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September 16, 2014
Barnstable County Commissioner candidate to host family-friendly event at Harwich farm

The Committee to Elect Leo G. Cakounes will host an end of summer "build your own" pizza party on Saturday, September 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cakounes family farm at 1601 Factory Road in Harwich.

Dough, tomato sauce, cheese and traditional toppings will be provided. Attendees are welcome to bring their favorite toppings to share. Hot dogs, water and soft drinks will also be available.

There will be a hay ride tour of the farm followed by a bonfire at dusk.

September 14, 2014
Forest is a candidate for Barnstable County Commissioner

A meet & greet with Barnstable County Commissioner candidate Mark Forest (D-Yarmouth) is set for Tuesday, September 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Flying Bridge Restaurant, 220 Scranton Ave. in Falmouth.

The event is hosted by Eric Turkington, Thelma Goldstein, Ethel (Yang) Conley and Mary Pat Flynn.

Contact Ben deRuyter to RSVP at ben@benderuyter.com or 508-258-9055.

September 14, 2014
Forest is a candidate for Barnstable County Commissioner

A meet & greet with Barnstable County Commissioner candidate Mark Forest (D-Yarmouth) is set for Tuesday, September 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Flying Bridge Restaurant, 220 Scranton Ave. in Falmouth.

The event is hosted by Eric Turkington, Thelma Goldstein, Ethel (Yang) Conley and Mary Pat Flynn.

Contact Ben deRuyter to RSVP at ben@benderuyter.com or 508-258-9055.

September 14, 2014
Healey trounces Tolman - Tierney, Tolman wiped out

WEEKLY ROUNDUP - SIGNALS

Recap and analysis of the week in state government

The television kept cutting out.

"No signal," it said just after 10 p.m., as a group of elected officials, activists and donors who backed Steve Grossman for governor stood around the big screen set up at the Park Plaza Hotel, scrolling their phone screens and tapping away at their devices. Attorney General Martha Coakley was still ahead by five points.

September 14, 2014
Healey trounces Tolman - Tierney, Tolman wiped out

WEEKLY ROUNDUP - SIGNALS

Recap and analysis of the week in state government

The television kept cutting out.

"No signal," it said just after 10 p.m., as a group of elected officials, activists and donors who backed Steve Grossman for governor stood around the big screen set up at the Park Plaza Hotel, scrolling their phone screens and tapping away at their devices. Attorney General Martha Coakley was still ahead by five points.

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September 13, 2014
Much sound and fury, signifying little, all votes on party lines

Six key votes in the House, four in the Senate

Rep. John F. Tierney D-MA (MA-6) who was not re-nominated on Tuesday stayed home

September 13, 2014
Much sound and fury, signifying little, all votes on party lines

Six key votes in the House, four in the Senate

Rep. John F. Tierney D-MA (MA-6) who was not re-nominated on Tuesday stayed home

September 13, 2014
Early Education and Care Commissioner to visit Cape Cod Children's Place on Tuesday

WEEK OF SEPT. 14-19, 2014

Martha Coakley to avoid those dreaded "special interests"

September 13, 2014
Early Education and Care Commissioner to visit Cape Cod Children's Place on Tuesday

WEEK OF SEPT. 14-19, 2014

Martha Coakley to avoid those dreaded "special interests"

September 12, 2014
Event hosted by Dale Ormon and Rep. Cleon Turner

With the state primary in the rearview mirror, candidates are going full throttle for the election in November. To garner support and raise contributions, a fundraiser for Cape & Islands State Senator Dan Wolf will be held on Thursday, September 18 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Oliver's Restaurant on Route 6A in Yarmouth Port.

The event is sponsored by Dale Ormon and retiring State Rep. Cleon Turner.

September 12, 2014
Event hosted by Dale Ormon and Rep. Cleon Turner

With the state primary in the rearview mirror, candidates are going full throttle for the election in November. To garner support and raise contributions, a fundraiser for Cape & Islands State Senator Dan Wolf will be held on Thursday, September 18 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Oliver's Restaurant on Route 6A in Yarmouth Port.

The event is sponsored by Dale Ormon and retiring State Rep. Cleon Turner.

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September 12, 2014

Evan Falchuk Runs For Governor
By David A. Mittell, Jr.

