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Park and Concord Streets. Credit Ashley Troutman
Jack Collins July 24, 2013 at 01:49 pm
That North Reading is becoming Reading. There are red everywhere and they are not timed. On rte 28Read More there are red lights at Stop&Shop, North St, Lowell Rd, the old Stop & Shop (why?), Walmart, and Park St and taking a left from Rte 28 to Park street at rush hour your lucky if 1 car turns left.
Carol M. Dolan July 24, 2013 at 02:09 pm
Another contributing factor to the frustration at the North & Main St. traffic light isRead More exit/entry to the Citgo station. Drivers on North St allow traffic to exit in front of them, then they continue trying to enter the left turning lane, causing a jam & a possible collision. It's a generous courteous gesture to allow traffic to cross in front of you, however, the surrounding circumstances need always to be considered. Also, traffic turning onto North Street or crossing Main St, then suddenly stopping to turn into the Citgo Station is also a hazard.
John Intorcio July 24, 2013 at 04:17 pm
Wildlife. Especially the damn turkeys all over town. We need some signs so they know where toRead More cross.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Jahar Tsarnaev. Credit: Rolling Stone via Facebook.
PeterG July 17, 2013 at 12:22 pm
What a disgrace! This photo on the cover of Rolling Stone gives him "rock star" status,Read More which he clearly does not deserve. I heard that Mayor Menino planned to contact Rolling Stone's editors today to inform them of his (and Boston's) disgust with this plan. Hoping it works!
Wayne Bruce June 3, 2013 at 05:33 pm
Ditto. Here's the direct link to the DFCI 990:Read More http://www.dana-farber.org/uploadedFiles/Library/modules/IRS_990_Form/dfci-990.pdf
Wayne Bruce June 3, 2013 at 05:35 pm
Although, overall, DFCI is fairly efficient with the money raised:Read More https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=3597 It's just that Ed Benz has an outsized salary as CEO.
Ray Fellows June 3, 2013 at 05:56 pm
As an Executive Director of a 501C3 that pays no salaries, I agree with you completely. Look at notRead More only the salaries but also the expenses. Many charities bury compensation in the form of reimbursements, expenses and fringe benefits.
Linda Corapi May 14, 2013 at 12:43 am
Hi Danielle, If you're a plant lover you might want to attend the Stoneham Garden Club Plant Sale,Read More Thursday, May 23 10-2pm at the All Saints Church, 79 Central Street, Stoneham. They'll have lots of perennials from local gardeners and experts to answer your horticultural questions. There's also a lobster lunch that is fantastic, starting at 11am, come early because they could run out. Hope we see you there. Linda
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Helena Minton April 4, 2013 at 07:22 pm
We were thrilled that Laura Harrington visited the library. She was very generous with her time.Read More Alice Bliss is a beautiful novel and is now on many high school and college reading lists.
Julia Whitney Robarts March 9, 2013 at 01:35 am
Fred Chalmers September 17, 2013 at 01:04 pm
I find it interesting that the recent TV and print ads for WalMart compare their grocery prices withRead More local Stop & Shops but never against Market Basket :^)
Julia Whitney Robarts September 17, 2013 at 03:46 pm
Fred, I was thinking the same thing! I laugh at those commercials, and then shudder, knowing thatRead More for many people, it is probably convincing them to shop there (not a Walmart fan for many reasons). However, even I am tempted to head to the dreaded Walmart superstore when I hear they are selling orange and yellow bell peppers for $1.50 a pound!
Janet Beyer March 4, 2013 at 10:35 pm
I love my book club. We have been meeting for about 15 years. As guidelines: fiction and deadRead More authors. We read the books we were too young to read when we read them. The hostess chooses the book, but usually has two to recommend. We also read (see above) Angle of Repose, last month Anna Karenina, and this month: Frankenstein.
Tina Stewart March 5, 2013 at 03:17 pm
All book club members and avid readers should mark their calendars for Wednesday April 3, 7 pm forRead More "Book Talkin' with Eileen MacDougall at the Wilmington Memorial Library. Eileen will inspire you with lively descriptions of several good books. Enjoy the opportunity to share your latest reads. Register on the library's website for this event or call 978-658-2967.
BookOasis March 29, 2013 at 04:15 pm
Reading Library has a couple great book clubs. I think they post their lists on their website. WeRead More often take their recommendations as good selections for the store.
Mike Mitchell February 24, 2013 at 03:50 pm
But comrade Dave, you don't understand that the state has to determine what job you are best atRead More doing and that must be based upon what jobs they think are going to be available. So for the good of the people they have to categorize us and direct our future. (You don't expect them to leave that up to us do you?) http://lmi2.detma.org/Lmi/data/IOmatrix.xls (from http://lmi2.detma.org/Lmi/EmploymentProjections.asp )
Carl Reppucci February 24, 2013 at 08:31 pm
We should train more people to be school superintendents. Those are good paying jobs.
