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Comment on: Survey to help shape townâs future - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 02/05/2014 09:11:36 EST
Because of a mailing delay, the town announced the on-line survey option has been extended to end of February! On-line instructions are on the front page of the paper survey that was sent to every hom more »
Comment on: Is $2 million too much for suburban condo? - Boston Real Estate Now - Boston.com
Posted 02/04/2014 10:11:28 EST
Vibrant villages with public transportation are an attractive extension of Boston. Wellesley has shops, restaurants, places to walk and a 34 min. train ride to Back Bay. Look for Natick and other town more »
Comment on: Can Boston be safe for bicycles? - Boston.comment - Boston.com
Posted 05/22/2013 09:57:50 EDT
Imagine Boston when cars, bikes, trucks and pedestrians can navigate city streets.
Comment on: Rajon Rondo out for the season with a torn ACL -Celtics blog - Boston Globe basketball news
Posted 01/27/2013 04:11:21 EST
No worries. Rondo was still learning to be the leader. KG and Pierce are leaders. The rest of the team will play well. Green and Lee will play with more urgency.
Comment on: Red Sox sign Ellsbury for one year - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 01/18/2013 06:20:59 EST
Do players play better in contract years?
Comment on: - Boston.com
Posted 12/24/2012 05:45:49 EST
This guy is so consistent it has to be real; walking the talk so soon out of the hospital. The video in this story shows the kids and the Mayor are both benefiting from his visit. Mr. Menino sets a fi more »
Comment on: Obama, Maroney 'not impressed' photo spreads fast - Boston.com
Posted 11/17/2012 06:12:47 EST
I like very much reminders that Presidents are "of the people" and while they are exceptional and deserve our greatest respect, they are not far removed from the rest of us and we are not far from the more »
Comment on: MetroWest residents want to invest in more biking lanes, infrastructure projects - Framingham - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 11/15/2012 04:14:21 EST
During peak traffic I can get into Boston by bike just as fast by car or train. MetroWest has good and improving corridors but the secondary roads and towns are already over congested and forecasted t more »
Comment on: Exploring the Massachusetts Wine and Cheese Trails Wines and cheeses from their artisanal hands to yours - Travel - Boston.com
Posted 10/29/2012 10:53:54 EDT
Great article. I've got to believe the net energy cost for fresh, local food compared to freighted food from far away places is another benefit. A tractor in the road that temporarily slows traffic an more »
Comment on: Alewife Greenway Bike Path completed through Arlington, Somerville and Cambridge - Arlington - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 10/25/2012 08:28:36 EDT
Bravo! I particularly like the last line in the story about "social well being". Fixing up Alewife Brook and moving about on a Greenway walking or biking is great. Keep adding connections!
Comment on: LeMond calls on cycling leaders to resign - Cycling - Boston.com
Posted 10/25/2012 02:08:45 EDT
LeMond has been outspoken and fearless and here he goes again. He seems to have been right about Lance and doping all these years.
Comment on: State to make Metrowest aqueduct trails more accessible - Boston.com
Posted 05/22/2012 04:28:12 EDT
This is a great move. MAPC just introduced their new 2012 Greater Boston Cycling and Walking map that is fast becoming a state wide asset. It is a great way to see the regional cooperation and communi more »
Comment on: 'what_runs_daily_at_100'
Posted 03/23/2012 09:09:16 EDT
Great article! The Red Line has a lot of character and it is a vital means of public transportation. I'm in favor of these stories to appreciate what we have as foundation for planning for the future more »
Comment on: Huntsman searches for votes in New Hampshire - Political Intelligence - A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe - Boston.com
Posted 01/08/2012 02:04:54 EST
Huntsman has worked as a chemical engineer, been a successful state governor, served as ambassador to China in a democratic administration, thinks independently about religion and lives a healthy, sta more »
Comment on: 'Gil Santos and Gino Cappelletti need to go as Patriots’
Posted 12/23/2011 08:10:48 EST
I've been listening to these guys for decades and from my perspective they haven't changed a bit. They haven't aged and neither have I! I'm pretty sure the radio station makes decisions based on appea more »
Comment on: 'Milford takes the lead on the Charles River bike trail'
Posted 08/20/2011 01:38:52 EDT
This is a nice trail and a great story of several towns working together. It is growing into a regional jewel for recreation, access to conservation land and a useful and a very pleasant means of alte more »
Comment on: Bike sharing programs save lives, study finds from Daily Dose
Posted 08/08/2011 09:48:52 EDT
Makes sense. City folks get more exercise than suburban folk. Biking is another way to get some exercise rather than hoping in the SUV for every errand. Biking is also an example for others and a posi more »
Comment on: 'Bicycle sharing program Boston plans already huge hit in Washington'
Posted 06/18/2011 10:50:49 EDT
Anyone notice the most exalted of Boston celebrities chose to bike to work today? We are changing and alternative transportation and healthier lifestyles should be encouraged. We encouraged paved road more »
Posted 06/18/2011 10:35:52 EDT
He could have chosen limousine, helicopter or chariot. They will block off roads, use Police escort and barricades to allow this fellow and his friends to be driven around the city. The Mayor or any o more »
Comment on: More bikes jostling with cars means more safety challenges - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/02/2011 12:15:06 EDT
this is all a matter of education. Plenty of communities have already figured it out and pedestrians, bikers, skateboarders, cars and trucks get along just fine. more »
Comment on: 'Perpetual beauty'
Posted 03/06/2011 10:26:26 EST
I am in favor of conservation. Putting land in a conservation protection as tax exempt removes it as a revenue source for towns but the return is financially described in environmental terms by the pr more »
Comment on: Storm ices roads, collapses roofs, causes commuter rail woes
Posted 02/02/2011 10:36:09 EST
There are warnings and recommendations about roofs but what are the facts? How many residential homes in MA have collapsed? If a typical home is defined what conditions threaten that home? Is it worth more »
Comment on: 'Feller: Hard and fast'
Posted 12/16/2010 06:37:44 EST
Ok but don't sign him to a three year deal. more »
Comment on: Brockton Rox sign former Sox pitcher Lee - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 08/17/2010 10:47:28 EDT
SPaceman always combines competitive spirit with a sense of humor. His visit to Cuba reminds us people are pretty much the same everywhere, it is the governments that seem to have problems. Rox get so more »
Comment on: 'Patience, creativity are key skills when caring for Alzheimer’
Posted 08/15/2010 01:36:44 EDT
Ms. Thompson sounds like a great person. more »