Curious About "Unfair" Sales Tax On Cell PhonesDoes the state have the right to charge me for something I did not pay for? You are being taxed at a rate of 6.25% for something you did not actually pay. Julie, Waltham
What If They Break?Not too long ago, there was a push to rid our homes of thermometers containing mercury. Now, we're being pushed to use compact fluorescent lightbulbs that contain mercury. This seems a contradiction. I am uncomfortable using a lightbulb that requires me to take special measures to dispose. I'm concerned about having these in my home. What are homeowners supposed to do if one breaks? - Joan, Haverhill
Curious About Potential Dangers Of Energy DrinksSales of energy drinks are booming. But are they dangerous?
Curious About Lisa H.I'm missing Lisa Hughes. Will she be back soon? Hoping that things are ok with her and wishing her the best. - Nancy, Weymouth
Curious Why We Showed 2-Faced CatDoes WBZ have a policy about what it shows during its' newscasts? Remembering that noon and 5 and 6 o'clock newscasts are during meal hours, and many people like myself watch the news during dinner, what possessed you to show video of a deformed cat without some sort of warning? - Keith, Brookline
Curious Why Gas Prices Aren't Dropping FasterI'm wondering now that the price of oil per barrel is down under $80, we only see a few cents lower at the pumps. I'd like to know when the price of gas was down to $2 something a gallon, what was the price per barrel then?? And why don't we see a lower price at the pumps now?? - Susan, Graniteville
Curious About Who Paid The Bail?I'm curious who is actually paying the "bail" money that it cost to free those hikers that thought it would be fun to hike along the Iranian border? By the way, who thinks that? - D, Hudson
Curious About T Workers Getting Free RideI just found out that T employees don't pay to ride on the T. How is it someone that rides on the T every day like everyone else doesn't pay but the other average folks do? Doesn't seem fair when we talk fair hikes! - Dave, Mansfield
Curious About Using Tax $$ To Regulate CasinosIf and when the proposed casino bill passes how many new state jobs will be added to the state payroll to oversee and manage this organization? - Gary, W. Upton
Curious About DiMasi's PensionI'm curious if Mr. DiMasi will lose his pension in light of the recent conviction in court. It would seem to me if he were to be found guilty of such an offense, he should lose the right to claim his pension. - Karen, Boylston
Too Much 9/11 Focus?I want to know when big business and the news media will stop raping the memory of 9/11. If i'd lost someone on 9/11 i'd want to remember them quietly with family members my horrible loss. I would not want all these people making money off of it every year.It is no longer a rememberance of loss, but a money making opportunity for large and small businesses alike. Our great loss should be allowed to "rest in peace" - David, Holden
Curious About 9/11 Rescue DogsWith so much discussion about the health and lives of rescue and recovery workers, I am curious if there are any of the rescue dogs from 9/11 still alive, and if so, how is their health? - Lisa, Rockland
Curious About the KancamagusWould it be possible to get updates regarding travel in Northern New Hampshire. We were wondering if the Kancamagus Highway has reopened or if they have a target date in mind? We are making plans for our annual fall pilgrimage which wouldn't be the same without a ride across the Kanc. Thanks in advance! - Karen, Somerville
Curous About Maple Tree TroublesWhy are my Maple trees leaves turning brown, dropping and then the branch dies? My neighbors and friends have the same thing happening on their properties. My neighbor lost a beautiful full grown tree in less than a year. My fully grown tree is getting very sparse with the leaves. Can anything be done to reverse or stop the process? - Bob, S. Chelmsford
Curious About Disappearing BillboardsWho decides if the large billboard displays along the upper deck and the expressway get taken down for a storm.? I counted about a dozen billboard skeletons in those areas but but some large displays were still up. - Paul, Billerica