September 11, 2014
They are joined by three Independents: Evan Falchuk, Scott Lively and Jeffrey McCormick

Baker, Coakley have company on Guv race ballot

Falchuk, Lively and McCormick are also in the race for governor

The newspaper headlines on Wednesday morning said, "It's Coakley vs. Baker" and pundits were quick to highlight the race as a one-on-one showdown, but three independents will also be seeking the support of Bay State voters and they're already trying to bring down the major party candidates and looking forward to debates.

September 11, 2014
They are joined by three Independents: Evan Falchuk, Scott Lively and Jeffrey McCormick

Baker, Coakley have company on Guv race ballot

Falchuk, Lively and McCormick are also in the race for governor

The newspaper headlines on Wednesday morning said, "It's Coakley vs. Baker" and pundits were quick to highlight the race as a one-on-one showdown, but three independents will also be seeking the support of Bay State voters and they're already trying to bring down the major party candidates and looking forward to debates.

September 11, 2014
Cipollini loses re-election bid to Ferreira

Incumbent Governor's Councilor Oliver Cipollini loses to Joseph Ferreira

Voters on Tuesday turned down one member of the panel that screens and votes on judicial nominees in Massachusetts, while two other Governor's Council members defeated Democratic primary challengers.

Councilor Oliver Cipollini, a first-term councilor from Barnstable, lost his re-election bid to Joseph Ferreira, a retired police chief from Somerset. Ferreira garnered 19,094 votes to Cipollini's 15,911.

September 11, 2014
Cipollini loses re-election bid to Ferreira

Incumbent Governor's Councilor Oliver Cipollini loses to Joseph Ferreira

Voters on Tuesday turned down one member of the panel that screens and votes on judicial nominees in Massachusetts, while two other Governor's Council members defeated Democratic primary challengers.

Councilor Oliver Cipollini, a first-term councilor from Barnstable, lost his re-election bid to Joseph Ferreira, a retired police chief from Somerset. Ferreira garnered 19,094 votes to Cipollini's 15,911.

September 10, 2014
CDTC will combine grand opening and monthly meeting

The Chatham Democratic Town Committee announced the opening of the new campaign headquarters at 300 Orleans Road (Route 28) in Chatham on Saturday, September 20.

The HQ opening will be combined with the DTC's monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m.

Interested Chatham Dems are invited to attend the opening/meeting to learn about the candidates, meet the staff and enjoy refreshments.

The Route 28 headquarters will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. through the November election.

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September 10, 2014
CDTC will combine grand opening and monthly meeting

The Chatham Democratic Town Committee announced the opening of the new campaign headquarters at 300 Orleans Road (Route 28) in Chatham on Saturday, September 20.

The HQ opening will be combined with the DTC's monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m.

Interested Chatham Dems are invited to attend the opening/meeting to learn about the candidates, meet the staff and enjoy refreshments.

The Route 28 headquarters will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. through the November election.

September 10, 2014
Local candidates now look to November

With the state primaries over and the support of their parties secured, winning candidates are now focused on the November election. There were few surprises in yesterday's primary election.

September 10, 2014
Local candidates now look to November

With the state primaries over and the support of their parties secured, winning candidates are now focused on the November election. There were few surprises in yesterday's primary election.

September 10, 2014
Baker takes GOP nod - Coakley, Healey, Goldberg take Dem primaries

Voters pick Coakley, Healy, Goldberg in Dem Primaries

Baker takes the GOP nomination

Tuesday turned out to be a successful day for women in Massachusetts politics, as Martha Coakley, Maura Healey and Deb Goldberg won competitive statewide Democratic primaries for governor, attorney general, and state treasurer, respectively.

September 10, 2014
Baker takes GOP nod - Coakley, Healey, Goldberg take Dem primaries

Voters pick Coakley, Healy, Goldberg in Dem Primaries

Baker takes the GOP nomination

Tuesday turned out to be a successful day for women in Massachusetts politics, as Martha Coakley, Maura Healey and Deb Goldberg won competitive statewide Democratic primaries for governor, attorney general, and state treasurer, respectively.

September 8, 2014
Mitt Romney picks one of three local Cape Cod GOP hopefuls - Primary turnout predicted in the 15 to 20 percent range

Robo-Romney calling around for Chatham's Chapman in 9th District GOP race

Picks one in a four-man race for GOP primary nod

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September 8, 2014
Mitt Romney picks one of three local Cape Cod GOP hopefuls - Primary turnout predicted in the 15 to 20 percent range

Robo-Romney calling around for Chatham's Chapman in 9th District GOP race

Picks one in a four-man race for GOP primary nod