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The Massachusetts house passed legislation to treat most 17-year-olds as juvenile defenders. Is this a compassionate or dangerous change?
Government, Police & Fire
The one-time aide of former Mayor Richard Howard pleaded guilty to larceny and accessory after the fact to a felony, in a deal with prosecutors.
The governor's optimistic but state legislators don't sound so sure. What do you think?
Do you wonder what the 'sequester' will mean for Massachusetts? A White House report gives examples of where federal aid would be cut.
Massachusetts has some old, sometimes funny morality laws about cursing and other no-nos. But sometimes those laws play havoc with modern-day living. Is it time to clear the books?
The agreement reached between the White House and Congress doesn't address spending cuts and leaves another potential debt limit showdown on the table. It also increases taxes on income over $400,000. Is this a deal that works for you?
Governor Deval Patrick won't run again, and Lt. Gov. Tim Murray wants the job. So do Treasurer Steve Grossman and 2010 Republican candidate Charlie Baker. Who do you think should run for governor?
What's it like when the potential next leader of the free world votes in your town? Patch sent three editors to find out.
Asked about toll fairness during a Patch live chat, Governor Deval Patrick asked a reader whether he'd support high-speed tolls. Are these a good way to share the transportation funding pain, or another money grab?
The governor, during a live chat with Patch, expressed skepticism about the legalization of medical marijuana, though he sympathized with patients in pain.
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