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Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Patrick made his first comments regarding the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. earlier this month.
SLIDESHOW: Lt. Governor Candidate Karyn Polito Visits Framingham

SLIDESHOW: Lt. Governor Candidate Karyn Polito Visits Framingham

Republican candidate for Lt. Governor Karyn Polito met with Framingham Police and taped an appearance on the Dave Hutchinson Show.
New Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and their Pets Introduced

New Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and their Pets Introduced

Congresswoman Katherine Clark announced a bill aimed to assist domestic violence victims with pets.
Middlesex County District Attorney Candidates Debate Wednesday

Middlesex County District Attorney Candidates Debate Wednesday

The two Democratic candidates will debate Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the main Framingham Library.
Mass. League of Environmental Voters Endorses LeFort for State Representative

Mass. League of Environmental Voters Endorses LeFort for State Representative

Environmental League of Mass Action Fund also endorses state representative candidate Brian LeFort.
Summer Harvest on Beacon Hill

Summer Harvest on Beacon Hill

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
Middlesex District Attorney Candidate Stops By Framingham Summer Concert

Middlesex District Attorney Candidate Stops By Framingham Summer Concert

Michael Sullivan, the Clerk of Courts in Middlesex County, stopped by the Framingham Summer Concert Friday night.
Registry Upgrade to Interrupt MassRMV Website on Sunday

Registry Upgrade to Interrupt MassRMV Website on Sunday

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles website has maintenance scheduled for Sunday.
Town of Framingham Wins Innovation Award

Town of Framingham Wins Innovation Award

The Town of Framingham used Accela's platform to reduce the number of steps involved in resulting an inspection.
State House News: New Office for the Governor

State House News: New Office for the Governor

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
Residents May Submit Articles for Fall Framingham Town Meeting

Residents May Submit Articles for Fall Framingham Town Meeting

The Fall Special Town Meeting is scheduled to begin on Tuesday. Oct. 21.
Migrant Children Not Coming to Massachusetts After All

Migrant Children Not Coming to Massachusetts After All

Federal officials told Gov. Patrick this week they won't move forward with the previously-proposed program.
Framingham Democrats Hosting Annual Cookout Sunday

Framingham Democrats Hosting Annual Cookout Sunday

All MetroWest Democrats are invited to join in the festivities.
Dr. Schwartz Challenges Congresswoman Clark to Debates

Dr. Schwartz Challenges Congresswoman Clark to Debates

Dr. Shelly Schwartz is challenging Rep. Katherine Clark for her 5th Congressional seat.
State Rep. Candidate Discusses Transportation Needs

State Rep. Candidate Discusses Transportation Needs

Brian LeFort, is a candidate for state representative in the 13th Middlesex District, which includes Precinct 3 in Framingham.
MassGOP, Charlie Baker Open Victory Office in Framingham

MassGOP, Charlie Baker Open Victory Office in Framingham

Saturday, Aug. 2. Republican governor candidate Charlie Baker and the MassGOP opened a Victory Office in Framingham, off Route 9.
Wheeling and Dealing on Beacon Hill

Wheeling and Dealing on Beacon Hill

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
Legislature Sends Comprehensive Gun Safety Bill to Governor

Legislature Sends Comprehensive Gun Safety Bill to Governor

Bill includes provisions to reduce and impact gun violence in the state, increase accountability and improve school safety.
Rep. Chris Walsh Saves Man Choking on Sandwich at State House

Rep. Chris Walsh Saves Man Choking on Sandwich at State House

Framingham state representative performs Heimlich maneuver on a state house book store employee.
Sen. Warren Denounces Corporations Who 'Renounce Their American Citizenship' to Dodge Taxes

Sen. Warren Denounces Corporations Who 'Renounce Their American Citizenship' to Dodge Taxes

Massachusetts' senior senator call on Congress to end corporate tax inversion loophole.