Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1212077012Even the price of colorful explosives is going through the roof (so to speak): Randolph has canceled its July 3 fireworks display, citing the tough economic times. [Patriot Ledger]

More trouble for the Red Sox: Ace Daisuke Matsuzaka is returning to Boston to get an MRI on the “fatigued” shoulder that took him out of Tuesday’s game in Seattle. Right now, the team still has him scheduled to start Monday in Baltimore. [WHDH]

If the threat of melanoma doesn’t put you off tanning, this story will: Two teenagers in Maine lost limbs when they were struck by a train after they fell asleep while sunbathing on a train trestle. [Globe]

Forget McClellan’s tome, this is the tell-all we want to read: Idaho Senator Larry Craig is going to write a book about “‘the state of politics’ in Washington,” but we’re really interested in the chapter about the aftermath of his sex solicitation plea and subsequent public dressing-down from Mitt Romney. [WBZ]

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

We continue our trip down memory lane: Here’s our fourth-favorite Carrie Bradshaw ensemble.

French immersion and Billy Costa: They’re just a couple of highlights in this week’s roundup of dining events.