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  • Forum Post: 2013 State of the Commonwealth speech

    Posted 01/17/2013 09:45:27 EST

    In response to P-X's comment: Obviously anything that involves raising taxes is going to be painful, but we do have a real need for infrastructure improvements, and if this is the way we pay for it (a more »

  • Forum Post: 2013 State of the Commonwealth speech

    Posted 01/17/2013 09:24:24 EST

    In response to BostonmanSouthend's comment: It doesn't seem that long ago the voters voted to decrease the Income Tax to 5% and Felon Finneran ignored the people. Could we have another referendum?  I more »

  • Forum Post: 2013 State of the Commonwealth speech

    Posted 01/17/2013 09:23:16 EST

    In response to IAMPLE's comment: In response to bceagle10's comment:   In response to Entropic's comment: ..... As for me if my income taxes go up any further I will move out of state - heck I already more »

  • Forum Post: 2013 State of the Commonwealth speech

    Posted 01/17/2013 09:21:21 EST

    In response to kjbranchesi's comment: In response to IAMPLE's comment:   Deval Patrick just gave a terrific speech.   He clearly articulated a vision for the Commonwealth, and he described how to pay more »

  • Forum Post: 2013 State of the Commonwealth speech

    Posted 01/17/2013 09:17:26 EST

    In response to Entropic's comment: I'm very impressed with Patrick and I think he shows great courage. He's the first governor in many years who actually cares to govern and take a stand, even it ange more »

  • Forum Post: OT - Work Question

    Posted 06/08/2011 01:32:19 EDT

    To me- doing what you did is best.  Buying them a beer is trying to buy them.  Be honest that you screwed up, take ownership for your mistake and say you are sorry.  Seems simple, but very few people more »

  • Forum Post: Where are peoples manners?

    Posted 06/07/2011 12:17:56 EDT

    In Response to Re: Where are peoples manners?: [QUOTE]FYI...I'm not saying people should not offer their seats; I know my husband and I would, and we teach our kids the same - just saying that it's no more »

  • Forum Post: Where are peoples manners?

    Posted 06/07/2011 11:32:39 EDT

    I agree with you lemon - for many driving and parking is not an option - way too pricey.  I was fortunate in that toward the end of husband drove out of us way to drive me into Boston to my office bec more »

  • Forum Post: Where are peoples manners?

    Posted 06/07/2011 11:02:36 EDT

    I did have some nice stories and learned valuable lessons at the kindness of others – I had a lady run toward me while I was walking down the platform, guide me to a seat on the platform and when the more »

  • Forum Post: Where are peoples manners?

    Posted 06/07/2011 10:54:26 EDT

    In Response to Re: Where are peoples manners?: [QUOTE]In Response to Re: Where are peoples manners? : I'm only a little bit younger than you, but I'm not ready for the "kids these days" attitude. I do more »

  • Forum Post: Where are peoples manners?

    Posted 06/07/2011 10:49:24 EDT

    I certainly can emphasize with you.  This reminds me of my clearly obvious pregnant days and taking the T.  Some of my stories:  Being pushed down the stairs on the green line while obviously pregnant more »

  • Forum Post: Where are peoples manners?

    Posted 06/07/2011 10:48:28 EDT

    In Response to Re: Where are peoples manners?: [QUOTE]Once many years ago when I was about seven months pregnant a man offered me his seat on the T, and another man shoved me out of the way so he coul more »

  • Forum Post: What do you love about Westwood?

    Posted 02/02/2011 01:14:17 EST

    Thank you - we will definately look into it - do you know if they have programs for basketball for middle school and elementary school?

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  • Forum Post: Towns Near Waltham

    Posted 02/02/2011 01:09:54 EST

    In Response to Re: Towns Near Waltham: Thank you - yes looking at Needham - at least from what I can gather, it appears as if it would fit in with what we are looking for.  We will have to (once we ge more »

  • Forum Post: Towns Near Waltham

    Posted 01/21/2011 01:50:10 EST

    Thanks.  Our first choice is Lexington.  We are very willing to compromise on the house and what is in it.  We have very few must haves as we prefer renovating any how - that way for example, we will more »

  • Forum Post: Towns Near Waltham

    Posted 01/14/2011 09:40:14 EST

    Thank you for your thoughts. I may look to Bedford as well.  I am not as familiar with that town. I am familiar with Waltham and Watertown having friends living in those towns and living in Belmont fo more »

  • Forum Post: What do you love about Westwood?

    Posted 01/13/2011 04:54:56 EST

    In Response to Re: What do you love about Westwood?: [QUOTE]As a longtime Westwood resident I've seen how this town has evolved. Today we have Chiara Bistro, an upscale restaurant, plus Vello's which more »

  • Forum Post:

    Posted 01/13/2011 04:30:18 EST

    We are looking to purchase a home near Waltham (spouse's job moving to Waltham), with an easy driving commute to South Boston Waterfront area. We have 2 children - middle school and elementary so good more »

  • Forum Post: Closing date coordination

    Posted 01/13/2011 04:21:32 EST

    Have you tried to negotiate just the move date?  Ask if you can pay rent for a week and move out a week later.

    more »

  • Forum Post: new baby not invited to wedding

    Posted 04/20/2009 12:05:39 EDT

    Talk with the groom/bride.� See if they can recommend a babysitter that could be closely located.� Perhaps in a nearby room or something so you can leave to nurse the baby when needed.� I�m not surpri more »

  • Forum Post: Summer camp -- Magazine

    Posted 04/20/2009 12:00:12 EDT

    Try the local Y.� Most have summer camps and many have speciality camps as well.� My daughter attended baseball and basketball camp at one Y.� They have extended programs usually until 5:30 or 6:00 fo more »

  • Forum Post: Best way to save money on a wedding

    Posted 08/19/2008 09:07:09 EDT

    [Quote]I think the guests should never have to dip into their pockets to pay for anything at a wedding or any party for that matter, Emily post would be spinning in her grave. What brides don't realiz more »

  • Forum Post: Best way to save money on a wedding

    Posted 08/19/2008 09:02:28 EDT

    [Quote]I have to disagree with the article's suggestion to have a cash bar and have guests pay for their own drinks. Guests at a wedding are just that: guests. You wouldn't invite people over for dinn more »

  • Forum Post: Should I leave my one year old for three nights with dad?

    Posted 07/07/2008 09:31:39 EDT

    Why not?  Why would you be concerned about leaving children or a baby with their dad?  Is husband concerned or worried about leaving them alone with you?  He is the children's father and should be mor more »

  • Forum Post: Handicapped parking abuse?

    Posted 06/10/2008 05:17:36 EDT

    There is definitely an issue with improper use of handicap parking.  I work in the Seaport area and frequently go for walks around there.  One day I noticed almost every parking meter flashing time ex more »

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