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Polito Vague on Fate of New Bedford Commerce Terminal

Unclear answers from the Baker administration on what will become of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

The terminal, originally budgeted at $113 million, is $10 million over-budget, behind schedule, and will not play host to Cape Wind - the failed offshore wind project

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Photo by Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Baker Faces Weather and Budget Challenges During First 100 Days

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he accomplished many of the goals he set for his first 100 days in office despite having to deal with a winter of record-setting snow.

The Republican pointed to the bipartisan team he named to lead his administration, steps taken to balance the state's budget and a strengthening of the state's relationship with cities and towns

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Gov. Baker Labels Marine Commerce Terminal a Mistake; Mayor Mitchell Responds

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's confident the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will pay off in the long-run.

Governor Charlie Baker made a statement on the Howie Carr Show Tuesday afternoon, siding with State Energy Secretary Matthew Beaton saying the $113 million investment by the state was not well spent on the project which had no assurance the now-defunct Cape Wind project would establish a base of operations at the terminal

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Paul Marotta/Getty Images

Gov. Baker Performing In Urban Improv Fundraiser

BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker will moonlight as a comedian and performer to help raise money for an anti-violence group that works with local teens.

Baker is headlining the Friday night fundraiser for Urban Improv, which describes itself as an interactive program for young people that uses improvisational theater workshops to teach violence prevention, conflict resolution and decision-making.

Baker and hi

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Jim Phillips / TSM

Is South Coast Rail Affected By MBTA Issues?

Will South Coast Rail take a backseat to Boston's transit woes? Governor Charlie Baker says not necessarily.

With the MBTA facing severe structural and financial issues, Governor Baker says it's important to keep in mind there is still much work to be done before the state breaks ground on a commuter line to the Southeastern part of the state

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Quinn Officially Sworn In As Bristol County District Attorney

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn is officially sworn in to his position.

After Sam Sutter was elected Mayor of Fall River, then Governor Deval Patrick appointed Quinn as Acting DA, until Governor Charlie Baker made Quinn's position permanent last month

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Governor Baker Announces Snow Removal Plan

24/7 News Source - Governor Charlie Baker it's time to "get the Commonwealth back to work" and the kids back to school. He says the historic snowfall totals call for "unprecedented action."

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Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick Heads to MIT

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has signed on to be a visiting fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The school announced on Tuesday that Patrick, who left office last week after two terms, will participate in MIT's Innovation Initiative

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Gov. Baker, Democratic Leaders Hold First Meeting

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has held his first meeting since taking office with Democratic leaders of the Legislature, with a projected state budget shortfall among the key topics of discussion.

Baker met privately in his office on Monday for more than one hour with House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stanley Rosenberg

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Montigny Supports Gov. Baker’s Plans To Reduce Deficit

Governor Charlie Baker has only served one full day in office, but is already working to cut the state's budget deficit that could amount to over $500 million.

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