Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1212688400It’s the best call he’s made in months: While he may get to vote on sex offender legislation, Sen. James Marzilli announced this afternoon that he will not seek reelection after several women accused him of groping them and/or making inappropriate comments. [WBZ]

Ted uses his ailing noggin: Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy will receive an honorary degree from Harvard University, although he won’t be able to pick it up at today’s commencement since he’s still recovering from surgery in North Carolina. [WCVB]

It’s not bad for an ad that doesn’t involve Big Baby: If you hear Celtics forward Kendrick Perkins talking to you while you wait for your train, it doesn’t mean you’re hallucinating. He’s the latest pitch man for the MBTA, this time encouraging people to use CharlieCards. []

There’s still no word on what to do with the dead guy: Boston College unveiled its latest expansion plans, and residents were largely happy with the changes. You can read about how the late Cardinal William O’Connell is causing the college grief from the grave in this month’s issue of Boston magazine. [Allston-Brighton Tab, Boston magazine]

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

We’ve got a serious case of apartment envy: Perhaps the biggest fashion revelation in the Sex and the City movie is Carrie’s new digs.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: The Scooper Bowl is coming to town, along with other great dining events.