Boxford Council on Aging Ice Cream Social


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What a wonderful afternoon enjoying some Benson’s ice cream and hot fudge with the seniors of Boxford! I was joined by Senator Bruce Tarr and Representative Tram Nguyen to talk to these seniors and to sign them up for Charlie Cards. It was a wonderful afternoon full of good discussion. Thank you to all who […]

November 18, 2019

Peter Olds Becomes an Eagle Scout


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Hearty congratulations to the Olds family for becoming a Double Eagle Family yesterday in Merrimac! I had the honor of presenting a citation to Peter Olds for becoming an Eagle Scout just a few years after presenting his brother John Olds with one in 2016. This is a very difficult and rare achievement as only […]

October 22, 2019

Newbury Girl Raises Money to Protect Merrimack River


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Check out this article from the Newburyport Daily News written by Mike LaBella. “Ava Valianti, 10, is an industrious girl who has a passion for the Merrimack River and a desire to help keep it clean. The Newbury Elementary School fifth-grader wanted to do some good for the world she lives in. So she created […]

October 1, 2019

September Office Hours


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This month’s office hours will occur on Tuesday, September 17th at:  Georgetown Council on Aging @ 11 am- 12 pm Groveland Town Hall @1 pm- 2 pm And on Thursday, September 19th at:  Newbury Council on Aging @ 1 pm- 2 pm

September 15, 2019

EEE Vaccination Program for Horses


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The MSPCA at Nevins Farm has launched an emergency EEE vaccination program in Merrimack Valley due to the EEE outbreak happening across the state. This service is geared toward horses whose owners cannot afford to administer the vaccine, which protects against West Nile as well as EEE and Western equine encephalitis, and is considered both […]

September 4, 2019

Kicking off the West Newbury Bicentennial Celebration


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Last Saturday Representative Mirra joined the town of West Newbury in their celebration of the town’s 200th birthday. This celebration brings the community together to celebrate their town’s rich history and establishment. To kickoff the celebration, the town was invited to a delicious pancake dinner, followed by a town picture in front of the Grandstand. […]

July 9, 2019

Legislature Advances Fair Share Act


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June 12, 2019 – (BOSTON) – During a constitutional convention this week, Representative Lenny Mirra and their colleagues of the Massachusetts Legislature voted to amend the Massachusetts Constitution to place an additional 4 percent tax on annual taxable income in excess of $1 million to generate revenues for transportation and educational investments. The revenue generated […]

June 17, 2019

Combined Sewage Overflows in the Merrimack River


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Thank you to the Board of Selectmen in both Groveland and Newbury for allowing me to bring attention to the problem of Combined Sewage Overflows in the Merrimack River, as well as all the work myself and other legislators are doing on Beacon Hill to make sure all our residents are safe and healthy. To […]

May 29, 2019

Lawmakers Revisit Hands-free Bill


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Check out this article written by Christian Wade from the Eagle Tribune: Lawmakers are deciding restrictions for all drivers in regards to cell phone usage while operating motor vehicles. Representative Mirra added to the conversation in regards to tougher restrictions, saying: “I’m generally not a big fan of government intrusion, but when you drive on […]

May 10, 2019