These common sense rules can help avoid tragedy.
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Friday, February 8
The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) offers these tips to make sure your pets are kept safe during extreme winter conditions. Keep your pets warm and indoors. As always cats should stay inside. Since cats left outdoors may stay warm in car wheel wells or under hoods, you should awake any sleeping animals by wrapping on your car hood before starting the engine. Trips outside should remain short during the winter months. While dogs need outdoor exercise, lengthy walks can prove harmful especially when wind chill is a factor. Dogs should remain leashed and supervised when outdoors throughout the year. However in the winter do not bring them near bodies of water even if they appear frozen. Shorthaired dogs…
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Here are 5 pieces of information designed to get your Tuesday off to a flying start and to help make you the smartest person caught in rush-hour traffic on I-93. 1. Your 3-Day Local Weather Forecast: 2. Reader Comment of the Day: "Great article, Don. I know it is tough for some veterans to discuss wartime, but your approach to opening the conversation will be very helpful for many. I have known, and even lived with veterans in my life and consider those individuals to be heroes. If an alteration in our attitudes toward heroes and successful people shift, our society will be better off because of it. Many (not all) war protesters DO come off as being anti-troops and veterans. The expression "being rich" sounds like an insult today. And our …