Boy Scouts Files Include 45 Massachusetts Men Accused of Abusing Children

Boy Scouts Files Include 45 Massachusetts Men Accused of Abusing Children. The “perversion files” kept by the Boy Scouts of America contain the names of approximately 1,200 alleged child abusers nationwide for alleged abuse that occurred between 1965 and 1985. The files were made public after an order by the Oregon Supreme Court.  []

Landlords Aren’t Too Excited About Menino’s New Inspection Plan. “It’s commendable to make sure tenants have a clean, violation-free place to live, but operating such a bureaucracy is unworkable,” said Harold Brown, CEO of The Hamilton Co. “These new fees will result in rent increases for tenants who end up footing the bill for this boondoggle.”  [Boston Business Journal]

How Mitt Romney Won Women Votersin the Eleventh Hour. David Freedlander breaks down Romney’s previous strategy in Massachusetts for getting enough women votes for him to edge out a win. He writes: “Women tend to vote in larger numbers than men and favor Democrats, so the task for Romney has always been to drag down his opponent’s share of the female vote just enough to let the natural Republican advantage with male voters put him over the top …”  [The Daily Beast]

The Truth Squad Finds Out Dems’ Ideal Debate Moderator. The Truth Squad headed to an Obama rally to ask supporters who their ideal moderator would be. The answers? Candy Crowley, Wolf Blitzer, David Ortiz, Curt Schilling, and no one from the Herald. Enlightening.  [Herald]

Mattapan School Goes into ‘Safe Mode’ After Coyote Spotted Nearby. A coyote in Massachusetts is like a snowfall in Texas.  [WHDH]