Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1207243562All your annoying transportation needs met in one inconvenient location! The state plans to sell Fast Lane transponders and CharlieCards at the Registry. []

No more bargain parking in Cambridge: Meter rates in Harvard and Kendall Squares are going up. A quarter will get you a mere 15 minutes, half the time you get for the same investment now. [Cambridge Chronicle]

They’re slinging more than hash browns in Somerville: The battle between Sound Bites and the Ball Square Cafe has heated up in recent months. For the love of waffles, can’t we all just get along? [Somerville News via Universal Hub]

Talk about meta: Outgoing Globe columnist Jackie MacMullan pens a tribute to outgoing WBZ sports reporter Bob Lobel. This makes us very, very sad. [Globe]

And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.

Shopping and philanthropy are two tastes that taste great together: We love our Boston Community Change card.

We put down the bottle: And step away from contaminated ice.