Commonwealth

Southcoast GOP Forum
NEW BEDFORD - Local conservatives got a chance to meet Republican party officials during a Southcoast GOP Forum at the Valley View Condominiums Monday evening.
State Launches New Site
Governor Charlie Baker announced Monday the launch of the Baker-Polito Administration's hiring transparency initiative that will allow the public to search a database of Executive Department employees, according to a press release.
State Pier Study
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…
FHS Student Remembered
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...
Did You Know About These Laws?
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.