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Raymond Fellows July 23, 2014 at 10:27 am
I always give blood and sometimes platelets if Im a match for someone. The Red Cross is dear to myRead More heart as when my father died I was stationed overseas. The Army wasnt very helpful getting me home for the funeral but I approached the Red Cross and they made it happen. They are a good organization that helps a lot of people. Giving blood is quick, painless and saves lives, call your local Red Cross and see where the nearest blood donor clinic is, its the right thing to do!
Chris12 July 23, 2014 at 11:37 am
I became a blood donor by accident. I was called for jury duty last year. As you know you have toRead More sit around and wait for your name to be called for a trial. While we were all waiting the jury attendant entered the room and announced that the mobile blood center just arrived. He said, " If you donate we will look very favorable upon you." I bolted out of my chair, ran down 4 flights of stairs , and got in line. My thinking was anything is better than sitting around another day waiting to be called for a trial. I was amazed at how fast and easy it was to donate blood. AND the jury attendant released me from jury duty for the next 3 years!! I've been donating blood every two months since that wonderful day I was released from jury duty...
Gretchen Robinson July 23, 2014 at 01:11 pm
great story!!
The Bay State topped the annual "Kids Count" report. File photo.
DynoMutt July 23, 2014 at 07:33 am
They did not even account for the 32 year old illegal alien 6th grader in the Lynn Public Schools,Read More or the added benefits of having your children exposed to Scabies, Tuberculosis and Gonorrhea from the DREAMERS coming to live here from the TX border?
Matt Helm July 23, 2014 at 08:06 am
Must be all the Ritalin they got the kids on today...that, and all the great stuff they're teachingRead More your kids in the Mass public schools...like "Megan's got two moms", and "why Johnny uses the girl's bathroom"......yeah, I really believe this hotbed of human waste they call the public schools turns out the best students...sell us another load of bulls_ _t Mr. Media...
Rob C July 23, 2014 at 02:38 pm
We can expect that our ranking will go down a little thanks to our cowardly leaders voting cutRead More funding for charter schools.
MoonBeamWatcher July 19, 2014 at 12:41 pm
Where was the Great and General Court on this? Took a "NO ACTION VOTE" without roll-callRead More so fingers couldn't be pointed. MAJORITY are Democrats, ehough for me! Then we have that Oxmorn of a group: ACLU! Nothing from them! To think that a Judge would make a Medical Choice favoring one hospital over another without a independent medical review proves that Judicial Activism rains in MA and that Harvard University trumps all in Massachusetts! Today we have Harvard Professor and MAUS Sen. Warren speaking about OUTRAGEOUS interest charged on school loans while SAYING NOTHING ABOUT THE TAX FREE UNIVERSITIES TUITION!
MoonBeamWatcher July 19, 2014 at 12:53 pm
Whoooops . . . and the MA AG was tongue-tied as well but did bring criminal charges against theRead More father who beat the snot out of his sons molester! Governor candidate, Ms Coakle also speaks favorably about abortion wherever she can and thinks that Freedom of Speech can and should be controled by Big Brother!
Myron Dittmer July 19, 2014 at 01:31 pm
Our Governor, his DCF Dept, and Democratically controlled state legislature failed our most needy ofRead More our population in this case. They all should be ashamed of themselves including Rep. Paul Brodeur. He was MIA in this case as he is when he goes along with his Democratic colleagues. Vote this guy out in November!
MoonBeamWatcher July 17, 2014 at 07:35 pm
"Justina's Law." We can understand why Professor Warren wasn't a co-signer but the ACLURead More and the rest of the Massachusetts delegation!? On June 26, Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) introduced House Resolution 4989, nicknamed "Justina's Law." The bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Reps. Karen Bass (D-CA), Tom Marino (R-PA), and Jim McDermott (D-WA) seeks to prohibit federal tax dollars from being used for medical and psychological experimentation on wards of any state. "Justina's Law" is a federal legislative response to the kidnapping, imprisonment, and forced psychological treatments of Connecticut teenager Justina Pelletier. The "behavior modification" she was forced to endure at the hands of Boston Children's Hospital and the state of Massachusetts for more than a year led to a serious decline in her health and wellbeing.
