Category Archives: Political News – Blackstone Valley

Political news from around the Greater Blackstone Valley

GBV Dems St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast with Jim McGovern!

The Greater Blackstone Valley Dems are happy to invite you to a St. Patrick’s Day breakfast at the Progressive Club in Uxbridge on 3/9/2014. Doors will open at 8 AM, with breakfast starting at 8:30 and a program of speakers … Continue reading

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Bellingham DTC Announces Summer Kick-off Party

The Bellingham Democratic Town Committee is holding a Summertime Kick-off Cocktail Party on 6/12/2013 at the Coachmen’s Lodge at 6:00 pm. Details are in the attached PDF – they are asking to please RSVP for the event. Bellingham DTC Summer … Continue reading

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link to BPR 2/26/13 Interview with Foxwoods’ Scott Butera

http://www.wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-charlie-baker-candidate-mayor-john-connolly-first-girl-win-state-wrestling-title Like it or leave it, casinos are coming to Massachusetts. Jim and Margery spoke with casino “turnaround artist”, Scott Butera. Butera is the chief executive of Foxwoods, and has been reportedly eyeing  valuable land in Massachusetts. FYI:  Jim Braude and Margery … Continue reading

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Casino Free Milford is heating up!

As many of you are aware, one of the casinos allowed under the expanded gaming law has been proposed for a parcel of land in Milford. So far, the only selectman opposed to it is Bill Buckley – both Dino … Continue reading

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GBVDems get a mention in Milford Daily Voice

The Milford Daily Voice is a new local news site, similar to the Patch sites that have been springing up around here lately. I recently had a chance to talk with the local reporter, Richard Sobey, and he quoted me … Continue reading

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Joe Kennedy in Milford!

The Greater Blackstone Valley Dems are sponsoring a Meet-and Greet for Joe Kennedy III next Saturday, August 4th, from 2 – 4 PM at Peg Knowlton’s home, 14 Chestnut St., Milford. As I am sure most of you know, Joe … Continue reading

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Come to our “Love a Democrat” Valentine’s Day Party in Milford this Saturday!

Where and when: The Nite Lite Lounge 31 Central St Milford, MA  01757 Saturday, 2/11, 4-7 PM Many towns are holding their caucuses this Saturday, so the Greater Blackstone Valley Dems got together to organize a soiree for the early … Continue reading

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“All Politics Is Local” is on the air!

Our first episode of “All Politics Is Local”, our local access cable TV show is on the air in Milford!  On Comcast, it’s channel 8, and on FIOS it’s channel 40.  The sound is a little off in the version … Continue reading

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GBV Dems host Jim McGovern in Sutton

Earlier this evening, the Greater Blackstone Valley Dems got together to host Congressman Jim McGovern for a meet-n-greet in Sutton.  We had a great crowd, and we all got to hear the Congressman speak about the issues of the day, … Continue reading

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Don Bourque announces his candidacy for state rep in the 18th Worcester District

We are excited to report that Democrat Don Bourque of Webster has announced that he is running for the State Representative seat in the 18th Worcester District. The newly redistricted seat includes our towns of Douglas, precincts in Oxford, and … Continue reading

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