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  • Braintree POW/MIA's Honor Dedication (click for more details) Friends, neighbors, patriots, residents,The people of Braintree and Patriots outside of Braintree are dedicating several "Chairs of Honor"  within the town of Braintree. The first dedication is on Sunday, September 28, at 3PM at Town Hall (NE Patriots play Monday night, so no excuses sports fans). Following that dedication, we will install a Stadium "Chair of Honor", at Braintree High School in the football stadium. We tentatively plan that installation and dedication several days before the Thanksgiving Day Football Game. "Rolling Thunder" Massachusetts, Chapter 1 is participating and will provided our residents with resounding tribute ride from Hollis Elementary School, up Washington Street and up to Braintree Town Hall. Residents are urged to come out to thank them for ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2014, 9:29 PM by Dan Clifford
  • 2 DAYS to 9/11. Be Vigilant... "Never Forget" NEWS: "Never Forget" Terror attacks at Fort Hood Texas, Benghazi, 2001, Twin Towers in NY (more than 3,000 died that day.  Other still dying today. Read the NY Post article on radical Islam in Boston Mosque and others. Why does it take a NY paper? Globe would touch it because of political correctness nonsense. Herald didn't because of law suits and the deep pockets of those Radical Islamist supporters (Saudi's).Take a read of this:
    Posted Sep 8, 2014, 6:24 PM by Dan Clifford
  • Election Day September 9, 2014 Please exercise your right to vote tomorrow, September 9. Like
    Posted Sep 8, 2014, 6:15 PM by Dan Clifford
  • West Division Street Land Sale to Vinfen A Public Meeting Notice is posted for Tuesday night, September 2 at 6 PM at Braintree Town Hall.  The Ways and Means Committee will meet to discuss the land sale.  Mr. K. Lacey informed me he has canvassed his immediate neighbors with the Forum Article on this.  I have spoken to Mayor Sullivan regarding a Town communication via an abutters letter or a reverse 911 call to all abutters, as well as posting an announcement here on my website and on Facebook to assist in communicating this meeting.Residents and neighbors are urged to attend and take the opportunity to understand Vinfen as a care taker, it's plan and ask any questions.I will be attending the meeting as ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2014, 1:18 PM by Dan Clifford
  • Community Crime and Drug Awareness The Braintree Police Department will be hosting its annual “National Night Out” on Tuesday August 12, 2014 at Braintree Town Hall from 4:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. This event is for all ages and is being held across the country to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, in addition to further strengthening neighborhood and community police relationships. Don’t miss this year’s festivities which will include a BBQ, games, face painting, K9 demonstration, car seat fittings, document shredding and more. All are cordially invited. We hope to see you on August 12th.  Come join us.
    Posted Aug 2, 2014, 3:59 PM by Dan Clifford
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Who is Dan?

While serving Braintree, I am proud to have originated and earned passage of the "Citizen Soldiers Bill" and Senior Citizens Property Tax Relief. Working with the Mayor, we secured Community Preservation Committee (CPC) funding to build a state of the art community playground in the Braintree Highlands.  Moreover having secured other CPC funding, we are happy to announce a new Braintree Town Forest passive recreational area for all to enjoy in this little known town jewel.

Another initiative under study is to help small businesses expand and create jobs through increased tax exemptions.   

Well I grew up in Braintree; one of eight children. Went through Braintree Schools, served in the U.S. Army and graduated from Roger Williams University.  
My wife Colette and I raised five children here. I coached Braintree Youth sports and St. John's CYO Baseball.  Colette taught CCD at Saint Clare Parish. We know and understand the everyday stresses and challenges families, veteran’s and senior’s face, especially today.
My career includes thirty-five years in business, including managing a $70 million dollar organization, and seventeen  years (17) dedicated to good government. As Town Councilor, I work hard for you and will continue too.  Simply put, I enjoy helping people.  Hard and honest work is what I do and there is much more to do:
I have been honored by you, being elected and reelected as your District 6 (Precincts 11 and 12) Town Councilor. Other government experience includes being elected town wide to the Board of Assessors, serving as Chairman of the Veteran's and Elder Affairs committee, serving as a member of the Ways and Means Committee, Chairman of the Economic Development Committee and served as a Town Meeting member for 9 years and served on the Fair Housing Committee and Finance Committee.

Please inspect my record of action, advocacy, and accomplishments. It would be an honor to continue to represent you and all the people of Braintree's District Six (6).  
Respectfully, I ask for your continued support and vote on Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Paul "Dan" Clifford
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