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Delivering for the District: MBTA Halts Monopole Project

MBTA WI-FI MONOPOLE PROJECT WILL NOT ADVANCE Local Activism, Led by Senator L’Italien, Halts Harmful Project August 10, 2017 BOSTON – The MBTA today announced that it will reject the proposed implementation of approximately 320 seventy-foot Wi-Fi monopoles along the Commuter Rail, in more than 60 communities including Andover. “This is a huge win for […]

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Senate Passes Bill to Provide Municipalities More Options to Adjust Property Taxes

Senate Passes Bill to Provide Municipalities More Options to Adjust Property Taxes Expands local options to help low income seniors, military personnel, and the disabled. BOSTON – Today the Massachusetts Senate approved a bill that provides better flexibility to cities and towns on property tax abatements. An Act improving real property tax abatements, application deadlines, […]

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Your Tewksbury Today: L’Italien Honors TJ Callahan’s Pub Owner Dawn Callahan of Tewksbury With Unsung Heroine Award

L’Italien Honors TJ Callahan’s Pub Owner Dawn Callahan of Tewksbury With Unsung Heroine Award                Dawn Callahan, owner of Tewksbury institution TJ Callahan’s Pub, was one of several women from across the Commonwealth honored on Wednesday at The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women’s 14th Annual Unsung Heroines of […]

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L’Italien hosts activist forum with 150+ attendees from across Merrimack Valley

LAWRENCE, MA: Over 150 people attended a political engagement in Lawrence this morning, hosted by State Senator Barbara L’Italien, D-Andover. Titled “Let’s Get Organized! Building a Grassroots Coalition of Activists in the Merrimack Valley,” the forum for local activists drew people from across the Merrimack Valley, from Westford to Georgetown, to New Hampshire, to the Relief’s […]

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Supporters pack Sen. L’Italien’s campaign kickoff at The Chateau in Andover

Sen. L’Italien officially launched her re-election campaign June 8 at The Chateau restaurant in Andover. The turnout was overwhelming and incredibly appreciated — nearly 200 people including dozens of supporters from each of her communities – Lawrence, Andover, Tewksbury and Dracut. There was also a great turnout from the senator’s friends in North Andover, Methuen […]

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Sen. L’Italien Announces Re-Election Campaign

I want everyone to know that I am running for re-election for the Second Essex & Middlesex District! I turned in 597 certified signatures – double the amount required – to the Secretary of State’s Office and will appear on the Democratic Primary Ballot and November 8th General Election Ballot. It has been an incredible honor and […]

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Young People Pack Lawrence Forum To Discuss Important Issues

Sen. L’Italien To Bring Concerns Back To Senate To Shape State Policy, New Laws   More than 120 young people and community leaders packed the Lawrence Public Library auditorium on April 26 for a forum hosted by Sen. Barbara L’Italien to hear about issues that matter most to Merrimack Valley millennials.   Millennials — roughly […]

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Sen. L’Italien pitches new Lawrence Police Station to Gov. Baker

On March 17, Sen. L’Italien joined Gov. Charlie Baker, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, State Reps. Marcos Devers, Frank Moran and Diana DiZoglio, and NECC President Lane Glenn for a tour of Lawrence’s cramped, outdated and deteriorated police station. The main purpose of the governor’s visit was to see the condition of the station and listen to the city’s […]

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