STATE HOUSE

Gov. Charlie Baker takes his oath of office. (WBZ-TV)

Charlie Baker Sworn In As Mass. Governor

Charlie Baker has a day of festivities marking his swearing-in as the state’s 72nd chief executive.

01/08/2015

Deval Patrick after exiting the State House during his "Lone Walk." (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Patrick Departs Amid Tradition, Ceremony

Deval Patrick took the “lone walk” down the front steps of the State House Wednesday, a longstanding tradition for departing governors.

01/07/2015

Newspaper in time capsule buried by Sam Adams, Paul Revere. (WBZ-TV)

1795 Time Capsule Buried By Sam Adams, Paul Revere Opened In Boston

Officials carefully opened the box and removed its contents Tuesday night.

01/06/2015

The 1795 time capsule (Photo credit: Museum of Fine Arts)

Time Capsule Buried By Sam Adams, Paul Revere To Be Opened Jan. 6

The contents of a more than 200-year-old time capsule sealed in the State House by Sam Adams and Paul Revere will be unveiled soon.

12/23/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick and Senate President Therese Murray light the menorah at the State House in 2011. (WBZ-TV)

Lighting Of State House Menorah To Mark Start Of Hanukkah

The lighting of the 18-foot menorah marks the arrival of Hanukkah.

12/16/2014

A time capsule from 1795 is extracted from the State House (Carl Stevens/WBZ)

Crews Extract 1795 Time Capsule From State House

A more than 200-year-old time capsule was extracted from the Massachusetts State House Thursday afternoon.

12/11/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Large Police Presence At State House For Tactical Response Drill

A tactical response drill will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the State House.

11/29/2014

Demonstrators protest the Ferguson decision outside the State House. (WBZ-TV)

Fires In Ferguson, Peaceful Protest In Boston

While there were fires, violence and looting in Ferguson, Missouri early Tuesday morning, there was peaceful protest in Boston.

11/25/2014

MBTA Officer Richard Donahue was among those awarded with the state's Medal of Honor. (WBZ)

25 Officers, 1 Brave K-9 Honored With Hanna Award

Some who received the state’s Medal of Honor were involved in the manhunt and capture of the suspects involved in the Boston Marathon bombings.

WBZ-TV–11/19/2014

The unmarked Freedom Trail outside the State House. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Freedom Trail Confusion A Sign Of Complacency

Maybe we could have spent $11,298,000 on the governor’s office instead, and thrown a couple grand at the signage problem.

08/08/2014

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