February Gun Violence Working Group


Advocacy, Community Events, Uncategorized

On Monday night, Representative Mirra hosted his monthly Gun Violence Working Group meeting at the Haverhill Innovation Hub. On the agenda: gun violence research conducted at Boston University by Dr. Mike Siegel. Dr. Siegel discussed the factors that seem to contribute the most to reducing gun violence, such as universal background checks, and some of […]

February 6, 2019

Local Events


Community Events, Uncategorized

Check out these local upcoming events (via Newburyport Daily News) Theater Workshop offers open house NEWBURY — Theater Workshop presents an informational open house Thursday, Sept. 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the Newbury Elementary School auditorium, 63 Hanover St. No auditions are required to perform. Theater Workshop has acting classes and theater productions for area […]

September 4, 2018

Challenges Facing Regional Schools


Community Events, District Issues

Representative Mirra joined several legislators from the Northern Essex region last Thursday to discuss the financial and logistical challenges facing regional school districts. The panel included state auditor Suzanne Bump, the director of local mandates Ben Tafoya, Triton Superintendent Brian Forget, Senator Bruce Tarr, Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives, Representative James Kelcourse, and Representative Brad Hill. […]

January 29, 2018

Instrument Fellowship Awarded to Boxford Student


Community Events

(Photo by Kathy Joyce) Elizabeth Reimold of Boxford received the Trudy Larson Instrument Fellowship last month at the Afternoon of Winter Concerts. From an article in Wicked Local: “Reimold, a freshman at Masconomet Regional High School, has played with NMYO [Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras] for four years and is the assistant principal clarinetist in the Symphony Orchestra […]

January 23, 2018

Haverhill Veterans’ Wreath Laying


Community Events, Uncategorized

A few weeks ago I had the distinct honor of attending a wreath laying ceremony for Haverhill Veterans at Hilldale Cemetery, as part of Wreaths Across America. I spoke alongside Haverhill Mayor Jim Fiorentini in recognition and appreciation of our local veterans. Thanks to the help of many wonderful volunteers, we all had the chance […]

January 3, 2018

Toy Drive with Senator Bruce Tarr


Community Events, Uncategorized

Earlier this month I attended a toy drive held by Senator Bruce Tarr, who did a phenomenal job with the event. I made a monetary donation while I was there as part of my promise to donate my legislative pay raise to local causes and charities. Nothing feels better than knowing that children in our […]

January 2, 2018