David Muradian’s first day on the job as state representative

Today was David Muradian's first day on the job as state representative for the 9th Worcester District. Muradian wrote on his Facebook page, "Today is the day! All of the hard work and sacrifice from when I announced my candidacy in February through the election and today, culminates with my swearing in as a member of the 189th Biennium of the Great and General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. I am honored to be the voice of Grafton, Northbridge and Upton, and proud to stand with … [Read more...]

Words don’t always tell truths but Reil knows votes reveal reality

Mark Reil is running for State Representative and is speaking out on two recent headlines in the news regarding illegal immigration. Recently, The Milford Daily News released an article regarding 30 unaccompanied minors that have been introduced into the Milford High School. The unforeseen increase of students is impacting the education system, resulting in the need to certify several teachers in educating students that lack English language skills. Mark Reil agrees with Milford School … [Read more...]

Muradian said he accepted donation from owner of Grafton Railroad

Marty Green talking to a guest after Monday’s debate. Behind him, in the suit, is David Muradian photo by Rich Price Rich Price of the Grafton Villager attended today's debate held at Grafton High School between Marty Green (D) and David Muradian (R) who are running for the State Representative seat in the 9th Worcester District. The topic turned to small businesses, fairness, and the ability to have an independent voice in order to protect the safety of the community. According the … [Read more...]

Letter: David Muradian a man of character, passion, and resolve by Andrew Clarke

submitted by Andrew Clarke Dear Mr. Editor, On November 4th, we have the opportunity to elect the new State Representative for the Ninth Worcester District. It’s up to you and I as individual voters to decide who we think will best represent the towns of Grafton, Northbridge, and Upton on Beacon Hill.  Not just represent all 3 towns, but is also a person who has the desire and passion to spend all the necessary time around the district to ensure the policies they support, legislation they … [Read more...]

Letter: Peterson supporter backs Marty Green

submitted by Elias Hanna To the Editor, I would openly like to declare my support of Marty Green for the position of State Representative. Marty has the experience, qualifications and community involvement that his opponent notably lacks.  I am sure Mr. Muradian, is a hard working individual with good intentions.  However, he grossly lacks the skills necessary for this vital position.  As a lifelong resident of the district Mr. Muradian has been invisible in local government and volunteer … [Read more...]

Muradian and Green agree to three candidate forums

Three candidate forums have been scheduled for the race for State Representative for the Ninth Worcester District, which consists of the towns of Grafton, Northbridge and Upton. The two candidates will participate in a forum in each community on issues that are of concern to voters, and can be dealt with by State Government.  Each forum will be aired on local cable channels in all three towns. “I look forward to the opportunity to share my ideas and opinions with the communities I am working … [Read more...]

Marty Green visits Upton Senior Center

On October 3, 2014 Democrat Candidate of  State Representative Marty Green paid a visit to Upton where he served lunch at the Senior Center.  Marty said, "The best part of this campaign is meeting so many wonderful people." … [Read more...]