Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1212597044Just when we’d gotten accustomed to calling it the Tweeter Center: The Tweeter Center, née Great Woods, will now be known as the Comcast Center. There’s no word on whether the company’s employees will be paid to fill seats for shows that aren’t sold out. []

Hopefully they didn’t also call him ‘well-spoken‘: Dan Kennedy notes that the Massachusetts GOP sent an email titled “MassGOP Statement on Barack Obama” that was all about Gov. Deval Patrick. [Media Nation]

What’s worse than a rat corpse in your washing machine? Nearly getting your pinky finger gnawed off by a rat after you toss something in a garbage can. [Cambridge Chronicle]

We’d imagine his office hours are sparsely attended these days: Massachusetts State Sen. James Marzilli will be arraigned on charges that he attempted to grope a woman on a park bench in Lowell. It’s the second time in three months he’s been accused of inappropriate touching. [WCVB]

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