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Chandler eyes 2018 Senate agenda that moves past scandal | “We have education ahead of us, we have housing, a very important issue because we’re so short on housing in Massachusetts,” Worcester’s Harriette L. Chandler said recently. “We have a lot of legislation to get through and we need the governor to work with us, we need the House to work with us, and we need to work together.”
Free to read! Grafton’s Lannon, an inaugural Railer, hopes to have an extended ECHL comeback up his sleeves | Ryan Lannon said his parents are used to him telling them he’s going to do something a little, well, unexpected. Like, for example, when he said in September he wanted to come out of retirement four years after his last game as a professional hockey player to join up with the expansion Worcester Railers. “Their first instinct was I was going to coach.
“With more than 80 percent of those citizens of voting age expected to stay home, what you do on Election Day says as much about our democracy and our community as anything the candidates might say or do.”
“It will make next to no difference who wins. If Dante Comparetto joins the School Committee, or Benjamin Straight grabs an at-large City Council seat, they’ll discover how quickly bureaucracy, long meetings, and gadfly constituents can drain life from a human soul.”
The at-large right-wing rabble-rouser, who gave Mayor Joe Petty a legit run for his money in the 2015 election, suddenly and cryptically announced he and his wife are abandoning their bids for City Council.