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  • Posted 08/25/2015 08:58:32 EDT

    Cruel message?  Come on.  This is a factual messages explaining that no tip was left because there was a one-hour wait for food.  It's not cruel.  It's not a personal attack on the server. As the serv more »

  • Posted 02/04/2012 02:59:22 EST

    Hard-working staff at UMass are being refused tiny raises that are written into contracts because the state, supported by Caret, is not honoring the contracts. The same political hacks who cater to th more »

  • Posted 01/22/2012 05:45:53 EST

    Paterno was not "forced to resign" as the story states. He was fired. These are two different things. more »

  • Posted 01/12/2012 09:03:31 EST

    I could be wrong but I'm almost certain that Teresa Hanafin is a PAID employee of She is listed as "Director of User Engagement and Social Media." This is not a volunteer position.  She do more »

  • Posted 01/08/2012 02:36:07 EST

    It's been nearly a year since the February 2011 RAW contest. This was the first RAW contest I entered and I enjoyed it a lot.  I worked on the project with my 12 year old son (who's almost 14 now). He more »

  • Posted 12/23/2011 10:52:08 EST

    Another poorly-written hyperbolic story about health. This story contains two of the most common errors in this type of medical reporting. 1. Concluding from statements like "no studies exist to prove more »

  • Posted 09/26/2011 09:27:55 EDT

    This is unfortunate. The reason I shop at Stop & Shop and not Big Y is the self-serve checkout, coupled with handheld scanners. I can scan products as I buy them, toss them in my cart or bag and check more »

  • Posted 09/10/2011 08:39:32 EDT

    Also, after hearing the officials today, including former presidents from both parties, endlessly further the illogical myth that the passengers purposely crashed the plane, I think the idea that 93 w more »

  • Posted 09/10/2011 08:23:15 EDT

    Biggest myth now being solidified in history is that the passengers purposely crashed the plane to avoid it hitting Washington, D.C. It's a nice romantic idea, but goes against logic. They weren't try more »

  • Posted 08/21/2011 02:57:04 EDT

    In the gallery of silver-haired celebrities John Stewart does not distinguished, he looks ill. Is he a smoker? His odd skin color and dark under eye circles give him the look of someone with lung canc more »

  • Posted 08/12/2011 08:56:24 EDT

    A lot of things seem fishy here. A strip mall surgery "spa" run by a doctor not board certified in surgery with god knows what kind of staff and facilities. And now the MetroDaily News is reporting th more »

  • Posted 08/10/2011 06:55:05 EDT

    This is a deeply flawed study that by its own admission draws conclusions based on “observed associations [that] do not necessarily mean causation.” There is no sound scientific study that shows t more »

  • Posted 08/10/2011 05:06:01 EDT

    Seriously? She's 28 and a poster child for aging. What is wrong with this picture? more »

  • Posted 08/06/2011 10:06:20 EDT

    The Forbes ratings are obviously deeply flawed. In addition to applying a four-year graduation standard, it depends on student comments from RateMyProfessors which is about as scientific as the web si more »

  • Posted 06/28/2011 12:37:28 EDT

    A few facts might be enlightening. 1) Mass state law requires all college students at all schools, public and private, to have health insurance. They can provide their own or they can buy the insuranc more »

  • Posted 06/26/2011 12:53:21 EDT

    Well aren't you brilliant. Get yourself a baby naming book. There are hundreds of names that are said to mean "free man." more »

  • Posted 06/17/2011 08:53:31 EDT

    mtcboston wrote: "Let alone seatbelts, those girls should have been in carseats." ===== Car seats are not used at age 5 or 6. Booster seats may be used to allow the regular car seat belt to fit better more »

  • Posted 06/17/2011 08:50:01 EDT

    Charged with "marked lanes violation and for not wearing a seat belt?" She should be charged with murder for putting two kids in the car without seat belts. I'm not "praying for her" because murderers more »

  • Posted 06/13/2011 08:55:19 EDT

    Celticpole -- The one thing a chancellor or president should do for his $375,000 a year his raise private money for the college from alumni and other private sources, like corporations. In the 21st ce more »

  • Posted 06/02/2011 07:13:58 EDT

    This should be a lesson to people to take Watches and Warnings seriously. There were Tornado Watches posted for Western Mass. beginning around 1 p.m. and the first Warning, I believe, at about 3 p.m. more »

  • Posted 05/26/2011 08:18:28 EDT

    Wake up! Holub has almost no support on the UMass Amherst campus. Those coming to his defense are either 1) Anti-UMass on principle 2) Believing Holub's defense without knowing the facts or 3) Basing more »

  • Posted 05/23/2011 09:57:27 EDT

    People have asked what Holub did that was so bad. It's not really about race. That's just trotted out as an answer that was intended to be more palatable than saying the truth which is "he is a terrib more »

  • Posted 05/22/2011 02:07:14 EDT

    MassMaroon's post from 5/22 at 11:43 AM EDT is exactly accurate. This is the most accurate description of what is happening at UMASS and with the current Chancellor that has yet to appear. The people more »

  • Posted 05/22/2011 10:29:37 EDT

    Robert Holub was doomed from the start. He was brought in as the anti-John Lombardi, his wildly popular and successful predecessor who was axed when he didn't cow-tow to Jack Wilson. Where Lombardi wa more »

  • Posted 05/17/2011 09:33:15 EDT

    America's Next Great Restaurant was a miserable failure in a TV landscape where any reality show about America's next great something or chefs or restaurants competing for greatness seems to succeed. more »