Entries by Rich Haggerty

MA HOUSE PASSES VETERANS’ PROTECTION BILL TO INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR MANAGEMENT OF VETERANS’ HOMES

BOSTON – In an effort to ensure greater accountability on behalf of our veterans and their families, State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) and his colleagues in Massachusetts House of Representatives recently passed legislation that makes key reforms to the governance structure of the veterans’ homes, ensures that both homes are federally licensed as health […]

Reading awarded $8,230 in state fire safety grants

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) joined with the Baker-Polito Administration this week to announce the Reading Fire Department has been awarded $8,230 in state grants to provide fire safety outreach to local students and older residents. Reading will receive $5,175 as part of the Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) program, which […]

Woburn Delegation Calls for Reopening of Mishawum Commuter Rail Station

WOBURN – Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), Representative Michelle L. Ciccolo (D-Lexington), and Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) are making efforts to reinstate Commuter Rail Service at Mishawum Station. Service to the commuter frequented station provides access to the Lowell Line and has remained closed since December 14, 2020. In a recent letter to MBTA […]

Haggerty Announces February Community Office Hours

BOSTON– State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has announced upcoming in-person community office hours to be held for February. The event will be held at Dunkin’ Donuts, 880 Main Street in Woburn on Friday, February 18th from 11:00am to noon. This forum will allow members of the community to speak with the Representative directly, where […]

Rep. Haggerty Announces January Virtual Office Hours

BOSTON– State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has announced upcoming virtual community office hours to be held for January. The virtual event will be held via the Zoom video conferencing app on Friday, January 21st from 11:30am to 12:30pm. This forum will allow members of the community to speak with the Representative directly, where they […]

Reading Fire Department awarded state Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) and Senator Jason M. Lewis (D-Winchester) recently joined with the Baker-Polito Administration to announce the Reading Fire Department has been awarded a Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant totaling $18,001.82 from the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services. Reading was among 306 Massachusetts fire departments to be approved for funding […]

Woburn/Reading Fire Departments awarded Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) recently joined with his colleagues and the Baker-Polito Administration to announce the Woburn and Reading Fire Departments have been awarded a Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant totaling over $37,000 from the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services. Woburn and Reading were among 306 Massachusetts fire departments to be approved […]

Haggerty End of Year Legislative Update

I hope this legislative update finds you all well and that you are all enjoying the holidays so far! I wanted to provide you all with a recap of my actions these last few months of 2021.   ARPA Funding I was very proud to support a bill allocating funds from the American Rescue Plan […]

Representative Haggerty Accepting Applications for Winter Legislative Internships

BOSTON – State Representative Richard Haggerty is searching for motivated, civic-minded individuals interested in a Winter legislative internship. Haggerty proudly represents the people of the 30th Middlesex District of Massachusetts, which includes the City of Woburn and Town of Reading. Interns will have the rewarding opportunity to experience policymaking, politics and government through participating in […]

Haggerty Announces Office Hours at Caffè Nero in Reading

WOBURN – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has announced upcoming community office hours to be held for December. The in-person event will be held Caffè Nero, 676 Main Street in Reading, on Wednesday, December 8th from 11:00am to 12:00pm. This forum will allow members of the community to speak with the Representative directly, where they can voice […]