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Sutter Sworn-In As Mayor
Sutter Sworn-In As Mayor
Massachusetts's newest Mayor has taken the oath of office in front of a standing room only crowd at Fall River's Government Center. Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter was sworn in as Fall River's Mayor on Tuesday. Sutter, who previously ran unsuccessfully for Congress, defeated Will Flanagan in a recall election earlier this month...
Undecided On Future
Undecided On Future
Gov. Deval Patrick says he still has made no decisions about his future after leaving office. In an interview with The Associated Press on Monday, Patrick indicated he had received feelers about a ``range of things'' but had no plans beyond vacationing with his wife, Diane, after his final day as governor on Jan...
Talks Progressing
Talks Progressing
The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire are stepping up efforts to broker a deal to bring the Market Basket standoff to an end. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan actively participated in negotiations Sunday with feuding cousins Arthur T...
More Training for Teachers
More Training for Teachers
The new Gun Legislation signed Wednesday by Governor Patrick, also requires Mass. teachers to receive suicide prevention training at least once every three years. The provision was included by State Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford, at the urging of parent Brian Fernandes whose son committed suicide in 2008...
Prison Chief Resigns
Prison Chief Resigns
Gov. Deval Patrick has received the resignation of state prison chief Luis Spencer. The Boston Globe reported Thursday that Patrick had asked for the resignation after Spencer delayed an internal investigation into the alleged physical abuse of a mental health patient at Bridgewater State Hospital...

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