Last night before hitting work I stopped at Happy Jack's restaurant to see Howie Carr address a group of about 30-40 folk in support of Frank Ardinger's run for state rep in the 4th Worcester district that you might have heard mention of if you saw my post and interview with the head of the … Continue reading Howie Carr at Frank Ardinger Event Leominster Ma
While I was volunteering for WQPH at the Johnny Appleseed Festival in Leominster MA I did several interviews for the station but there were also some political people worth getting on camera which of course could not be associated with the station. So I left the WQPH booth and went out into the festival where … Continue reading Johnny Appleseed DaTechGuy Interviews Frank Ardinger for State Rep & Gwen of Leominster GOP committee
Yesterday I spent the day in Leominster Massachusetts birthplace of Johnny Appleseed for their annual Johnny Appleseed fair manning the WQPH 89.3 FM Queen of Perpetual Help Shirley Fitchburg booth promoting Catholic radio for people and praying decades of the rosary on the spot for people's intentions both online and in person. At the festival … Continue reading Johnny Appleseed fair WQPH Interviews Adam Webber of MINH & Brother Alexis
Public business must always be done by somebody. It will be done by somebody or other. If wise man decline, others will not; if honest man refuse it, others will not. John Adams One other thing about America that is so great is the idea that regular people can choose to serve in government or … Continue reading Voices of the Candidates Jacques Perrault for MA-Rep Leominster
Tuesday the Massachusetts Gaming Commission met in Leominster Massachusetts for the final hearings on the location of a proposed slots parlor or the state. I got there about an hour early and recorded a summary of the issues. Two men with a batch of "No Slots in Leominster" signs showed up early. The meeting was … Continue reading Massachusetts Gaming Commission in Leominster Slots or No?
I was able to Briefly speak to Senator Brown after an event at the Leominser Elks Club before the Johnny Appleseed festival in Leominster: One of the things you simply have to love about Scott Brown is he's so NORMAL. Consider the end of his answer to my question on his appeal: "Last time I … Continue reading Scott Brown in Leominster Ma 9-29-12
Today all over the country people will be taking part in the Rally for religious freedom Please join area residents and people nationwide as we all "Stand up for our Religious Freedom" on Friday, June 8 at noon in Worcester at City Hall Plaza, 488 Main St. and also at the gazebo at Carter Park, … Continue reading Stand up for our Religious Freedom rallies nationwide today (Leominster noon Carter Park)
Justin Brooks former president of the Twin City Tea Party and candidate for state rep held a meet and greet at the Luxury Box in Leominster mass. Fedora Fans were in evidence But the star of the show was the candidate who spoke to me at the event. It was not long ago that many … Continue reading Justin Brooks (R) Leominster event at the Luxury Box
With SuperTuesday upon us here in Massachusetts the time had come to see exactly what the situation was at the polls today. I started in Fitchburg in Ward 1. The reports were of slow turnout both precincts were below 40 voters at 11:30. My next stop was ward 4 in Leominster, I followed a Prius … Continue reading Mr. DaTechguy visits the Polls on Primary day 2012
Today's Saturday Diner is the West End Diner 247 West Street in Leominster mass. I was unaware it was an award-winning location: The very first thing I noticed was the giant menu board All of the specials are in large letters all over the walls, that's very good since I forgot my glasses again today … Continue reading Saturday Diners: West End Diner Leominster Mass.
I attended the Twin City Tea Party Christmas Party on Wednesday. Justin Brooks the outgoing president and candidate for State Rep was honored by the group: Near the end of the party I talked to him about his candidacy: Brooks has built a solid record as a Tea Party leader, it remains to e seen … Continue reading Justin Brooks at the Twin City Tea Party Christmas Party
Went to pick up the wife from work I had the final confirmation it's a backwards world. A good chuck of Fitchburg has power many of the street lights that were not functioning this morning are working now. Markets are open and the roads are in pretty good shape from the melting (did I mention … Continue reading Update Fitchburg 6:14 p.m.
One of the side effects of being married to a nurse is that storm or no storm she is expected at work for 6:45. Got up at 5 and decided that the best move would be to go out the front door, shovel to the street and use the street to access the driveway and … Continue reading Fitchburg 7:28 a.m. Sunday
Last night Buddy Roemer visited the Twin city Tea Party in Leominster Mass (photos here) It is rather rare for candidates (Particularly GOP candidates) to visit the state, our votes are reliably democratic and Mitt Romney the former governor is a candidate, it might be considered an unorthodox strategy. It was very clear right from … Continue reading Governer Roemer comes to the Twin City Tea Party Leominster
Yesterday morning Twin City Tea Party President Justin Brooks sent out an e-mail announcing a candlelight vigil in honor of the troops who had died in the wars since September 11th. When I got there I took a few pictures: There was over 70 people in attendance which was very impressive for an event with … Continue reading Vigil at Carter Park 5/2/11