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Tara Dactyl July 9, 2014 at 05:40 pm
Couldn't you think of them as fairly effective absorbent filters, second only to the smoker him orRead More herself? But if they did not volunteer for the job, I guess you have a point.
JustAMom July 9, 2014 at 07:05 pm
wonder what the effects of 'medical marijuana' is on pets
Needham fireworks. Credit: David Kemmerer
William Aldrich July 7, 2014 at 10:34 pm
Great fireworks photo. Would like to see more of Mr. Kemmerer's work.
Frank Haggerty July 5, 2014 at 11:30 am
New Bedford has a CSO system . Combined Sewage Overflow . The water in the streets may not be justRead More rain water and there should be some caution with shellfish after a storm like this. New Bedford has major sewer overflow pipes. At the end of Coffin Avenue major sewage spills into the river during heavy rain along with industrial waste. Water coming up out of street drains in lower locations may not be just rain water New Bedford Combined Sewage Overflow & Up To Ten Inches Of Rain - http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/public-infrastructure/wastewater/combined-sewer-overflows/ Combined Sewer Overflows Much of the City’s system is a combined system, the function of which is to collect sanitary flows and stormwater runoff and convey them to the interceptor system. Combined flow in excess of the interceptor capacity is discharged to receiving waters by the regulators through CSO outlets. The City presently has 35 permitted CSOs, most of which activate during rain events. (Three additional outlets have been eliminated through separation or abandonment). These outlets discharge to Clark’s Cove, New Bedford Harbor and Buzzards
Tara Dactyl July 4, 2014 at 07:30 pm
Storm impact way overrated. NOAA plays it safe.
Serves You Right July 4, 2014 at 07:38 pm
Better safe than sorry, but in all honesty....this storm is doing everything they predicted it wasRead More going to do. It followed the predicted track, and the rainfall totals are so far pretty much right on the money. What's so overrated about it?
Mark Golden July 6, 2014 at 10:08 am
Forewarning is great but to do this story as a headline on July 6th, days after it happened is notRead More what a "newspaper" should do. Who edits this site?
Patriotic dog. Credit: Patch file photo
North of Boston Animal Rescue, Inc. July 3, 2014 at 07:05 pm
Thank you Charlene for posting, there are also higher instances of pets drowning during this weekendRead More as well. Between the heat, fireworks, toxic substance ingestion, and drowning, it is best to leave dogs in a safe area at home in the A/C preferably in a crate with access to a water bottle. Vermont Naturals makes a great product called "Calming Treats", it is available at PetLife. Also soft music or a TV running in the background can also ease anxiety. If you need additional help, please consult your veterinarian. I have never had luck with Thundershirts for our dogs in rescue, but the T-Touch wrap seems to work much better. You can Google for more information.
Liz Pierce July 4, 2014 at 07:59 am
this 4th of July weekend, go see AMERICA, the movie. it's a compelling, eye opening, true historyRead More lesson in a hour and 45 minutes about how the United States was founded.
John Smith July 5, 2014 at 12:37 am
Its not the emotions that gets to dogs on the fourth. Its their excellent hearing. As far as killingRead More Native Americans I never killed any of them. My family came here by boat. I have zero white guilt. HELL NO to Reparations.
A lot at the current position of Tropical Storm Arthur on Tuesday afternoon, July 1. Credit: National Hurricane Center
Bea Sprague July 2, 2014 at 10:43 am
With any luck it will Wipe Arlington out
cardiclash July 2, 2014 at 02:10 pm
A little rain never hurt anything... no need to play panic at the disco until it actually happens.Read More The summer is here people, enjoy the hottness!!!
Derek Duchemin July 3, 2014 at 09:06 am
wow, what u got aginst arlingiton due lol.
Photo credit: AAA Southern New England.
Julie the Jarhead July 1, 2014 at 10:23 am
Stay off the major roads. Stay local for your fireworks. Stay hydrated -- this does NOT mean beer.Read More Stay safe. Keep your pets inside in the AC (except for necessities).
George Costanza July 1, 2014 at 11:13 am
Stay on your bicycle and feet. Only people from Fall River drive cars.
cardiclash July 1, 2014 at 01:27 pm
Julie the jarhead thank you for your service.. must make you feel important to "bark"Read More orders at people all the time. A softer approach will make a huge difference in the way people react to you. No one is the least bit impressed!!!
Rob_Mc July 1, 2014 at 09:23 am
So she had a persistent cough for a YEAR and only went to the Dr twice??
Mark Kaepplein July 1, 2014 at 09:38 am
I'm surprised to learn a radiologist here read them, not one in India or elsewhere under contractRead More reading most X-rays now.
