The next meeting of the Waltham Democratic City Committee will be held on Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 7:00PM
in the Auditorium at Waltham Government Center, 119 School Street (Corner of Lexington Street), Waltham.
Our special guest speaker will be Jean Palmer from Greater Boston Move to Amend, the local chapter of the
organization working to overturn the USSC decision in "Citizens United" through a Constitutional Amendment.
A vote endorsing, supporting, and/or joining the coalition will be taken at this meeting.
At this meeting, Ward Committees may vote to fill vacancies as needed.
This is also our Annual Holiday Social. After we hear from our guest speaker and take care of a few items of business,
we will adjourn to some light desserts and refreshments.
The Third Middlesex Area Democrats (3rdMAD) in cooperation with the Waltham Democratic City Committee held an open house to celebrate the opening of their "Coordinated Campaign" office at 689 Main Street in Waltham. The open house was held next door at the Cafe of The Common on Saturday, September 20th. The special guest speaker was United States Senator Ed Markey. The office will be open to all Democratic Party candidates. Volunteers are welcome!
The 9th Annual Waltham Democratic City Committee BBQ & Picnic was held on Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Prospect Hill Park in Waltham. Members of the Waltham Democratic City Committee and guests enjoyed hamburgers, hot-dogs, veggie burgers, and tonic. The event was attended by many of the Democratic candidates including Mike Lake, Tom Conroy, Peter Koutoujian, Marilyn Devaney, and Michael Sullivan. WDCC Chair Robert Logan and Bill Fowler served as the BBQ pit-masters. A special thank you to Bill Fowler for once again organizing this annual event.
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.
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.