‘Tired of being nickeled and dimed’: Springfield City Council joins chorus of communities opposed to Comcast’s proposed data capUpdated 3:34 PM; Today 3:34 PMSpringfield City Councilor Jesse Lederman, seen in file photo, was lead sponsor of a resolution opposing a Comcast fee for homeowners exceeding a proposed data cap by Comcast on internet usage.”Residents are sick and tired of being nickel and dimed, especially during a pandemic,” said at large Councilor Jesse Lederman, the lead sponsor. “The internet has become an essential utility for families and businesses, it is time for it to be regulated as such to protect consumers,”Similar resolutions have been approved in Holyoke and other communities in Massachusetts and beyond. Final votes are also slated in West Springfield, Agawam and Northampton among others, Lederman said.Cambridge approved a similar resolution in November, and formal opposition is also under consideration in Westfield.The Springfield resolution states the council “commits to evaluating internet access and affordability moving forward with the goal of ensuring all residents have equitable and affordable access.”Comcast announced in November that it planned to impose a 1.2 terabyte per month limit internet usage in Massachusetts and other Northeast states for customers who are not subscribed to an unlimited internet plan.
A new God of War game is coming. At the end of its online only PS5 Showcase event, Sony teased God of War: Ragnark coming 2021 to the PS5 a sequel to the 2018 award winning reboot of Santa Monica Studio’s action adventure franchise that took Kratos into Norse mythology. As you can tell by the “Ragnark” naming, the next God of War game will continue his journey in that world.
Still, for all my devotion to my familiar routines, the most rewarding experiences from 2019 all came when I mustered the nerve to get outside my comfort zone. I played a new game I thought I’d be no good at, tried cooking a new meal or two, and even went to a health spa while on a press trip. I adopted a kitten despite having unconsciously inherited my dad’s distaste for cats.
Their first shop was located at 161 Boston Road. To a line about 100 feet long. Their price point for a double dip cone appeared to pay off; there was no line at the drug store down the street. My thoughts are that our residential roads (that is those with houses and parking on both sides and no schools or businesses) should be barely wide enough for two cars to pass with cars parked on either side. If they too wide now, take the road and give it to sidewalks or a grassy boulevard. Give drivers reason to slow down and pay more attention, and make pedestrians at crosswalks more visible to drivers before the leave the sidewalk..