Friedman reaches out with fresh website, office hours

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State Sen. Cindy Friedman of Arlington, Democrat representing the 4th Middlesex, has announced the creation of her official Senate website -- -- and began holding monthly office hours.

"I'm very excited that our website is up and running," Friedman said in a Sept. 7 news release. To keep constituents up-to-date on news from the State House, she expects frequent updates on the website, in a quarterly newsletter, as well as on Facebook and Twitter.

"One of the most effective ways to ensure your voice is heard is to meet face-to-face with your senator or representative," she said. "I look forward to holding office hours in the 4th Middlesex each month."

If you are unable to attend office hours, she encouraged the public to contact her office at 617-722-1432 or at Cindy.Friedman[@]

Her office-hours schedule:

Lexington: Lexington Community Center, 39 Marrett Road: First Tuesday of every month, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 

Arlington: Kickstand Cafe, 594 Mass. Ave.: First Tuesday of every month, 11 a.m. to noon

Woburn: Woburn Senior Center, 144 School St.: First Wednesday of every month, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Billerica: Billerica Council On Aging, 25 Concord Road: Second Tuesday of every month, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. (This month, Billerica office hours are set for Sept. 12, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.)

Burlington: Burlington Council on Aging, 61 Center St.: Second Tuesday of every month, 11 a.m. to noon.

Friedman serves as the Senate chair of the Joint Committee on Public Service. The 4th Middlesex district includes Arlington, Billerica, Burlington, Woburn and precincts 1-2 and 4-7 in Lexington. 

This news announcement was published Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017.