Spanning the Web


Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1207590270Green line extension gets closer to a green light: The Senate approved a transportation bill that will give the project a $600 million funding boost. [Somerville Journal]


The turkeys have a taste for blood: A New Hampshire motorcyclist was knocked off his bike by a turkey and received six broken ribs and a broken shoulder blade. Surprisingly, this happened in Westmoreland, NH and not in Brookline. [WCVB]

Bergeron is back: Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron missed most of the season after receiving a concussion in October, but has been cleared to play in the playoffs. The Bruins face Montreal in the first round, so odds are good he won’t have to worry about playing too many more games. [WBZ]

A kinder, friendlier raid: Sen. John Kerry will testify before a commission examining the impact immigration raids has on the community and ways the process can be improved. [Boston.com]

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As if online shopping weren’t dangerous enough: Now we can shop via text messaging.

It was just like any other Easter dinner: Until we discovered white balsamic vinegar.