What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers (with yesterday’s Herald cover since someone’s asleep in the art department).

papers_9_11.jpgPrivate road has a whole new meaning: Governor Deval Patrick is considering leasing roads to private firms that would pay billions of dollars to collect tolls from commuters. This seems like a colossally bad idea. [Herald]

We wish someone would pay us more to provide less: Governor Patrick is also causing controversy by fighting House Speaker Sal DiMasi over a plan that would reimburse utility companies for revenue lost to energy conservation. [Herald]

Terrible: On the sixth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Globe reports that some victims’ families still receive calls from New York medical examiners when they find any part of their loved ones. As you can imagine, this is pretty upsetting. [Globe]

Take note, MBTA: People love the new Charles/MGH stop on the Red Line. If you update the subways, they will ride. [Globe]