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Senator Attends Expansion of Pepperell Business

JULY 27, 2012

Recently, Senator Donoghue attended an open house held by Masy Systems Inc. in Pepperell to celebrate the expansion of their business.   "Her commitment to the area is just extraordinary. Eileen's a very persuasive senator," State Treasurer Steve Grossman said.   "Nobody did this before...
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Senator Donoghue Praises Lowell's Efforts to Upgrade Infrastructure and Reduce Costs

JULY 28, 2012

Framingham-based Ameresco and the City of Lowell Leaders held a ceremony to recognize the completion of upgrades to 47 municipal buildings, expected to save Lowell over $1.5 million in energy costs annually. s part of a ribbon-cutting event hosted at Lowell City Hall, Ameresco executives...
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Senator Attends Expansion of Pepperell Business

JULY 27, 2012

Recently, Senator Donoghue attended an open house held by Masy Systems Inc. in Pepperell to celebrate the expansion of their business.   "Her commitment to the area is just extraordinary. Eileen's a very persuasive senator," State Treasurer Steve Grossman said.   "Nobody did this before...
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Senator Donoghue Sponsors Bill to Boost 3rd Grade Reading

JULY 11, 2012

Reading is fundamental, and a Boston-based nonprofit is hoping state lawmakers approve a bill they say would create an early literacy road map for all Bay State communities to follow. Amy O'Leary, campaign director for Strategies for Children's "Early Education for All" initiative, said...
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Senator Donoghue Honors Former Tyngsboro Police Chief

JULY 11, 2012

A 2,000 foot section of the road will now be known as Chronopoulos Way after former Police Chief Charles Chronopoulos, who retired from the force 15 years ago.    "When you talk to anybody about Chief Chronopoulos, they'll talk about his dedication to the community, to the people, to the...
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Senator Donoghue on Fox News

JULY 11, 2012

Check it out: Lowell's Vote17 initiative getting some national attention. I'm proud to see and support such motivated young adults in my city!   Watch the video here: http://video.foxnews.com/v/1730958907001/
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Senator Attends North Middlesex Regional School Committee Meeting

JUNE 29, 2012

Senator Donoghue attended a North Middlesex Regional School Committee meeting regarding the failed override vote for the district's 2012-2013 budget. "I know my office has heard from people in district with a lot of concern about issues," Donoghue said. "On the state level, we want to listen...
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Senator Donoghue Attends the Groundbreaking of Expanding Software Business

JUNE 19, 2012

Senator Donoghue attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the expansion of Red Hat Inc.'s 100,000 sq. foot office expansion in Westford. The expansion of the technology company is expected to bring nearly 200 new high-tech jobs to the area.   Read the full article here.
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Senator Donoghue Announces Grant to Hire More Police

OCTOBER 02, 2011

Lowell police plan to hire four or five new officers who could hit the streets within two or three months, thanks to a $212,774 grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety that aims to help cities with low police spending.   Senator Eileen Donoghue announced the grant and thanked Secretary...
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Lowell Sun Praises Senator Donoghue's First Year in Office

JUNE 01, 2011

From the Lowell Sun editorial "A Solid Start", published June 1, 2011   Eileen Donoghue might be a freshman legislator, but the Lowell Democrat has proved that shecan find her way around the Statehouse when it counts.The first-term state senator picked up where Steve Panagiotakos left off,...
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Lowell St. Pat's Day Breakfast Hosted by Senator Donoghue

MARCH 17, 2012

The  Lowell St. Patrick's Day Breakfast was co-hosted by state Sen. Eileen Donoghue and City Manager Bernie Lynch at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center this weekend. The event was the first time U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren shared a stage.  ...
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Senator Donoghue Vows to Protect Enterainment Venues from Casino Competition

SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

With the state Legislature set to begin debate this week on a bill to license three resort-style casinos and one slots parlor, advocates for theaters and auditoriums are warning that the introduction of casinos into the Bay State will make it much more difficult for venues to attract...
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Senator Takes Part in Texting and Driving Presentation

DECEMBER 12, 2011

Senator Donoghue took part in a presentation at Nashoba Valley Technical High School in Westford to discourage high school students from texting and driving.   The Senator voted on a ban on texting and driving earlier this year.   Read the full article here.
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Senator Donoghue Looks Back on 30 Years of revitalization in Lowell

APRIL 12, 2012

Yesterday, city and cultural leaders from many of the state's 24 Gateway Cities, including Lowell, gathered at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center to discuss "Creative Placemaking," using arts and culture as catalysts for economic development and community revitalization.   "Gateway...
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Funds for Anti-Gang Program Secured for Lowell

FEBRUARY 29, 2012

The city will receive $450,000 this year to combat gang violence in the community thanks to an ammendment to the 2012 state budget by Senator Donoghue. In the fight over the 2012 budget, Donoghue was a strong advocate for the state's Shannon Grant program to reduce gang violence in...
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Senator Donoghue Helps Lowell Community Bank Get State Loan

JANUARY 14, 2012

Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank became the first bank headquartered in Lowell to join state Treasurer Steve Grossman's program to lend millions of dollars in state funds to community banks. The treasurer made the announcement after a meeting in Lowell with local bankers set up by state Senator...
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Senator Donoghue Pens Op-Ed in Support of Municipal Health-Care Reform

JULY 18, 2011

After a long and arduous process, the Massachusetts Legislature and Gov. Deval Patrick have come to an agreement and put in place municipal health-care reform. This reform was not an overnight process, and was the direct result of an open and honest debate.   Municipal health-care reform was...
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Senator Donoghue Fights for Funding for Cultural Organization of Lowell

MAY 10, 2012

At the Cultural Organization of Lowell's annual breakfast on Wednesday, Senator Donoghue pledged to fight for maintaining funding of the state's Cultural Council in the upcoming budget. "I will be advocating to keep that funding. We are still in tough times but this is really important," said...
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Eileen endorsed by the Lowell Sun

OCTOBER 27, 2010

STATE SENATE   The Lowell Sun   First Middlesex (Lowell, Dunstable, Groton, Pepperell, Tyngsboro, Westford): Eileen Donoghue brings a fresh perspective to state politics that is sorely needed on Beacon Hill. She's got a solid grasp of the key issues impacting working families and young...
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Eileen Endorsed by the Boston Herald

OCTOBER 25, 2010

By Boston Herald Editorial StaffMonday, October 25, 2010   Just two-thirds of the 40 Senate seats are contested, a bit of a shock in this year of unrest. But eight open seats and some credible challengers to incumbents mean there will be new voices in the upper chamber...   In the First...
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