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6th Middlesex MA State Rep Debates

October 29, 2010 (12:08 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics by Randy Harris

FRAMINGHAM, MA - A debate between candidates vying to be the next State Representative for the 6th Middlesex District was held October 25, 2010.

The debate brought together candidates Jim Pillsbury, (an Independent), Jim Rizoli, (also Independent), and Chris Walsh, a Democrat who beat out current State Rep. Pam Richardson, for the their party's nomination in the primaries.

The debate, which I could only describe as; "Watching a train wreck that somehow righted itself before pulling into the station", is actually a testament ...[read more]

Where to Vote in Framingham

October 27, 2010 (9:03 am EST)
Filed under: Politics by News Staff
Framingham Votes - 2010 MA State Election

If you don't vote, you can't complain! Be sure to make your vote count on November 2, 2010.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The November 2nd 2010 election is just around the corner. Aside from the contested races for Governor, Lt. Governor, State Reps and other state and local offices, three ballot questions are sure to bring out many voters.

While the Town Clerk's office can provide you with information about where the polling place for your precinct is located, the easiest and fastest way to get the information is from the MA Secretary of State run website:

Note, several people have contacted me this week saying the "Where Do I Vote MA" website would not work for them.  In every case, the reason was due to entering incomplete or incorrect info.

If you enter your address and get a response saying "Your Search Produced No Results" or other error message, try ...[read more]

League of Women Voters Candidates Forum on FPAC TV

March 30, 2010 (7:39 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Become a more informed voter! The League of Women Voters is holding a Candidates Forum featuring four candidates who are running for the two available Framingham Board of Selectmen seats.

The forum is scheduled to appears on ...[read more]

What's in the Health Care Bill?

March 24, 2010 (6:55 am EST)
Filed under: Health & Fitness,Politics by Randy Harris

Yesterday, on March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law; H.R. 4872 - Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010, (commonly referred to as "The Health Care Bill").

While claims of "Medicare death squads", "Government Takeover of Health Care", and pundits claiming the bill will force employers to layoff or fire existing employees, (and make it unaffordable for them to hire anyone new), there does not appear to be ...[read more]

Proposed Amendment to Sign Bylaws

March 15, 2010 (8:22 pm EST)
Filed under: Business,Public Meetings by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Board of Selectmen will be conducting a public meeting on March 23, 2010 to hear comments on recommendations submitted by Town staff to amend the appeal and waiver process regarding signs. ...[read more]

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