Tuesday, August 21, 2012
"Margaret will be able to work with her colleagues to assure that both men and women are well represented ..."
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
To the editor: We are writing to support Margaret Hegarty for State Representative. Having campaigned door to door with Margaret, we know she will be an effective and enthusiastic advocate for the people of the 24th Middlesex District. She understands local and state issues and has the determination to work vigorously on behalf of the citizens in Belmont, Arlington and Cambridge. Achieving results in the Legislature is not just about your own ideas and goals; it is about building relationships and working with colleagues to fashion sensible beneficial legislation. Margaret has the skills and collaborative approach to meet that challenge. In her roles as prosecutor and public defender, she learned how legislative decisions impact …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Belmont's Hegarty is a candidate for state representative in the 24th Middlesex District. She'll face Belmont's Bobby Reardon and North Cambridge's Dave Rogers in the primary on Thursday, Sept. 6.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The following is from the Committee to Elect Margaret Hegarty. "I am proud to endorse Margaret Hegarty for State Representative," said Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett). "Having worked directly with Margaret and knowing her tireless work ethic, collaborative approach and progressive values, I know that Margaret will work day-in and day-out to make a real and lasting impact of the lives of people in our state and am confident that she will be an effective advocate for the residents of the 24th Middlesex District." “It is an honor to be endorsed by Senator Sal DiDomenico. Knowing that I have a leader of the Senate recognizing my work and supporting me in this election is a positive for all of the people of Arlington, Belmont and Cambridge. …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Belmont attorney faces fellow Belmont resident Bobby Reardon and North Cambridge's Dave Rogers in Democrat primary Sept. 6.
The following is from the Committee to Elect Margaret Hegarty. Endorsements for Margaret Hegarty Anne Paulsen, a former Belmont Board of Selectman and State Rep. said, “Hegarty would not only bring a progressive presence to the State House but also a woman's perspective to Beacon Hill.” Paulsen pointed out that, “When women – who make up only a quarter of the members of the state House and Senate – are ‘at the table’ it effects how legislation is written especially when it comes to laws impacting women including pensions, insurance and welfare. I know Margaret will be a terrific state representative," said Paulsen. The Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus is a multi-partisan organization founded in 1971 to maximize the participation of …
Friday, July 27, 2012
Margaret Hegarty, Bobby Reardon and Dave Rogers answered questions from Arlington voters Thursday at the town's Senior Center.
The three Democrats vying to represent Belmont and sections of Arlington and Cambridge came together Thursday to introduce themselves to more than 100 voters in a candidates forum at the Arlington Senior Center. State rep candidates Margaret Hegarty, Bobby Reardon and Dave Rogers answered a number of questions from the audience, as well as made opening and closing remarks, at the event, which was sponsored by the Arlington Democratic Town Committee and moderated by state Sen. Ken Donnelly of Arlington. The three will square off at the Sept. 6 primary, with the winner going onto face Republican Tomi Olson and independent candidate Jim Gammill, both from Belmont, at the Nov. 6 election for now state Sen. Will Brownsberger’s former House seat…
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Meet Democrat hopefuls Margaret Hegarty, Bobby Reardon and Dave Rogers tomorrow in Arlington.
The Arlington Democratic Town Committee is sponsoring a candidates forum for the state House of Representative race to represent the 24th Middlesex District on Beacon Hill. The meeting will be held Thursday, July 26 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Arlington Senior Center, 27 Maple St., behind Town Hall in Arlington Center. Arlington State Sen. Ken Donnelly will moderate the forum. The three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in the Sept. 6 state primary election will introduce themselves to voters and take questions from the audience. The winner of the primary will advance to the Nov. 6 general election. The candidates attending the forum are Belmont residents Margaret Hegarty and Bobby Reardon and Dave Rogers from North Cambridge…
Monday, June 25, 2012
Belmont attorney begins race to represent Belmont and 24th Middlesex with key endorsement.
Margaret Hegarty, life-long Belmont resident and advocate, launches her campaign for the Massachusetts House of Representative at the Belmont Lions Club on Sunday afternoon, June 24, with an endorsement from Anne Paulsen, community leader and former 24th Middlesex District State Representative. Several dozen residents and family gathered on a beautiful afternoon to hear the candidate discuss not only her agenda but also her ability to work within the legislature to accomplish those goals. "My worldview is wide and, indeed ambitious," said the Belmont attorney, speaking before her parents, sisters, family and friends. "Although my motivation centers around the 24th Middlesex district, it will encompass more," she said. Hegarty is running in…
Friday, June 15, 2012
The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Belmont.
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Belmont Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here are five that locals are already talking about: Mitt Romney and President Obama for the big one: Mitt and Anne have been Belmont residents for nearly 40 years and still own a town house up on McLean so we'll be following our neighbor as he runs for the White House. Sen. Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren who wants his job: When he ran for Senate, Brown received surprising support in this normally solid Democrat-leaning town in January 2010. (And his daughter opens the Payson Park Music Festival for the third year running but no one is complaining.) Professor Warren is from next door Cambridge and reportedly…