Public meeting about MBTA service cut proposals

Announcement from State Rep. Paul Donato’s office:

Representative Donato, Representative Garballey, Representative Sciortino and Senator Jehlen invite you to a public information meeting on:

MBTA Service Cut Proposals for FY2013

Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.
Medford City Council Chambers
85 George P. Hassett Drive, Medford, MA

Please join the state legislators of Medford in an informational meeting on the current service cut proposals from the MBTA in response to its $160 million deficit for FY2013

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the legislative offices:

Rep Donato at 617-722-2040
Rep. Garballey at 617-722-2090
Rep. Sciortino at 617-722-2013
Sen. Jehlen at 617-722-1578

Your input, concerns and suggestions are welcome. We hope to see you there.

Martha Coakley talk to be aired on TV3

Last week’s talk by Attorney General Martha Coakley at the Medford Democratic City Committee meeting will be aired several times on TV3, according to the following schedule:

9/14/2009 at 1:00 AM
9/15/2009 at 2:00 PM
9/17/2009 at 10:00 AM
9/17/2009 at 11:30 PM
9/21/2009 at 1:00 AM
9/22/2009 at 2:00 PM
9/24/2009 at 10:00 AM
9/24/2009 at 11:30 PM
9/28/2009 at 1:00 AM
9/29/2009 at 2:00 PM

Thanks to Ken Krause for the information.

Health Care Can’t Wait Rally

Title: Health Care Can’t Wait Rally
Location: Boston Park Square, Arlington St. & Columbus Ave.
Description: In honor of the cause of Senator Kennedy’s life, along with SEIU, Jobs for Justice, Health Care for America Now, Health Care for All, and other organizations, Organizing for America is sponsoring a Health Care Can’t Wait Rally. Featuring remarks by U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano and Boston Mayor Tom Menino, as well as a tribute to Sen. Kennedy.
Start Time: 11:00
Date: 2009-09-07
End Time: 13:00

More info and RSVP: Click here

Gov. Patrick to host town hall in Arlington

Title: Gov. Patrick town hall in Arlington
Location: 51 Eastern Ave Arlington Town Hall, 730 Mass. Ave., Arlington
Description: As part of his continued effort to encourage civic engagement, Governor Patrick will host a Town Hall meeting in Arlington at the Robbin Farm Park to talk directly with residents about the issues that matter most to them. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your friends, your family and your neighbors; come with questions, suggestions and solutions. This event will be held outside. Please check back in case of a rain location.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2009-06-22
End Time: 20:00

Local steps to prevent climate change

Susan Altman of the Medford Climate Action Network and Tufts graduate student Dallase Scott spoke at this past Wednesday’s City Committee meeting. The topic was educating Medford residents about how they can help prevent climate change.

Click to download the PowerPoint slides that accompanied the presentation or a document with home energy saving tips. Another resource is the book The Consumer’s Guide to Effective Environmental Choices by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Finally, here are two more documents with ways to save energy.