Rep. Stanley supports reducing plastic bag pollution

In a letter to the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, Rep. Stanley urged favorable action on H.771/S.462, legislation reducing plastic bag pollution. Rep. Stanley is a co-sponsor of this legislation and fully endorses all the environmental benefits a ban on plastic bags would bring to MA. Currently, the U.S. uses 100 billion plastic shopping bags a year […]

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Stanley votes to authorize Mayor McCarthy to sign a Memorandum of Agreement with UMass and advance current negotiations

Rep. Stanley voted to protect Waltham’s farmland and support the Waltham Fields Community Farm and the Waltham Field Station Community by voting to authorize Mayor McCarthy to sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with UMass and advance current negotiations. At the April 8th City Council meeting, Rep. Stanley spoke in favor of his intentions to protect Waltham’s farmland and voted […]

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Rep. Stanley to receive Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers Leader Award

The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers and its members will recognize Rep. Stanley with the Community Health Center Leader Award during its annual State House Day, scheduled for May 2, 2019. The Leader Award is given to members of the Massachusetts General Court who have advocated on behalf of community health center funding and services, and/or provided support for […]

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Cultural Council Grants Awarded For Lincoln & Surrounding Communities

Rep. Stanley and Meg Ramsey, chair of the Lincoln Cultural Council (LCC), announced the award of 10 grants totaling $4,700, for cultural programs in Lincoln, Acton, Concord, and Sudbury. Recipients include Gregory Maichack (Sail Away on the Craft of Pastel Painting); naturalist John Root (Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Beneficials); Concord Women’s Chorus (Searching Love concert); Lincoln Council on Aging […]

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Rep. Stanley sponsors Community Health Center new members briefing

The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers and Rep. Stanley, Rep. Kevin Honan and Senator Julian Cyr sponsored a Community Health Center (CHC) briefing for new members at the State House. Rep. Stanley and Rep. Honan are chief sponsors of a bill to establish a community health center transformation fund. As the legislature considers health reform this session, supporting CHCs must […]

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Stanley & family considering mayoral run, calls city treading water on major projects after mayor announces she is running because no one else is

I appreciate Mayor McCarthy for her service over the past 16 years. However, I believe Waltham citizens were as truly surprised as I was to read in last week’s Tribune that Mayor McCarthy is running for an unprecedented 5th 4-year term. We took her at her word when she informed all municipal employees in writing on July 14th 2017 that […]

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