Ryan Fatman Campaign Event – June 4th

The Cambridge Republican City Committee is part of the host committee and welcome one and all to attend and lend their support to Representative Ryan Fatman’s re-election campaign.

Revised Ryan Fattman Flyer copy

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City of Cambridge Memorial Day Observance

The following is taken from a press release and announcement from the City of Cambridge. The CRCC encourages all residents to attend if they can or, if you cannot attend an observance, please take time during your day to reflect on and remember those who came before us. There is also a national moment of silence at 3:00 pm Eastern Time in which we should all participate.

Memorial Day Image from City of Cambridge

The Cambridge Veterans’ Organization (CVO) and Cambridge Veterans’ Services, will hold their annual Memorial Day Parade and Observance on Monday, May 27, 2013. The Parade will begin with a cannon salute by the MA Bicentennial Battery at 9:30 a.m., on the Cambridge Common and proceed through Harvard Square, up Mount Auburn Street to Coolidge Avenue, and conclude at the Cambridge Cemetery on Coolidge Avenue. Cambridge Mayor Henrietta Davis and former CVO President Philip Anderson will serve as parade commentators.

Parade participants will include: members of the US Marine Corps, MA Army National Guard, veterans’ groups, elected officials, police and fire personnel, color guards, bands, drill teams and youth organizations.

Following the parade, a Memorial Day Observance will be held at the Cambridge Cemetery. (Approximate start time: 11 a.m.) CVO President Philip Anderson will serve as Master of Ceremonies. The CVO Chaplain will give the Invocation and Benediction and Army Special Forces Veteran Logan Leslie will deliver the keynote address.

Mayor Henrietta Davis will give the greetings of the City and City Councillor Craig Kelley will read the City Council’s Memorial Day Resolution. Amigos School 4th graders will lead the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance and a CRLS Drama student will read the Governor’s Memorial Day Proclamation.

In addition, a CRLS student vocalist will sing the National Anthem, America the Beautiful and God Bless America. Bagpiper, Edward O’Callaghan will Play “Amazing Grace.” CVO Rifle team members, Frank Mello, Matthew Gray, Joseph Belanger and Devon Whiting will render a rifle salute, and Bugler, Robinson Pyle will blow “TAPS.”

Following the memorial observance, the Women’s Auxiliary of the Veterans’ of Foreign Wars accompanied by local elected officials will hold a brief memorial ceremony at the Weeks Bridge in honor of the Cambridge servicemen and women who were lost at sea.

The public is cordially invited to attend all of the Memorial Day events and activities.

Immediately following the day’s events, a collation, hosted by the Cambridge Veterans’ Organization will be held at the VFW Mt. Auburn Post, #8818, located at 688 Huron Avenue.

Parking Note: There is very limited parking available at the vfw. Collation attendees are encourged to ride the veterans trolleys that will be located at the cemetery. The trolleys will return you to the cambridge common or the cemetery after the collation.

For further information, please call Cambridge Veterans Services at 617-349-4761.

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Victor Navarro Write In Campaign for 8th Suffolk

The Primary for the Special Election for Representative from the 8th Suffolk District which includes Ward 5 and Precincts 2 and 3 of Ward 2 is Tuesday May 28th. The Republican ballot does not have a candidate on it. This means that the winner of the Democrat primary will be uncontested. Uncontested unless a Republican receives at least 150 valid write in votes. Thankfully, Victor Navarro has undertaken the effort to get on the ballot via the write in route.

He needs our HELP! He needs us to take a Republican ballot on Tuesday and write in Victor Navarro, 105 Magazine Street Cambridge. He also needs us to ask all our neighbors and friends to do the same. So if you live or know pele who live in the 8th Suffolk, please ask them to take a Republican ballot and write in Victor Navarro.

We need more choices at the ballot box. Let’s help Victor get on the ballot and give us a real choice on June 25th!

