The founders of the Metro (which is now owned by the Boston Globe) are founding a new newspaper. It will be a combination of traditional news, AP wire stories, and content from local bloggers. Sounds like an exciting way for a variety of voices to provide insight into a range of stories and issues from across the city.
http://bostonnowpaper.blogspot.com/ - BostonNOW blog
http://www.weeklydig.com/news_opinions/articles/opening_up_the_floodgates - Story in The Weekly Dig