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  • Forum Post: How did your family deal with the Boston bus driver strike?

    Posted 10/08/2013 10:14:21 EDT

    A strike by the union representing Boston public schools bus drivers halted service Tuesday morning for tens of thousands of students, officials said. School officials said the strike stemmed from a d more »

  • Forum Post: Your reaction to the interfaith service in honor of the Marathon bombing victims?

    Posted 04/18/2013 12:42:52 EDT

    President Barack Obama said today that America stands with the city of Boston after the deadly terror bombing attacks at the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday. Deval Patrick said, "I am thankful, more »

  • Forum Post: How interested are you in the Boston mayoral race?

    Posted 04/09/2013 11:07:40 EDT

    So, we've noticed here at that our readers are not very excited about or into the mayoral race in Boston.  We can tell based on our handy dandy analytics tools that tell us how many people more »

  • Forum Post: Obama's State of the Union address

    Posted 02/11/2013 03:31:03 EST

    President Barack Obama will give the State of the Union address Tuesday at 9 p.m. Reports indicate he will focus the speech on boosting job creation and economic growth at a time of high unemployment, more »

  • Forum Post: How much time do you spend in traffic each day?

    Posted 02/05/2013 09:24:43 EST

    With the news that Bostonians have the 5th worst commute in the country, according to an annual study on traffic congestion by Texas A&M Transportation Institute, we'd like you to tell us how much tim more »

  • Forum Post: 2012 MCAS scores released for districts and schools

    Posted 09/19/2012 09:32:47 EDT

    Results from the MCAS exams conducted in the spring of 2012 have been released and can be viewed here by district and individual schools. What do you think of the results? Do you notice any trends? Ho more »

  • Forum Post: No trick-or-treat tonight?

    Posted 10/31/2011 10:23:51 EDT

    Hi all - FYI, just got off the phone w/ Norfolk Town Hall and they told me it was postponed until Friday. more »

  • Forum Post: MBTA and Bruins parade - were you left behind?

    Posted 06/18/2011 02:30:08 EDT

    We’re hearing reports that some people were unable to attend today's Bruins victory parade because the MBTA didn’t have enough trains on the subway and commuter rail lines. Let us know if you were lef more »

  • Forum Post: Your experience with preemies?

    Posted 03/20/2011 07:38:24 EDT

    A story in Sunday's Boston Globe details a study at Brigham and Women's Hospital that seeks to assess the effect of mothers' voices on premature babies.  The idea came from Amir Lahav, a musician and more »

  • Forum Post: Dog's ear smells

    Posted 02/11/2011 01:48:50 EST

    In Response to Re: Dog's ear smells: I would hope that if someone's pet was in an urgent or emergency-type situation, that they would call their own vet as opposed to posting the question on a message more »

  • Forum Post: Dog's ear smells

    Posted 02/11/2011 12:38:21 EST

    In Response to Re: Dog's ear smells: DWL posted his concern over a week ago.  Your answer was exactly what I told him the day he posted.  Good thing I was right - I'm no vet. I understand you can't be more »

  • Forum Post: Valentine's Day gifts?

    Posted 02/10/2011 03:36:10 EST

    We love our pets, and Valentine's Day is a time to express your love and appreciation for someone else.  Are you getting your pet a gift this Valentine's Day? If so, what are you giving them? We spoke more »

  • Forum Post: Bullmastiff

    Posted 01/31/2011 11:37:15 EST

    So sorry for your loss, bostonbullmastiff.  Please accept my sincere condolences.  We very recently started a section for Pet Memorials. If you wish to post your YouTube video or photos there, please more »

  • Forum Post: Your favorite dog breed?

    Posted 01/28/2011 10:36:35 EST

    This week, the American Kennel Club released its list of the top most-registered dog breeds and announced that for the 20th consecutive year, the Labrador retriever is the most popular breed in Americ more »

  • Forum Post: Cat has severe asthma

    Posted 12/08/2010 01:19:13 EST

    This question came from karakazoo via Twitter:

    Big problem - 3-year-old cat with severe asthma is on prednisone. Can't afford inhaler, health getting worse. What to do? more »

  • Forum Post:

    Posted 11/19/2010 09:39:47 EST

    Today (Nov. 19) is National Adoption Day. Six courthouses across Massachusetts will celebrate and legalize the adoptions of 150 children who have been in state foster care. Are you adopting a child (o more »

  • Forum Post: Watch a video for a good cause

    Posted 11/08/2010 01:24:45 EST

    Through Dec. 10, if you watch any of the four documentaries posted on Purina ONE's YouTube channel, they'll donate $1 per viewing - up to $300,000 – to help feed homeless pets. Full disclosure: The vi more »

  • Forum Post: Multiple-cat homes

    Posted 11/04/2010 03:22:29 EDT

    A new study by Tidy Cats said that nearly half of Americans without cats have purposely not visited a home because there were two or more cats living there.  Is the stereotype of the smelly, cat-hair more »

  • Forum Post: Breast-feeding expenses denied tax-sheltered status

    Posted 10/28/2010 11:23:49 EDT

    A New York Times article published this week says the Internal Revenue Service has ruled that breast-feeding does not have enough health benefits to qualify as a form of medical care, meaning nursing more »

  • Forum Post: Your favorite thing about your pet?

    Posted 10/20/2010 10:55:12 EDT

    Hello pet lovers! I had an idea for a fun little survey.  Tell me - what's your single most favorite thing about your pet? I'll start.  Every day when I get ready for work, my 5-year-old male cat, Ken more »

  • Forum Post: New Pets site is live

    Posted 09/28/2010 11:27:16 EDT

    Hi portiaperu - Thanks for your comment.  I'm sorry that seeing those stories in the Pets section was upsetting for you. Let me try to convey my reasoning for using them: 1. In general, I feel that th more »

  • Forum Post: Ikea releases 100 cats into store

    Posted 09/10/2010 10:21:26 EDT

    IKEA recently released 100 house cats into their Wembley store in the UK "just to see what happened." The experiment was done at night after the store was closed and chronicled in this YouTube video. more »

  • Forum Post: Worcester adopts rules for pit bulls

    Posted 09/09/2010 10:40:17 EDT

    This week, the Worcester City Council passed an ordinance that will regulate the licensing and ownership of pit bulls and “other dangerous” dogs in the city. What do you think of this new ordinance?  more »

  • Forum Post: Does your pet have a microchip?

    Posted 09/03/2010 09:10:39 EDT

    There are a few different kinds of microchips for pets out there.  Does your pet have a microchip? If so, what kind? Have you ever had to use it to track a lost pet? more »