Charlie Baker

Gov. Charlie Baker at Logan Airport (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker: Federal Officials Encouraging On Disaster Relief

Gov. Charlie Baker says he’s been reaching out to federal officials as Massachusetts prepares to make a formal request for disaster relief following the spate of recent snowstorms.

02/23/2015

Snow drifts on the roof of Milford High School. (WBZ-TV)

Schools Weigh Options For Making Up Snow Days

Schools around Massachusetts are reopening after February vacation — some with a lot of catching up to do.

02/22/2015

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MBTA Announces Restored Red, Green Line Service

The MBTA restored more service on rail lines Sunday morning after weeks of limited operation that has frustrated riders.

02/22/2015

National Guard members help clear MBTA's Red Line after several snowstorms. (Photo credit Karen Twomey/WBZ)

Baker: National Guard Helping To Restore T Service Ahead Of Schedule

The governor praised the National Guard for their efforts in the snow cleanup.

02/19/2015

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Baker Unveils Plan To Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

Gov. Charlie Baker has unveiled the first steps his administration plans to take in fighting heroin and prescription drug abuse and addiction.

02/19/2015

A Commuter Rail train in Framingham following the Blizzard of 2015. (Nicole Jacobs/WBZ)

Baker Done With Commuter Rail ‘Excuses’

Gov. Charlie Baker says he’s done with “excuses.”

02/18/2015

Commuters wait for MBTA buses at Kenmore Square. (WBZ-TV)

MBTA Warns Riders To Expect Limited Service

Another frustrating commute for riders on the MBTA and already a warning that commuters should expect the same service on Wednesday.

02/17/2015

Senate President Stan Rosenberg (WBZ-TV)

Rosenberg: MBTA Meltdown Result Of Tough Winter, Neglect

Sen. Rosenberg chastised taxpayers for wanting more service than they’re willing to pay for but declined to defend MBTA management.

02/17/2015

A commuter rail train stuck in Weymouth (Photo credit Bill Shields/WBZ-TV)

Baker: T Needs To Restore Service Faster Than 30-Day Estimate

Gov. Charlie Baker said the state will work to try and get public transportation in Boston back to normal faster than the 30-day timeframe recently outlined by the MBTA.

02/17/2015

Mass. Governor Charlie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Declares ‘Valentine’s Week’ To Help Local Businesses

Mass. Governor Charlie Baker declared next week to be ‘Valentine’s week,’ encouraging residents to buy from small businesses that have taken a hit from the severe weather.

02/13/2015

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