What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1209990406There once was a man from Nantucket: And odds are he was broke. Islanders are having a hard time dealing with the cost of gas and food, which is even higher there than it is on the mainland. [Globe]

At least it hasn’t come to this on the Vineyard yet: There are a growing number of panhandlers in Boston. [Globe]

Taking a gamble on dethroning King Sal: If House Speaker Sal DiMasi were replaced, could the casino legislation have a new chance at life? [Herald]

Speaking of bad ideas: Bill Buckner, the Musical. Ugh. [Herald]