Joanie Stephen February 25, 2013 at 02:32 pm
We offer a program called Smart Work Ethics. We recognize that getting a job and KEEPING a job areRead More two different things. Our emphasis is on personal responsibility in the workplace--including how to get along with a difficult boss. Check out www.SmartWorkEthics.com
JIM February 13, 2013 at 02:11 pm
Brad, can You get us some crosswalks on Rt 28 ? It's very dangerous now there is one at Park St andRead More not another until Winter St almost a mile away
pattie d February 13, 2013 at 07:46 pm
DPW , great job, thank you!
Meg Hagearty Robertson February 13, 2013 at 11:57 pm
THe sidewalk snow removal by-law is driven by complaints to the Police Dept., Call the SelectmenRead More to ask them to enforce the by-law & find a way to encourage residents to clear sidewalks and hydrants infront of their homes.
John Intorcio February 14, 2013 at 02:24 am
Today I found the path to my mailbox plowed in. So I'm lowering my rating.
Thomas J Burke February 10, 2013 at 08:15 pm
Clicking on the link that says stop sending emails only brings up a page with comment that the URLRead More to stop emails does not exist and it does not stop the emails.
Joseph Edwards February 10, 2013 at 08:16 pm
You can stop it.
JT February 10, 2013 at 08:40 pm
People should use their common sense in situations like this--but there are always some who won'tRead More and will endanger others in the process. The ban was good in that respect, and the $500 fine certainly should have made folks think twice if they were hesitating over driving or staying home for no particular reason. However, the threatened jail time was absurd--and enough's been said about that here already. Exceptions should always be made of course for those needing to drive themselves or their families to a shelter or another safe location because their current one is dangerous (for example, no heat). That really is just common sense.
Mel Webster February 7, 2013 at 06:56 pm
Thanks, Tom. I figured the article was suspect since it comes from the Washington Times.
Ed Canney February 12, 2013 at 04:13 pm
A very good read Mel .I enjoyed it. But the truck leaving Fenway is a sign of the coming ofRead More Spring...until they loose 10 straight in April! In HS (Stoneham) I played several games vs Frank Carey's team when he started in NR('68). I claim I went 4 for 4 in one game, he tells me he scored an on base as an error. I stay with the 4 for 4. Wooden bats by the way. He knew my coach very well, Don McGillicutty.
Fred Chalmers February 13, 2013 at 05:21 pm
Mel, between you here and Jim Pothier on Facebook, I'm guaranteed a smile when I read your stuff.Read More You two should get together and whip up a stand-up routine. I agree with you about "Southie Rules"...I only lasted 5 minutes of the first episode; 5 minutes of my life wasted. Also in violent agreement on the Keurig. One of the best inventions ever, right up there with the microwave and universal remote.
Ed Canney February 6, 2013 at 06:07 pm
Please pat attention to monies requested in North Reading., Brad. A bit out of control?
JIM February 10, 2013 at 11:04 pm
Brad, can You get us some crosswalks on Rt 28 ? It's very dangerous now there is one at Park St andRead More not another until Winter St almost a mile away
JIM February 13, 2013 at 02:09 pm
Rep. Jones are You out there ? Could You look into this dangerous situation ?
MikeA February 19, 2013 at 07:01 pm
"many imitators but no equals ..."
Bob February 19, 2013 at 07:23 pm
I do if she and her brother pay for a Caribbean vacation for me!
Diane Lee February 19, 2013 at 08:59 pm
wasn't there all ready an act to make equal pay for men and women. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 signedRead More by JFK. I never have felt like I was paid less for my job because I am a woman. Being a corporate account for the past 25 I have add access to payroll information, so I know what many of my co workerhs have made. In most work places it is against company policy to discuss salaries, but I'm sure most people discuss it. I never discuss my salary or financial situation with friends or coworkers, it is none of their business and I could care less what others make.
