State Sen. Bruce Tarr, a Republican that represents both Hamilton and Wenham, talks about the plan to increase state funding to cities and towns for highway projects.
State Sen. Bruce Tarr
Friday, May 3, 2013
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Money will play a key role in the U.S. Senate race, which is right around the corner.
Republicans continue to come forward exploring the possibility of running for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the appointment of John Kerry to Secretary of State, but so far only one has officially announced a run. With just 21 days until nomination papers have to be filed, two more Republicans announced on Tuesday that they were exploring their options – State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk) and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester). Also in the mix: Former Nantucket selectman and county commissioner Douglas Bennett says he’s making a bid for the seat. And according to the Boston Globe, former Navy Seal Gabriel Gomez, of Cohasset is considering a run. Tarr is a familiar face on the North Shore. He represents the First Essex …
Sunday, March 25, 2012
State Sen. Bruce Tarr, who represents Hamilton and Wenham, spoke out after Friday's indictments of former state probation officials.
Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) released the following statement regarding the indictment of three high ranking Probation Department officials on Friday - former Commissioner John O'Brien, Elizabeth Tavares and William Burke III. "The indictments of top probation officials announced (Friday) by United States Attorney Ortiz are stinging reminders of just how bad things had become in our state’s probation department, and of the need for everything possible to be done to correct the deeply troubling issues identified in the Ware report. The Legislature has passed important measures to reform the system, and now the criminal justice system is beginning to take actions to bring those responsible for reprehensible acts to …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
State Sen. Bruce Tarr, R-Gloucester, will join with three sheriffs in pushing for immigration reform that will be unveiled on Wednesday morning.
Monday, September 26, 2011
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Monday, Sept. 26. Here are five things you need to know: 1. Weather: A great fall day is on tap for Monday with sun and temperatures in the upper 70s. 2. The Sing Off: A Wenham resident will appear on Monday night’s episode of the new NBC show “The Sing Off.” Cortney Penta, a 2006 Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School graduate and daughter of the owners of Canaan Farms, will appear with her college a capella group Deltones from the University of Delaware. The show airs at 8 p.m. on NBC (channel 7). 3. Library Program Registration: Registration for the fall children’s programs at Hamilton-Wenham Library begins today – in person only and not by e-mail or phone. Some of the programs that require registration include chess classes, …