Wednesday, February 6, 2013
State Representative Denise Garlick to hold "Year in Review/Year in Preview" presentation tonight at the Town House at 7 p.m.
State Representative Denise Garlick (D) will hold her annual "Representative’s Report: 2012 the Year in Review and 2013 the Year in Preview" tonight at the Medfield Town House. Garlick, 58, represents the 13th Norfolk District which includes Needham, Dover and half of Medfield. Garlick presented a similar program in 2012 to spotlight her busy first year in office. Tonight's event is slated for 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and includes:
Monday, October 1, 2012
We share the candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Medfield.
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Medfield Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates. Voting Information RACES State State Sen. James Timilty vs Jeff Bailey (R-Attleboro) State Rep. Dan Winslow, R-Norfolk and State Rep. Denise Garlick, D-Needham, are both running unopposed. National Ballot Issues
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Garlick made a presentation to Medfield constituents to demonstrate how she has spent her first year on the job.
State Representative Denise Garlick has been very busy during her first year representing the 13th Norfolk district, which includes Needham, Dover and half of Medfield. Last Wednesday, she held a community meeting at – “Representative’s Community Report to Medfield” – to update the town on what she has been doing at the State House. The purpose of the nearly two-hour meeting was to share information with community members and hear concerns from constituents. “I wanted to let you know that I hold myself accountable to you … I wanted to help you understand what the scope of the role of the State Representative is,” Garlick told a packed Town House last week. “I love this job, it’s a fascinating job,” she said. “I know that the headlines are…
Monday, February 6, 2012
Medfield Board of Selectmen chair Osler "Pete" Peterson will discuss at Tuesday's selectmen meeting scheduling a town informational meeting about 40B.
I have become aware that there is a lot of current discussion in town about 40B projects and suggestions are being made for people to attend the Board of Selectmen meeting Tuesday evening to discuss 40B. While I am delighted to see my fellow residents at our meetings, just so that you are not disappointed, I wanted to share with you my plans to address the current concerns, as well as what I expect will happen Tuesday evening at the meeting of the Board of Selectmen. Tuesday night, I plan to ask my colleagues on the Board of Selectmen to support setting up an informational meeting for residents, to be held at a later date, at which we as a town can all hear from and discuss with knowledgeable experts who can tell us how 40B operates and …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
A recap of this week's headlines.
It's finally the weekend, meaning you can sit back and catch up on some Patch. Here's a recap of the week that was in case you missed any headlines: Sunday, Jan. 29: Monday, Jan. 30: Tuesday, Jan. 31: Wednesday, Feb. 1: Thursday, Feb. 2: Friday, Feb. 3: Saturday, Feb. 4:
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Questions regarding the affordable housing "anti-snob" law dominated the Question & Answer segment of Garlick's visit to Medfield on Wednesday. Town officials agree to schedule a public forum.
Medfield residents are frustrated that they have no control over where affordable housing goes up in town. Very frustrated. Questions surrounding the latest proposal for an affordable housing project off West Street dominated the Question and Answer period following a “State of the Town” address by State Representative Denise Garlick at the Medfield Town House on Wednesday night. "I have great respect for this great struggle you’re having in this community," she told the crowded room, stressing that this is a local issue that needs to be handled with town government. "Right now this is your job in your town," Garlick said. Last month, a developer proposed a 96-unit affordable apartment complex called ‘The Parc at Medfield’ to be built on …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Here's a look at the day ahead.
Today's Forecast: Wednesday's weather, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for a chance of showers, mainly between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind between 8 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West wind between 3 and 10 mph. Notable Events: Medfield High School Warriors' Wednesday: Get Medfield Patch headlines in your Newsfeed on Facebook, search Medfield Patch and click "Like" or follow us on Twitter @MedfieldPatch.
Monday, January 23, 2012
The report will be held at Medfield's Town Hall on Feb. 1 at 7 p.m.
Medfield's State Representative, Denise Garlick, 13th Norfolk District, will host a “Representative’s Community Report to Medfield” on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Medfield Town House. The report, a first of its kind, welcomes constituents to voice their questions and concerns. All community members are invited. “As an elected representative, I am responsible and accountable to all the people of our District," Garlick said. "I have been working hard to deliver results for the residents, the Town of Medfield and the Commonwealth. I look forward to sharing the experiences and the results.” Garlick will report on work that impacts the three towns of the district, and Medfield specifically. The discussion will include: The event has been…
Monday, November 28, 2011
Here's a look at the day ahead.
Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Today's Forecast: Monday's weather, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Monday Night: A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Notable Events: Monday's Quote: " The purpose of life is not to be happy. The purpose of life is to matter, to be productive, to have it make some difference that you lived at all." - Arthur H. Prince. Get Medfield Patch headlines in your Newsfeed on Facebook, search Medfield Patch and click "Like" or follow us on Twitter @…
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
State Senator James Timilty and State Representatives Denise Garlick and Dan Winslow, each representing Medfield, supported the town's efforts in seeking a permanent cleanup solution of the state hospital site by sending DCAM a letter requesting the agenc
The Town of Medfield received support from its state legislatures regarding its stance on the Division of Capital Asset Management’s (DCAM) remediation proposal regarding the in-river and riverbank contamination found at the site of the former Medfield State Hospital. State Senator James E. Timilty and State Representatives Daniel B. Winslow and Denise C. Garlick, each representing Medfield as part of Norfolk County, wrote a joint letter to DCAM’s Commissioner Carole Cornelison on Sept. 28, requesting the state agency withdraw its permit application with the Army Corps of Engineers for the proposed remediation work at the state hospital site. The legislatures asked DCAM to consider “all permanent alternatives,” according to the letter sent…