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Comment on: Dear USOC: We really do want to host the Games Please, USOC, stick with Bostonâs Olympic bid
Posted 05/21/2015 07:07:28 EDT
Decided to phone in another Boston 2024 piece before the long weekend, eh Shirl? Cut, paste, and put the the Out of Office on.
Comment on: USOC official says Boston bid not certain âNo guaranteeâ Boston will be final choice, USOC official says
Posted 05/18/2015 10:21:26 EDT
"Representatives from the bid committee, Boston 2024, acknowledged some type of guarantee would be needed, but said it would not have to come from the city or state." First time I've heard this. Bosto more »
Comment on: Signature MBTA report findings faulted
Posted 05/18/2015 09:33:01 EDT
Sadly, it's these kinds of distractions and untruths that get in the way of having an honest discussion about the failings of the MBTA and our elected officials. No need to distort what are already ug more »
Comment on: As Kendall Square grows, so do the traffic jams
Posted 05/18/2015 02:41:23 EDT
So road construction is causing traffic jams in Kendall Square and the Fenway? Got it. I'd like to recommend that people take other options, but without reliable and timely MBTA service, no dedicated more »
Comment on: MassHealth on massive hunt to verify eligibility
Posted 05/15/2015 12:52:12 EDT
Article says 40% of state budget, but fails to mention that over half of these costs are paid by the federal government. Misleading. more »
Comment on: Apparent violation missed in senatorâs home expansion
Posted 05/15/2015 12:41:27 EDT
What a monstrosity...breaks the zoning code and ugly to boot. It's so obviously not what was proposed. The pictures say everything you need to know. more »
Comment on: Somerville resident: âWeâre more than just hipstersâ
Posted 04/30/2015 02:29:43 EDT
But it's not the Union Jack flag that flies in Somerville. Did you mean the Grand Union Flag? more »
Comment on: Removal of Jonathan Gruber is not the more important story
Posted 02/26/2015 08:05:35 EST
Is the Connector necessary anymore? The feds have their act together now. Is it time to just use their website? more »
Comment on: Who cares whether Obama is a Christian?
Posted 02/24/2015 06:26:38 EST
â'Some figures on the right have consistently questioned Obamaâs faith, with some suggesting he is a Muslim,' the Post story smarmily notes." How is that statement smarmy? I think it's a simple fa more »
Comment on: 2-Alarm Fire on Charles Street
Posted 04/27/2014 02:56:20 EDT
119 Charles St, not 199. more »
Comment on: Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray says he wants to be governor, but still not a candidate - Boston.com
Posted 11/16/2012 08:06:18 EST
Between the mysterious circumstances and multiple explanations surrounding his now famous car crash, the Attorney Generalâs probe into his campaign fundraising buddy at the Chelsea Housing Authority more »
Comment on: Hotel proposed for Hancock conference site in Back Bay - Boston.com
Posted 10/30/2012 03:17:09 EDT
Here's a suggestion for a neighborhood improvement they could fund: removal of the circular exit ramp from the public parking garage in the picture, and making streetscape improvements to that stretch more »
Comment on: Somerville, Boston, mull future of 1950s overpasses - News - Boston.com
Posted 08/23/2012 11:30:19 EDT
I live about three blocks from McGrath. I drive on it all the time, but I would still like to see it come down. The traffic problems on the surface streets around McGrath are largely a result of the o more »
Comment on: 'Rolling Launch Party' to celebrate Hubway expansion set for Aug. 8 - Cambridge - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 08/08/2012 11:27:54 EDT
RE: Camberville. I think it's pronounced "Somerbridge." more »
Comment on: 'MBTA to seek corporate sponsorships'
Posted 06/27/2012 08:57:18 EDT
Gillette Copley Square Macy's Downtown Crossing Blue Cross Blue Shield Fenway Station Google Kendall Square Novartis Central Square Exxon Mobile Harvard Square Massachusetts General Hospital Tufts Med more »
Comment on: 'Saunders Hotel Group, Trinity Stuart plans 35-story tower near Copley Square'
Posted 03/01/2012 09:26:55 EST
I'm not a member of any society, historical or otherwise, but I think the developer needs to be thoughtful about how the new tower will contribute to the area. Right now, it's just a windswept block o more »
Comment on: Deficit panel deadlocked? - Political Intelligence - A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe - Boston.com
Posted 11/20/2011 02:40:54 EST
I'm not sure it would have any effect (given that most of Congress is independently wealthy) but I suggest freezing Congressional payroll until they come up with a plan. Congress is an embarrassment t more »
Comment on: 'Assembly Row shopping center in Somerville to get outlet stores'
Posted 11/16/2011 11:32:02 EST
I live in Somerville, and I have mixed feelings about this. JOBS: Yes, it will bring jobs, but they will all be low-wage retail jobs. The outlet stores will take away business from other area retail s more »
Comment on: 'Boston looks to make city safer for bicycles'
Posted 07/14/2011 09:01:50 EDT
I have commuted by car, bike, and by foot in Boston for 10 years. Make no mistake, there are no innocents. Everyone is guilty, myself included. Fundamentally, I don't think people in this city think t more »
Comment on: 'State tries to curb ways ahead of ban on texting'
Posted 09/21/2010 05:52:05 EDT
"Texting While Driving..." or "Driving While Texting..."? more »
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