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Comment on: Former Newton employee accused of falsely giving tax exemptions - Newton - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 11/29/2012 03:55:44 EST
The city was looking for a reason to get him to retire. He wanted to return to work and they did not want him to, so they aggressively went after him. he was loved by the elderly homeowners of the cit more »
Comment on: In bold shakeup, Romney taps Ryan as running mate - Boston.com
Posted 08/11/2012 09:48:51 EDT
Now that we know his choice for running mate we are assured that Romney will be moving to the right and not to the left. Any hopes that he will remember his days in Massachusetts are over. Romney has more »
Comment on: 'Red Sox turn on the power and beat Rays'
Posted 04/15/2012 10:40:36 EDT
Those of us formally from Red Sox land and now living down in Florida with the Tampa Bay Rays are always delighted to see the two go to battle. I wear both a Red Sox hat and a Rays t-shirt, my loyalty more »
Comment on: 'Massachusetts unveils new school-rating system as it seeks No Child waiver'
Posted 11/15/2011 12:42:24 EST
Currently there are students with IQ's of 75, 100, 125, and 135 all in the same classrooms. How does a teacher deal with this? Do they focus on helping the bright students move upward or focus on movi more »
Comment on: 'Use of antidepressants during pregnancy is questioned'
Posted 07/25/2011 09:13:08 EDT
There have been many studies linking certain genes with Autism. There also have been studies linking depression within families. Might their be some connection possible between these two areas? Overal more »
Comment on: 'Boston’
Posted 07/25/2011 09:00:23 EDT
Sadly, I remember the issue of a high black mortality rate attempting to be solved back in the 1980's. What happened is newborns at Boston City Hospital with an extremely low apnea score were revived more »
Comment on: 'Make Boston bicycle-free'
Posted 07/15/2011 09:10:38 EDT
Paris, France has bicycles for rent locations all around the city. It works well. more »
Comment on: 'Warm oceans may speed ice melting'
Posted 07/04/2011 10:28:49 EDT
Are we talking of turning into WaterWorld in 10 years, 100 years, or 1000 years? Is this knowledge given to produce more fear and stress over what we are doing to our environment or to start a discuss more »
Comment on: 'Bulger told FBI he made Boston visits'
Posted 06/28/2011 09:23:55 EDT
As much as you might hate him, please remember he is now an old man in his 80's. What can you really do with him at this point in his life? Provide free assisted living facilities? Free healthcare? more »
Comment on: 'Bulger offers new details to authorities'
Posted 06/26/2011 10:13:34 EDT
Whitney is certainly not a "good guy" but he will not be really punished, not in Boston. He successfully made the FBI look like idiots. Let's address the question of why the FBI thought they needed to more »
Posted 06/26/2011 10:00:02 EDT
I am impressed with his ability to keep himself hidden for so long. It is a wonderful story. With there be a follow-up movie made about him? Now he is 81 years ago and has returned to openly visit wit more »
Comment on: 'The Office' season finale - Viewer Discretion
Posted 05/22/2011 10:34:28 EDT
James Spader was excellent, he made the final season show pop. I would love to see him as the boss; he would help remake the show and move it to a focus. If he is not the boss on the Office, please fi more »
Comment on: 'Ted Kennedy's dream lives on with his family'
Posted 04/03/2011 07:21:43 EDT
Ted Kennedy did not have to work, he could have chosen to ignore all of us and just enjoy life without dealing with the insults and ignorance as noted in these comments. Ted Kennedy worked hard to add more »
Comment on: The students in the âdo nothingâ rows - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/29/2011 10:52:10 EDT
This article in the St Pete Times tells about a really bad teacher. And she sounds like a really really bad teacher. Sadly, she is still working as a teacher. I see the problem being the lack of compe more »
Posted 03/29/2011 10:41:24 EDT
I work in a school system and do not belong to a union, in my state it is not required. I see 95% of teachers in any system as good to great and only 5% as fair to horrible. These last 5% cause proble more »
Comment on: 'Nuns take O’
Posted 03/21/2011 09:04:28 EDT
Growing up Catholic I have always felt the nuns had a lack of empowerment. The priests had the power, the control, and the nuns were treated like servants. I am delighted the nuns are sticking up for more »
Comment on: 'Study seeks to assess effects of mothers’
Posted 03/20/2011 08:58:13 EDT
It is wonderful to see such a study as this since so many children are born premature with developmental delays. This can potentially prevent these kids from having a lifetime of problems. Thanks for more »
Comment on: 'Time may be prime for purchasing Florida property'
Posted 03/19/2011 04:46:36 EDT
As someone who has already made the move from Boston to Florida, I can tell you the market is still filled with a glut of empty houses. Prices are still dropping. There also is an interesting problem more »
Comment on: Super%20Bowl%20host%20city%20shouldn%26%2339%3Bt%20leave%20you%20cold
Posted 02/12/2011 06:05:00 EST
I vote for Tampa with the beautiful weather, great beaches close by, and a safer and less expensive location than Miami. more »
Comment on: 'Educator says students ‘
Posted 02/05/2011 09:41:06 EST
Bullying seems meaner today, not because it is, but because the veil has been lifted and it is being currently addressed by our society. Yes, this goes hand in hand with basic values like manners, civ more »
Comment on: The%20Ph.D.%20and%20wages
Posted 01/18/2010 11:00:54 EST
I do not believe gaining a PhD is for the money really, it is probably more for job security. To work in academics it does provide more job security. more »
Comment on: 'For a Concord woman, it’
Posted 01/10/2010 10:57:39 EST
The fresh smell of sheets left out in the air to dry is wonderful, it's nothing a clothes dryer could ever duplicate. If we are talking about needing less energy consumption and people needing more ex more »
Comment on: 'MIT developing sensor-studded clothing for abused women'
Posted 12/06/2009 11:55:07 EST
Violence against women is a chronic problem everywhere in the world and this new clothing is just a start towards allowing women to provide documentation of the violence against them when it happens t more »
Comment on: 'With turnout high, Mayor Menino sails to unprecedented victory'
Posted 11/04/2009 04:53:54 EST
Boston once more,elects a bore.Mumbles the man,makes it again.Who can beat him?Choices are slim.Start now to run,and get it done! more »
Comment on: 'Happiness is finding magic in the everyday'
Posted 08/03/2009 12:27:57 EDT
How wonderful to read a simple happy article. We all need a daily dose of little bits of happiness and wonder. Thank you. more »
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