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Divided, MassGOP adopts polarized party platform

In a heated debate over the social issues dividing the Massachusetts Republican Party, state committee members […]

by · February 25, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News, Politics
Sen. Murray not to run for re-election in November

Sen. Murray not to run for re-election in November

Massachusetts Sen. Therese Murray, the first woman to serve as the chamber’s president, announced she will […]

by · February 10, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics
Candidates gain support in gubernatorial election

Candidates gain support in gubernatorial election

Gubernatorial candidates Mass. Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley and Mass. Treasurer Steven Grossman are starting to rack […]

by · February 2, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics
Massachusetts Cape recieves $1 million to go toward preserving wetlands

Massachusetts Cape recieves $1 million to go toward preserving wetlands

  U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey applauded the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Thursday for awarding […]

by · January 27, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics

Coakley calls for increase in minimum wage

In the midst of her campaign for the November gubernatorial election, Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley […]

by · January 26, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics

Mass. Rep. Steve Walsh chosen to lead Council of Community Hospitals

Mass. Rep. Steve Walsh resigned from his seat in the House of Representatives Tuesday when he was selected […]

by · January 23, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics
Smoke-outs held on Boston Common to protest ban on smoking in parks

Smoke-outs held on Boston Common to protest ban on smoking in parks

Protesters gathered in the Boston Common to smoke tobacco on Saturday to ignite conversation against a recent ordinance […]

by · January 20, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics
Mayor Walsh to revamp Boston Redevelopment Authority

Mayor Walsh to revamp Boston Redevelopment Authority

  For the first time since his inauguration on Jan. 6, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh spoke […]

by · January 15, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News, Politics
Cannabis advocates work toward legalization in Massachusetts

Cannabis advocates work toward legalization in Massachusetts

  Advocates for the legalization of cannabis have accelerated efforts to bring the controversial question to […]

by · January 15, 2014 · 2 comments · City, News, Politics
Candidacies announced for Mass. Treasurer to replace Steven Grossman

Candidacies announced for Mass. Treasurer to replace Steven Grossman

Since Mass. Treasurer Steven Grossman’s announcement to run for governor, the pool of candidates to fill […]

by · January 15, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics