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Keating Voices Support for New Bedford-Named Project
A federal delegate is also letting Governor Deval Patrick know how he feels about the impromptu name change of a New Bedford project.
Congressman William Keating has drafted a letter to the governor, saying the name of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal should remain unchanged...
Name-Change of South Terminal Causes City vs. State Dispute
Since the conception of the project, numerous city leaders say the construction in South Terminal has been known as the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.
But in a release from the state this week, the development has been referred to as the Massachusetts and the Southcoast Marine Commerce Termina…
Massachusetts Bans Shark Finning
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill outlawing the possession or distribution of shark fins in Massachusetts.
Supporters of the ban say shark fins are often removed for use in soup while the rest of the shark is thrown back in the sea, still alive...
Patrick Says Migrant Children’s Plan Is Misunderstood
Gov. Deval Patrick says there remains considerable misunderstanding about the state's offer to shelter unaccompanied children from Central America crossing the nation's southern border.
Patrick's comments to reporters on Wednesday came after many town officials and residents in Bourne …
Schooner Ernestina Gets Boatload Of Restoration Funding
Restoration efforts will once again be underway for the Schooner Ernestina in New Bedford.
Governor Deval Patrick has released a five-year capital plan, which includes $2 million for the Ernestina.
Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association board member Mary Anne McQuillan says the goal is to get the Er…
Patrick Signs Minimum Wage Hike
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a law raising the state's $8 per hour minimum wage to $11 per hour - a high among U.S. states - by 2017.
Patrick told a Statehouse ceremony on Thursday that the new law would provide some relief to low-income workers, while noting it would still not be a ``livable w…

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