What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s papers.

Mama told me there would be days like this: In the wake of high-profile misdeeds, Police Commissioner Ed Davis wants to clean up the force, but admits his options are limited. [Herald]

The buck stops here. Really, it stops. I promise: The latest price tag for the new Newton North High School: $197.5 million. [Globe]

The irony here is kind of rich:The bars along Dorchester Ave. are drying up. The reason? Yuppies. They must all be ice fishing. [Globe]

Who wouldn’t trust the numbers of a man named Wacko: John ‘Wacko’ Hurley estimates 1 million people showed up for yesterday’s parade in Southie. [Herald]