10/10/15 8:00am
PHOTO: IM FREE IMAGES/STOCK | Airbnbs on the Island? Codger is on the case

PHOTO: IM FREE IMAGES/STOCK | Airbnbs on the Island? Codger is on the case

Codger hates to admit that he was shocked — shocked! —  to read last month that the Island shelters scores of unlicensed bed-and-breakfasts, but he has been stewing about it ever since.

Now, when he patrols the Rock with his canine escort, they are alert to the clues of underground rooming houses — flocks of cars in a driveway, moony couples eating banana cake on a porch, drifty shoulder-to-shoulder bicyclists, the clink of ice in newly installed wet bars. The dog takes notes. (more…)