Lenny Mirra: A Common Sense Candidate


Thank you to Allan Jason for the Letter to the Editor in the Newburyport Daily News today. Allan emphasized the need for bipartisanship at the State House and commended Representative Mirra for his work on preventing gun violence with Moms Demand Action and Gun Owners Action League. You can read the full article here. Representative […]

October 17, 2018

Bridge on Main Street in Newbury rehabilitated using $360,000 grant


NEWBURY – Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and local leaders to celebrate the completion of the project to rehabilitate the bridge that carries Main Street over the Parker River in Newbury, which is the first project completed through the Baker-Polito Administration’s Municipal Small […]

October 3, 2018

9/21 Gun Violence Meeting Recap


Last Friday, Representative Mirra hosted his second official Gun Violence Working Group meeting at the Haverhill Innovation Hub. Among the attendees were Pentucket Student Group members, State Representatives Marjorie Decker, Paul Tucker, and Andy Vargas, Essex Assistant District Attorney Kim Faitella, Haverhill Principal Glenn Burns, Moms Demand Action members, local gun owners, and Riverside Church […]

September 25, 2018

2017-2018 Legislative Accomplishments

Legislation, Uncategorized

Representative Mirra looks back on the legislative accomplishments of the 2017-2018 session BOSTON – With formal sessions now completed for the year, State Representative Lenny Mirra, R-West Newbury, took time to review some of the major legislative initiatives undertaken by the House of Representatives over the last two years, and to reflect on several missed […]

September 18, 2018

Sepsis Consortium

Advocacy, Uncategorized

Incredibly moving ceremony today to mark the launch of the Massachusetts Sepsis Consortium. We heard from Tina Edwards and her sisters on their personal experience with losing their mother to sepsis in 2015. We heard from a woman who spoke about her own experience as a sepsis survivor, eventually returning to school to become a […]

September 13, 2018

Governor Baker Visits Haverhill


Governor Charlie Baker visited Haverhill Landmark Building on August 24th to meet with local business owners and promote the state’s Transformative Development Initiative. He was joined by Representative Mirra, Representative Andy Vargas, and Representative Linda Dean Campbell and others. You can read the full article on the Governor’s visit here. Learn more about Mass Development’s […]

September 10, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities in West Newbury

Community Resources, Uncategorized

Check out these volunteer opportunities for the Town of West Newbury: The Town of West Newbury has volunteer opportunities on the following committees. Please submit a completed Application for Appointment to the Selectmen’s Office by email at selectmen@wnewbury.org or drop it off at the office. The application can be found online at www.wnewbury.org located on […]

September 5, 2018

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

Local Updates


Check out these local updates from the Newburyport Daily News: ‘Hamilton’ tickets will be raffled GEORGETOWN — The Georgetown Historical Society is raffling two tickets to “Hamilton” at the Boston Opera House on Friday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. This musical about Alexander Hamilton was the winner of 11 Tony Awards, including “Best Musical,” in 2016. Raffle tickets are […]

August 28, 2018

West Nile Virus Update


State health officials announce fourth case of West Nile virus in Massachusetts Risk level raised to high in 11 Boston area communities BOSTON (August 27, 2018) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the fourth human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year. The person is a woman in […]

August 27, 2018