The Worcester Area League of Women Voters and the American Promise, You Can Do It are sponsoring an event featuring constitutional lawyer Jeff Clements speak about the Supreme Court decision known as “Citizens United.” This decision unleashed power corporate and individual money into our political process unlike any other time in our country’s history. Jeff Clements is the author of a work entitled “Corporations are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy from Big Money and Global Corporation.”
The event will be held on Wednesday, May 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church (Gordon Hall) located at 111 Park Avenue in Worcester.
This is a free, non-partisan event. All are welcome.
The Town of Dudley has been asked by the Worcester Islamic Center for permission to purchase land and establish a cemetery in that town. The controversy has been covered extensively in the media recently. Asima Silva has been requested to bring a Muslim panel to the town of Dudley to make a presentation on the principles of […] Continue reading →
Join us for an open forum on Islam to learn about the beliefs and practices of the religion as well as what life is like for Muslims living in the USA during a time of heightened Islamophobia. Thursday, April 28th, 2016 7 – 9 pm First Congregational Church, UCC Jacobs Hall 135 Center Road Dudley, MA Please see […] Continue reading →
The League of Women Voters is seeking once again to establish a chapter in Greater Worcester. While the effort is non-partisan, anyone interested in joining efforts to improve government and encourage voters, may become members. Yes, men also are welcome to become members of the LWV. The League is hosting a meeting on Saturday, April 16 at […] Continue reading →
The move to the new middle school is planned to commence April 8 and will continue through the school vacation week of April 18. During the student spring vacation week, professional movers will remove all materials from the old Mountview Middle School building and transport them to the new school. The moving will take about two or […] Continue reading →
There are two important bills stuck in the state house that need local citizens to email the chairmen to get them out for a vote on the floor. Based on the experience of one of our own Holden families (Deb and Ralph Thibodeau) loss of their son from an undetected heart condition while attending soccer […] Continue reading →
Our congratulations to the winners of the 21 Annual Holden Good Neighbor Award: Deb and Ralph Thibodeau for their work with the Josh Thibodeau Helping Hearts Foundation. Margaret Watson for her community service Continue reading →