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8 hrs ago | Patch.com
"No signal," it said just after 10 p.m., as a group of elected officials, activists and donors who backed Steve Grossman for governor stood around the big screen set up at the Park Plaza Hotel, scrolling their phone screens and tapping away at their devices. Attorney General Martha Coakley was still ahead by five points.
12 hrs ago | Boston Herald
'LOBSTER GUY': A Massachusetts Health Connector advertisement featuring a lobsterman - and his crustacean - never got a chance to make waves with viewers. Would the threat of impending doom at the claws of a feisty New England lobster convince you to sign up for Obamacare? Massachusetts Health Connector officials had hoped so.
16 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
When a Rhode Island woman was arrested by the Tyngsboro police late last month in an alleged domestic-related stabbing, police were unsure under the new domestic-violence laws if they were allowed to release the name of the alleged stabber. Tyngsboro Police Chief Richard Howe told The Sun his initial interpretation of the law was that the Aug. 18 arrest of Michelle Smith, 48, of Providence, accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the shoulder with a knife, should be public.
Current and former elected officials joined family Saturday in the Capitol Rotunda to remember the life and legacy of former Gov. Patrick Lucey. The tribute event featured speeches from many lawmakers who say they learned a lot from Lucey, who always had a focus on bipartisanship.
Governor Deval Patrick, who had a hand in appointing the state gambling commission, defended the panel on Friday from accusations of law breaking and bias lodged by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, and rejected the mayor's call to intervene in the commission's work. "The Commission is doing their job, and doing it deliberately and thoughtfully," Patrick's office said in a statement.
Officials announced Friday that Ruggles Station will receive a $20 million federal transportation grant to improve the commuter rail. The grant will help to fund a new platform for the 27-year-old MBTA station.
The primary is over. Martha Coakley won, despite the fact that almost the entire group of Democratic brass endorsed Steve Grossman.
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, SEPT. 12, 2014..The five candidates running for governor were among the news consumers digesting the horror of three dead babies discovered in a trash-cluttered and rodent-infested home in Blackstone.
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, SEPT. 12, 2014..For the second consecutive Friday afternoon, Gov. Deval Patrick heaped another batch of judicial nominees before the Governor's Council.
A woman who lived at a squalid, vermin-infested home where the bodies of three infants were found this week was arraigned Friday on charges including fetal death concealment and ordered held without bail as the search for more possible bodies continued. Detectives investigating a case of reckless endangerment of children found the bodies at a house littered with soiled diapers in Blackstone, about 50 miles southwest of Boston.
The developers of a proposed wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod have signed a lease agreement with the state to use New Bedford for staging and construction of the 130 turbine project. Gov. Deval Patrick joined Cape Wind officials in making the official announcement on Friday at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center's Wind Technology Testing Center in Boston.
A couple of listeners e-mailed me wondering why I didn't talk about the anniversary of the 9/11 mass murders Thursday, and I can assure you that was not an oversight. I wanted to see how we marked that grim milestone, after several years of what has seemed to be growing public complacency and waning memories of exactly what that terrible day was all about.
An "anxious" Gov. Deval Patrick is heading out on the campaign trail to boost the Democratic gubernatorial ticket - and ward off the prospect of leaving a Republican successor in the Corner Office as a political legacy as he moves on to the national stage. Patrick political adviser John Walsh said Patrick - who stumped in Florida for Charlie Crist this week and is headed to New Hampshire tonight - intends to turn down the "vast majority" of out-of-state campaign invitations to zero in on the Massachusetts field.
Entrepreneurs and businesses in the Boston-area technology industry were honored Thursday evening at the Mass Technology Leadership Council's 17th annual Leadership Awards Gala at the Westin Boston Waterfront hotel.
At the Garden of Remembrance ceremony, Matthew Wedge, 5, of Wareham leaned on the stone next to the name of his cousin, Craig Miller of East Bridgewater, a US Secret Service employee who died in the World Trade Center. Christie Coombs of Abington hugged a Boston EMS paramedic at the Garden of Remebrance ceremony.
A Fall River man who left his car and rushed into a burning building to alert residents to a fire was honored Thursday with a civilian bravery award named for a flight attendant aboard one of two jetliners that were hijacked from Boston's airport and flown into the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 01:28 pm
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