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Tania Lawson April 16, 2014 at 06:00 pm
I would really like to find out why the horse got scared. There was another instance in another cityRead More when a driver of a vehicle deliberately scared the horse with a truck horn right next to the poor horse. Not once but several times.
John April 16, 2014 at 10:27 pm
It's a real shame somebody didn't pull that guy out of his truck and beat the living shit out of himRead More for doing that. That's just being a no good creep.
John J. Nazarian April 17, 2014 at 01:37 am
Maybe he wanted to get back to the stable to watch the other 'horse' in Los Angeles 'channel' AudryRead More Hepburn....who might that horse be? Kim Kardashian would be the beast of burden. Too bad she cannot channel some talent! John J. Nazarian, P.I. desperateexes.com
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mimi April 16, 2014 at 03:24 pm
Funny and true.
T. April 16, 2014 at 05:55 pm
Glad I am a vegetarian. The crap they inject the animals with, hormones, antibiotics, vaccinations,Read More and the the crap these animals are eating have all have all been treated with toxic pesticides, and other chemicals. You are what you eat.
Bob B April 17, 2014 at 12:24 am
There is always a reason for a price-increase - I can't remember ever reading about a reason for aRead More price-decrease. It's possible no one else has noticed this. Isn't capitalism wonderful?
Christi Simoncioni Capoziello April 16, 2014 at 03:23 pm
Zillow is not giving you the most updated new homes up for sale in the area. I posted my home and itRead More is not on the list. If you go back 3-4 weeks- all of the listings are the same!
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Get Off My Lawn April 16, 2014 at 05:28 pm
You're just a slave. Get used to it.
Johnny Rotten April 16, 2014 at 05:31 pm
GOML Huh?
Get Off My Lawn April 16, 2014 at 05:31 pm
To all you Morons who vote for big government and all the goodies they promise, I hope you're allRead More speeders.
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Archie Bunker April 16, 2014 at 02:31 pm
elaborate please
brookhavenconfucius April 16, 2014 at 03:07 pm
This is a DROP in the NYS bucket, that's needed for THIS FOOL'S chasing business out of NYS...I can,Read More think, YOKO ONO, is THE ONLY ONE WHO CARES ABOUT THIS !
bill of rights April 16, 2014 at 05:52 pm
this governor is a disgrace, those consumers should get a rebate. cuomo is chasing away business,Read More creating bureaucratic traps to raise money from people and businesses. he really doesnt care about new yorkers hes on his own agenda and hes out of control. please vote for a new governor this november. cuomo is a criminal using his position to oppress people and business in new york state.
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mimi April 16, 2014 at 03:57 pm
This little boy is very clever to have figured out how to crawl inside the machine. He deservesRead More more attentive parents. I hope they are court ordered to parenting classes. For what it's worth, approximately 30 years ago, I saw a toddler swathed in diapers wander out the front door of his home. The door was wide open. He started walking down the street. I parked my car and gently held him in my arms, looking for a family member to appear. No such luck. The toddler was nonverbal and unafraid. So we walked to the police station across the street. The cops on duty immediately recognized him & thought it was funny. The toddler was a known wanderer and the cops assured me he had a loving family. REALLY? They took him back home and did not write an incident report. It disturbed me then and now that the parents and police were so nonchalant. Child neglect is amusing to some people. I am not one of them.
D Penta April 16, 2014 at 05:12 pm
Natick news - Nebraska news -- well at least they both start with the letter N. I said this before IRead More think everyone should not open any article on their local Patch unless they see the name of their community in it. They are trying to trick up with news. We see a headline and think - in my case - Natick - and it is not. NO NAME - NO CLICK! I think if the click rate goes down for Patch, it will hurt them advertising wise and then maybe they will listen to us that we want LOCAL NEWS! Who wants to join me in my NO NAME No CLICK campaign?
