Patrick/Murray targets of St. Pat’s jokes – Brown takes no prisoners at Southie breakfast – 6th Worcester heats up – VP in town

TOP FIVE:
Governor’s travels, Brown as male model, fair game at St. Patrick’s Day roast – AP
Councilor’s class Politics 101 for Lynn students – Item
Brown amid the green – The Boston Globe
Pre-primary word war warms up -T&G
Following his boss, Biden schedules Boston trip – The Boston Globe

ST. PATRICK’S DAY:
Keller @ Large: Sen. Jack Hart Talks St. Patricks Day, Evacuation Day « CBS Boston
Meal of ham, side of heart – The Boston Globe
Politicians swap jokes at Manzi’s annual St. Patrick’s Day luncheon » Merrimack Valley » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA
Two parades play to different crowds – The Boston Globe
Massachusetts politicians gather for annual Boston St. Patrick’s Day roast | masslive.com
Brown shows how to work Southie roast – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston. com

LIBYA:
Mass. congressional delegation on Libya – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston.com
Rep. Stephen Lynch opposes call to arms over Libya – BostonHerald.com
Brown supports air strikes on Libya – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston.com

THE FEDS:
Tsongas got the tip about Laverriere, too » Merrimack Valley » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA
Sen. Brown attends Cape Cod book signings | CapeCodOnline.com
Scott Brown staffer to meet with public in East Bridgewater on Monday – – WickedLocal.com

PATRICK:
Gov. Patrick to headline Mass. travel summit – Boston.com

STATE HEADLINES:
States pension costs on the rise – The Boston Globe
Mass. broadband project taking step forward – Boston.com
Monday Morning Briefing – BostonHerald.com
Coakley warns on spent fuel rods – The Boston Globe
State panel to huddle on graduation rate – The Boston Globe
Half the states flunk on child care protections – Stateline
MASS. MARKET: Fidelityâs moves put tax breaks under scrutiny – – WickedLocal.com
RI tax plan could mean more for Mass. – The Sun Chronicle Online – News
Video gamers scoring big for Bay State economy – Lowell Sun Online

LOCAL NEWS:
Pinching has cut 1,050 city jobs – The Boston Globe
Poverty agency board: AWOL boss will be ‘dealt with swiftly’ » Merrimack Valley » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA
Abingtonâs unions, administrators divided over proposed shift in health care cost – – WickedLocal.com
Little support for local meals tax plan in selectmen race » Merrimack Valley » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA
Tax-rate chatter a fact of city life – T&G
Worcester, Warren innovation schools get grants – T&G
Power struggle between town council, town manager intensifies in Bridgewater – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger
In high-tech world, Middleboro selectman candidate runs old-fashioned campaign – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger
Springfield and the Pioneer Valley didn’t suffer as badly during the recession but are recovering slowly | masslive.com

MISC.:
Nuns Sue Archdiocese Over Retirement Funds – Boston News Story – WCVB Boston

REDISTRICTING:
Where to count prisoners poses redistricting dilemma — Stateline

LEGISLATURE:
Expanding bottle bill clears legislative hurdle – T&G

BEST OF THE BLOGS/OPINION:
Singing The Bay State Blues – Banker & Tradesman
Blue Mass. Group:: Senator Kerry was way ahead of the curve on Libya. Brown, not so much.
Blue Mass. Group:: Excellent NYT column on Elizabeth Warren and consumer protection
Red Mass Group:: In 2009 Deval Patrick and the Legislature increased corporate taxes by $400M
Gov drags his heels on safety threat – BostonHerald.com

AROUND NEW ENGLAND:
John Birch Society claims legislation | Concord Monitor
Former Carcieri aide elected R.I. GOP chairman | Politics | projo.com | The Providence Journal
State House Notebook: Politicos launch Maine People Before Politics | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Universal health care gets boost – Brattleboro Reformer

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