Commonwealth

Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito Says State Piers Are Under Review
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito visited the Southcoast Thursday, talking economic development in Fall River and other communities.
One area where Polito sees a lot of promise is the Commonwealth's state piers. The City of New Bedford is exploring the feasability of taking control of the State Pier dow…
Fairhaven High School Grads Saluted For Academic Skills
The class of 2015 at Fairhaven High School has been one of the most academically proficient in the school's history.  The school has earned a "level one" ranking in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and its senior class earned nearly $3 million in scholarships...
New MA Laws Take Effect In The New Year
Massachusetts' minimum wage got a bump from $8 to $9 per hour — the first increase since 2008 — starting New Year's Day. It's part of an effort designed to ensure all workers are paid at least $11 an hour by 2017.