Now former Lt. Gov. Tim Murray stopped in Newton during his last week in office to discuss how the needs of local veterans are being met and the work that remains to be done.
Lt. Gov. Tim Murray
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CBS Boston reports Murray has a new job lined up already.
UPDATE, 12:15 p.m.: The Massachusetts Republican Party was quick to jump on the reports about Murray's resignation, saying Murray is trying "to outrun the scandal that dogs him" in a statement on their website. MassGOP attempted to liken Murray's exit to that of former House Speaker Thomas Finneran, who was convicted of obstruction of justice in 2007. “History doesn’t always repeat itself, but in this case it looks like Tim Murray is following the same path as a previous, disgraced Democratic official,” said Nate Little MassGOP Executive Director in the scathing statement. “Only time will tell if Murray follows the Finneran playbook to the end, complete with indictment and guilty plea.” UPDATE, 10:45 a.m.: Boston.com has updated their …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
The center is located at American Legion Post 440 in Newton.
Local and state officials recently joined Mayor Setti Warren for the launch of a new Veterans Center at American Legion Post 440 in Newton. The regional center aims to give veterans of all generations and branches of service a "one-stop location" for information on education, job opportunities, housing, childcare, taxes, finances and health advice, according to a press release issued by the mayor's office. The center will also offer a place for local vets to network and socialize. “When I became mayor, I knew that we had to find new and creative ways to reach out to the roughly 7,000 veterans living in our community and ensure that they have access to quality services,” Warren, an Iraq War veteran, said in a statement. “In collaboration …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Murray visited Newton North as part of his tour of the career/technical education schools in the state. The Lt. Gov. also toured science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs prior to announcing $140,000 in grants for STEM education in Mass.
After visits from the secretary of education and Gov. Deval Patrick, Lt. Gov. Tim Murray made a stop at Newton North Tuesday morning as part of his tour of vo-tech schools across the state. Murray toured a number of Newton North's career and technical programs, including engineering, drafting and carpentry classes as well as the school's Innovation Lab. In addition, Murray had a chance to sit in on classes focused on areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), including an AP Biology course currently studying synthetic microbiology. During his visit to Newton North, Murray spoke about the importance of getting young people interested and excited about STEM subjects and programs, as it can help bring innovation to the …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray will not run for governor in 2014, citing the demands of campaigning, serving in elected office and his desire to spend more time with his wife and two young daughters.
Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray will not run for governor in 2014, citing the demands of campaigning, serving in elected office and his desire to spend more time with his wife and two young daughters, his hometown newspaper the Telegram & Gazette of Worcester reported. “It's something I have been thinking about for some time,” Murray said of the decision, which he said came after sitting down to talk it through with his wife, Tammy, and key supporters since the Christmas holidays. Murray, who was mayor of the City of Worcester, told the Telegram & Gazette the demands of running a campaign and serving in office can require 15- and 16-hour days, six and seven days a week and would leave him little time to be with his family. Earlier this month, …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Mayor Setti Warren and Lt. Gov. Tim Murray announced yesterday that Newton has signed an agreement that will make it the first municipality in the state to procure 100 percent of its electricity from green/renewable sources.
Continuing on a path toward more green and sustainable practices, city officials announced yesterday that Newton will be the first municipality in Massachusetts to power its buildings using 100 percent renewable resources. Mayor Setti Warren made the announcement in Newton City Hall yesterday alongside Lt. Governor Tim Murray and State Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard Sullivan. "Today is a day to celebrate a historic achievement but also to acknowledge the enormous work we all must do to grow our green economy and to make us healthier in our state and country," Warren said. According to Warren, the new contract with Reliant Energy will provide 70 million kilowatts of electricity to all city buildings (including school …
Monday, March 7, 2011
Lt. Gov. Tim Murray will join Newton school officials, Rep. Ruth Balser and Mayor Setti Warren for the launch of NewtonSTEM.
Although the municipal elections are eight months away, today is the first day hopeful candidates can pull papers for elected city positions that will be up for vote in the November election. Several incumbents and newcomers have indicated their plans to run, however, the deadline to pull papers is not until July 22 and the final day to turn in the papers is July 26. Lt. Gov. Tim Murray will give the keynote address tonight at the launch of NewtonSTEM, a coalition of parents, teachers, students and STEM professionals who will work bring opportunities and information to students about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The event will be held at the Newton Senior Center and starts at 7 p.m. State Rep. Ruth Balser…