Wednesday, January 23, 2013
How do you judge when it's cold out or when it's just New England typical weather?
It's definitely cold out this week, with winter reminding us we live in New England. What made you shiver this morning? Taking the dogs out? Standing at the bus stop? One reader said "you know it's cold out when the wet clothes in the dryer are frozen." Finish this sentence for us in the comments: You know it's cold out when ...
Friday, November 30, 2012
Stoughton's overnight winter parking ban will last until April 1, 2013.
Winter doesn't technically start until Dec. 21, but nonetheless, Stoughton's winter parking ban goes into effect Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Parking on the streets is prohibited between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., according to the Stoughton Police Department's Facebook page. The overnight parking ban lasts from Dec. 1, 2012 until April 1, 2013. There is a $15 fine for violating the winter parking ban and the vehicle is subject to be towed at the owner's expense.
Sunday, January 8, 2012
My gang turned the season into a winter sports wonderland.
I miss the old gang. We weren't "Sons of Anarchy" and didn't exactly rumble and tumble with other gangs. We didn't have tattoos, because our moms would have been mad. We rode bikes, but they had banana seats and baseball cards in the spokes, not engines. This was more like "Leave It to Beaver" meets "The "Brady Bunch," because we had girls in our gang, as long as they were cool. The standard for girls in the gang was whether they could hit a baseball, take a slap shot or catch a slant pass. If they could, they were in. In the 1970s, our world revolved around sports and its seasons. We played baseball in the spring and summer, basketball and hockey year around, and football in the fall and spring. We fished. We hunted. We made boats, which …