Spanning the Web

1219691444Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

Just no massive sperm donor ads, please: The MBTA is quietly installing advertisements on its properties after the Supreme Judicial Court ruled the agency is exempt from local zoning laws. [Universal Hub]

What a bargain: Gas prices in Massachusetts dropped another eight cents, to an average price of $3.62 for a gallon of regular. [WBZ]

First Nunu, now Sammi: Police are looking for tips after a guest at a house party on Nantucket turned on a washing machine while Sammi, a Yorkshire terrier, was inside. [WCVB]

Phew: Tom Brady says that he will start the first regular season game against Kansas City on September 7. []

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

An all-natural post-ferry oasis: We check out Block Island’s Koru.

Sugar rush: Chowder samples the latest local pastry offerings so you don’t have to.