Newspapers are outraged, but state Rep. Jeffrey Roy of Franklin says newspapers just don't have the reach they used to - and are pretty expensive, to boot.
"Who is Number 1?" Matt O'Malley demanded.
"You are Number 6," the mysterious man replied.
"I am not a number, I am a city councilor!" O'Malley retorted.
The man in the chair began to laugh.
A queasy citizen posts a photo of three headless chickens just off Washington Street, south of Melnea Cass Boulevard in Roxbury.
The city quickly marked the case closed - chicken carcasses picked up.
Newton Police report on a swine time this morning:
Call of a pig roaming around the Hagen Rd area. Sure enough when officers arrived they found Ziggy the pig in a back yard. A short time later the owner was found and said Ziggy got out through a hole in the fence of his backyard. The owner put Ziggy on a leash and took him home.
Mike Shaw, now living in Beijing, posts a copy of the letter he delivered to the French embassy there over the official government warning to French citizens to stay out of Dorchester:
Did you know that the largest party ever thrown in my... Read more
WBUR interviews Ethel Weiss, who, at 99, continues to run Irving's Toy & Card Shop on Harvard Street in Brookline:
"I try to discourage them from buying too much stuff."
"You're kidding?" I ask. "That's what you're in business for."
"Well I know," she says. "But I don't want them to gain too much weight and then blame me."
Chelsea Police remind residents:
Keeping the inside of your car clear of devices such as GPS units, purses, & wafflemakers can make a big difference today.
AcBel Polytech, which makes power-supply units for large EMC data-storage units, is suing Fairchild Semiconductor over voltage regulators that failed "at an epidemic rate" in late 2010.
AcBel charges that Fairchild replaced perfectly fine components with poorly designed ones that shorted out due to humidity... Read more
The people at the front of the line outside the Walpole Walmart around 11 p.m. were in no mood to talk about when they got there or what they were going to buy or do much of anything besides huddling inside their cocoons.
There was a similar scene outside the Dedham Best Buy, although the overall line there was a lot shorter.
Arturo Gossage photographed the Copley Square menorah, with Old South Church in the background.
Copyright Arturo Gossage. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
Sure, they were, in their own way, a pretty nasty bunch, but you can't help but appreciate their Blue Laws when you look at all the ads in today's paper from chains advertising they're opening at 8 p.m. today. Hah, hah, not here you're not.
The Herald reports.
Massachusetts, of course, has a longer history with Thanksgiving than any other state, you know, the Pilgrims and all. In the early days, the date of an annual day of giving thanks wasn't fixed, but it did involve both public prayers, giving the servants the... Read more
Bostonography maps turkey sightings in the Boston area. You know what to do: Choose white AND dark meat today.
A citizen so outraged he doesn't realize Citizens Connect is just for Boston complaints complains about a sign for Land Boulevard in Cambridge:
Some should tell DCR that it is Edwin H Land, NOT Edward H Land. Wouldn't it be easier to just call it Memorial Drive and call it a day?