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Crighton takes his seat in the State Senate

Sen. Brendan Crighton at the State House with his parents after he was sworn in as senator for the Third Essex District. From left to right, Diane, Brendan, and Kevin Crighton.
Sen. Brendan Crighton at the State House with his parents after he was sworn in as senator for the Third Essex District. From left to right, Diane, Brendan, and Kevin Crighton. (Thomas Grillo)
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker swore him in two weeks ago, but on Thursday the state senate made it official when they welcomed former state Rep. Brendan Crighton to the 40-member body. The Lynn Democrat, who sailed into office without opposition earlier this month, was escorted to seat No. 32 by Sen. Adam Hinds (D-Pittsfield)…

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