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LETTER: Business Owner Thinks Wages Should Stay At The Minimum

LETTER: Business Owner Thinks Wages Should Stay At The Minimum, Wicked Local Swampscott, 11/27/2013
“Thank you to Senator Richard Ross who proposed the elimination of time-and-a-half for Sunday workers. Thank you to Senator Robert Hedlund who argued against increasing the minimum wage for tipped employees. And thank you to House Speaker Robert DeLeo who wants to couple any increase in the minimum wage with reforms to the state’s unemployment insurance system.”

Sisters Celebrate Solar

Sisters Celebrate Solar, The Wrentham Times, 11/16/2013
“The Sisters of Mount St. Mary’s Abbey and Trappistine Quality Candy in Wrentham, MA will celebrate the successful implementation of the first phase of solar field installations on their property with an Open House and Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Saturday, December 7th. . . State Representative Jeff Roy, State Senator Richard Ross, and former US Senator Scott Brown will also attend the event, as will green energy execs from around the state.”

A Feast With A Serious Purpose: New Hope To Serve Up Its Signature Gourmet Guys Fundraiser

A Feast With A Serious Purpose: New Hope To Serve Up Its Signature Gourmet Guys Fundraiser,The Sun Chronicle, 11/18/2013
Thanksgiving is only a week away, but there’s another feast happening on Friday, Nov. 22 that’s sure to delight your taste buds and support a good cause: New Hope’s 24th annual Gourmet Guys, which will be held at the Attleboro Elks Lodge. . .U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, D-Brookline, will be among the chefs cooking for the hundreds expected. Kennedy will be joining such returnees as the area’s two state senators — Richard Ross, R-Wrentham, and James Timilty, D-Walpole. Ross is preparing maple bread pudding, served warm, while Timilty will be serving up chicken with artichoke hearts and roasted peppers.”