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William Dixon July 13, 2014 at 06:30 pm
Its a cycle folks; been going on for thousands of years, maybe longer. Check reports on theRead More Greenland ice cores. They show the present warm-up has peaked and a very slow cool down has started. In ten to twenty years the same global warming pundits will be screaming "Ice Age coming"' gimme a grant.
Stephen Prone July 13, 2014 at 07:12 pm
How many people know they used to make a pretty good wine in England in the 4th century? It's InRead More many manuscripts and writings. U can't make wine today in England u know why? It's too cold. ie it is colder today than 1600 yrs ago. I also happen to have an EXACT count of the # of autos on the planet at that time, zero.
William Dixon July 13, 2014 at 07:53 pm
Ahhhh, but Scottish weather is perfect for making Mead. However, your point is well taken.
A before picture shows how beautiful Papi was prior to the fire. Credit MSPCA-Angell
Tara Dactyl July 11, 2014 at 06:37 pm
How 'bout the dog's owner that was stabbed? How's that fund raising going?
cardiclash July 11, 2014 at 08:12 pm
It may be less cruel to put the dog down. It sounds like he will be in a lifetime of pain and thatRead More isn't fair to him at all!
Tina July 13, 2014 at 12:55 am
The alleged stabber and arsonist -- Yohanna Estrella -- should be forced to pay for Papi the dog'sRead More medical bills.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.
H Shamir July 12, 2014 at 10:52 am
We were driving Fri night and saw it. Both my wife and I commented that it seemed bigger thanRead More usual.
cardiclash July 12, 2014 at 09:27 pm
Look it's a bird, it's a plane its... supermoon. Anyone? Seriously, it does like bigger and it'sRead More really bright and beautiful!
Tina July 13, 2014 at 12:47 am
I watched it from my living room window. Gorgeous!
Credit: Les Masterson
deb of see-attleboro July 10, 2014 at 04:06 pm
For the sake of the argument, let's put aside all the health risks of second hand smoke. I am aRead More non-smoking adult who will tolerate a smoker's weakness if I must. I just can't understand why a smoker would subject an innocent child or beloved pet to such discomfort. And why would anyone defend a smoker's "right" to do so?
cardiclash July 10, 2014 at 04:35 pm
If you have to have that cancer stick just take it outside so pets and children can breathe withoutRead More gagging or wanting to vomit. Plain and simple
Kathy July 11, 2014 at 05:13 pm
I'm a non smoker but what really bugs me is today's view on smokers. If I wanted to smoke a legalRead More product in my own home then I have every right to do so. And gee thanks for the memo, pets breathe the same air we do. I never would have figured that out on my own.
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
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