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Comment on: Baker: ?We Need To Be Faster Than? T?s 30-Day Plan
Posted 02/18/2015 10:52:49 EST
Baker just cut $14 million from the MBTA's funding. Most Mass voters voted against the marginal gas tax increase that would have provided funds to improve and update our transportation systems. It doe more »
Comment on: WEEI's 'Dennis and Callahan' Program Will No Longer Air on NESN When Contract Expires - Touching All the Bases - Boston.com
Posted 07/24/2014 08:45:32 EDT
Good riddance! more »
Comment on: The 10 Best-Paying School Systems in Mass.
Posted 05/19/2014 04:04:27 EDT
Average teacher salary does not necessarily mean that the district "pays the most." It often means that a good number of the teachers are veteran teachers, and are thus on higher "steps" on the salary more »
Comment on: Bill Nye Should Be the Climate Guy After This Showdown With CNN Host
Posted 05/07/2014 10:09:37 EDT
Yay, Bill! more »
Comment on: Commuting from the North Shore is a Joke
Posted 04/14/2014 02:34:54 EDT
I don't understand why the MBTA refuses to allow a free transfer from State St to Park St. stations (and vice-versa) while Government Center is closed. It's a 5-10 minute walk, as opposed to the 15-4 more »
Comment on: John Henry stands behind Jerry Remy - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 03/26/2014 08:18:49 EDT
Remy should have retired. I won't be watching NESN until he's gone. Joe and Dave at WEEI are better broadcasters anyway.
Comment on: This Christopher Walken dance mashup is everything and more
Posted 03/19/2014 03:51:25 EDT
He's a trained professional Broadway dancer. This ain't nothin'.
Comment on: Report: Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen to sell L.A. home
Posted 03/19/2014 03:42:28 EDT
Their oldest kid will be going to kindergarten soon - no brainer.
Comment on: Velveeta calls its product recall and shortage a 'Cheesepocalypse' - The Source - Latest news and updates from Boston.com
Posted 01/21/2014 09:14:23 EST
You can't call it cheesepocalypse if it ain't cheese.
Comment on: Those darn 'resolutioners' - Get Moving - Boston.com
Posted 01/08/2014 08:38:52 EST
Gym regulars would be a lot more welcoming to the newbies in January if the gyms would actually make the effort to increase hours, parking situations, group exercise classes, staff, etc. during that t more »
Comment on: Target confuses plus-size with pregnant - The Source - Latest news and updates from Boston.com
Posted 01/07/2014 12:58:41 EST
It's not just in their ads. If you go to any Target store, their plus-sized and maternity clothes are all mixed in together in the same section.
Comment on: State orders Boston to release teacher ratings - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 11/18/2013 09:02:52 EST
Why bother? We already know the results. The schools in the poorest part of town will have the "worst" teachers (based upon student test scores), and the schools in the well-off neighborhoods will h more »
Comment on: MBTA says it will run trains for late World Series games at Fenway - Allston Brighton - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 10/22/2013 06:04:30 EDT
MBTA, why don't you do this ALL THE TIME?
Comment on: How Much Is Too Much To Tip? - The E-Word - Boston.com
Posted 09/02/2013 08:15:37 EDT
20% is standard. 15% is only acceptable if the service was meh. 25% for excellent service. After taxes, most servers do not earn any pay except for tips. Tipping your server part of the price of e more »
Comment on: India Day finds new venue in Andover after security costs cancel Esplanade plans - Andover - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 08/16/2013 10:18:25 EDT
I can't even imagine what the total cost of 57 staties earning overtime comes to.
Comment on: Breastfeeding and the Mommy Wars - MD Mama - Boston.com
Posted 08/09/2013 10:12:59 EDT
I turn bright red when I see the sun on television and I breast-fed both my children. Just sayin'.
Posted 08/09/2013 10:07:56 EDT
I have never, ever had any kind of animus or ill-will against any fellow mother who did not breastfeed. I have a HUGE issue with the way our society and institutions treat breastfeeding. Mothers bei more »
Comment on: Do or Don't: Separate sides for the ceremony - Blissfully Inspired - Boston.com
Posted 07/21/2013 10:33:59 EDT
It's you and your partner's wedding. Do whatever the heck you want. It's the marriage that matters.
Comment on: Rallies against Zimmerman verdict being held in US - News Nation - Boston.com
Posted 07/14/2013 04:53:40 EDT
Are you out of your mind?? This was an unprovoked MURDER. Yes, we most definitely SHOULD blame Zimmerman, and most definitely SHOULD blame Florida's law. This has NOTHING to do with black-on-black vi more »
Comment on: Meet the Mayoral Candidates: Should Boston's school day be extended? - Boston.comment - Boston.com
Posted 07/13/2013 04:20:46 EDT
Quality schools DO matter, even more so for children raised in poverty. Just because those kids living in the projects are not your children doesn't mean that their success or failure doesn't affect more »
Posted 07/13/2013 04:17:35 EDT
In what other profession would an employer expect to increase the work day by an hour or two for their employees, and NOT PAY the employees for those hours??
Posted 07/13/2013 04:16:26 EDT
Several scientific studies have shown that students who are given increased music instruction during the school day, when compared to students given more math instruction time score higher on achievem more »
Comment on: Families with children need not apply?
Posted 07/13/2013 04:09:13 EDT
Renting in general is awful, and it's a total nightmare with kids. Too bad you have to be a millionaire to own a home in the greater Boston area.
Comment on: Eleven reasons why new graduates will not be hired - Boston University - Your Campus - Boston.com
Posted 06/28/2013 08:32:25 EDT
The only real insights offered by this over-long power-point is that this person is kind of a jerk and HR people serve no purpose whatsoever in life.
Comment on: The MBTA can't be all bad. Can it? - Downtown - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 06/23/2013 09:14:17 EDT
It's 1.7 Euro, which is $2.23 US dollars (the T is $2). Also, I'm pretty positive that public transit in Europe receives WAY more goverment funding than in the US.
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