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Massachusetts home sales are up and unemployment below national average.
Asked about toll fairness during a Patch live chat, Governor Deval Patrick asked a reader whether he'd support high-speed tolls. Are these a good way to share the transportation funding pain, or another money grab?
Government, Police & Fire, Local Connections
Several improvements have been planned for the downtown Melrose area.
The governor, during a live chat with Patch, expressed skepticism about the legalization of medical marijuana, though he sympathized with patients in pain.
Check out the complete chat from Thursday below.
The meetings are aimed at sharing information about police initiatives and to hear feedback from residents about issues that affect them.
The governor answered readers' questions Thursday from 1:30-2:15 p.m.
After three polls released last week showed Elizabeth Warren ahead of Scott Brown, while another showed Brown ahead of Warren, Patch surveyed influential Massachusetts Republicans to get their take on the tight race.
After three polls released last week showed Elizabeth Warren ahead of Scott Brown, while another showed Brown ahead of Warren, Patch surveyed influential Massachusetts Democrats to get their take on the tight race.
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