

    In Response to Re: Where are peoples manners?: Once many years ago when I was about seven months pregnant a man offered me his seat on the T, and another man shoved me out of the way so he could grab more »

  • Posted 02/02/2011 01:14:17 EST

    Thank you - we will definately look into it - do you know if they have programs for basketball for middle school and elementary school?

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  • Forum Post: Towns Near Waltham

    Posted 02/02/2011 01:09:54 EST

    In Response to Re: Towns Near Waltham: Thank you - yes looking at Needham - at least from what I can gather, it appears as if it would fit in with what we are looking for.  We will have to (once we ge more »

  • Forum Post: Towns Near Waltham

    Posted 01/21/2011 01:50:10 EST

    Thanks.  Our first choice is Lexington.  We are very willing to compromise on the house and what is in it.  We have very few must haves as we prefer renovating any how - that way for example, we will more »

  • Forum Post: Towns Near Waltham

    Posted 01/14/2011 09:40:14 EST

    Thank you for your thoughts. I may look to Bedford as well.  I am not as familiar with that town. I am familiar with Waltham and Watertown having friends living in those towns and living in Belmont fo more »

  • Posted 01/13/2011 04:54:56 EST

    In Response to Re: What do you love about Westwood?: As a longtime Westwood resident I've seen how this town has evolved. Today we have Chiara Bistro, an upscale restaurant, plus Vello's which is oper more »

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    Posted 01/13/2011 04:30:18 EST

    We are looking to purchase a home near Waltham (spouse's job moving to Waltham), with an easy driving commute to South Boston Waterfront area. We have 2 children - middle school and elementary so good more »

  • Posted 01/13/2011 04:21:32 EST

    Have you tried to negotiate just the move date?  Ask if you can pay rent for a week and move out a week later.

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