noah arribas April 17, 2014 at 01:35 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVWyT5RWHtA How its done
Bomb squad on scene. Photo Credit: WHDH, 7-News
Daniella Ruiz April 16, 2014 at 01:25 pm
strange how we respond just as the terrorists desire us to. the media commemorates each incident asRead More if it were a new profit center to mine for every last click. whole populations now sit in fear of another 'something' about to happen, never again, fully safe like we were in the good old days of the cold war? once these bstrds hit us deep inside our own turf we have not become stronger, but rather 'hardened', emboldened in our delusions of ultimate superiority, no longer safe on our 'island of north america'. each of these events changes us all even imperceptably, forcing us to accept their motives, their ideals, their imam imposed concept of living. we act in unison, determined to show them we are not affected, yet that very demonstration reveals our inner need to respond, to re-affirm our own injury, each of those crowd-felt sympathies we all cling to, even if for the brief moment of our 'crowd'. be strong, and further, be alert, be conspicuous in manner in which you care for each other. shy not away from those who seek your death, but do not embrace them, as they fein no challenge to seek close to your demise.
david mokal April 16, 2014 at 03:19 pm
It was on Twitter step by step what was happening with photos. There will be more nutbags pullingRead More crap you'll see. I give that police officer credit for stopping him he had his life in his hands. It could have been the real deal. We haven't seen the last of the sicko's yet.
Agranon April 16, 2014 at 04:36 pm
The police in Boston are terribly stupid. They are dumber than most cops and that would make themRead More total morons. And for all you idiots that are going to respond about how much you respect cops because 'not all are bad' or how their job is so hard, really, really? Please think about what you're saying.
STAR dot STAR April 16, 2014 at 11:55 pm
With the new voting scam, if Jack ran for president and got zero popular votes in NY, but got mostRead More of the popular votes nationwide, Jack would get ALL of NY's electoral votes, without receiving a single vote in NY. What version of "one man one vote" is that? Bundy? The Federal government should know a dead-beat when it sees one, they're 17,500,000,000,000 in the hole and that's growing by 2,000,000,000 a day. The Feds should also pay Social Security the 2,500,000,000,000 they've robbed it of.
Sean Hassett April 17, 2014 at 01:37 am
I hope that one day I will see intelligent discussion on one of these boards without so muchRead More name-calling, putting down Dems, Libs, Cons and Republicans and other similar carrying on. Some people are concerned about the small states not having their say because the majority voted for something else. What about how the majority voted? The electoral college gives a person in a low-population state more of a vote than someone in a larger population state. This is inherently unfair and undemocratic and could only be made fair if states were broken up into similar sizes with respect to population; or if the the electoral college was eliminated or by the methods promoted by this NPV group, of which I never heard before today. Nobody can convince me that somebody from, say, South Dakota should have their vote count more than mine for any reason. Nor would I ever expect mine to count more than theirs. If we believe in true democracy and letting everybody make a choice, then we must accept that there will be sheep among us who can be led by free phones, or whatever. It takes all sorts. Just because something has existed for 200+ years doesn't mean that it's perfect or even good enough. We have come a long way since then, and if something can be done better, then it should. The entire method of counting votes needs to be replaced. Our overly simplistic method of "the person with the most votes wins" was fine when every vote was counted by hand, but it effectively limits the number of candidates to two and favors the two-party system that we have today. Add any more candidates and it gets screwed up. What we need is a system where each voter can rank the candidates in order of preference. That will allow the person with the most appeal overall to be elected. It will also break the stranglehold that the current two main parties hold. I, for one, would like some more choices, and the ability to vote without it being, in effect, a spoiled vote. Time to try something different. It's not rocket science, it's just counting properly. We can do it quickly and efficiently, something the Founders could not do, so we should.
Sean Hassett April 17, 2014 at 01:55 am
I have some serious issues with both the Republicans and the Democrats; both sides have issues theyRead More should answer for, but some of them actually have some good ideas and might really accomplish something if they could just work together. Instead, they will only see things their way and not compromise, and the result is that not much is getting done in DC. I am sick of seeing one party or the other introducing a bill that has no hope of passing, and this is not unusual. If this happened in some private sector company, there would be questions after one incident and firings after any more; yet it's business as usual in DC. That's why I see the need for reform. We need more than just these two parties and a preferential voting system to get us there. They need some competition to help them get their act together, or to allow us to elect someone who does have their act together.
