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A few thoughts about our year in Hamilton: part 2

Good evening. After the Hamilton Board of Selectmen meeting on May 1, 2017 Harborlight Community Partners (HCP) has received numerous requests to address some key items raised in that meeting and over the last year and a half. This is the second of two short pieces meant to be our public response (first piece) While…

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A few thoughts about our year in Hamilton: part 1

Good evening. After the Hamilton Board of Selectmen meeting on May 1, 2017 Harborlight Community Partners (HCP) has received numerous requests to address some key items raised in that meeting and over the last year and a half. This is the first of two short pieces meant to be our public response.  The second piece…

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A Word About Why We Do This Work

By Andrew DeFranza The following is an excerpt of Andrew’s speech at the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce Leadership Series event on 4/2/2017. Glad to be here with all of you in this excellent place. Special thanks to John Somes and the good folks at the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce, my long time friend and…

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In this season I have you…my North Shore neighbors…on my mind

It’s a lovely day outside. A day that is desperately trying to move from Winter to Spring.  It is a move that requires a level of hope, tenacity, and priorities as my daffodils are showing me struggling through the snow. In this season I have you…my North Shore neighbors…on my mind. If you are struggling…

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