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Ron Swanson April 23, 2014 at 06:01 pm
Yes, and all other vices too. Ban or no ban, some people are still going to use and some of thoseRead More will abuse (like alcohol). Making it illegal only allows a black market to exist and the violent crime that surrounds it. Make it all legal and focus resources on education and treatment rather than the futile war on drugs.
Carisa, the 14-and-a-half pound baby born to Burlington mother Caroline Ruscak. Credit: Massachusetts General Hospital
Nicholas Arzio April 23, 2014 at 11:36 pm
Beef cake!
Sunny in SD April 23, 2014 at 11:49 pm
Starting the diabetes early........
Socrates Cee April 24, 2014 at 12:24 am
Now that is something. Imagine how big this baby will be in a couple of years. He probably won'tRead More even fit through a regular door!
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Steve April 24, 2014 at 01:11 am
Well said, in a nutshell.
Heywood April 24, 2014 at 02:52 am
They were popular break-in kids who will break-in no more. LOL
Brenda April 24, 2014 at 04:58 am
Break in someones house, get shot, that simple. Now to go up and shoot the boy directly in the faceRead More with him already down??? That raises a question. Then go wait for a full day to call and notify the police, now that raises a question.?? What the hell is the bottom line problem with this man that he would OVERKILL, and Keep the bodies for a full day without calling the police.?
The Fluffernutter could become the official state sandwich. Patch File Photo
stormy April 23, 2014 at 10:30 am
Personally, I always needed Jelly, instead of Peanut Buttler on my fluffernutter... it was tooRead More sticky otherwise.
Ron Swanson April 23, 2014 at 12:54 pm
Lots of important things going on. One being Russia slowly taking over portions of the UkraineRead More under false pretenses of "protecting Russian speaking residents from aggression by a US backed terrorist regime", and we get stories on peanut butter and fluff.
Waverly Watchdog April 23, 2014 at 03:50 pm
The Fluffernutter SHOULD be the symbol of Massachusetts POLITICIANS at all levels. - - - They wasteRead More time on FLUFF and NUTTERY. - - - But, perhaps, it is not entirely the pols fault. The lapdog media must share part of the blame. - - - A case in point: This stupid story made Patch, but hugely wasteful public works projects and gross public sector union contracts are never mentioned. - - - But the pols know perfectly well they will NEVER be held to account for ANYTHING, because they can distract the media and the public with nonsense like a state sandwich. - - - I think we should have a 'state horses anatomy part'. I leave it to the reader to figure out WHICH part I'd suggest... HINT: Look under the tail.
Ron Swanson April 23, 2014 at 06:05 pm
Was going to say it is reasonable we wouldn't be near the top since wealthier communities tend toRead More have better schools.....but then see Malden and Revere did make the top 63. Very comparable cities to Medford, so we're doing something wrong.
Frank Mulligan April 23, 2014 at 07:15 pm
Medford did'nt make it. Thank Michael Mc Glynn/ Medford needs to make a LOT of change's/ As long asRead More Mc Glynn's in OFFICE Medford WON"T change/
de April 23, 2014 at 08:32 pm
I agree frank . It needs a major overhaul in the city office. He needs to spend the money to makeRead More it better. Take a walk around newer built schools like Woburn high. Clean , beautiful and modern and has AC . MHS is filthy and you drive up and kids are smoking in the parking lots
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Mike April 23, 2014 at 09:48 pm
No Hillary. Vote GOP. Stop the decline of America.
Frank Estrada April 24, 2014 at 02:24 am
The best populist the Dims can serve up...what a joke.
dee marie April 24, 2014 at 05:45 am
wow. almost all of these comments are so obviously written by woman haters, the kind of men andRead More women that just cannot stand to see a woman in a position of authority. i have just one question for all of you who think you have all the stats on Ms. Clinton, can any of you name the politician that was held responsible for the thousands of lives lost from Ground Zero? You want to talk about fools in government? Remember, this was not the first attack on the World Trade Center? Who let it happen? shame on all of you and your so called facts. your behavior is apparent. feeling sorry for all the women, young and old, who are part of your families. i bet you don't even let them vote or drive cars
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Michael Anthony Satterwhite April 23, 2014 at 12:12 pm
This is a great article. If your financial institution has guarantees on fraudulent charges and theyRead More try to stick you with the bill or change certain terms and conditions without consideration or notice, make sure you seek legal advice from an attorney. It is very important that you check your credit report annually. You can check your credit report for free on the website mandated under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, which can be found at www.annualcreditreport.com.
Old Pizza April 24, 2014 at 04:58 am
Worth repeating: State Department spokeswoman can't name Hillary Clinton's diplomaticRead More achievements ... and neither can Hillary Clinton!
Old Pizza April 24, 2014 at 05:00 am
I wonder from what archive they resurrected that photo of Clinton.
Old Pizza April 24, 2014 at 05:04 am
Clinton, contrary to President Obama’s assertions, is not among the best secretaries of stateRead More but among the worst. At best, you can say she was an ineffective bit player in a foreign policy run out of the Oval Office. And that's being overly generous.
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Daniella Ruiz April 23, 2014 at 02:50 pm
Linda Mahoney >> the doorbell prank was just that, a prank, that involved actual self risk,Read More courage and cost nothing to do. these brats today have no respect for wasting resouces whilst sitting ontheir fanny all day.
Steven Oathkeeper April 23, 2014 at 09:09 pm
Like the video game has something to do with it, who writes this rubbish? Next they will be sayingRead More is a shooter and we here to grab all your guns. As if. ~OathkeeprOne. constitution before corrupt govt.
mplo April 24, 2014 at 03:51 am
What kind of a stupid, malicious idiot would pull that sort of a prank? I agree that the kid whoRead More made the phone call to the SWAT team about his opposing video games player was a sore loser, which is why he did that, but he should be criminally prosecuted, made to pay the bill, and perhaps do some community service in order to pay off that big bill. Hopefully, that kid will learn a lesson if he is prosecuted for his prank, which he should be.
