Governor Patrick participates in series of events in remembrance of the victims of 9/11

Governor Patrick this morning participated in the name reading for the 210 lives lost with ties to Massachusetts in the September 11, 2001 attacks. (Photo: Eric Haynes/Governor’s Office)

Governor Deval Patrick this morning participated in the annual State House Commemoration of the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001. During the 9/11 Commemoration, Governor Patrick participated in the name reading ceremony for the 210 people who were killed on September 11, with ties to Massachusetts. Continue reading

Governor Patrick joins rally in support of transportation, education investments that will create growth and opportunity across the Commonwealth

Governor Deval Patrick today joined hundreds of teachers, parents, small business owners and others gathered at the State House this morning to urge support from legislators for the Governor’s investment proposal. The Governor thanked attendees for making their voices heard about the type of Commonwealth they want to live in, and emphasized the importance of investing now in transportation and education to unlock opportunity for residents in the near term and for future generations. Continue reading

Governor Patrick names William ‘Mo’ Cowan as interim U.S. senator

Governor Deval Patrick today appointed William “Mo” Cowan as interim United States Senator, filling the seat left vacant by Senator John Kerry. Governor Patrick also announced that the Special Election to fill Senator Kerry’s seat will be held on June 25. Cowan will serve as interim senator until a new senator is elected on that date. Continue reading

An East Boston Renaissance In The Making

Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) joined with Governor Deval Patrick, New Jersey-based developer Roseland, RBS Citizens and other elected officials and members of the East Boston community Jan. 25 to celebrate the groundbreaking of Portside at Pier One, East Boston’s first new residential waterfront development in many years. The first of seven planned buildings is now underway, and will lead in the transformation of the underutilized shoreline which has spectacular views of the Boston skyline. Continue reading