The Patriot Ledger: Holbrook transfer station draws renewed opposition in Braintree, Randolph

RANDOLPH, JUN 27 - More than 200 people packed an informational meeting at the Randolph senior center Monday night on a proposal by TLA-Holbrook to build a 1,000 ton per day trash transfer station in Holbrook a short distance from the Randolph-Holbrook commuter rail station. More than 200 trucks a day would deliver trash to the transfer station, which would then be shipped out by either truck or train. The trucks would use Braintree and Randolph roads to reach the station. Randolph Town Council President Ken Clifton said the transfer station would undo the town’s efforts to improve the quality of life for its residents. “Our people are united and ready to fight” the proposal, Clifton said. S

Driscoll Testifies in Support of Paid Family and Medical Leave

BOSTON, JUN 16 - Representative Bill Driscoll Jr. testified on Tuesday, June 13th, before the Labor and Workforce Development Committee in favor of Paid Family Medical Leave legislation. Driscoll, speaking alongside his colleague Representative Gentile of Sudbury, noted how he felt it necessary to give a voice to many of his constituents from Randolph and Milton who supported the legislation. “Many of them voted for me, in part, to add another voice to the team interested in advancing this legislation into the law of the Commonwealth,” he stated. Representative Driscoll also outlined, throughout the course of his testimony, some of the unfortunate truths behind the current lack of Paid Famil

Driscoll Praises New Speed Signs in Milton

MILTON, JUN 9 - Representative Driscoll today praised the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (Mass DCR) for their action to erect four new lighted radar speed signs along Truman Parkway, near Brush Hill road. The installation of enhanced signage along this stretch of road comes in the wake of numerous vehicle and pedestrian incidents, including multiple fatalities in the last year alone. “I want to thank the DCR for taking this step to improve safety and especially thank the neighbors and community members that raised the issue with myself and other elected leaders,” said Representative Driscoll. Research from traffic experts has demonstrated that lighted radar signage s

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