What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1212754439The MBTA’s to-do list just got longer: The agency will have to destroy and rebuild a 3-year-old bridge on the Greenbush commuter rail line because the river beneath it will more easily flood during a storm. That’ll cost about $5.2 million. [Globe]

Might we suggest these? The T is also dealing with complaints about its new Blue Line trains. Some riders say the seats are so slippery they go flying whenever the train stops abruptly. Spokesman Joe Pesaturo says the agency is looking at ways to improve traction, but that the seats aren’t going anywhere. [Globe]

Psych: State Sen. James Marzilli checked himself into a mental hospital for an “undisclosed illness” after several women accused him of making inappropriate comments and groping them. [Herald]

Housecleaning at the RMV: Newly-installed Registrar Rachel Kaprielian has requested that Romney-appointed senior managers for the RMV reapply for their jobs as she looks to increase the agency’s efficiency. [Herald]