National headlines

Scott Brown ready to lend Christie, Jeb a helping hand in N.H. | Boston Herald

State Headlines

AG: Former Middlesex prosecutor violated public corruption laws – The Boston Globe

New gov vows to hold the line on taxes | Boston Herald

Sheriff Cousins eyed for ‘top cop’ job in Baker cabinet

Casino license applicants must hit today’s deadline

Casino hopefuls face deadline today

Baker and Polito headed to Central Mass. today

Charlie Baker inauguration

Past and present combine for Inauguration Day pomp – The Boston Globe

Mitt Romney, Chris Christie share Charlie Baker’s spotlight | Boston Herald

Charlie Baker makes a solid start – The Boston Globe

Baker sworn in as governor, pledges fiscal restraint – The Boston Globe

Longtime Roxbury housing activist moves to bigger stage, bigger role in the Baker Administration – The Boston Globe

New governor as coalition builder in first speech – The Boston Globe

Charlie Baker’s throwback team – The Boston Globe

Baker visits Uphams Corner in first stop as governor | Dorchester Reporter

Boston 2024 Olympics Bid

Boston Wins U.S. Olympic Bid for Summer 2024: Now What?

A Look At The ‘Economic Gamble’ Behind Hosting The Olympics

Not everyone pumped about prospect of Olympics coming to Boston; opposition group says public might be left on hook for costs

Baker, Walsh cheer Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid | Boston Herald

Analysis: Boston is in a good position to win its Olympic bid | Boston Herald

Across Boston, views are mixed about being an Olympics host – The Boston Globe

Boston picked to bid for 2024 Olympics – The Boston Globe

USOC picks Boston: Let the Olympic dialogue begin – The Boston Globe

Instead of saying no, let’s try being open to Olympics possibility – The Boston Globe

Olympic effort from Boston champ John Fish | Boston Herald

Boston bid foes prepare to wage ballot, bill fight | Boston Herald

Boston eyes gold after winning U.S. bid to host 2024 Olympics | Boston Herald

Local headlines 

New Bedford councilors challenge school use of bond funds

Holliston selectmen embark on budget talks

‘Senator’ L’Italien returns to Statehouse

Lowell-area delegation happy to re-elect DeLeo as speaker

Worcester panel wrestles with how much to regulate tobacco

National headlines

Moulton aims to build bridges on both sides of aisle in Washington

2024 Olympic Decision Comes Down Today

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren slams `trickle-down’ tax policy in labor speech – The Boston Globe

State headlines

Legal wrangling on horizon for Cape Wind after major utilities pull out – The Boston Globe

Legislature sworn in as Stanley Rosenberg elected Senate president – The Boston Globe

It’s Rep. Mom: One-time refugee becomes Lowell’s newest lawmaker

Whelan enters Statehouse ranks

Meehan vows to stay put at UML — at least for now

Bain Capital executives largest donors to Boston Olympic bid so far – The Boston Globe

Growing Hispanic church hosts inaugural prayer service – The Boston Globe

Gubernatorial transition

Patrick Departs State House For Last Time As Governor

Supporters: Patrick’s environmental legacy secure

Governor Patrick departs amid tradition, ceremony

Lawmakers stiffed by departing Deval Patrick | Boston Herald

Fewer press flacks for Charlie Baker’s Corner Office | Boston Herald

Charlie Baker’s big day on Beacon Hill | Boston Herald

Possible winners and losers under a Baker administration – The Boston Globe

Governor Deval Patrick officially departs the State House – The Boston Globe

For new governor, mother’s illness leaves a hole in celebration’s heart – The Boston Globe

