A sure sign of spring in Boston

Carpundit reminds us: Street sweeping season starts April 1 and it's time to worry again about which side of the street you're on, and when.

At least, in those crowded environs where they actually have meter maids and cops with ticket books, the resident of the Roslindale hills hard by Hyde Park says snarkily (and then ruefully, as he recalls that this lack of enforcement means that local streets sometimes continue to look like beaches through May).