05 November 2012 ~ Comments Off

Letter: L’Italien Helped Autism Community

Editor, Townsman: For the past 30 years I have worked with children and adults with autism and related disorders, so I am well aware of the challenges they and their families face. Autism affects more than 1 in every 88 children, 1 in 54 boys in Massachusetts, and sometimes it can be difficult for parents […]

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29 October 2012 ~ Comments Off

Letter: L’Italien is Best Choice for State Representative

To the editor: As we get closer to Election Day, I’d like to tell your readers about a great experience I had, working with Barbara L’Italien, candidate for state representative in my district. About three years ago, my neighborhood found out that a cell phone tower was going to be built on our street. Abutters […]

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29 October 2012 ~ Comments Off

Letter: L’Italien Fights for Kids With Autism

For the past thirty years I have worked with children and adults with autism and related disorders, so I am well aware of the challenges they and their families face.  Autism affects more than 1 in every 88 children, 1 in 54 boys in Massachusetts, and sometimes it can be difficult for parents to detect […]

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29 October 2012 ~ Comments Off

All Five Boxford Selectmen Endorse L’Italien

  In an unprecedented move, all five members of the Boxford Board of Selectmen have independently announced that they are supporting Barbara L’Italien over incumbent State Representative Jim Lyons.   “I am deeply honored by the faith that all five of these local leaders are placing in me,” said L’Italien. “I’ve enjoyed my past experiences […]

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29 October 2012 ~ Comments Off

Letter: L’Italien Partners with Others to Get Things Done

Serving on the Andover Board of Selectmen, I saw first hand the importance of setting aside politics in order to develop responsible policy. Whether it was working with my fellow selectmen, my colleagues on the School Committee, or our representatives in the state legislature, we all understood that despite our differences, we needed to work […]

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