Thursday, December 9, 2010
A holiday party hosted by the Republican town committees of Westwood, Dedham, Norwood and West Roxbury was held in honor of the candidates from the 2010 election.
Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker and other Republican candidates from the November 2010 election may not have won their respective races, but many were still honored in a holiday ceremony Tuesday night. The event, hosted by the Westwood Republican Town Committee, in accordance with the Republican town committees of Dedham, West Roxbury and Norwood, welcomed the presence of Baker and other candidates, as well as about 100 Republican supporters. "It is always fun to have the opportunity to get together with friends to chat about what has been and what will be," Baker said as he arrived to the party on Tuesday night, which was held at the Endicott Estate. Elena Niel of the Westwood Republican Town Committee said that the …
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Welcome to "About Town," a new column that will keep you up to the minute with what's what, who's who and what the town's talking about. Check in often, because we will be updating often. And if you see or hear something we could use here, let us know.
To any person who is interested in joining the Avery School Reuse committee, now is your chance. They are looking for one member to study and consider potential reuse of the Avery School building. This is a group with meetings regularly which are open to the public, and will use time to figure out uses for the standing building. Your application must be received between Oct. 4 and Oct. 14. Interested persons should file with the Board of Selectmen, his/her name and residential address, and a resume and/or statement that explains in clear and specific terms the qualifications he/she holds for the position. Send to: Town Administrator 26 Bryant Street Dedham firstname.lastname@example.org Financial Policies Study Committee The Financial Policies Study…
Monday, October 4, 2010
State Senate battle heating up with election on Nov. 2.
Democrat Mike Rush says that his opponent's tactic of signing a No New Taxes pledge is an election gimmick. Republican Brad Williams feels otherwise, so much that he sent a certified letter to Rush's house wanting him to take the pledge. Both state Senate candidates offered their thoughts on taxes, the Citizens for Limited Taxation pledge and each other. "I wanted to take the pledge because as a financial person in the private sector I have seen a pattern of tax increases across Massachusetts all different ways that are: a) hurting our business environment and driving jobs out of state, and b) unnecessarily increasing the cost of living for Massachusetts residents," said Williams, the Republican candidate for the Suffolk Norfolk State …
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Republican candidate for state Senate, Brad Williams, calls for a series of debates with Rep. Michael Rush, the Democrat in the race.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Dear Representative Rush, Let me first congratulate you on your primary day victory on September 14. As both of us know, there are two different and distinct parts of the campaign season. The primary election culminated the first component, and now we enter an exciting and frantic final forty-five days. I firmly believe that the foundation of the American political process is an informed electorate. We have a fundamental responsibility, as candidates for public office, to express clearly our beliefs and policy positions. By doing so, we ensure the outcome of the November 2 election will be the product of knowledgeable and dedicated voters. I believe the best way to achieve this result is public debate between candidates. I propose a …