Leeroy February 5, 2013 at 04:28 pm
When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the menRead More are. If she does not please the man who bought her, he may allow her to be bought back again. But he is not allowed to sell her to foreigners, since he is the one who broke the contract with her. And if the slave girl's owner arranges for her to marry his son, he may no longer treat her as a slave girl, but he must treat her as his daughter. If he himself marries her and then takes another wife, he may not reduce her food or clothing or fail to sleep with her as his wife. If he fails in any of these three ways, she may leave as a free woman without making any payment. (Exodus 21:7-11 NLT) Lo, a day shall come for the Lord when the spoils shall be divided in your midst. And I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem for battle: the city shall be taken, houses plundered, women ravished; half of the city shall go into exile, but the rest of the people shall not be removed from the city. (Zechariah 14:1-2 NAB) They must be dividing the spoils they took: there must be a damsel or two for each man, Spoils of dyed cloth as Sisera's spoil, an ornate shawl or two for me in the spoil. (Judges 5:30 NAB)
Leeroy February 5, 2013 at 04:30 pm
Anyone arrogant enough to reject the verdict of the judge or of the priest who represents the LORDRead More your God must be put to death. Such evil must be purged from Israel. (Deuteronomy 17:12 NLT) If a man lies with a male as with a women, both of them shall be put to death for their abominable deed; they have forfeited their lives. (Leviticus 20:13 NAB) A man or a woman who acts as a medium or fortuneteller shall be put to death by stoning; they have no one but themselves to blame for their death. (Leviticus 20:27 NAB) If a man commits adultery with another man's wife, both the man and the woman must be put to death. (Leviticus 20:10 NLT) A priest's daughter who loses her honor by committing fornication and thereby dishonors her father also, shall be burned to death. (Leviticus 21:9 NAB) They entered into a covenant to seek the Lord, the God of their fathers, with all their heart and soul; and everyone who would not seek the Lord, the God of Israel, was to be put to death, whether small or great, whether man or woman. (2 Chronicles 15:12-13 NAB)
Leeroy February 5, 2013 at 04:32 pm
Suppose you hear in one of the towns the LORD your God is giving you that some worthless rabbleRead More among you have led their fellow citizens astray by encouraging them to worship foreign gods. In such cases, you must examine the facts carefully. If you find it is true and can prove that such a detestable act has occurred among you, you must attack that town and completely destroy all its inhabitants, as well as all the livestock. Then you must pile all the plunder in the middle of the street and burn it. Put the entire town to the torch as a burnt offering to the LORD your God. That town must remain a ruin forever; it may never be rebuilt. Keep none of the plunder that has been set apart for destruction. Then the LORD will turn from his fierce anger and be merciful to you. He will have compassion on you and make you a great nation, just as he solemnly promised your ancestors. "The LORD your God will be merciful only if you obey him and keep all the commands I am giving you today, doing what is pleasing to him." (Deuteronomy 13:13-19 NLT) But if this charge is true (that she wasn't a virgin on her wedding night), and evidence of the girls virginity is not found, they shall bring the girl to the entrance of her fathers house and there her townsman shall stone her to death, because she committed a crime against Israel by her unchasteness in her father's house. Thus shall you purge the evil from your midst. (Deuteronomy 22:20-21 NAB)
Elena February 8, 2013 at 01:59 pm
I made these and they were great!! Thanks
B Whitney February 8, 2013 at 11:44 pm
Made these this afternoon while the storm howled outside. Yum! The chick peas freaked me out aRead More little (okay, a lot), but I stuck with it and added some extra chocolate chips on top to disguise any beany flavor. They are so good! Awesome recipe, fabulous blog - thanks for posting!
Julia Whitney Robarts February 11, 2013 at 09:40 pm
Thanks to both of you for trusting me enough to try them! I'm so glad they were a hit. Coming soonRead More -- amazingly moist lowfat apple cinnamon cake!
Mel Webster February 2, 2013 at 01:32 am
Go, Hornets. Undefeated wrestling team, undefeated boys basketball team.
Joe Veno February 4, 2013 at 12:39 am
John Intorcio February 4, 2013 at 01:33 pm
Over the weekend at Lexington High School, the Pioneer-Hornets defeated the NEC Champion BeverlyRead More Panthers (52-13) and ruined Senior Day for the Lexington Minutemen (50-16) to improve their record to 24-0. In their final dual meet of the season, they will challenge the Josiah Quincy Upper School Rising Phoenix on Tuesday evening, February 5, at 5:00 PM at Lynnfield High School.
john nowosacki February 1, 2013 at 02:32 pm
Too bad there is no more shame in stealing from your neighbors this way. I don't know anyone who isRead More against helping the 'truly needy' in our society, but the entitlement mentality that has taken hold, especially in the last 4 years, is very disheartening. Some people seem to think that scamming a program is only 'getting their share' from the government, but then there is less left over for the people who really need the help, and it is really fraud/theft. We need strict punishment for those illegally taking from the system, and much tougher enforcement. Stories like we've seen more and more lately make people want to give less and less to government. We should go back to local organizations and churches, etc. distributed charitable aid to the needy. It is always much better policed at the local level than in state or federal hands.
Fred Van Magness Sr. February 1, 2013 at 03:49 pm
Until we CUT OFF benefits to all the 47,000 missing folks and then let them reapply if eligible,Read More there can be no solution. Those in real need will get to the proper offices and get reinstated. We need to stop the dancing around this problem and be BOLD. No more lip service. Senator Tarr, will you be BOLD ?? I am tired of reading about the issues and not seeing concrete steps being taken to correct the abuses. You can self police the system by cutting off the 47000 until the re-establish their accounts.
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