Anticipation mounts for congressional map – Grossman samples controversial ice cream – I for one welcome our new Green Party overlord

Seeing as the front pages are given over to something dumb Columbus Day and Day 2 of Fishgate, it’s slim pickings for headlines.

REDISTRICTING: Chatterers are still figuring out this redistricting thing, (Item, S&E, Herald, T&G) while anticipation of the congressional map leads to more and more speculation.

CLEANEST THING I COULD COME UP WITH: The state’s all-knowing ice cream expert hunts down evasive Ben & Jerry’s flavor, lets his constituents know it’s not that good.

JILL FOR PREZ.: America’s Last, Best Hope, Dr. Jill Stein, is announcing today that she’s running for president of the United States. Let that sink in. It is now, appropriately, Stein Time. (P&P)

Keller @ Large: Interpreting The “Occupy” Message « CBS Boston: WHDH-TV – Locals react to earthquake in Turkey:

The Daily Item: Seaport questions split Lynn council:
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – – In mayor’s race, no clear leader:
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – – Cities, towns have no juice to make power play:
State may take bigger role in schools » Merrimack Valley », North Andover, MA :
Open government advocates push meeting, public record reforms – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger:

An Election That Demands Business Attention | Worcester Business Journal:
Issues take back seat in mayor’s race » Local News », Salem, MA :

Worcester Telegram & Gazette – – McGovern vs. Olver?:
The Daily Item: Redistricting promises changes large & small:
Redistricting plan would hit Westminster, Lunenburg – Sentinel & Enterprise:
Republicans slam plan for redistricting –
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – – State redistricting hits nerves:

Brown: NOAA chief must go » Local News », Gloucester, MA :
Markey questions Vermont Yankee’s truthfulness | GazetteNET:
Senate Seeks Answers To FBI’s Ties To Reputed Boston Mobster | WBUR:

Sununu set to endorse Romney – The Boston Globe:
Massachusetts donations to Mitt Romney down from last presidential campaign – The Boston Globe:

Mass. Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo visits Beverly – Beverly, MA – Beverly Citizen:
Coakley to testify on school bullying |
Mass. lawmakers weigh bills to make sports safer – – AP:

Lexington resident Jill Stein to announce bid for president – –
Stein time « :

Police investigate graffiti near Occupy Boston – AP:
Metro – Boston Occupiers have their hands out:
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – – At Occupy Worcester, teen wants to fight ‘corporate greed’:

MASS. MARKET: Former state bank commissioner gets key DC role – –
Monday Morning Briefing –

Blue Mass Group | Best commentary yet on the GOP’s reaction to events in Libya: “what the f— is wrong with you people?”:
Massachusetts Liberal: Scotto knows best:
Our man in…Worcester « :
Blue Mass Group | BMG chats up Elizabeth Warren:
On our geographically based districts | MassPoliticsProfs:

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