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  • Congratulations (Braintree Police Promotions) Congratulations to LT. Mike Want and SGT. Bob Joseph on their promotions today.  Two good man who "Serve and Protect".Photo's taken during promotion ceremony at Braintree Town Hall this morning at 11AM.
    Posted Jul 1, 2015, 12:53 PM by Dan Clifford
  • Come Out to Honor a Local "Medal of Honor" Recipient (Bring your Children) ATTENTION to all who support our Military Men and Women. Come and show your support this coming Sunday, June 14 at Braintree Town Hall, 12-3PM. Come honor the life of a local Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. First Class, Jared C. Monti. Hear Jared's story with Paul Monti (Jared's dad) and Len Sandler, author and motivational speaker, who collaborated with Paul to write Jared's Story, " See You on the High Ground".  Please bring your children so they can learn about a local hero, and to "Never Forget", Freedom and Liberty are not free, that it come at a high price. Let our children know it is our military men and women, that amazing 1% who ...
    Posted Jun 9, 2015, 1:12 PM by Dan Clifford
  • CATS Academy Building Progress Update This morning Mayor Sullivan, Councilor Hume and yours truly visited the CATS Academy work site and toured the progress.  We can report good news:  1) The school will be completed by April 2016.2) Classrooms, labs and library are framed.3) Plumbing underway4) Dormitories are well underway. There will be three to start; one with 220 residents and two with 95 residents.  Two more may follow as designed.  Each dormitory maintains a low profile consisting of 3 floors.  From South Street you can hardly see them because of the tree line buffer zone.5) This fall we plan on inviting neighborhood residents in to see for themselves what is a very exciting addition to Braintree.   
    Posted Jun 9, 2015, 12:54 PM by Dan Clifford
  • Memorial Day (Respect For Those Who Paid the Ultimate Price For Our Freedom)  Over this Holiday weekend please stop and pause for those military men and women DIED for us; The National Moment of Remembrance encourages all Americans to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day for a minute of silence to remember and honor those who have died in service to the nation. As Moment of Remembrance founder Carmella LaSpada states: “It’s a way we can all help put the memorial back in Memorial Day.”Open pic attached.
    Posted May 22, 2015, 10:42 AM by Dan Clifford
  • Sergeant First Class (SFC) Jared C. Monti, An American Hero With Local Roots On Sunday, June 14 inside Braintree Town Hall between 1-3 PM is set aside for "See You on the High Ground" book signing. The story of Sergeant First Class (SFC.)  Jared C. Monti, an American hero, who posthumously was awarded the Medal of Honor.  The Medal of Honor was presented to his father Paul Monti, who grew up in Braintree, by President Barak Obama in Washington DC. Deliberately exposing himself to machine gun and rocket-propelled grenade fire, SFC Jared Monti sacrificed himself attempting not once but three times to rescue one of his squad members from the “kill zone” after his patrol came under attack by insurgents on a mountain in Afghanistan. He declared, “He’s my guy ...
    Posted May 26, 2015, 3:25 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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