Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1214848571Burgers and soda at Mitt’s house this July 4! Former Governor Mitt Romney will be campaigning for John McCain in New Hampshire this weekend. Hey, Mitt, we’re gonna be in the neighborhood, so make sure Tagg’s around. []

The Longfellow isn’t the only troubled bridge causing problems: Authorities have warned boaters to be careful as they pass under the John Greenleaf Whittier Bridge in Merrimack. A 30-foot long beam fell from the bridge recently. []

Suddenly, all our excuses to avoid the gym seem pathetic: 75-year-old nun Eileen McCarthy will attempt to win a medal in next summer’s Senior Olympic Games. Sister McCarthy is recovering from a broken leg that required a plate and six screws to fix. [WCVB]

More signs the economy is in bad shape: Police in Fall River report people are stealing manhole covers for scrap metal. [WBZ]

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Google-icious: A new book teaches us what the brainiacs at the tech company eat.