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Nine New MA Status of Women Commissioners Appointed, Two From Framingham

Filed under: Politics by News Staff at 3:09 pm on January 8, 2015

[logo] Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

Logo of the newly established Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, (Oct. 2, 2014)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women is pleased to announce the appointments of nine commissioners to the MetroWest Commission on the Status of Women. The Commissioners are as follows: Cathy Ashton of Wayland, Leonor Filipe of Framingham, Patricia Hohl of Framingham, Kelly Love of Norwood, Jennifer Maseda of Natick, Suzanne Reynolds-Alpert of Norfolk, Nancy Rosenblum of Ashland, Denise Schultz of Franklin, and Heather Wightman of Hopkinton.

The Commissioners will be sworn-in at the Inauguration of the MetroWest Commission on the Status of Women at the D. Justin McCarthy Center at Framingham State University in Framingham, MA on ...[read more]


Sannicandro Bill Supporters Give Gov 100 Foot Petition

Filed under: Politics,Schools & Education by News Staff at 2:40 pm on June 21, 2011
Supporters and Rep. Tom Sanicandro Present Gov. Patrick with Petition for Transitional Services for Disabled High School Students (June 21, 2011)

Supporters and Rep. Tom Sanicandro present Gov. Patrick with petition at State House, June 21, 2011.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - State Rep. Tom Sannicandro, (D-MA 7th Middlesex District), who represents constituents in Framingham and Ashland, met with supporters this morning before a hearing on House Bill No. H159.

The legislation if approved will amend Massachusetts General Law, (MGL Ch. 71, Sec. 38G) to define a special "Transitional Services" teacher license.

Those teachers would be trained to assist and guide the successful transition of students with disabilities to activities after graduating high school including; furthering ...[read more]


2010 Mass Mudlinging Open

Filed under: Politics by News Staff at 5:51 am on October 16, 2010
Ballot Box

If you don't vote, you can't complain!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Its that time again folks, when Massachusetts politics heat up even more than usual and just about anything goes.

Yes, it's election time for the Massachusetts Governor, Treasurer, State Reps and few other other hot seats.

On top the contested races, and likely to get more people out to vote are three ballot questions, two of which have a lot of people talking.

Rather than "report", I figured I just open up a with "Ready, Aim, Fire!"... and let you post ANYTHING related to any political race or ballot question that directly or indirectly affects Framingham, MA residents.

Ready... aim... fire!


2010 MA Governor Candidates

Filed under: Politics by Randy Harris at 2:53 am on July 5, 2010
PHOTO - Candidates in the 2010 Mass. Gubernatorial Race

Candidates in the 2010 Mass. Gubernatorial Race

MASSACHUSETTS - On November 2, 2010, the people of Massachusetts will elect their next Governor. Four candidates have made it onto the ballot; Deval Patrick, Charlie Baker, Jill Stein and Tim Cahill.

The table below provides additional information about the candidates and their Lieutenant Governor hopeful running mates. We have also provided political party affiliation, links to campaign websites, as well as each candidate's respective state and national party websites, (for those who are ...[read more]


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