THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, October 15, 2021 Page 5 Ward 5 Councillor Barbara Murphy Endorsed by Malden Police and Malden Fire Unions Special to the Advocate A s election season rounds the final turn, candidates find themselves searching for any advantage they can get heading into Election Day.Few things can put some wind behind a campaign like endorsements of local, community based organizations.When you hit three on three of the most critical in a single race, it’s hard to top.The Committee to Elect Barbara Murphy recently announced that Councillor Murphy has been endorsed in her re-election bid by the Malden Firefighters Local 902, the Malden Superior Officers Union, and the Malden Patrolmen’s Union. “I was pleased to see these organizations want to have a voice in this election” commented Councillor Murphy.“I was also impressed by the serious approach each took to endorsements.With intense interviews, follow up questions, and an honest discussion on past votes taken on public safety, this wasn’t the time for someone to pretend to be someone they are not” further commented Murphy.“It’s easy to forget that these brave men and women have continued to answer the call of duty throughout this pandemic.For them Thank You... once again for your support and signatures of confidence placing me on the ballot as I continue to make Malden a better place to live, work, and play. Barbara Murphy Ward 5 Councillor there is no work at home option.I’m honored to support them and honored they support me.” Councillor Barbara Murphy has been the Ward 5 Councillor for 10 years, during which time she has played a leadership role in the city’s finances.She has been a vocal proponent for public safety matters, and has led the way for Ward 5 in reducing speeding through lowering the speed limit citywide, utilizing technology like speed radar signs to gather critical data, and spearheading infrastructure improvements to improve pedestrian safety.Murphy has been a vocal proponent for public safety in the city, and the rare endorsements from these organizations are a signal to the public that Murphy will always make public safety a priority. Library lecture to highlight joy of fine art prints E lizabeth Rudy, the Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Curator of Prints at the Harvard Art Museums, will present “The Inexhaustible Joy of Prints,” a discussion of her daily work of teaching and talking about fine art prints. This one-hour, virtual talk will be held on Wednesday, October 20 at 6:30 p.m. Rudy is responsible for the objects in the museums’ print collection, which spans the Renaissance to the contemporary era. Her research focuses on prints of the 18th and 19th centuries, with particular interests in etching, book illustration and works by the artist Pierre-Paul Prud’hon. The series is part of the Malden Public Library’s current exhibition “The Fine Art of Prints and Printmaking,” which is now on display in the Converse Memorial Building’s Giso-Nutall Gallery. Vote Tuesday, November 2nd Re-Elect Craig Spadafora Councillor-At-Large (Pol. Adv.) Elizabeth Rudy The program is supported in part by a grant from the Malden Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. To register go to maldenpubliclibrary.org/browse-mpl/ events-programs/ or for more information contact the Library at 781-324-0218.

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