Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Weston Democratic Town Committee has named its choice for the the senator to replace John Kerry, now secretary of state.
On Feb. 10, the Weston Democratic Town Caucus voted "overwhelmingly" to endorse Rep. Ed Markey in his bid for the Senate seat vacated when John Kerry became secretary of state. "Weston’s Dems feel Ed Markey is uniquely qualified to be our next U.S. Senator," according to a post on the committee's website. The announcement goes on to praise Markey as a "national leader on energy and the environment" and says that Markey "fought to create new jobs in American clean energy." Markey is also, according to the announcement, "a national leader on technology policy and consumer protection." Markey is slated to face Rep. Stephen Lynch in a special election democratic primary on April 30. The special election to place a new senator in Kerry's now …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Alam has been on the Weston Democratic Town Committee since 2002.
Democratic National Committee Delegate from Weston Nazda Alam was born in a small town in Bangladesh, according to her bio. She came to the United States in 1982 as a graduate student in Houston. She came to Massachusetts in 1988. She e-mailed a few answers to some questions posed by Weston Patch earlier this week. Weston Patch: How long have you been involved politically in Weston? How long have you lived in Weston? Nazda Alam: I have been living in Weston since 2002 and I lived in Needham (1992 -2001), Newton (1990- 1992) and in Milford (1988-1990). I have been a member of the Weston Democratic Town Committee since I moved here. WP: What are the most important issues in this year's Presidential Election? NA: Most important issues are: …
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
The Newton mayor will be in Weston on Sunday evening to speak with local Democrats.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Editor's note: The following is a press release from the Weston Democratic Town Committee. The Weston Democratic Town Committee will meet on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the home of John Hennessey at 460 Conant Road, WDTC Chair Jacqueline Haas announced. Our speaker will be Newton Mayor Setti Warren, a 2012 Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, from Massachusetts. His campaign web site is www.SettiWarren.com. Warren, the first black mayor elected by popular vote in Massachusetts, has over two decades in public service. He spent more than 10 years in the federal government as a White House staff member during the Clinton administration, the head of FEMA in New England, then as U.S. Sen. John Kerry’s (D-Mass.) point person on small …