Stanley provides update on Fernald

For some time now many residents have asked: What is going on with the Fernald property? In the interest of transparency, I write to inform the public. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is offering an unprecedented proposal to three municipalities (Westborough, Medfield and Waltham) with state institutional buildings and land. The Sale Partnership Model, as it is being referred to, will […]

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Rep. Stanley Supports Domestic Violence Bill

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and Attorney General Martha Coakley today announced a comprehensive domestic violence bill which creates new criminal offenses and elevated penalties, boosts prevention efforts and seeks to empower victims. The legislation establishes a first offense domestic assault and battery charge that will allow officials to immediately contextualize charges as domestic in nature and take appropriate punitive […]

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Waltham legislators praise local aid agreement for fiscal 2015

Waltham’s legislators have announced a local aid agreement for fiscal 2015. The plan, which covers unrestricted general government aid and Chapter 70 education aid, guarantees a roughly $125 million boost for these two accounts. After passing the resolution in the Senate, Barrett directed praise at state Reps. Tom Stanley, D-Waltham, and John Lawn, D-Watertown, Waltham’s state representatives, for helping to […]

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House Approves $12.7 Billion Transportation Finance Legislation Including $300 Million for Local Aid

State Representative Tom Stanley joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives on January 29 in approving a $12.7 billion bond bill to assist Massachusetts communities in paying for local transportation-related projects. The bond bill authorizes $300 million in Chapter 90 funding to help cities and towns complete road, bridge and infrastructure improvement projects. This marks the eighth consecutive […]

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Massachusetts House passes Rep. Stanley’s Bill to Regulate Appraisal Management Companies

The Massachusetts House of Representatives passed State Representative Thomas Stanley’s (D-Waltham) bill intended to ensure accurate appraisals of Massachusetts homes. H.3849 (Formerly H.992 as filed by Rep. Stanley), An Act to regulate real estate management companies, seeks to establish the requirements for the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies which have long operated without substantial government oversight. H.3849 would […]

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Rep. Stanley testifies in support of the proposed UMass Center for Urban Sustainability

Rep. Tom Stanley (D-Waltham) today testified at the State House before the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture in support of the proposed UMass Center for Urban Sustainability to be located in Waltham. UMass officials first introduced the idea of establishing an urban/suburban sustainability center to Rep. Stanley almost two years ago at a meeting in Amherst. The […]

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Letter to Editor: Building a Stronger Public School System

Recently much has been said about the lack of stability and communication within the Waltham public school system.  As parents we are concerned with the amount of administrative turnover, and its affect on the quality of education provided in our schools. Just like in team sports, an organization (school system) or team is most successful when everyone understands their role […]

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