Daily Feed: Hubway Expanding to Cambridge, Somerville

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Hubway Expanding to Cambridge, Somerville This Spring. After a winter break that begins on Wednesday, Boston’s successful bike-sharing program will expand to the other side of the Charles River beginning in March, adding approximately 30 additional stations in Cambridge and Somerville. Hip hip, hooray! [Boston.com]

New Hampshire Newspaper Picks Not-Mitt-Romney Candidate No. 4: Newt Gingrich. This is the same paper that also decisively picked Pete duPont, Pat Buchanan, and Steve Forbes, whose names probably don’t ring any bells because they all lost the GOP nod. The publication has picked one winner (in, um, 28 years): John McCain. [Outsidethebeltway.com]

Western Mass. Community College Presidents Respond to Report. After a somewhat scathing report has prompted suggestions ranging from state oversight to stepping up the game at the state’s community colleges, some presidents are responding. “We’re not called Greenfield State College,” said Robert L. Pura, president of Greenfield Community College. “We’re called Greenfield Community College for a reason.” [MassLive.com]

Mass. General Discloses ‘Alarm Fatigue’ Settlement. The lawsuit against the hospital, whose nurses tuned out frequent alarms on the now-deceased 89-year-old patient’s cardiac monitor, was settled this spring. We’re no doctors, but shouldn’t you do the opposite and pay more attention to frequent alarms? [Boston Herald]

After Patriots Beat Eagles, Bill Belichick Gives Some Love to His Team. “I know we demand a lot and this isn’t an easy place to play, and I’m not an easy guy to play for, but they have tried to respond. I give them a lot of credit for that,” Belichick said yesterday after the Pats spanked the Eagles, 38-20. [ESPN]

Happy Cyber Monday: Black Friday for the Cubicle-Bound. Four days and $11.4 billion after the big turkey coma, holiday shoppers are still going strong on a third day devoted to spending. Today’s excuse: Cyber Monday, the online shopping extravaganza you can do from anywhere. A word of warning: wait ’til the workday is over for this one. At least seven percent of managers have given the boot for shopping while on the clock. [WCVB]

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