Luis Guevara-Henriquz, 26, of Hempstead, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. (Photo: NYS Police)
Mark666 April 16, 2014 at 03:03 pm
Stephanie Steele, no, I did not see the report. By your description, it makes it even worse. BecauseRead More the "Adult" that rented the Party Bus had too know exactly what was going to happen. As for my comment above stating "But the main responsibility should of been with the kids themselves." was from a " they should of known" point of view. Legally, it is definitely the parents responsibility.
EG April 16, 2014 at 09:02 pm
Maybe the "kids" just figured out how much they needed to borrow for college on top of theRead More 100+ grand of debt they each inherited from the current generation of idiots. How can you blame them for wanting to get drunk?
James Barrett April 17, 2014 at 02:32 am
Who cares. Lol. Let them drink. I wish this country would be less soccer mom and more realistic. ToRead More me they were being safeish
Midwest Hydroganics owner Joseph Vota said business has been booming since Patch revealed the DEA was staking out his store. Credit: Joseph Hosey
RM April 16, 2014 at 06:49 pm
Stupid dumb worthless pigs.
Aileen Dodge April 16, 2014 at 06:57 pm
This war on MJ began with Nixon and then Regan escalated it when he declared a War on Drugs. A warRead More we have been loosing and will continue to loose with the tactics our corrupt Government continues to use. Such as the one for Heroin. Since they can't beat it they decide to join it by becoming the LEGAL dealers. SO it is illegal to use heroin and you must stop taking that drug and switch over to the Government approved drug of Methadone. Ever see or hear of anyone getting off Methadone once they start. Well only if they are paying for it out of pocket and then can't afford it. Then the clinic does what they call an Administrative wean!!! Because after all if the dealer isn't getting paid you are not getting the drug!!! Now isn't that the way it is with any street dealer??? SO that is how the Government is handing the Heroin crisis in this country!!! Way to go pharmaceutical companies (Cooperate drug kingpins)_ SO now the question comes about medical Marijuana and the Federal Government does not want this because the big cooperate pharmaceutical companies have not devised a way in which they can have total control over this substance and financially rape every living soul in this county that would want it or need it. And so until this happens the Federal Governement will continue to fight against Marijuana being removed from the Class 1 drug list. Oh BTW just a little side note to all of you who continue t believe that you are living in the United States of America. You are not, we have become the Incorporated states of America. No longer a country where our government is one run by the people, of the people, or for the people!!!
Richard K Price April 16, 2014 at 11:32 pm
A sure bet the D.E.A. dose not get the message.
Andrew Scott April 16, 2014 at 03:05 pm
No, Klopps. It's perfectly fine for you to question my intelligence in the fashion you did. No oneRead More should infer any slight from your comments, of course. The bottom line is that the punishment so outweighs this "crime" - now that he has been indefinitely suspended - that I have serious doubts about the judgementdemonstrated by St. A's Administration. They have taken a teachable moment, and instead, have used the student to cover their "Christian" asses. IMHO they have not dealt with this matter as true Christians, in the least.
beano April 16, 2014 at 08:02 pm
Phuck St. antonys
Blind Justice April 16, 2014 at 08:07 pm
As both an alumni and a former faculty member at this school, I can confidently assure the readingRead More public that as an institution, St. Anthony's High School is a hot-bed of discrimination. In fact, its inhumane culture not only exists amongst the poorly-educated student body, but it is equally, and perhaps even more rampant amongst the adult administration, faculty, and staff. Female faculty members are repeatedly passed over for deserved and overdue promotions, elderly faculty members have faced drastically inflated pay cuts due simply to their age, and those who are not practitioners of an outdated and conservative Catholic religion are treated as inferior. Worst of all, homosexuals are commonly verbally assaulted and generally loathed and mocked. I have personally overheard, in their faculty lounge, phrases such as the following, in accepted, common, everyday usage: "the n-word" "the s-word referring to latinos" "words such as ret***ed, in referring to students with special needs, and most memorably, that "gay marriage will be brought to an end when the last fu***ng f***ot dies of AIDS." Even when these statements have been made in front of third party witnesses and were reported to Principal Gary Cregan, NO disciplinary action is ever taken. Nor is any action taken to help the perpetrators overcome their ignorance, racism, sexism, ageism, or homophobia. Even more shockingly, it is often the VICTIM that is treated unprofessionally and without respect - as well as terminated simply for who they are. To them, the presence of an open homosexual calls for that employee's harassment, mistreatment, and unjustified termination. If any members of the public would like to learn more about this revelation, feel free to comment to this post and a meeting and/or interview will gladly be arranged. A group of outraged members of this educational community will be actively making the public aware of these injustices, in order to protect our children, colleagues, citizens.
