charlie baker

Boston’s Olympic flame–or the aspiration to light it in the summer of 2024–was extinguished on Monday afternoon when the US Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 announced that they would be jointly ending Boston’s bid to host the Games. Members of the... Read more
The planned $1 billion expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center has been frozen indefinitely by Gov. Charlie Baker, whose administration on Wednesday expressed deep misgivings about the center's ability to pay off the anticipated debt... Read more
During a visit to Upham's Corner after becoming governor, Charlie Baker on Thursday faced a third grader's call to stop racist law enforcement and promised to continue working with organizations in the community. Baker touted his housing and economic... Read more
Charlie Baker will ship up to Dorchester for his first Friday night as governor, thanking supporters with a special concert featuring the Dropkick Murphys at the Strand Theater in Uphams Corner, his office confirmed Tuesday. Baker and Lieutenant Gov.... Read more
Nam Pham (center) with Gov.-elect Charlie BakerCome inauguration day, longtime VietAID executive director and Fields Corner mainstay Nam Pham will leave his post at VietAID for a role in the Baker administration. Pham will serve as the assistant secretary... Read more
For those who missed it at the St. Patrick's Day breakfast in Southie, here's the poem Gov. Deval Patrick delivered, followed by the song by Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray. (Updated to add, via the State House News Service, some verse from Sen. Richard Tisei,... Read more
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