What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

The bluest state goes green: Gov. Deval Patrick signed the Green Communities Act yesterday, which will make it easier to build energy-efficient buildings and renewable energy projects. [Globe]

No long weekend for Boston cops: After the recent wave of violence, the city is dispatching more officers to patrol the city’s violent areas. [Herald]

No fireworks for townies: Some small-town fireworks displays have been canceled due to a lack of donations. Great, this means it’s going to be even harder to find a prime seat along the Esplanade tomorrow. [Globe]

Not so sweet: If you’ve ever refused to buy a candy bar from a kid who says he’s raising money for the Boys & Girls Club, don’t feel bad about it. A spokeswoman for the club says it doesn’t send kids out to earn money that way, so those kids are hustling you. [Herald]