Stu Pidasso April 16, 2014 at 01:49 pm
Mike- there is no hate here. actually a pathetic situation when one feels he is "owed"Read More something rather than earning it by working for it. Why not move down to the inner city and live there for 6 months, then get back to us!! it should be a real eye opener for you!! I work 6-7 days a week to enjoy what I have, even though i have little time to do so, I'm not complaining, but it bothers me that i am penalized by the way of extra taxes, fee's , etc., to help those who have no intention of trying to help themselves.. I have TWO children, NOT 5, 6, or 7 simply because I cannot afford it, and would NOT EXPECT the government to take care of them for me!!!
John April 16, 2014 at 02:47 pm
Stu@ ask Mike( the Brown Nose) Brown what he thinks.All should be on the Gov't. A true Communist ifRead More ever.
Sent from my Lear Jet April 16, 2014 at 08:26 pm
Here's the story I posted this morning and was censored by PATCH Pistol Turned to ‘SubmachineRead More Gun’ By Clueless Media April 15, 2014 | Filed under Constitutional Issues,corruption,Culture,Culture Of Corruption,Democrats,Dumb Criminals,Gun control,Liberals,Media | Posted by Warner Todd Huston Once again we get proof of how mindless and clueless the media is, how they don’t fact check, but just mindlessly pass on each other’s bad work ad infinitum. This time it happened with a story about a criminal who used a .22 caliber pistol in a crime but one clueless reporter turned it into a “submachine gun” and hundreds of his mindless colleagues followed suit passing the lie on and on and on. Clueless reporter Darryl Holliday of DNAinfo Chicago, a website that caters to local news, reported on an incident that was perpetrated by a man from West Garfield Park who began wielding a .22 caliber pistol in a grocery store because he didn’t want to pay the 22 cents tax on a bottle of pop he was trying to buy. Holliday “reported” that the crook “pulled an Intratec submachine gun out of a Gucci satchel,” and in the next paragraph again claimed the piece was a “submachine gun” saying, “Officers arrived on the scene shortly after to find Shelton’s Gucci bag open on the counter as well as 15 bullets in the blue steel .22-caliber submachine gun–eight live rounds in one magazine, five in another and one in the chamber, according to court documents.” Of course, it is clear that reporter Holliday doesn’t have any idea what he’s rambling on about. The .22 caliber Intratec pistol is not a “submachine gun. It is a semi-automatic pistol like every other semi-auto pistol. A submachine gun is an automatic rifle that uses pistol cartridges instead of larger ones such as rifle or armor piercing cartridges. A one-hand-held version of this weapon is called a “machine pistol,” but it is also fully automatic. The Intratec pistol used in this crime is not a fully automatic weapon, however. It is semi-auto-meaning it fires only once when the trigger is pulled. It does not expel a stream of bullets like a fully automatic weapon does. Yet, as soon as this story went live on April 13, dozens of other so-called news outlets took up the claim that this dolt used a “submachine gun” in his crime. All one need do is put “Nahshon Shelton submachine gun” in any search engine and dozens of so-called news stories will be revealed saying that the criminal used a “submachine gun.” It all just shows that whenever you see a report on guns in the Old Media establishment, you should not trust it. They don’t even know the proper definitions of firearms terms and from there all their “facts” are suspect.
