About Village 14 and anonymous comments

This comment came by email from a reader named Scott Wolf today…

Hi there, I wanted to know if you have thought about requiring posters to have real names (or let posters see who is really posting).

I’ve actually thought about it a lot. And so have many of the other Village 14 bloggers and readers. And I was thinking about it yesterday when I read

Village #14 – It’s official

Village #14 – It’s official

Hello Thompsonville.  We’re joining your party. We are delighted that we are finally getting the recognition we so richly deserve as Newton’s 14th village.   The Newton Free Library’s annual fundraising drive just made it official. Ok, now that...
Look ma, no thumbs down!

Look ma, no thumbs down!

I’ll start by saying that I really liked the functionality that allowed Village 14 readers the ability to give a quick thumbs ups or thumbs down on comments. The thumbs, I believed, gave visitors here — especially those who only lurk and never, or rarely,...

We’re all thumbs!

As some alert readers have noticed, we’ve recently added the ability to provide a “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” on threads and comments here. Not everyone is going to like it but  I hope it provides an added way for readers to engage with...

Now a word about Village 14

Hello Village 14 people.  You may have noticed that we’ve recently made some changes to this blog, particularly to the various features in the column just to the right of our main posts. There’s still a few bugs to be worked out but your feedback is...

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