Green Friday


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Baker-Polito Administration Declares November 23, 2018 as “Green Friday” Declaration Made to Recognize Massachusetts’ Christmas Tree Farms and Nurseries BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration has declared Friday, November 23, 2018 as “Green Friday” to encourage people across the Commonwealth to visit their local farms and nurseries for Christmas trees, holiday plants, and holiday decorating needs.  […]

November 26, 2018

Community Preservation Act


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Representative Mirra was featured in a recent article from the Gloucester Daily Times concerning funding for the Community Preservation Act, which helps maintain public parks and preserve historic buildings. “We absolutely need to put more money into this program,” said Rep. Lenny Mirra, R-West Newbury, who backed the legislation. “It’s an extremely popular program and […]

November 26, 2018

Health Connector Open Enrollment


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The Massachusetts Health Connector’s Open Enrollment began on November 1, 2018 and ends on January 23, 2019. For coverage effective starting January 1, 2019, members must select a plan and pay by December 23, 2018. Plan selection and payment after December 23, 2018 will be effective beginning February 1, 2019. Update your information. Eligibility determinations due […]

November 9, 2018

West Newbury Bicentennial Celebration


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West Newbury is preparing for its Bicentennial Celebration next summer, and the planning committee has announced two events in February to kick off the festivities. In honor of the town of West Newbury’ incorporation on February 18, 1819, a black tie gala will be held on February 23 at the Groveland Fairways. Tickets are $120 […]

November 5, 2018

National Adoption Month


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November is National Adoption Month, and Representative Mirra is hosting a Waiting Child Portrait in support. Our Waiting Child is Eddie, age 12, who is still waiting for adoption. The Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange is a nonprofit agency whose mission is to provide adoptive homes for children and teens in foster care. MARE works with […]

November 5, 2018

$10M for Program to Reduce Violence


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Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill last week authorizing a series of pilot programs that will grant money to high-crime areas of Massachusetts. Representative Mirra was among 40 legislators who signed Representative Andy Vargas’s letter to the Governor this past summer requesting $20 million for a program specifically aimed at gun violence prevention. Crime and […]

October 31, 2018

Lenny Mirra: A Common Sense Candidate


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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


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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