Happenings in the Sunday papers:
Cape Cod times profiles a “Katrina family” who have resettled in Provincetown
Quincy straight man claims sex bias; Company would give benefits to partner if he were gay, but he lives with a woman
Globe does nice investigation of predatory mortgage brokers
In the Berkshires, “Tensions run high at meeting.” Sounds like BMG. Don’t bother to click. As the kiddos say, it’s the “most boringest” tension I’ve ever read.
Sub teacher crisis in Worcester.
GGW Bonus commentary: Not enough subs. Gee, I wonder why.
Tesia Wheeler, a sixth-grader at City View School, gave this description of her classmates behavior last year at Harlow Street School when there was a substitute: They were all rude to the substitute. They wrote on the board, they swore at each other, she said. My substitute just read a book and sat at the teachers desk.
Luckily, MA has the “2nd or 3rd best schools in the world!”. So: not to worry!