Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Board of Selectmen will meet with Medfield state representatives regarding matters that affect the town.
The Board of Selectmen will meet with state officials at its meeting tonight, April 16. On the agenda at 7:20 p.m. is a meeting with Senator James Timilty, Rep. Denise Garlick, and Rep. Daniel Winslow to discuss "financial, Medfield State Hospital and other matters." Click HERE to see what Selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson would like to discuss including: Next on the board's agenda is an 8 p.m. meeting with Russ Hallisey regarding the MEMO Summer Concert Series and Medfield Day (Sept. 21). Also to be discussed: The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in Executive Session to discuss Medfield State Hospital mediation. For a full copy of the agenda, visit town.medfield.net
Thursday, March 28, 2013
GOP and Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate debated Wednesday night at the Channel 5 studios in Needham.
The Republican candidates for U.S. Senate leaned on their diverse backgrounds to explain positions on issues ranging from the economy and debt reduction to gay marriage Wednesday night. Gabriel Gomez, a former Navy SEAL and businessman from Cohasset, said that hearing from a variety of perspectives served him well in the military and that he would bring those lessons to bear working with fellow Republicans and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk), saying "Obamacare is bad for Massachusetts" and simply layers federal bureacracy on top of the state's system, highlighted an upcoming legislative proposal on Beacon Hill to reduce health care costs. Former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan talked about making …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
State Rep. Daniel Winslow, former US attorney Michael J. Sullivan, and former Navy SEAL Gabriel E. Gomez discussed a wide-range of issues in the hour-long debate
The quest to become the "Washington outsider" representing the Republican Party in this year's Massachusetts special senate election was underway at Stonehill College Tuesday night when GOP candidates met in their first primary debate. "Electing either of the Democratic nominees would be a sign of 'surrender' that we have given up," State Representative Daniel B. Winslow (R-Norfolk, including Medfield) said in his closing statement referring U.S. Congressmen Ed Markey and Stephen Lynch. Winslow, former US attorney Michael J. Sullivan, and former Navy SEAL Gabriel E. Gomez discussed a wide range of issues in the hour-long debate, including Roe vs. Wade, gun control, immigration, social security, and the economy. The debate was sponsored …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
The campaign for the open U.S. Senate seat continues.
Two polls last week showed double-digit leads for U.S. Rep. Edward Markey over his Democratic opponent U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch in the race for U.S. Senate. Results of a UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll last week showed Markey, D-Malden, leads Lynch, D-South Boston, by 29.5 percentage points among potential Democratic primary voters. The poll also showed Markey is leading over the three Republican candidates. Fifty percent of those polled said they would vote for Markey, while 20.5 percent said Lynch, giving Markey a 29.5 percent lead. Twenty-three percent said they were unsure about how they plan to vote. Markey and Lynch face off in the April 30 Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by John Kerry’s appointment to …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Two Democrats and three Republicans submitted the needed 10,000 names.
Two Democrats and three Republicans submitted the required number of signatures to run in the special election for U.S. Senate, according to the Boston Globe. U.S. Reps. Edward Markey (D-Malden) and Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) each filed more than double the 10,000 certified signatures required. Markey led the way with nearly 34,000 signatures, while Lynch had just over 25,000. On the Republican side, former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan filed nearly 19,000 signatures, followed by former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez of Cohasset at almost 17,000 and state Rep. Daniel Winslow of Norfolk at more than 13,000. Those totals only include those signatures submitted to the Secretary of State's office by Wednesday's 5 p.m. deadline. City and town …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
State Rep. Dan Winslow officially in race for the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry.
UPDATE: Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. -- State Rep. Dan Winslow tells Fox25 Boston he is officially in the race for the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry last week. Winslow, who represents the Ninth Norfolk District which includes Medfield, is the first Republican to join the race. "I'm in this to win this; I'm going to give this race everything I have with everything I've got," he said, noting he will use $100,000 of his own money and raise the needed $4 to $6 million to win the race. "This is a big reach for us, a heavy lift, but we have to do it and we have to do it fast." Winslow said he has resigned his job as an attorney and is in the race 110 percent. "I've got to do this with every inch of my body and every ounce of my being to try to get…