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Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito will become the state’s acting governor Wednesday morning after Charlie Baker leaves for several days in California, aides said Tuesday afternoon.
Baker will return Monday after “spending time with his wife,” Lauren, in Palm Springs, spokesman William F. Pitman said in an e-mail.
Baker will call into a Wednesday meeting of President Trump’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis “and remain in communication with staff on a regular basis,” Pitman said.
The finalists withdrew four days after the faculty at the Dorchester campus called the candidates unqualified for the job.Continue reading »
Mr. Goodwin died Sunday evening at his home in Concord. His wife said he died after a brief bout with cancer.Continue reading »
Over the past year, federal judges in the Boston courthouse have been unusually outspoken in criticizing immigration cases.Continue reading »
The tunnel is a hidden reminder of another era when Bostonians in bowler hats descended below streets for the luxury of traveling on America’s first subway line.Continue reading »
Alexander Ciccolo, 25, of Adams, could face 20 years in prison under the terms of a plea agreement.Continue reading »
Unlimited rides, anywhere on the commuter rail, will cost $10 a weekend. It’s part of an effort by the MBTA to boost ridership.Continue reading »
The cause of the devastating crash in East Bridgewater that killed four teenage boys over the weekend remained unclear.Continue reading »
On 11 occasions during the city councilor’s 2017 reelection run, a member of his council staff filed nomination papers at City Hall, documents show.Continue reading »
Four teens died in Saturday afternoon’s crash and the driver remains hospitalized. One victim was 16; the others were 17.Continue reading »