Peter Campobasso. Credit: Mansfield Police Department
phil April 23, 2014 at 05:36 pm
De- it's not really "you people", take a look. It's ONE guy (albeit a delusional,Read More libelous, angry one) and people are replying --- aka finally standing up to his bullying rants. It's probably not needed, as the the police, council, and such all laugh AT him; but still---- he needs to be exposed for his filthy lying ways. I don't even care at public TV (but he assumes I and the world does)--- I dont like keyboard bullys
de April 23, 2014 at 08:40 pm
Phil who is the keyboard bully? Why does the editor keep allowing him to keep posting
Julie the Jarhead April 23, 2014 at 10:12 pm
de, they keyboard bully is Mr Joe Viglione. He has made it his mission to harass, bully, slander,Read More and libel anyone who dares to stand up to him. If you can stomach it, here's his crap-tastic blog: medfordinformationcentral.blogspot.com. As for the Patch editors, they are already over-extended. But, personally speaking, I think the best way to defeat evil is to expose it. I say let him post to his heart's content. The more he posts, the more people see how much of a coward he is.
Photo Credit: Mark Garfinkel, Boston Herald
MoonBeamWatcher April 22, 2014 at 11:28 pm
How goes that kidnaping of Justina shaping up? Held in solitary confinement, no school or church!Read More Has she been murdered by DCF yet? ACLU your silence is deafening!
Susan Petroni (Editor) April 23, 2014 at 12:48 am
This was the last report we post on Justina:Read More http://framingham.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/easter-service-protest-held-outside-wayside-sunday
Credit: Wynn Everett
eastern33 April 23, 2014 at 10:15 am
Some wish , the mayor should be bying more street cleaners, sevice trucks and things to maintainRead More this City, we need to supply the new comming city yards , We look Sooo bad in our equipment , and he;s looking to clear up chestnut pads in the river??? give us a break Mike . Concerned .
Joe Viglione April 23, 2014 at 07:07 pm
My apologies, people, that the stalkers infiltrate other sites with their off-topic, libelousRead More nonsense because PATCH allows us to moderate our posts. Julie T. Kelleher, Art Deluca and a tiny handful of jerks want to disrupt the conversation because, boo hoo, Deluca and MCC TV3 were caught with their hands in the cookie jar and the station taken away from them for wrongful conduct. We have 345K in the bank account that they can't touch. Julie is angry that her pals can't touch the money; Julie, of course, doesn't know a damn thing about Medford or any other access. She makes it up as she goes along. So unladylike for a 57 year old "ex marine" but it takes all kinds. Again, sorry that they are so stupid.
Arthur DeLuca April 23, 2014 at 08:13 pm
Joe, you shouldn't be apologizing for anyone except yourself. To the people reading this who don'tRead More already know Mr Viglione. just read his own Google blog at http://medfordinformationcentral.blogspot.com/ to see what he's all about. I don't think you'll be wanting any apologies from him.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions.
monkey lewis April 24, 2014 at 01:52 am
they don't need college to hold a lamp on my lawn
monkey lewis April 24, 2014 at 01:52 am
Porter gladstone April 24, 2014 at 02:08 am
yep monkey---most homes have electricity. Guess hillbillys paying people still? didnt thinkRead More there were that many idiots out there who dont wire their homes?
Everyday Mathematics is just one of the programs that makes a heck of a lot of $ off of the millions of textbooks sold to schools that teach to the 'Core.' The Common Core isn't just restricting for teachers & students, it's lining people's pockets.
Susan Harris April 23, 2014 at 10:12 pm
Tamara, what social studies standards are you talking about? The Common Core only covers standardsRead More in literacy and math. There are no CC standards for science or history. Are you talking about state standards?
Tamara April 23, 2014 at 11:35 pm
Common Core has science and social studies standards - they were written after math and ELA - theyRead More have not been implemented yet. They are more controversial so math and ELA was put thru first to pave the way.
Tamara April 24, 2014 at 12:18 am
Many articles on CC not being validated, and reducing standards and achievement - not the other wayRead More around... http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=7bf08782-fe34-49d9-ba23-f95e21905f04&c=d6f00600-ac37-11e3-8bb0-d4ae528ed502&ch=d7b7c2d0-ac37-11e3-8bc0-d4ae528ed502
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Paul April 22, 2014 at 09:10 pm
Netflix is hands down the best deal going, and it has been a bargain for YEARS. I guess theRead More nonsensical whiners who complain about a long-delayed, $2 a MONTH increase are worried it will cost them a (partial) SINGLE LATTE. Utterly ridiculous.
Gregg L. DesElms April 23, 2014 at 10:36 am
TO MICHAEL BRENNICK: Leftist, Democra... WHAT? You think Comcast is part of the so-calledRead More "liberal" media (which, by the way, doesn't even exist)? Are you freakin' KIDDIN' me? [shakes head in disbelief] Wow. The FOX NEWS CHANNEL should be held criminally liable for what it has done to your brain.
Gregg L. DesElms April 23, 2014 at 02:39 pm
FOR THOSE WHO LIKE AMAZON PRIME OVER NETFLIX: Here's an interesting article from today (23 Apr 2014)Read More about how Amazon Prime just got HBO to stream at least some of its older content, plus "HBO GO," to Amazon's new Fire TV box, thereby making NetFlix upset because NetFlix (nor any other streaming service, including HULU) has never been able to get any HBO content; and so Amazon has scored a real coup! On the Fierce Wireless website | http://bit.ly/1i9J0l7 | Interesting.