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BEAN COUNTER: VOLUME 15, ISSUE 15

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Regardless of all the other problems the MBTA has, crime on the transit system is down by 33 percent compared to last year. Theft, in particular, has decreased, which is good news for all of us who own stuff. So, now that those problems are happening less often … can we extend the damn hours already? PLUS 3

Some dumb middle school kids in Lynn were accused of playing a game called “Big Booting,” in which they kick unsuspecting classmates in the head. Two points of contention: a) This is assault, not a game, and b) Big Booting is such a lame name! MINUS 2

Despite kids being generally dumb/obnoxious, they do all deserve to eat. But in the Attleboro public school system, if you don’t have enough lunch credit and you receive lunch, you are then forced throw that food away. We’ve know there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but this is ridiculous! And by ridiculous, we mean evil. MINUS 2

Paul Lessard of Milton survived being pinned under a snowmobile for 20 hours, including a night of snow flurries. Oh, and he’s 64-years old. So yeah, go ahead. Post that status update about how you “just want it to be skirt weather already.” Make Lessard’s day. PLUS 4

A Blue Line train in Orient Heights derailed last Thursday. No one was injured, but service was shut down for an hour. “But … how am I supposed to get to East Boston now?” said Nobody You Know. EVEN

THIS WEEK’S TOTAL: PLUS 3
LAST WEEK’S TOTAL: MINUS 22


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One Response to BEAN COUNTER: VOLUME 15, ISSUE 15

  1. Sebastian Dangerfield Sebastian Dangerfield says:

    Yo, “Big Booting,” another points of contention: it would be a battery, not assault.