What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1209385175The bank can foreclose on everything but the kitchen sink: Some homeowners who are on the brink of foreclosure have started taking fixtures and copper wiring out of their properties before the bank comes to collect. [Herald]

Whales are not speed bumps: A new study reveals that New England whale watching boats are exceeding voluntary speed limits as they approach the animals. Boat owners say the research was conducted in an off year so they had to hustle to catch glimpses of the whales. [Globe]

More fodder for those who want mandatory drug testing: A Boston firefighter was arrested for allegedly buying OxyContin from a known drug dealer in Southie. [Herald]

Wine in Weston: Residents of the currently dry suburb may soon be able to buy wine at a local supermarket, and may even get a tavern. [Globe]