Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Patch will be joined by local Massachusetts party officials and you can take part in the conversation.
Join Patch starting at 8:30 p.m. tonight for a live chat during the presidential debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Patch will be joined by local Massachusetts party officials who will discuss the debate as it happens. You will be able to join the conversation too. Come back to this site at 8:30 p.m. for a pre-debate discussion and then participate as you watch the first debate, which starts at 9 p.m.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Asked about toll fairness during a Patch live chat, Governor Deval Patrick asked a reader whether he'd support high-speed tolls. Are these a good way to share the transportation funding pain, or another money grab?
Are high-speed tolls along Interstate 93 and other highways a smart way to help fund transportation in the state? Governor Deval Patrick mentioned such a system during a Patch live chat on Thursday. If you've taken Interstate 95 into New Hampshire, you've seen high-speed tolling in action. The system is designed to read your EZ-Pass (new Fast Lane) transponder while you breeze by at 65 miles per hour. There's no need to slow down or squeeze though a booth, as EZ-Pass users currently do on the Mass Pike, Tobin Bridge and harbor tunnels. The chat moved on to other topics, so no details about implementation were offered. What do you think? Would tolls along I-93 be fair, a pay as you drive strategy? Or are tolls in general a bad way to fund …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Ask Governor Deval Patrick about any topic you like during our live chat at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
Governor Deval Patrick will take your questions live on Patch this Thursday. The governor will spend 45 minutes fielding your questions as they come. Head on over to our homepage from 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. on Thursday to join our chat. You'll simply have to provide your name, and you'll be able to ask your questions immediately. If you can't make the live chat, leave your questions as comments to this article, and we'll do our best to add them to the queue. We will publish the live chat transcript immediately and a recap first thing on Friday morning. Questions submitted will be subject to moderator approval. No vulgar or libelous comments will be allowed. Because we expect a high volume of questions for the chat session, we will keep …
Saturday, July 14, 2012
U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren joined us live on July 13 to answer your questions. Here's a short recap of the Q&A session.
U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren joined us for a live chat with Patch readers on July 13. Many of the questions submitted were about her positions on healthcare, job creation and the affordability of higher education. Check out the following short recap, or browse through the full Q&A transcript. Patch: The first question came from a reader in Lynnfield. "Although there is a relatively small number of Mass. voters of Native American descent, do you feel you have addressed their concerns about your own statements involving your heritage?" Elizabeth Warren: Growing up, my mother and grandparents often talked about our family's Native American heritage. As a kid, I never asked them for documentation--what kid would? But growing up, I …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
With a live Q&A chat coming up on Friday, Patch wants to know what questions you'd as the U.S. Senate candidate from Massachusetts.
If you could ask Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren a question, what would it be? Elizabeth Warren will be joining us live on Friday, July 13, at 1:15 p.m., providing an opportunity for you to ask her where she stands on a particular issue or the upcoming election. Wondering about her stance on the national debt? What about healthcare? Education? Leave your questions for Elizabeth Warren in the comments to have them considered for the live Q&A session. Be sure to join Friday's chat from 1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Do you have questions for the U.S. Senate candidate? Join the live chat Friday at 1:15 p.m. to have your voice heard.
Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren will be live chatting on Patch on Friday, July 13, at 1:15 p.m. Wondering about her stance on a particular issue? Now's your chance to ask the Democratic candidate from Massachusetts any question you want answered. Warren will be fielding your questions on topics ranging from the 2012 campaign to healthcare to national budget issues. You ask, she answers. Head on over to our homepage from 1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday to join our chat. You'll simply have to provide your name, and you'll be able to ask your questions immediately. If you can't make the live chat, leave your questions as comments to this article, and we'll do our best to add them to the queue. We will publish the live chat …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
On Tuesday, Braintree Patch chatted live with Mayor Joseph Sullivan. Here are some excerpts from the chat.
Braintree Mayor Joseph Sullivan participated Tuesday in a Live Chat on Braintree Patch that covered topics ranging from public safety and opioid abuse to education and transportation. Here are some highlights from that discussion. To read the full transcript, go to http://braintree.patch.com/articles/mayor-sullivan-live-chat-with-braintree-patch. Search for a New Police Chief With current chief Paul Frazier retiring this August, Mayor Sullivan provided an update on the search for a new top cop in Braintree. "First let me thank Paul Frazier for his 19 years as Police Chief and his more than three decades of service to Braintree," Sullivan said. "We have our challenges in the public safety area, but statistically all the identified major …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Click into the chat below at noon today to participate in our Live Chat with Braintree Mayor Joseph Sullivan.
Before that, the Mayor served as a Town Meeting member in Braintree, on the Board of Selectmen, spent a decade as a state representative and was the Executive Director of the Massachusetts State Lottery. Thanks for joining us, Mr. Mayor. One topic on a lot of people’s minds this week is the town’s 4th of July celebration coming up on Saturday, June 30. Mr. Mayor, how have those festivities evolved since you first took office? Mr. Mayor, you co-hosted a training seminar yesterday on opioid overdose response at Town Hall. http://braintree.patch.com/articles/braintree-seminar-spreads-awareness-of-drug-dangers-and-overdose-response How do you think Braintree’s recent efforts to spread awareness have addressed the problem? Last year, …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
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