The Globe takes a look.
A New York activist who helped bring down ACORN and who was arrested for breaking into a US senator's office in Louisiana wants a US judge to strike down the Massachusetts law that prohibits audio recordings without a person's consent. Read more.
Students at Boston high schools could walk out of classes Monday for a protest to demand more funding for the schools, which are facing program cuts for the next school year.
When we got to the Stop & Shop on American Legion a bit ago, we saw a couple of skinny Bennett signs. Green, of course, and hand painted. Read more.
Several city councilors say they're hearing of too many cases of suburban parents who have managed to sneak their kids into Boston public schools - and they want that to stop. Read more.
City councilors want to begin working with the MBTA to see if all the computerized traffic lights the city has been installing could be used to improve bus service. Read more.
City officials are looking to amend decades-old fire codes that require the use of carcinogenic flame retardants on furniture sold in Boston, saying new fire-prevention measures mean the chemicals are no longer needed. Read more.
Anticipating voters will approve the recreational use of marijuana, city councilors voted today to ban pot shops and medicinal marijuana dispensaries from opening closer than a half mile to each other.
City Councilor Michael Flaherty (at large) had originally sought a one-mile restriction, but offered a half mile as a compromise. Read more.
The City Council today unanimously approved an ordinance that will prohibit pet stores from selling puppies, kittens and rabbits from from so-called puppy mills - and which will bar the sale of pets from the back of trucks in parking lots and the side of the road. Read more.
The Boston City Council could vote as early as Wednesday on a proposed and now fast-tracked measure that would ban pet stores from selling puppies, kittens and rabbits raised by large commercial breeders - and ban everybody from selling pets by the side of the road. Read more.
The Globe posts a database of the more than 3,500 Boston addresses that are connected to BWSC water mains with lead pipes - which means occupants should probably let their water run for a bit first thing in the morning.
The Herald takes a look at $40 million worth of no-bid contracts BPS has with private vendors to handle some of the educational work that once might have been handled by the system itself.
WBUR reports on our leaky natural-gas pipeines.
A problem that amounted to the direct loss into the atmosphere of 3 percent of all the natural gas consumed in 2012. Thatâ€™s according to Phillips and his colleagues at Harvard, Duke and Stanford universities. If anything, that number is conservative, Phillips says. And if you think 3 percent is small, think again.
RCN is alerting customers they might have brief problems with their TV pictures during the day between Feb. 29 and March 8.
These outages are caused by a phenomenon called "solar satellite interference" or "sun outage." This happens when the sun moves directly behind a TV satellite and interferes with its signal.