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1 hr ago | The Daily Free Press
Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick released his administration's seventh investment plan Wednesday, the Fiscal Year 2014 Capital Investment Plan, with investments in innovation, infrastructure and a focus on education in the Commonwealth.
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6 hrs ago | Boston.com
After Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn toured the former industrial site in Everett where he was thinking of building a casino in November 2012, state gambling commission chairman Stephen Crosby didn't mention that one of the land owners was his former business partner.
16 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise
Massachusetts has some of the most generous veterans benefits in the country, but Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke said the cost of supplying many of those benefits is falling disproportionately on communities like his.
Elizabeth Warren says she's not seeking presidency: The US senator, the center of speculation that she might run for president in 2016, said she would finish her term that ends in January 2019.
Receiving less state funds now than five years ago, communities have to find the revenue they need somewhere else.
With one decision, Charlie Baker solidified his campaign account and voter base.
A third day of rain pushed eastern Massachusetts to a tipping point today as a relentless northeaster sent rivers and streams spilling over their banks, overwhelmed sewer systems, flooded major roads and forced hundreds to leave their homes ahead of advancing waters.
By Andrew Sylvia Over the next few days, U.S. and Commonwealth flags will be at half-staff in Westford to memorialize two events.
The chief executive of MGM Resorts International expressed confidence on Thursday that his plan to develop a gambling casino in western Massachusetts would win regulatory approval despite opposition by activists who oppose casinos in the state.
A gas tax repeal initiative appears to be heading to Bay State ballots next year, raising the question: does Massachusetts really need the money in the first place? According to Ryan Fattman, a freshman state representative from the 18th Worcester district, the state has money to spare.
In 1990, only about a decade after the bloody and divisive battles over desegregation in Boston, an international visitor came to the city bringing a message of peace.
Gov. Deval Patrick called the anti-apartheid leader "a remarkable and inspiring example of resilience, persistence, determination and grace, in his time and for all time."
While Gov. Deval Patrick welcomed new direct flights from Boston to Beijing, an airport official said Shanghai, Hong Kong and Brazil might also lie on the horizon of destinations.
Yet we're quick to call one another racists anyway - even when evidence is slim and facts aren't known.
On Tuesday, activists and workers delivered enough signatures to the State House to get a question on the 2014 ballot about whether to guarantee that the state's workers get paid sick days.
The Patrick administration is trying to block the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah from opening a small casino on tribal land on the western edge of Martha's Vineyard.