Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1210875335You know times are tough when Newton cuts back: Voters in the affluent suburb overwhelmingly defeated the town’s proposed $12 million override. [Newton Tab]

We hate when a situation is so grave the tabloids have to play nice: The New York counterparts of the Herald also played news of Ted Kennedy’s ill health pretty straight. [Gawker]

Goin’ back to Hyannis: Kennedy is back in Hyannis after checking out of the hospital this morning. He gave no comment aside from a thumbs-up to the applauding crowd. [WBZ]

Can you get lunch today? We had our money on Zeke: The hamster from Somerville was bested by Eden, Wisconsin’s Adam at the New England Gerbil Show last weekend. [Somerville Journal]

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

The look for less (time): We check out Newbury Street’s MiniLuxe.

Our future hangovers thank you: Tell us about your favorite diners.