Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Former lieutenant governor speaks at press conference Monday.
Former Lieutenant Governor and Beverly resident Kerry Healey was introduced as the new president of Babson College on Monday. "Call me superstitious, but I would rather be known as Babson’s first woman president than as Babson’s 13th president," Healey joked. Healey spoke at a press conference Monday morning, emphasizing some of her goals for the college, which include preparing for the school's 100th anniversary in 2019 and promoting its status as a top-tanked business school for entrepreneurship. See the press conference on demand on the Babson College website, listed as "Babson College Announcement" dated March 25. Babson's goals and ambitions were a driving factor in her decision to work at the school. She said that as boundaries …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The former Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor was named to the position by Babson's Board of Trustees on Sunday night.
Former Lt. Governor Kerry Healey of Beverly is being introduced as Babson College's newest president - and the first female to ever hold the position - on Monday. The Wellesley college announced Sunday night that the Board of Trustees voted to give her the job and she will start on July 1. The previous President of the college, Len Schlesinger, stepped down in December. “My first move will be to sit down with the faculty and staff and students and alumnae and hear thoroughly what their hopes and dreams are for Babson, for its second century,” she told the Boston Globe. See the Boston.com piece for more. The college is live-streaming a press conference at 11 a.m. Monday to make the announcement. The college is also hosting a community …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Money will play a key role in race that’s right around the corner.
Republicans continue to come forward exploring the possibility of running for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the appointment of John Kerry to Secretary of State, but so far only one has officially announced a run. With just 21 days until nomination papers have to be filed, two more Republicans announced on Tuesday that they were exploring their options – State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk) and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester). Also in the mix: Former Nantucket selectman and county commissioner Douglas Bennett says he’s making a bid for the seat. And according to the Boston Globe, former Navy Seal Gabriel Gomez, of Cohassett is considering a run. Several Republicans have already been down this path in the past week and …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Senate race will have a Democratic primary, and a Libertarian candidate has now announced. But still no Republican contender.
With local Republicans still scrambling to find someone to run in the race for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by John Kerry’s appointment to Secretary of State, we do have some other contenders who have jumped into the fray. On Monday, Beverly Libertarian Daniel Fishman announced he would attempt to get on the ballot for the U.S. Senate special election. Fishman garnered more than 16,000 votes in the 6th Congressional District election last fall finishing third behind Congressman John Tierney and Republican candidate Richard Tisei. "The thing I became most aware of on the campaign trail is that there is a large group of citizens in Massachusetts who are not being represented by the Democratic machine, which elects favorite sons time …
Beverly resident Kerry Healey announced her Senate decision Monday.
Beverly resident Kerry Healey announced Monday that will not be running for U.S. Senate in this April's special election, the Boston Globe is reporting. The former lieutenant governor told the Globe that she was "grateful for the advice of those who urged her to get into the race but said she’s decided against it." Healey's announcement follows Richard Tisei and Tagg Romney's decisions to opt out of the race, as well.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Beverly resident Kerry Healey served with Mitt Romney as Lt. Gov. of Massachusetts.
If Mitt Romney is the next president, Beverly resident Kerry Healey says millions of women will have "good jobs with rising pay and new opportunities to fulfill their dreams." The former Mass. Lt. Governor, who served in Romney's administration from 2003-2007, pledged her support for Romney in a blog post on his website, stating that he is "speaking from the heart" when he says a woman can do any job a man can. "Of the twenty top positions in the Romney administration, ten of them were filled by women, more than any other state in the nation," Healey said. "Mitt Romney didn't judge the people who were in his administration by their gender. He wanted the best, male or female."
Friday, September 7, 2012
Beverly resident, former Mass. Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey joined U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte at a press conference Friday in Portsmouth.
Hours before President Obama was scheduled to speak in Portsmouth on Friday, Beverly resident, former Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey and U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-NH, blasted the president, saying he's done little to create new jobs and his Democratic National Convention speech was "short on substance." The Portsmouth stop, at John's Barber Shop on Daniel Street, was one of several the Romney surrogates were scheduled to make in New Hampshire aboard the Romney campaign bus. "Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me," Ayotte said. She went on to say that Obama's DNC speech on Thursday had a "complete lack of any plans for how things are going to change... He certainly gives a good speech, but it was short on substance. "…