Navarro Write In Campaign

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Election Day is TODAY

The Republican Primary to select the Party’s nominee for the general election to fill the vacancy in the U.S. Senate created when John Kerry resigned to become Secretary of State is TODAY!

Please remember to vote for the candidate you prefer TODAY!

Polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm.

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Special Election Primary TOMORROW April 30th

The primary for the special election to fill the US Senate seat formerly held by Secretary of State John Kerry is tomorrow, Tuesday April 30th. There are three Republicans seeking the Party’s nomination to face the Democrat nominee in the June 25th general election.

Most pundits have predicted a potential record low turnout for this primary despite its importance in determining who will square off in the June general election. Please do take a few minutes out of your day on Tuesday to vote and prove the pundits wrong.

The following are the candidates for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate Special election (in alphabetical order) with links to their websites:

Gabriel Gomez

Michael Sullivan 

Dan Winslow

Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm.

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Cambridge Resident Navarro Announces 8th Suffolk Candidacy

The following was posted in the Cambridge Chronicle online edition on April 26th announcing Cambridge Republican City Committee member Victor Navarro’s candidacy for the 8th Suffolk seat.

Cambridge resident Navarro announces 8th Suffolk candidacy

Cambridge – Victor Navarro, treasurer of the Cambridge Ward 5 Republican Committee, announced his candidacy for state representative of the 8th Suffolk District, which includes parts of Area 4 and MIT.

As state representative, Navarro said he will work to fix the state debt, reform transportation and make Greater Boston a great place to live and raise a family.

He is employed as an operations specialist with National Realty Trust Inc., a subsidiary of the Realogy Company. He first joined the company as a financial analyst and technology support agent, working his way up to his current position.

Prior to his tenure with NRT Inc., he worked for sole proprietorships on Newbury Street and in Cambridge. Throughout his career, he said he has been building a financial know-how and network of acquaintances that will be an asset on Beacon Hill.

A Cambridge resident, he has been active in art, business, music and fitness activities in his community since 2003. He has donated his time volunteering at Rosie’s Place, the Dakin Animal Shelter, and participated in a program to file taxes for low-income families.

Navarro was born in Lima, Peru, South America, raised in Andover, and became a United States citizen in 1990. He then went on to major in management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Utopian Dreams of Wind, Water and Sun

CRCC Secretary penned the following column for the April 4th Cambridge Chronicle: Utopian dreams of wind, water and sun Cambridge is committed to reducing fossil fuel use through several binding covenants. In 1999, the City Council resolved to join Cities … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings Time


It’s here!

Daylight Savings Time starts tonight. Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour when you go to bed tonight.

For those who are early risers this means darker mornings, but lighter evenings harken the arrival of spring. It also means more time in the evenings to go canvassing or partake in other election activities.

Remember to set your clock forward an hour, change the batteries in your smoke detectors and volunteer in one of the many election campaigns underway now!

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GOP Candidates for U.S. Senate Special Election

The following are the candidates for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate Special election (in alphabetical order) with links to their websites:

Gabriel Gomez

Michael Sullivan 

Dan Winslow

The primary is scheduled for April 30th and the general on June 25th.

Please take some time to learn about the candidates, their positions and then help the candidate whom you wish to see win the primary to represent the MassGOP in the general election and, ultimately, Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate.


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Special Election – Leah Cole in 8th Essex

Leah Cole won the Republican primary in the 8th Essex over Greg Bunn 54 to 46.  She now moves on to the general election where she will face Democrat Beverly Griffin Dunne and Independent David Gravel to represent the 8th Essex district in the General Court.  David Gravel has stated that, if elected, he will caucus with the Democrats.

First, we offer our heartiest congratulations to Leah on her victory and our appreciation to Greg for a well run campaign.

Then, we focus our attention to how we can help Leah in her election:



This is a special election that Leah can win, with our help.  So please give what resources you can to help her to victory.  Any amount of money or time will help as she works towards the general election on April 2nd!


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