Paul Feeney wins Bristol and Norfolk District Special Election

Paul Feeney, a former Foxboro Selectman and member of IBEW Local 2222, won the special election for the Bristol and Norfolk District State Senate seat. Paul succeeds Senator James Timilty who became the Norfolk County Treasurer. Paul’s won the election with 6,982 votes, or 47 percent. Republican Jacob Ventura received 6,405, or 43 percent. Independent Joe Shortsleeve of Medfield won 1,357 votes, or 9 percent.

Paul’s victory will bring a progressive labor friendly voice to the State Senate. He is up for re-election in November 2018.


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Department Of Public Safety Changes


Effective March 27, 2017, programs previously under the purview of the Department of Public Safety have been transferred to the Department of Fire Services and the Office of Public Safety and Inspections within the Division of Professional Licensure.  As a result of this legislative change, the respective agencies are in the process of transitioning information over to their new website locations.

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