Big challenges await new governor – The Boston Globe

Baker entertains big donors at pre-inauguration dinner – The Boston Globe

Local headlines

Pittsfield subcommittee rejects bid to waive public records fee

Opponents pack Charlton hearing on motocross park proposal

Southbridge school superintendent resigns

Date set to replace Beaton in Westborough, Shrewsbury House seat

Stoughton Housing board member stands by alleged thief’s side

Walsh moves to put ‘Rec’ back into Parks & Rec Dept. | Dorchester Reporter

Boston rolls dice on suit | Boston Herald

National headlines

House GOP leader once addressed white supremacists | Boston Herald

State Headlines

Nearly 50,000 in Mass. sign up, pay for health coverage

A Look Back At The Election Of Charlie Baker

State income tax cut kicks in Thursday

Health Connector collects $50k from Dell after payment website problems – Boston Business Journal

Battenfeld: Baker, Walsh as BFFs | Boston Herald

Charlie Baker picks Roxbury non-profit CEO for housing role – The Boston Globe

Lawmakers move to clarify where ATMs can be located in casinos – The Boston Globe

State of growth – The Boston Globe

How former representative Marty Meehan has wired Washington to build UMass Lowell research expansion – The Boston Globe

Local Headlines

Lawrence mayor deserves support from city council – The Boston Globe

Advocates say Boston police should release names of officers arrested for drunken driving – The Boston Globe

Mayor Walsh Wants 2015 To Be Year Of Education

UMass Dartmouth hiring more full-time lecturers, decreasing part-timers

Valley CDC tweaks affordable housing project as councilors gather views

Worcester County foreclosures skyrocket

New designers move Hudson DPW and police project ahead

AG: Sudbury selectman violated Open Meeting Law

National headlines

Obama supported protesters over officers, critics charge | Boston Herald

State headlines

Baker favors greater transparency at the T pension fund – The Boston Globe

Rosenberg’s partner quits job at communications firm – The Boston Globe

Baker casts doubt on MassDOT move – The Boston Globe

In Worcester, Gov. Patrick praises youth initiative

Ex-Gov. Jane Swift ducks injury and recognition | Boston Herald

Local headlines

Stone won’t run for Dartmouth Select Board in 2015, recommends successor

New Bedford celebrates expanded VA clinic with ribbon-cutting

SouthField developer agrees to pay $761,000 tax bill

Child safety zone proposal submitted for Yarmouth town meeting warrant

Political Notes: Turner’s farewell, Bourne school aid

Tyngsboro weighs solar project, tax debt

Groton ZBA, Planning Board on legal collision course

Hudson Selectmen review $74.7M fiscal ’16 budget

Trade unions endorse Kinder Morgan pipeline

Walsh boosts relocation compensation for displaced tenants – Boston Business Journal

Marty Walsh pledges to Boston cops: ‘I have your back’ | Boston Herald

National headlines

Jeb Bush candidacy spells a contentious GOP race – The Boston Globe

For Bay State delegation, deep frustration that war against Islamic State on autopilot with no congressional check – The Boston Globe

Obama’s Cuba moves come amid demographic, economic, and political shifts that have weakened US hardliners – The Boston Globe

GOP to fight Obama over Cuba decision | Boston Herald

State headlines

Newcomers on Beacon Hill – The Boston Globe

State audit finds fault with some charter schools data – The Boston Globe

President Obama calls into Gov. Deval Patrick’s radio segment – The Boston Globe

Third resort casino in Massachusetts is a risky bet – The Boston Globe

Former candidates for governor reflect on election

Local headlines

Mayor Martin J. Walsh poised to break fund-raising record for incumbent – The Boston Globe

Sutter mayoral victory sets off DA speculation in Bristol County

Amazon proposal pulled from Fall River panel agenda

New Bedford City Council advances $5 million in capital improvements

Mannal’s bid for criminal complaint against PAC under advisement

Groton ordered to reinstate fired firefighters

State panel upholds Great Wolf tax deal with Fitchburg

Solar firm agrees to pay $175K to Holliston for cutting down trees

Envision Easton adopted as town’s master plan

Residents confront law enforcement officials at Roxbury meeting on police violence – The Boston Globe

Forum with Suffolk DA Conley set | Boston Herald

Northbridge may drop school busing for more than half the riders

Worcester school board members question location of proposed academy for gifted