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Mitchell Pleased With CPA Approval

With the support of the voters, the City of New Bedford is moving ahead with the Community Preservation Act. The act places a 1.5% surcharge on property tax bills, excluding the first assessed $100,000

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Wareham Police Department

Wareham Police Investigate Stabbing at Silver Lake Motel

Wareham Police say they are hunting for two men who were allegedly involved in a disturbance at the Silver Lake Motel on Cranberry Highway.

Interim Police Chief Kevin Walsh says police responded to the motel early Wednesday following a disturbance in room 139

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Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Patrick and Baker Begin Transition Talks

Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick and the man who will succeed him, Republican Charlie Baker, have met for first time since Baker's narrow election victory over Martha Coakley.

The two huddled privately for about 45 minutes in Patrick's office on Wednesday to discuss the transition of power on Beacon Hill

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Baker Says He’s Ready To Get to Work

Republican Gov.-elect Charlie Baker says he's ready to roll up his sleeves and get to work after defeating Democrat Martha Coakley in one of the closest gubernatorial elections in recent state history

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Massachusetts State Police
Massachusetts State Police

New Bedford Man Charged With North Adams Robbery

A New Bedford man is under arrest after allegedly robbing a convenience store in North Adams.

State Police say the man, identified as 25-year-old Geraldo Martell of New Bedford, allegedly robbed the North Adams Cumberland Farms at gunpoint on September 20

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New Bedford Man Charged In Brockton Slaying

A New Bedford man charged with shooting another man in the head minutes after the two had been engaged in an argument has been ordered held without bail.

Jerome Morris pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges including first-degree murder in connection with the Aug

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Coakley Concedes In Massachusetts Governor’s Race

Democrat Martha Coakley has called Republican Charlie Baker to concede the Massachusetts governor's race.

Coakley's campaign sent a statement Wednesday saying she had called Baker at 8:15 a.m. to congratulate him on his victory

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RI Elects First Female Governor In Raimondo

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democrat Gina Raimondo has defeated Republican Allan Fung to become the first woman elected Rhode Island governor despite being snubbed by some prominent labor groups.

Raimondo's victory Tuesday over the Cranston mayor also makes her the first Democrat elected to the job since 1992

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State Election Results

Here's the results of Tuesday's State Election In Massachusetts as of 2:20am.

^U.S. Senate
2,148 of 2,173 precincts - 99 percent
x-Ed Markey, Dem (i) 1,268,429 - 62 percent
Brian Herr, GOP 775,241 - 38 percent
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^Governor
2,148 of 2,173 precincts - 99 percent
x-Charlie Baker, GOP 1,023,674 - 48 percent
Martha Coakley, Dem 988,061 - 47 percent
Evan Falchuk, Uni 70,383 - 3 percent
Scott Lively, Ind 18,877 - 1 percent
Jeff McCormick, Ind 15,878 - 1 percent
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“Buddy” Cianci Loses Mayoral Bid to Elorza

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Providence mayor and two-time felon Buddy Cianci has lost his comeback bid to Democrat Jorge Elorza.

Elorza defeated the independent Cianci and Republican Daniel Harrop on Tuesday

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