Mother, 36, and son, 16, killed in two car crash in Fitchburg; cause under investigation

Feb 17, 2013 Full story: Boston.com 46

A mother and her son were killed in a two-car crash in Fitchburg that also sent the driver of the other vehicle to the hospital, according to the office of Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early 2nd.

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Wickedguy

Gardner, MA

#41 Feb 22, 2013
Dreaming wrote:
"Go to the North shore where all the high tech companies are (Teledyne, Boston Scientific, etc.) and it's just the opposite. In those communities cops/firefighters are still perceived as underpaid as the paper pushers in the tech companies are earning $100K-$300K annually."
You have no idea what you're talking about. No paper pusher is earning 100-300K!!
Here comes that burg low class mentality again.

Im afraid they are baby. I get to visit all those companies on a weekly basis, would you like a job posting?......wink

Just for your reference the employees at OPCO and Headwall on River Street earn $250K-$800K anually. You only need to have MIT degree and be able to manufacture the cameras and lens for our military drones.
You Know Who

Marlborough, MA

#42 Feb 22, 2013
Wickedguy wrote:
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All taxpayers believe that government workers are overpaid. Remember when the paper mills and Digital Corporation were around in the 70' and 80's. Those people were earning 3 times as much as the cops and firefighters. No one wanted to be a city worker then because of the low pay.
The paper workers and Digital employees were driving around in their big luxury cars and were the ones with their big homes back then. Oh well, times change and so does the job market. 401k's tanked. Need for paper decreased and technology became cheaper to produce.
No one complained back then about the salaries of cops/firefighters because everyone was earning more than them.
But the low class mentality that can only be found in Fitchburg is thriving. Other communities are laughing at us. It's the "if I can't have a professional career and great pay then why should they?" mentality.
In other communities the residents endorse and encourage each other to further advance themselves in salary and careers but not here in the burg where people get jealous and angry if someone is more successful than themselves.
Go to the North shore where all the high tech companies are (Teledyne, Boston Scientific, etc.) and it's just the opposite. In those communities cops/firefighters are still perceived as underpaid as the paper pushers in the tech companies are earning $100K-$300K annually.
I don't know how you came up with the misguided idea that I am jealous of the cops because they are more successful than I am; but it is complete nonsense. Things have turned out pretty well for me. Of course, a lifetime of hard work is at the core of my success.

I admit that I do not get paid time and a half pay; with a 4 hour minimum; for doing nothing whasover at police details (like the police do); but that does not mean that I am jealous. Fed up and disgusted whenever I see it; yes. But jealous, no.
Wickedguy

Gardner, MA

#43 Feb 22, 2013
You Know Who wrote:
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I don't know how you came up with the misguided idea that I am jealous of the cops because they are more successful than I am; but it is complete nonsense. Things have turned out pretty well for me. Of course, a lifetime of hard work is at the core of my success.
I admit that I do not get paid time and a half pay; with a 4 hour minimum; for doing nothing whasover at police details (like the police do); but that does not mean that I am jealous. Fed up and disgusted whenever I see it; yes. But jealous, no.
The police at the details are soley for safey of the workers and not the motorist. They are there to be seen and direct traffic ONLY when the construction crew needs traffic to be stopped.

As a licensed motorist you are suppose to know how to yield and proceed thru a construction in a safe manner.
Yeah dude

Leominster, MA

#44 Feb 22, 2013
You Know Who wrote:
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I don't know how you came up with the misguided idea that I am jealous of the cops because they are more successful than I am; but it is complete nonsense. Things have turned out pretty well for me. Of course, a lifetime of hard work is at the core of my success.
I admit that I do not get paid time and a half pay; with a 4 hour minimum; for doing nothing whasover at police details (like the police do); but that does not mean that I am jealous. Fed up and disgusted whenever I see it; yes. But jealous, no.
People working state mandatory jobs piss me off too! Let's go confront them and get punched out Weeeeeee !!!!!
Dreaming

Gardner, MA

#45 Feb 22, 2013
Wickedguy wrote:
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Here comes that burg low class mentality again.
Im afraid they are baby. I get to visit all those companies on a weekly basis, would you like a job posting?......wink
Just for your reference the employees at OPCO and Headwall on River Street earn $250K-$800K anually. You only need to have MIT degree and be able to manufacture the cameras and lens for our military drones.
wicked fos guy, just becaue we live here does not mean we have no idea what's going on elsewhere, in fact, people from the Burg have been traveling inside the 495/95 belts since 1985!

I'll say it again, no "paper pusher" is making anywhere near that!
Yeah dude

Leominster, MA

#46 Feb 22, 2013
Thats right! You tell them. To earn that sort of money you have to be able to bounce a ball and throw it in a basket.

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