Daily Feed: Is Friendly's On Its Way Out?
Is Friendly’s On Its Way Out? The company filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection this morning. “They kind of look a little rundown,” Abby Emara, 57, says. “I mean, you get a sticky feeling when you go in there. Your elbows stick to the table.” Come on, Abby, that’s part of the charm. [NPR]
Smooth Sailing for Elizabeth Warren’s First Debate. She even got to answer a question on which superhero she wants to be! [NYT]
At Least Terry Francona Has a Place to Land. The Laconia Muskrats, a New Hampshire team in the New England Collegiate Baseball League, are reportedly courting the former Red Sox manager. They’ve offered him a pretty lucrative deal, including a parking spot, 25 percent off at a burrito joint, and 25 tokens to a nearby arcade. [Boston.com]
Two Weed Re-Criminalization Bills Heard on Beacon Hill This Morning. The effort to roll back provisions of Question 2 is led by State Rep. James Murphy and would re-criminalize possession of less than an ounce on school or municipal property. [Patriot Ledger]
Tim Thomas Isn’t the Only Goalie on the Bruins Roster. … he’s just the one who lit. it. up. during our run to the Stanley Cup, and we have to say these kinds of things at the beginning of the next season. [USA Today]