Baker gave a ‘courtesy’ heads-up to O’Connell

Consulted with rep on Taunton mayor’s appointment

THE BAKER ADMINISTRATION notified Rep. Shauna O’Connell ahead of time that the governor was appointing the mayor of Taunton as the interim register of probate in Bristol County, but officials say the notification was done as a courtesy and her own bid for mayor was not discussed. Gov. Charlie Baker announced the interim appointment of(...)

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