Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1210095779Dude, if you’re going to be a successful politician you have to keep that stuff under wraps: Gary Dodds, the former New Hampshire congressional candidate who faked his disappearance to drum up support for his campaign, was arrested again this morning for violating the terms of his parole and allegedly beating his wife. And he’s not even running for office this time around! [WBZ]

Continue to tread lightly on the Longfellow: The state won’t release the results of stress tests on the span’s bridge for several more weeks. [Cambridge Chronicle]

Should the Red Sox have traded Nomar? A debate for the ages. [Surviving Grady]

At least they didn’t hire Barnicle (yet): Globe staffer Sacha Pfeiffer, who helped break the clergy sexual abuse story, has left the paper for a gig as a health and science reporter with WBUR. [Adam Reilly’s Media Log]

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Help a gimp: Our injured Bostonista needs style advice for the ability-impaired.

It’s almost time for outdoor dining: The Beehive’s new outdoor seating is just some of the news from the city’s restaurant scene.