The next meeting of the Waltham Democratic City Committee will be held on Thursday, June 19th at 7:00PM in the Auditorium at
Waltham Government Center, 119 School Street (Corner of Lexington Street), Waltham. Our special guest speakers will be:
Steve Kerrigan - Democrat for Lieutenant Governor
Deborah Goldberg - Democrat for State Treasurer
Michael Sullivan - Democrat for Middlesex County District Attorney
Note that our meetings have been changed from the second Thursday of each month to the third Thursday of each month in 2014,
because the Conservation Commission will be using the Auditorium.
The Waltham Democratic City Committee held it's 9th Annual Heroes Brunch on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at the Piety Corner Club, 2 Worcester Lane, Waltham. This year's honorees were Nancy Pratt, Rick Scales, and the International Association of Iron Workers Local 7. Among the elected officials who spoke in their honor were State Representative John Lawn, State Representative and Waltham City Councillor at Large Tom Stanley, and State Senator Mike Barrett. The event was well attended and was a great success.
Waltham Democrats gathered for the 8th Annual Waltham Democratic City Committee BBQ & Picnic on Thursday, August 22nd at Prospect Hill Park in Waltham. Members of the WDCC and their guests enjoyed hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, and an assortment of salads and desserts. They also got to meet and talk with most of the major candidates for the Democratic nomination for the open 5th Congressional District seat. The weather was perfect and a good time was had by all!
At the meeting of the March 14, 2013, the Waltham Democratic City Committee voted to endorse our Congressman Ed Markey for United States Senator
in the special election to replace John Kerry. The Waltham Democratic City Committee urges all of it's members to work to elect Ed Markey as our next U.S. Senator!
Longtime union and Democratic Party activist Karen O'Donnell was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Waltham Democratic City Committee before a large crowd at the Waltham Area Democrats annual "Post-Holiday Gathering" on January 7, 2013, at the Cafe on the Common on Main Street. This annual event was first organized by Karen many years ago.
Among those on hand to present Karen with various congratulatory citations and proclamations were State Senator Michael Barrett, State Representative John Lawn, State Representative and Waltham City Councillor Thomas Stanley, Governorís Councillor Marilyn Devaney, and Mayor Jeannette McCarthy. The award was formally presented to Karen by City Councillor Robert G. Logan, Chairman of the Waltham Democratic City Committee, along with a Resolution from the City Council. Citations were also received from Congressman Markey, Governor Patrick, and Senators Markey and Warren. Among those in attendance were members of the Waltham City Council and School Committee and many members of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee.
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The 7th Annual Waltham Democratic City Committee BBQ & Picnic was held on Thursday, August 16, 2012, at Prospect Hill Park in Waltham. Over 50 Democrats gathered to enjoy hamburgers and hotdogs, and to meet and talk with various Democratic candidates for office.
At the regular monthly meeting of the Waltham Democratic City Committee held on Thursday, June 14th, 2012, in the Waltham Government Center Auditorium, members listened to special guest speaker
State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) talk about efforts to pass a Constitutional Amendment overturning the United States Supreme Court's ruling in the "Citizens United" case. Senator Eldridge is one of
the lead sponsors of Senate Bill 772, ďA Resolution Restoring Free Speech.Ē This resolution asks the Congress of the United States to send to the states a constitutional amendment that would reserve the right of
free speech to citizens, not corporations. After Senator Eldridge made his presentation and fielded a number of questions, a resolution supporting Senate Bill 772 was adopted by a unanimous vote of the committee.