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Former State Trooper Sean Murphy. Credit: WHDH/7News
Matthew April 15, 2014 at 04:30 pm
Zoltan and DonnaD............. It was very widely reported on every media station in Boston when heRead More made this choice. It's pretty sad that the Mass. State Police pushed him to make that decision.
Bill Bowler April 15, 2014 at 05:00 pm
He deserved to be disciplined. Even cops have to obey the law.
steve forte April 15, 2014 at 07:27 pm
Can ya blame the guy for not wanting to work out of r athol e
A screenshot from DrugFree.org about Zohydro ER. Credit: DrugFree.org
Jody Roffi April 16, 2014 at 08:15 am
Chronic pain sufferers should not be penalized because of drug abusers. How about banning driver'sRead More licenses because some abuse that or alcohol because some abuse that. We live in a nanny state but some of us have grown up. How will drug research companies go forward if they have to answer to the "babysitters?"
BH April 16, 2014 at 08:20 am
Frank all I'm asking for is 1 document or opinion of a reputable doctor that states this conditionRead More or syndrome is true. Not a story of some nameless "Harvard" doctor having a conversation with a neighbor. You can't produce one shred of hard evidence, that's why nothing is done. People don't act on unfounded complaints. There is more evidence of hypochondria than anything.
Dennis Naughton April 16, 2014 at 08:41 am
Judge Zobel was correct. There are people in genuine need of opioid-based medicine because they liveRead More with terrible pain. What is needed is appropriate controls on prescriptions. Perhaps they can be written for small numbers, as long as insurance co-payments do not have to be paid each time.
Frankie was last seen on Wave Avenue in Wakefield. Photo credit: Courtesy.
Erica April 16, 2014 at 07:37 am
Have you filled out a lost dog form on granite state dog recovery?Read More http://m.granitestatedogrecovery.com/Lost-Dog-Report.html. I will keep my eye out for Frankie!
BT April 16, 2014 at 08:52 am
thank you erica. i am a granite state volunteer and the owner has filled out a report. thank you forRead More keeping an eye out for frankie.
Erica April 16, 2014 at 09:02 am
thanks BT for helping the owner! such a great organization. I hope frankie is found very soon.
A "Boston Strong" graphic projected on the TD Garden. Credit: WHDH/7News
REPUBLIC RISING April 15, 2014 at 11:50 am
Thanks for the response. Were you there? What does that mean really? Were you? All I'm doing isRead More asking questions that need to be asked, am I free to ask questions and get answers? Someone committed suicide after being pegged the bomber? That's a new one - who?
Midwest Hydroganics owner Joseph Vota said business has been booming since Patch revealed the DEA was staking out his store. Credit: Joseph Hosey
Bruce Cummings April 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm
@Kim Johnson. Not that it matters, but you have your facts wrong. President Barack Obama nominatedRead More Leonhart for the position of DEA Administrator on 2/2/2010. The issue here is people should be able to shop at a store without being followed or have the NSA track each word I am typing.
knee jerk April 15, 2014 at 10:15 pm
I'll do my shopping in either Lowe's or Wal-Mart's garden centers, at least for now, and only useRead More cash.
Bill Leseberg April 16, 2014 at 08:17 am
Topper N Mitzi - Obama does suck, 100% of the time!
Congressman John Tierney and Republican challenger Richard Tisei at a candidate forum in 2012. Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Cool Fusion April 15, 2014 at 12:11 pm
Which came first, the sociopathic leadership or the seriously dysfunctional populace? I suspect theRead More answer is both and neither. The potentially lethal mistake we all tend to make is in believing that there is only one flavor of crazy. There are in fact seven billion variations of the base product, uniquely customized in cut, color and clarity to meet our own individual needs and perceptions. So in effect the problem is not they, those and them, but us, we and me. The ultimate act of freedom is to seriously consider breaking the chains that bind us. And those chains are not physical and won’t be found binding our wrists or ankles, but rather they are self imposed upon our own minds. Freedom, true freedom, can only begin when we willing choose to start down the path of personal sovereignty and total personal accountability.
Steve Marino April 15, 2014 at 01:00 pm
Joe, I think we agree!
Keith Lucy April 15, 2014 at 09:40 pm
Of course they are in a dead heat.... they are effectively the same person.
Stu Pidasso April 16, 2014 at 12:54 am
true dat. there is alot of waste in this country, perhaps tis the reason we are trillions of dollarsRead More in the hole!! Our Founding Fathers would be rolling in their graves if they knew what is going on in our country, going right down the shitter......
steve forte April 16, 2014 at 07:40 am
How broke are we you ask? Well we are 17trillion $ broke. Is that a lot of money? Well lets see. AllRead More single family homes combined in this country are worth about 16Trillion $. If none of us had a mortgage and everyone sold their home and gave the money to the gvmt we would still be broke. That's effin broke.
Pedro April 16, 2014 at 07:56 am
Chicago man should be a dead Chicago man-but we will put him in prison with all his buddies!
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.
Kathleen April 15, 2014 at 09:47 pm
OK, let me take a wild guess here...This is Massachusetts so it shouldn't be that difficult toRead More figure it out. These two crack heads in their 40's are on SSI, claiming some phony disability and are living on SSI in a Section 8 apartment in a senior complex. Probably a good guess right? They put senior citizens in grave danger and will probably get a slap on the wrist and sent right back to live in the elderly housing... just a guess of course but probably pretty accurate. Either that or they are living in an apartment with one of their parents and are not on the lease but yet still live there...only in MA!
Geoff Burton April 15, 2014 at 10:40 pm
Kathleen I don't get the Massachusetts reference, having said that I think your about right.
century April 15, 2014 at 11:30 pm
Kathleen, your right. As for housing, the less number of homeless, the more grant money the city andRead More state receives for housing. It happens all the time in Pennsylvania. Free loaders like the crackheads mentioned in the story is why people who have legimate disabilities are judged as liars and have to fight for their rights.
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