I am a wife and mother at the helm of a family with four children who spends her free time advocating for families and children on issues that matter most to local families. When I'm not submitting public records requests to local municipalities to root out corruption and demand transparency, I can be found speaking at town meetings asking tough questions of elected officials or organizing like-minded conservatives to hold signs on street corners. A freelance writer and former contributor to The Herald News, Fall River Reporter and WSAR, I have found my home at WBSM where I can use my platform to inspire others to learn more about local issues and get involved.
Allegations Don’t Equal Facts in Anthony Amore Divorce Story [OPINION]
NBC Boston has published a story this morning on state auditor candidate Anthony Amore and it stinks. The outlet investigates a 13-year-old divorce proceeding between the Republican candidate and his partner, specifically that his now ex-wife filed for a restraining order and that the Department of Children and Families had initially supported her accusations of emotional and verbal abuse... Read
Brayton Point Nonprofit Returns Unused Money to Somerset
Last night at the Somerset Board of Selectman meeting, local nonprofit group Save Our Bay Brayton Point closed one chapter in the fight against noise and pollution in their community. SOBBP president Jeffrey Kardel presented the board with a check for just over $10,000, thanking residents for their support...
Mattapoisett Republican State Rep Candidate Soliciting Donations From Patients
Mattapoisett's Jeffrey Swift, a chiropractor and Republican candidate for the 10th Bristol District, is soliciting campaign donations from his patients.
SouthCoast Teens Deserve a Good Christmas Too [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
Guest writer Jessica Machado says kids 12 and older are often forgotten when it comes to holiday toy drives, and she's comprised a list of things to donate.
Dighton-Rehoboth School Committee Controversy [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
Guest writer Jessica Machado says Dighton-Rehoboth School Committee member Katie Ferreira-Aubin shouldn't be punished for her views on the COVID-19 vaccines.
Somerset Should Say No to Student COVID Clinics [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
Guest writer Jessica Machado says the Somerset school district should not be holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics in schools for students to get vaccinated.
Using COVID to Stop Sledding Is a Slippery Slope [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
Guest writer Jessica Machado doesn't see the rationale behind using COVID-19 precautions to keep Somerset residents from using a popular sledding hill at night.
It’s Only Beginning for Massachusetts Republicans [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
Guest writer Jessica Machado says no matter the results of the presidential election, the Republican Party in Massachusetts has been reinvigorated.
Has State Rep. Paul Schmid Gone Unchecked? [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
Guest writer Jessica Machado says State Rep. Paul Schmid needs to be transparent with the people if he wants to be re-elected.
Stop Being Afraid to Be a Trump Supporter [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
Guest writer Jessica Machado says the time has come for those who support the President of the United States to have their voices heard.