For people who want to bring flowers or mementos to honor Tom Menino, the mayor's office announces.
Tomorrow, condolence books will be placed in all BPL branches and city community centers.
Letters and cards may be sent to:
Mayor Meninoâ€™s Office
75 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215.
Dorchester Park hosts its annual antique car show and family picnic. Car show starts at 10. Food court and music from 10-4. Family games and rides with Clydesdale horses start at noon. For full event details visit www.dotpark.org
The former CNN anchor says her nonprofit seeks to protect kids from predators in the classroom. Its real agenda may be union-busting. She calls her new venture, the Parents' Transparency Project.
Does Tenure Protect Bad Teachers or Good Schools? Do job protections prevent bad faculty from being removed or do they provide for greater stability in a demanding, low-paid profession? Education historian Diane... Read more
The Boston Business Journal tells you more than you probably need to know about a snarky legal blog, Suffolk University's recent series of We-Rule ads and the president of the Boston Bar Association.
Local Web site (no, not the Globe style section) is seeking a blogger:
Special community for people who have earned a lot of money or been born into a wealthy family needs a blog ghostwriter. The focus of the community is providing psychological support for the problems money brings - family tensions, unfulfillable expectations, boredom, etc. To do this you must be intimately familiar... Read more
Posts from bright-eyed, hopeful renters are rolling in with really outlandish hopes and questions like â€śWhere can I find a $400/month 1-bed in Kendall Square?â€ť....yikes.
I was compelled to write this post to pre-answer some of the questions Iâ€™m anticipating and manage peopleâ€™s expectations a bit BEFORE they look for apartments.
Carolyn "LimeyG" Grantham, whose quiet humor and love of food poured out over the years in her blog, died Tuesday.
Last month, the Globe chronicled her struggle with cancer.
Team Brookline has 42 runners, 4 charitable causesâ€¦
and advice from its own mental health expert.
Everyone who ran in, attended, watched, supported the Marathon last year keenly felt the effects of the day and what followed. For many of us, those feelings will come flooding back this year on April 21. But runners training for this yearâ€™s Boston Marathon are deep into that... Read more
Chris Helms, who set up Patch's JP effort back when Patch was full of hope and optimism and actual reporters, is cranking up Jamaica Plain News.
Carlos Miller reports a hearing in Roxbury District Court on having him charged with witness intimidation for posting the phone number of a Boston Police public-relations employee has been postponed from today to next Friday.
Carlos Miller, who runs a Web site about the public's right to take photos in public, faces a hearing in Roxbury District Court tomorrow in which police will attempt to have him charged with the felony offense of witness intimidation for an incident stemming from a video showing a police sergeant getting in the face of somebody else videoing an arrest in August.... Read more
Do you have a LinkedIn profile (or feel like you should) but aren't sure what it's for, or what to do with it? Join Socializing for Justice for a skillshare on Monday, November 4th and learn how to make the most of your LinkedIn profile.
Fee: $10 advance/ $20 door is split with the trainers.
Limited space - register ahead of time:... Read more
October 18-19, in Jamaica Plain & Dorchester.
Judging is a one-of-a-kind opportunity that represents the Boston Debate League's greatest volunteer need. No experience is necessary. We will train you in a short session right before the tournament you attend and you will be asked to listen to debaters, take notes, offer encouragement, and determine a winner. If you are fluent in Spanish, you... Read more
Boston Harbor, Saturday night and an exceptional night for being on the water. Unfortunately the pleasure that comes with an evening boat ride, resulted in a life what ended too soon.
A young man on a party boat was still being searched for after falling 40 feet overboard at around 12 midnight. "The Caucasian male was dressed in leather boots, jeans and a gray t-shirt..."... Read more
Right wing radio host Michael Graham has a photo of George Zimmerman as the avatar on his twitter account. The picture he chose was the one taken by police after George shot and killed Trayvon Martin, presumptively in self-defense, on February 26, 2012. Why?
It could be that Graham admires Zimmerman, more likely that Zimmerman is a symbol for a cause Graham supports but what?... Read more
Ron Newman reports Jonathan Monsarrat's lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss Monsarrat's lawsuit against him, former Somerville Journal editor Deb Filcman and 100 unnamed people with prejudice, which basically means Monsarrat can't file it again.
Pursuant to the provisions of Mass. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(i), the Plaintiff, Jonathan Graves Monsarrat, in the above-captioned matter, hereby files and gives notice of dismissal, with prejudice... Read more
The Gazette adds Turner is now also blogging, at Chuck Turner Analysis, where he focuses on national economics through a Boston lens:
Given the Pac Man like quality of gentrification, if Boston is to be a... Read more