State and regional headlines

State: ‘Overcutting was an error’

Political headlines

Coakley, Baker clash in second debate – The Boston Globe

Shaheen, Brown clash over women’s health care

Mayors On The Future Of America

College sex assaults take center stage at attorney general forum

Candidates Coakley, Baker to meet at chamber forum | Boston Herald

Dems rank among bigs backing Baker | Boston Herald

Local headlines

Revere counts successes, looks to future development

Proposed Swampscott elementary school fails at Special Town Meeting

Voters to decide plastic bag ban

Historical Society meeting will focus on CPA

Coalition will seek grant for Westport’s Beach Avenue

Former Quincy Housing Authority official cleared of child porn charges

Worcester City Council to consider small business education efforts

Work to begin on new Sudbury police station

Gray calls on School Committee to develop long-term goals

Patrick visits Peabody

Mayor Martin J. Walsh threatens to veto proposed City Council pay raise – The Boston Globe

Haverhill council OKs digital billboard $780K deal


State and regional headlines

Candidates for state, county office take on gas tax, skills gap, education funding at Springfield forum

Massachusetts court system ponders adult sentences for juvenile crimes – The Boston Globe

Political headlines

Question 2 supporters: Bottle bill expansion is ‘smart policy’

After primary defeat, Lavoie ponders political future

Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance attacks Democrats in mailers

Tisei rips Moulton cash grab | Boston Herald

Dem kingmaker crosses party lines | Boston Herald

Nonprofit group slams Democrats under guise of ‘voter education’

Local headlines

City may tighten anti-smoking regulations

Hudson: Selectmen talk speeding worries

Natick: Town wants open-door policy

Marshfield officials worry proposed zoning change is special treatment

Granby Select Board votes to apply for block grants in tandem with South Hadley

City launches new program to enroll families in health insurance

Town eyes PILOT plan to ease school costsTribal council to meet on finance complaints

Swampscott Town Meeting sends school plan to ballot

Groton selectmen review two TM warrant articles

Chelmsford selectmen to wait on Dutton House decision

New SouthField board on track to meet deadline


State and regional headlines

Reports of sexual assaults on area college campuses rise sharply – The Boston Globe

Huge gender divide in prostitution-related arrests

Political headlines

Struggle for soul of Democratic Party pits Wall Street-backed think tank against Elizabeth Warren – The Boston Globe

Supporters called upon to be alert as … Baker seeks ‘truth squad’ | Boston Herald

Local headlines

Good news, room for improvement in Wareham MCAS scores

Outrage grows over Bridgewater State keeping rapes secret

Officials concerned about impact of National Grid rate surge

Hudson officials to seek feedback on parking

Is the ‘war on women’ real? Depends who you ask

Verizon appeals Peabody council’s cell tower decision


State and regional headlines

State, feds negotiating over billions of dollars for MassHealth

With demand high, state boosts housing payouts

Political headlines

Martha Coakley staffer tied to group slamming Charlie Baker | Boston Herald

Mother of murdered teen Molly Bish defends Attorney General Martha Coakley over record addressing child abuse

Governor Patrick: Boston Herald cartoon featuring President Obama and watermelon toothpaste was “stupid”

Finn, Wong spar on guns, education funding

Local headlines

Haverhill commercial park targeted for pot dispensary

Councilors want pushcarts to remain in Faneuil Hall

High hopes raised for Government Center Garage site – The Boston Globe

Fisheries council fails to tackle cod problem

Sudbury: Work to begin on town center project

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll will look statewide for next police chief

City to fight for garage money

Lowell School District remains at Level 3 status

Groton school officials hope to stay on top of budget concerns

Somerville PAC connects donors to pols online | Boston Herald

Group aims to recall Saugus selectmen

Lynn bar may lose license over tardy taxes

State and regional headlines

State’s gubernatorial race includes three independents

Political headlines

Boston City Council Discusses 29 Percent Pay Hike; Here’s What Other Cities’ Councilors Make

Massachusetts gubernatorial Springfield debate: use of emoji to live tweet event gets mixed response

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates spar on casino gambling, education, climate change in Springfield debate

Big surprises in numbers | Boston Herald

Gov race heats up as Martha Coakley, Charlie Baker in tie | Boston Herald

Proponents of expanded bottle bill call for TV stations to remove opponents’ ads – The Boston Globe

Baker, Coakley sidestep hot-button tech questions at candidates’ forum – The Boston Globe

Markey runs low-key campaign as election approaches.

Candidates for governor make pitch to tech sector

Local headlines

Lynn councilor upset over convenience store’s liquor license

Boston City Council Discusses 29 Percent Pay Hike; Here’s What Other Cities’ Councilors Make

Fairhaven signs agreement to buy land for new police-fire station, sale now goes to Town Meeting

City Hall begins push to go paperless

Mashpee chairman makes SMART move

Selectmen balk at payouts for water cleanup

Pembroke selectmen endorse 13 of 16 articles for town meeting

Council warned of legal issues with vote on pay raise – The Boston Globe

Danvers selects Steve Bartha as next town manager






State and regional headlines

State agrees to keep New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal name

State agrees to pick up 59 percent of $96 million tab for new Abington school

Politics headlines

Mayor Martin J. Walsh returns to Irish shrine he visited after surviving childhood cancer – The Boston Globe

Candidates for governor meet at Boston forum

Gubernatorial hopefuls discuss human service issues – The Boston Globe

L’Italien, Vispoli spar over her unpaid state taxes; Campaigns swap charges of ‘gutter politics’ and ‘hypocrisy’

Local headlines

Pepperell coalition calls out head of utility for pipeline statement
Selectmen endorse article to supplement Onset parking program
Planning Board OKs first business at Rochester Crossroads

BMC may have ‘near-term’ plan for North Adams campus in 1-2 months

In Newton, should it be alderman and alderwoman or simply City Council – The Boston Globe

Hudson superintendent details entry plan

Natick FinCom supports rail trail design money

Otis Street Bridge troubles ongoing in Northborough

Saugus officials split over reinstating Crabtree

Former president of the Dominican Republic visits