Derek Duchemin July 17, 2014 at 10:01 am
I love how this article is for Atleboro but there is no precip total for Attleboro on this articleRead More or on the National Weather Services page come on man, what are we chopped liver.
cardiclash July 17, 2014 at 06:26 pm
Boring articles today... rain totals??? Yawn!
A look at the possibility of severe or damaging storms on Tuesday afternoon and evening. Credit: National Weather Service
Rob C July 16, 2014 at 02:36 pm
Meanwhile it is Wednesday afternoon and a Tuesday weather forecast is still up. Come on Patch, atRead More least pretend you still care and try and keep current.
Derek Duchemin July 17, 2014 at 09:56 am
It may be ther day after the storm, but any prediction that the NWA says reguarding hail, floodingRead More and "severe" wind damage dosent really happen, i have never once in attleboro, seen a huge flood.
Mark Wahlberg and "Ted" are returning to the North Shore and Boston area to shoot a sequel this summer. Credit: Patch file photo
Julie the Jarhead July 15, 2014 at 03:00 pm
Open casting call for "Ted 2" on Saturday July 26 from 10-2. Boston Casting, 129Read More Braintree St in Allston MA. I've been to. Few calls. They're run very efficiently. These guys are pros!
Flood. Credit: Patch file photo
Leonard Smith July 15, 2014 at 04:00 pm
OMG rain.
Tina July 15, 2014 at 05:31 pm
Are sump pumps really legal?
cardiclash July 16, 2014 at 07:42 am
Right Leonard, it's water and it happens...people just always have to have something to complainRead More about
Eggs. Credit: Patch.com
fatty arbuckle July 15, 2014 at 10:45 am
pull my finger
Lisa Glickstein July 15, 2014 at 10:53 am
This made morning radio too...to set the record straight, this "gas" (hydrogen sulfide) isRead More produced in microscopic amounts inside of cells after a precursor drug is used on the cells. This has been shown previously to help cells fight stress-related death; the advance here is that the drug is linked to a fat for better delivery. No sniffing needed. So you can feel free to keep sending your offending dog and husband outdoors as necessary.
JohnnyMass July 15, 2014 at 07:00 pm
If this is true, we won't need Obamacare, because with all of the fart gas which comes from theRead More mouths of Obama and Deval Patrick, all disease should be eradicated!
Photo credit: National Weather Service.
Brew July 15, 2014 at 02:51 pm
Once again, no attempt to converse. Throwing insults is all you can muster? Do you know how toRead More think critically and thoughtfully? Oh, and Denmark has one of the highest standards of living in the world. At least you were thoughtful enough to recommend such a highly desirable, highly evolved location for me to reside. :)
Big Brother July 15, 2014 at 03:50 pm
Here is the atmosphere before man (N is Nitrogen, O is Oxygen, C is CO2, and X is other gases.Read More NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOXXXXXXCC and over the last 2000 years: NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOXXXXXXCCC
Big Brother July 15, 2014 at 03:52 pm
There is barely any measurable CO2 in our current atmosphere.Read More http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atmosphere_of_Earth#mediaviewer/File:Atmosphere_gas_proportions.svg
A before picture shows how beautiful Papi was prior to the fire. Credit MSPCA-Angell
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.
Holly Pearson July 14, 2014 at 04:58 pm
This poor dog has had to endure so much suffering after the fire and there's more suffering to come.Read More Maybe the humane action would be to euthanize Papi. I'm hoping that the vets at Angell counseled Ms. Graciano about this. There are worse things than death. Keeping Papi alive may not be heroic, it may be cruel.
Andrea Holden July 15, 2014 at 04:03 pm
Holly I was feeling the same way - it might be for selfish reasons that poor papi is subject to soRead More much pain.
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.
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