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The 6th District, of which Marblehead is a part, is one of four districts across the state that will see contested Governor’s Council races on the Nov. 4 ballot.Current 6th District Councillor Terence Kennedy of Lynnfield, a veteran trial defense lawyer, is seeking a third, two-year term.

Posted Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM

In the state House 4th Norfolk District, which includes 13 of Weymouth’s 18 precincts and one precinct in Hingham, incumbent Democrat James Murphy is running for re-election against Republican Andrea Farretta.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 10:32 AM

Massachusetts voters should pay no heed to one-time casino mogul Donald Trump's warnings that the casino market in the Northeast is already over saturated, a prominent gaming researcher said Tuesday.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 7:22 AM

QUINCY – The audits being completed by the state are not sufficient in number or quality, Patricia Saint Aubin said.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 7:20 AM

RAYNHAM — Tensions flared between incumbent state Rep. Angelo D’Emilia, R-Bridgewater, and his Democratic challenger Joseph Pacheco during a debate held at Raynham Town Hall on Tuesday.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 6:56 AM

QUINCY – Squaring off Tuesday in Quincy for a taped debate, state Sen. John F. Keenan called for more investment in education and affordable housing while challenger Les Gosule criticized public spending in Massachusetts and...

Posted Oct 22, 2014 at 6:00 AM

By Kendall HatchDaily News Staff

Posted Oct 22, 2014 at 6:00 AM

MARLBOROUGH - Coming off five years on the Marlborough City Council, Republican Matt Elder said he wants to head to Beacon Hill to advocate for lower taxes and cut waste.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 2:57 PM

By Jonathan Damejdame@wickedlocal.comDylan Hayre says he's running for state senate to provide opportunities to working families.He wants to do that through reforming and strengthening state programs –...

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 2:55 PM

By Jonathan Damejdame@wickedlocal.comState Sen. Richard Ross grew up in a politically divided household.

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 8:36 PM

The gas tax is far from perfect. It’s regressive, putting a heavier burden on the working poor, who tend to face longer commutes in older, less fuel-efficient cars. As cars get better mileage, an energy policy goal, the revenue...

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