Anne July 2, 2014 at 07:11 pm
Tell me that it's not the doctor's or pathologist's fault when they miss a smudge on an x-ray.Read More Unless you've lost someone due to the complacency and negligence of doctors then who are you to judge. And even after a settlement, these doctors are still allowed to practice... go figure????? It could be your loved one next.
Laurie Marshall June 30, 2014 at 09:16 am
what does that mean for the Night Before the 4th Parade?
Bea Sprague June 30, 2014 at 05:44 pm
With any luck Arlington will get completely wiped out ... lol
Roughly 11,000 gallons of liquid asphalt spilled into the Mystic River on Thursday. Credit: http://www.wisbytankers.se/fleet
Marie Jane June 21, 2014 at 08:21 am
This Editorial Opinion appeared in The Washington Times on June 19, 2014. I feel it should appearRead More in all newspapers across the country. Disrespect in any form for those who serve or have served this country must not be tolerated or allowed. The removal of the flag is a mark of disrespect. The administrators at the Veterans Administration have apparently been busy while old soldiers waited to see a doctor, after all. Serving those who served is not necessarily a priority, but saving the planet is Job 1. Solar panels and windmills can be more important than the touch of a healing hand. The department early on set up an Office of Green Management Programs designed to “help VA facilities nationwide recognize opportunities to green VA, and to reward innovative ‘green’ practices and efforts by individual facilities and staff within the VA.” This sometimes means paying more attention to greening the department and saving the polar ice caps than to health care. In the department’s words, it adopted a far more important mission to “become more energy efficient and sustainable, focusing primarily on renewable energy, energy and water efficiency, [carbon-dioxide] emissions reduction, and sustainable buildings.” The green office isn’t merely a desk and telephone tucked away in the dark corner of a nondescript government building. It’s a substantial undertaking, with all the luxury, bells and whistles of a bureaucracy that means business. Eric K. Shinseki, who resigned as secretary in the wake of the VA scandal of the sin of omission, traveled the country to boast of the green initiative. In one instance, he traveled to Massachusetts to flick the switch at a half-million-dollar windmill project at the Massachusetts National Cemetery. “Nationally,” he said, “VA continues to expand its investment in renewable sources of energy to promote our nation’s energy independence, save taxpayer dollars, and improve care for our veterans and their families. VA facilities have become littered with every scheme to banish carbon dioxide short of requiring visitors to hold their breath. Calverton National Cemetery spent $742,034 on solar panels. Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery spent $787,308. Not to be out-greened, the Riverside National Cemetery spent $1.3 million on its solar system. At the Phoenix VA Health Care System, where 20 Americans died from incompetence and cover-up, the department spent $20 million putting solar panels on the hospital roofs. That would have been more than enough money to provide the veterans with the health care they deserved. Some administrators won’t be satisfied until every federal building bears a green stamp. In military parlance, the VA is practicing “mission creep,” the expansion of a project well beyond its intended goals. While the rest of the government continues to waste taxpayer funds trying to become carbon-dioxide neutral, the VA should be spending every available dollar to relieve pain, cure the sick and restore the deserving to health. That’s more important than any fad, environmental or otherwise. XX Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jun/19/editorial-strange-priorities-at-the-va/#ixzz35H71aJED Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter
Residents can now get the facts about a proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline would go past these power lines near Damon Street in North Reading. Photo credit: Les Masterson
Frank Haggerty June 17, 2014 at 08:14 am
Matt, Massachusetts is not a safe place. Massachusetts has the unenviable distinction of leading allRead More states in the Northeast in the rate of violent crime: "At a rate of 457 violent crimes per 100,000. In New Bedford alone there have been five shootings in three weeks. The crime rate in New Bedford is over 400 violent crimes per year. The town next to it Fairhaven has one violent crime a week and that is the Massachusetts average for towns. This is one small area of Massachusetts. What exactly is called safe ? On top of the crime the state is committing crimes against humanity with the poor placement of commercial megawatt wind turbines too close to residential homes. Here is a quote from, I believe, Jon Boone, “Industrial wind is a bunco scheme of enormous consequence. And people who value intellectual honesty should not quietly be fleeced by such mendacity, even from their government.”
Frank Haggerty June 17, 2014 at 08:19 am
Massachusetts has the most violent crime rate in the United States :Read More http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in-the-u.s/2012/crime-in-the-u.s.-2012/tables/8tabledatadecpdf/table-8-state-cuts/table_8_offenses_known_to_law_enforcement_by_massachuetts_by_city_2012.xls
Eric Highview June 17, 2014 at 10:33 am
Frank, thank you for living in fear. I make a lot of money off you. Thank you Koch Brothers!
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