Friday, February 25, 2011
Here's a look at what's going on this weekend in Attleboro!
The Attleboro Elks Club hosts a fish fry from noon to 8 p.m. Friday. Congressman James McGovern is hosting coffee with the Congressman at Jonathan's Cafe on Saturday from noon to 1:30 p.m. The Attleboro Winter Night Festival in downtown Attleboro is Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. Families are invited to enjoy a free dinner served restaurant style at Attleboro Council of Churches' Food N' Friends Family Cafe. The Saturday evening dinner will be at Living Waters beginning at 6 p.m. The will also be activities available for kids. BINGO! at the Elks Club begins at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Monday, January 17, 2011
Speakers at MLK Day event at Attleboro City Hall emphasize the King's anti-violence teachings in the wake of the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s emphasis on non-violent solutions to conflicts was the focus of the 24th annual celebration of the holiday at Attleboro City Hall with the assembled speakers reflecting on King’s message following the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and 18 others. Ethel Garvin, the chairperson of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Committee alluded to the events in Arizona during her opening remarks and said afterward “I think the timing of the holiday with those events make it a good time to reflect on his message.” Cong. James P. McGovern (D-MA) spoke at length about the shootings in Arizona and spoke out against “the culture of violence” in the nation. McGovern expressed disappointment with the…
Monday, November 1, 2010
Incumbent has stayed focused on issues such as jobs and economy during re-election bid.
If you get an unexpected knock on your door today or tomorrow, don't worry if you got rid of all your Halloween treats—these visitors don't want candy. They want your vote in the mid-term elections, and are making sure you know about it. Volunteers for U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern's campaign have reached out to tens of thousands of voters and knocked on the doors of 15,000 people in the district since the weekend, as the Democratic incumbent looks to hold off an upset by Republican challenger Marty Lamb. In addition to knocking on doors, McGovern volunteers are calling registered voters and offering what campaign officials believe is the largest effort of its kind, with the number of free rides to polling stations across the district …