Lawmakers sign a bill into law making it illegal to purchase tobacco products to those under 21. Credit: Office of William R. Spencer
Concerned101 April 16, 2014 at 11:26 am
" Steve Florentz April 15, 2014 at 12:04 PM Sounds like a lot of you people don't mind yourRead More kids being able to buy cigarettes under the age of 21. " Since when was 21 the point that a "kid" becomes an adult?
ChudleyQ April 16, 2014 at 12:05 pm
I don't want anybody buying cigarettes. But there are a lot of addicts out there that can't stop.Read More Most of those addicts started smoking when they were under 21. By raising the age to 21 we increaae the odds for a lot of people who otherwise would start smoking.
Archie Bunker April 16, 2014 at 01:13 pm
Why is it your business though?
Twitter photo of the bus burned in a crash in Orland last week, where 10 people died, including five students.
Holly B April 14, 2014 at 10:20 pm
God bless Heaven's newest angels. We here on earth will miss them both.
RM April 15, 2014 at 11:26 am
Hey John Rithouse, if you don't like it, then don't come here for news. Guys like you make this sameRead More annoying comment every day. Are you mentally slow?
rubberband April 15, 2014 at 01:28 pm
This was out in my neck of the woods. All really great kids, college bound and starting their adultRead More lives. Having lost a child, I can say these families will mourn for as long as they live, and will have to find a "new normal" as EVERYTHING is changed for them now...I wish them strength, there is nothing quite like burying a child. Appreciated are the messages of respect and sympathy. It can be annoying to get news from areas other than your own, however the new Patch is doing things differently, and show no evidence of changing it back.....my best advice would be to ignore stories not in your area, and to write your editor directly, and share your comments with those who can make changes.
Screen Grab from WCVB report of a senior home resident who was evacuated.
DaveR April 16, 2014 at 10:52 am
I believe it was Gov. Dukakis that allowed the dopers and losers into the senior housing. Got toRead More love the blind faith voting mentality of Massachusetts.
david mokal April 16, 2014 at 03:31 pm
Your right DaveR it was Dukakis.They are there because if your an addict your on disability. So poorRead More Ol Greeema n Greeepa now have to live out their Golden Years worrying if their asses are going to be blown out the window.
nitagregory April 16, 2014 at 04:08 pm
Phew glad grandma and grandpa were ok
Steve Israel. Credit: File Photo
LS April 16, 2014 at 12:19 am
Steve Israel should be ashamed of himself. Ever since he became head of the DemocraticRead More Congressional Campaign Committee, he has moved further and further left. I cannot believe this man is a suitable representative for the electorate of his district. I look forward to voting for his opponent in November.
Archie Bunker April 16, 2014 at 07:04 am
I would like to thank everyone for supporting Congressman Israel. If he is not re-elected, I willRead More lose my unemployment insurance, free health care for my family and will need to find work. By the way, does anyone know if Obamacare covers braces?
knee jerk April 16, 2014 at 08:55 am
It does cover your adult diapers, though Bunker.
Megan Huntsman: Credit KLTV screen grab
John April 15, 2014 at 02:23 pm
Well gee officer, I was throwing out some old stinky boxes my wife had in our garage and the nextRead More thing you know......
Geoff Burton April 15, 2014 at 05:05 pm
Nothing new there Black panther o Poetry the human race has been delving the depth of depravity forRead More eons. There are a lot of good people in our world, but unfortunately evil is hyper active
D Penta April 15, 2014 at 05:29 pm
It says Around Town but the headline is UTAH. Utah is not near Natick!! I think everyone should notRead More open an article on Patch unless they see their town's name in the headline. So If it doesn't say Natick, then we all know it is not LOCAL to the Natick Patch. The less clicks these Patch sites get, the fewer advertisers they will get and then perhaps they will realize if we want sensational news from across the country we'd go back to Patch's former owners AOL and the HuffPost! Those here from other Patch sites - I think you should do the same only click on articles that mention your community's name. No name. No click!