Lappin joining Gronkowski, announces retirement

Lappin joining Gronkowski, announces retirement

Ward 8 City Councilor Cheryl Lappin sent this to colleagues (under the message line “Gronk & I’‚Ķhave come to the same decision”) today..

Dear Colleagues,

I am reaching out to share with you that after 18 years of serving as a Newton City Councilor I have decided not to run for a 10th term.

This was a difficult decision because serving on the City Council has been among the most meaningful and rewarding experiences of my life. It has been a privilege to work on behalf of our neighbors in Ward 8, and all residents, to assure that Newton continues to be

Mayor Warren endorses Gail Spector for School Committee

Mayor Warren endorses Gail Spector for School Committee

During his eight years in office, Mayor Setti Warren has rarely endorsed local candidates. And, I’ve been looking, but I don’t think he has endorsed in anyone in this fall’s contests so far…at least until this just came in from Gail Spector’s camaign for School Committee. ..

Mayor Setti Warren endorses Gail Spector for School Committee

In endorsing Gail Spector in her race for School Committee from Ward 8, Newton Mayor Setti Warren said,

“I’m proud to endorse Gail Spector for School Committee from Ward 8. Her experience as a journalist covering the Newton schools and her commitment to this city will make Gail a terrific addition to the School Committee.”

Spector, a 33-year Newton resident, said,

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