Baker’s Legacy Praised on ‘Lone Walk’

On the final evening of his eight years in office, Gov. Charlie Baker took his ceremonial final steps through the corridors and out to the Beacon Street sidewalk Wednesday. It’s called the “lone walk,” but he was hardly alone, accompanied by his lieutenant governor and their spouses, and cheered on by scores of well-wishers throughout the capitol.

Baker Signs Budget with Housing Investments

Signing his eighth and final budget as the state’s chief executive, Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday agreed to a major increase in state spending and asked legislators to tweak an order a study of no-fault evictions and an expansion of the MBTA’s board.