Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Long time incumbent looks to defeat challenging Tewksbury selectman.
Name : James R. Miceli Party affiliation : Democratic Running for a: State office Running for position: 19th Middlesex District Representative Chamber/district: 19th Middlesex Incumbent: Yes
Monday, July 30, 2012
State Representative James Miceli said the delays are unfortunate, but residents are within their legal rights to appeal.
State Representative James Miceli said he’s been monitoring the appeals process of in Wilmington that has delayed construction on the new high school that was approved by voters in December. Miceli said he backs the construction of a new school, and that while he is disappointed to see the delays, he supports residents’ rights to file the appeals. “You have a process going on right now which to a lot of people might be frustrating,” said Miceli. “This is the process. We can dislike it, but these folks, good or bad, have the legal right to do what they’re doing. I’m not happy about it. It seems to be never ending.” The State Representative said that while he was not a part of what went on behind the scenes in the weeks and months leading up…
Friday, June 15, 2012
The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Wilmington and Middlesex County.
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Wilmington Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates. 19th Middlesex District Representative Race: Longtime 19th Middlesex District Representative James Miceli has had competition at the ballot box in previous years, defeating competitor Mario Marchese. This time around he'll face Tewksbury's Doug Sears as he seeks a return to office. 21st Middlesex District Representative Race: Burlington Selectman Walter Zenkin has announced he is collecting signatures to be on the Republic primary ballot in order to challenge sitting Democratic …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Wilmington Veteran's Agent was guest at annual Veteran's Agents/Legislators Luncheon.
Representative James R. Miceli met with the local Veteran’s Agents Wednesday at the annual Veteran’s Agents/Legislators Luncheon at the State House January 18. Wilmington Veteran's Agent Louis Cimaglia and Tewksbury Veteran's Agent James Williams were among those to meet with State Representative James R. Miceli of Tewksbury/Wilmington. The annual luncheon event was hosted by Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo, and the Massachusetts Veterans Services Officers Association. On Tuesday, Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray announced an increase of about $11 millon in the state's Veteran's Services department for the FY 2013 budget. “Massachusetts, through the commitment of its taxpayers, law makers, policy makers and advocates, leads the …
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Group kicked off the holiday season and Rep. James Miceli was impressed by their performance.
Editor's Note: The following information was provided by the office of State Representative James Miceli. Rep. James R. Miceli recently hosted the Wilmington “Strings Attached” orchestra at the State House. The Wilmington “Strings Attached," directed by Ward Dilmore, played their holiday concert in the Great Hall in December to help kick off the holiday mood at the State House. “It is always a great pleasure to welcome Ward, these fine students, their parents and chaperones here at the State House. They are a credit to their families, school and the town of Wilmington,” said Rep. Jim Miceli. “Their presence here is always one of the highlights of the Christmas season.”
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Payment due this week restores previous cut in discretionary funding.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Editor's Note: The following information was provided by Michael Smith of the Massachusetts State House. Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester), House Majority Whip Charley Murphy (D-Burlington) and Representative James R. Miceli (D-Wilmington) announced today that the Town of Wilmington is scheduled to receive $152,073 in Unrestricted General Government Aid (UGGA) from the Commonwealth this week. The one-time local aid payment reflects the difference between the $2,103,236 in UGGA funding that Wilmington received in Fiscal Year 2011 and the $1,951,163 the town was allocated in the current Fiscal Year 2012 budget, effectively level-funding this account. During last spring’s budget debate, the House and the Senate agreed to …
Friday, October 14, 2011
Resident escorted out of meeting by police.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The video above was the only footage of the incident that Wilmington Patch recorded. However, Wilmington Community Television produced and aired the entire meeting. For those interested in viewing the entire exchange, please visit the WCTV Vimeo page and click on the timeline to about 47:30. The new Wilmington High School vote is coming up, and both residents and town officials in town are passionate about the project. That was evident Thursday night when debate during the public comments section led to a resident being removed from the meeting after a heated exchange with Town Manager Michael Caira. Kevin MacDonald, who regularly attends meetings in town and who has clashed with officials on several occasions in recent …
Thursday night was the latest public forum.
Residents had another chance for an update on the plans for a potential new high school on Thursday night during the latest public forum held at the current Wilmington High School. The Massachusetts School Building Authority now has the plans for the Wilmington school and will make a decision on whether to fund the project on November 16. Wilmington residents are slated to hold a Special Election on December 6 and a Special Town Meeting on December 10. According to Town Manager Michael Caira, the school will cost about $83.7 million, and if the MSBA approves it, the local share to be paid by taxpayers will be from $41-$46 million. Caira said that equates to an average of anywhere between $133 and $201 per year for the term of the loan, …