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  • Braintree: After Blizzard Help (Click here for all information) Braintree After Blizzard Help:  Plowing resources are working long hard hours doing their best to get to all roads. Primary roads first, secondary roads and side-walks second or in paralle. Our drivers and personnel are doing their very best. They are working long, exhausting hours. It is going to take us a couple more days to get back to a point where streets are all passable; please be patience; this was a very big storm. You can assist us by calling the appropriate number below to tell us where roads need clearing or other work and attention.All trucks have specific streets to plow. Report the street and the issues to all the numbers provided here and on my ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2015, 2:23 PM by Dan Clifford
  • Blizzard Announcements (Click here for all details) Friends, neighbors and residents,Mayor Joe Sullivan has taken public safety steps for our security and well being during the impending blizzard.  A street parking ban goes into effect at 6PM today (Monday, Jan. 26) and stays in place until 6AM Thursday (Jan. 29)  Cars left on the streets will be towed at the owners expense; we need to keep the street clear.An emergency announcement from Mayor Sullivan has been sent to Braintree residents announcing the parking ban, towing, and announcing the Town Hall will be open for shelter needs to residence. Emergency Shelter will be open at Town Hall starting tonight at 6pm Monday, January 26, 2015 for the duration of the storm.  If someone needs a ride ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2015, 3:23 PM by Dan Clifford
  • A NEW START FOR MASSACHUSETTS Congratulations to Governor Charlie Baker and LtGovernor Karyn Polito.  Thank you for taking up the many challenges facing Massachusetts and the United States.  God bless you both and guide you in all your decisions.  
    Posted Jan 8, 2015, 9:59 AM by Dan Clifford
  • Braintree's 5 Annual Toys for Braintree Tots a Huge Success: Best yet! (Click here for full story) Last nights toy drive for Braintree children at Granite Grill was, as you can see, a sensational success. More than 200 families will see smiling faces on their children's faces Christmas morning (see picture of toys by clicking the picture below). Tremendous efforts from Julie Canelli, Jen Longobardi, Sean Powers, Chuck Kokoros and others.  Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah folks.  May Good health be yours.
    Posted Dec 13, 2014, 2:43 PM by Dan Clifford
  • Spot Symptoms of Opiate Abuse and Addiction join us December 3, 2014 at 7PM at Braintree Town Hall.  Hear from recoverying addicts, Norfolk Country Distrrict Attorney, Michael Morrissey and other experts  Opiate abuse and addiction have no demongraphic boundries.  Learn to save a life from on overdose by using Narcan and keep it in your home or on your person. easy to perform and distribute this life saving product  Hope to see you there  
    Posted Dec 3, 2014, 2:02 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
 
 
Sincerely,
 
-Dan-
 
Paul "Dan" Clifford
 
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