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Gov. Baker Authorizes $100M In Transportation Funds

Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to immediately release $100 million in transportation funds for cities and towns.

The action on Thursday reverses a decision by his predecessor, former Gov

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Mass. Governor Charlie Baker / Getty Images

Charlie Baker Sworn-In As 72nd Governor Of Massachusetts

Charles Duane ``Charlie'' Baker has taken his oath of office as governor, becoming Massachusetts' 72nd chief executive while warning that some of the state's toughest challenges have been put aside or ignored

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Store Clerk Kicked During Robbery

 

A 21-year-old store clerk was hospitalized due to injuries sustained during an early morning robbery in New Bedford.

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Kingdafy,flickr

NStar Agrees To Return Almost $45M To Customers

Electric and natural gas utility NStar has agreed to refund its customers almost $45 million for overcharges on capital improvements, pension expenses, and energy efficiency programs.

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Judge Grants Immunity In Hernandez Trial

A relative of Aaron Hernandez has been granted immunity in the former New England Patriots star's upcoming murder trial.

Bristol Superior Court assistant clerk Mark Ferriera says Justice Susan Garsh granted prosecutors' petition for immunity on Wednesday for Jennifer Mercado

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Photo by George Jurasek

New Bedford Schools To Close On Thursday

The Superintendent of the New Bedford School District says school has been canceled on Thursday because of extreme cold temperatures.

Temperatures are expected to drop to near zero tonight and early Thursday

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Second Set of Remains Found In Brockton Are Identified

The Plymouth district attorney says the second set or remains found last month in a wooded area of Brockton have been identified.

District Attorney Timothy Cruz said Wednesday the remains are those of 51-year-old Linda Schufeldt of Quincy

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Gov. Patrick Takes Traditional “Lone Walk”

Gov. Deval Patrick has begun the traditional ``lone walk'' departing Massachusetts governors take from the third floor executive office down the front steps of the state capitol.

The walk followed a private meeting with incoming Republican Gov

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Whaleman Statue Vandalized…..Again

The iconic New Bedford "Whaleman Statue" has once again been vandalized.

It's at least the second time in a year that the tip of the harpoon has been damaged.

A crack on the harpoon was noticed last week

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Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin speaking during announcement of a new teachers contract. / Jim Phillips / TSM
Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin speaking during announcement of a new teachers contract. / Jim Phillips / TSM

More Details On New Teachers Contract

Officials on Wednesday offered more details on a new contract agreed to by the city government and the New Bedford Educators Association.

The package is for one year, and pledges 20 hours of professional development for teachers through out the school year

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