Letter to Editor on Piety Corner by Rep. Stanley

Dear Editor: Traffic.  It’s one of the most talked-about issues throughout Waltham. Whether it’s running errands during the day, attending community events or doing business anywhere in the City, traffic has become nothing short of a nightmare.  Residents want less traffic congestion, safer streets and less painful daily commutes. Waltham now has a unique opportunity to improve traffic flow at […]

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Waltham & Lexington Will Benefit from $100 Million in Funding to Remove Lead Service Lines

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority announced that its Board of Directors has approved a program to make available $100 million in interest-free loans to its member water communities to fully replace lead service lines. Waltham and Lexington are both eligible for this program. “I applaud the state and the MWRA for its efforts to ensure all residents in Massachusetts have […]

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House Approves $200 million for Local Infrastructure Needs

House Approves $200 million for Local Infrastructure Needs BOSTON – Representative Tom Stanley (D-Waltham) joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass legislation that includes a $200 million bond authorization for Chapter 90 funding to help municipalities complete road, bridge and infrastructure improvement projects. “I am thrilled that the House passed this important legislation which will make our […]

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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Survey

The Department of Education (DOE) has been focused on reviewing English Language Arts (ELA) and math learning standards to help develop the next-generation MCAS, which is scheduled for administration in classrooms across the Commonwealth in the spring of next year. Last month, 41 K-12 educators and higher education faculty participated in the first of a series of work sessions to […]

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Stanley pursues multiple efforts to support and protect Waltham Public Schools

Boston- Representative Thomas M. Stanley (D-Waltham) has been pursuing multiple efforts to support and protect public education through legislation and budget initiatives to reduce costs and increase revenue for Waltham Public Schools.  As the FY17 state budget debate is set to begin about a month from now in April, Rep. Stanley reflects on pending measures in the legislature that will […]

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