Scott Brown http://wamc.org en Former Sen. Brown joins board of paper company http://wamc.org/post/former-sen-brown-joins-board-paper-company <p>BOSTON (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has joined the board of directors of Kadant Inc., a Westford-based paper company.<br><br>Brown said he looked forward to "contributing to the future direction" of the company.<br><br>Kadant president Jonathan Painter said the company welcomed the chance to draw on Brown's "wealth of experience on local, state, national and international issues." The company describes itself as a leading supplier to the global pulp and paper industry. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:28:58 +0000 Associated Press 57310 at http://wamc.org Former Sen. Brown joins board of paper company Mass. gov. picks ex-aide Cowan as interim senator http://wamc.org/post/mass-gov-picks-ex-aide-cowan-interim-senator <p>BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has tapped his former chief-of-staff William "Mo" Cowan to serve as interim U.S. senator until a special election to fill the seat left vacant by Secretary of State-designate John Kerry.</p><p>Patrick says Cowan's role in helping turn around the Massachusetts economy in recent years "has earned him the respect and admiration of people throughout government." He says the state will benefit from Cowan's wisdom and good judgment.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 15:45:08 +0000 Associated Press 56818 at http://wamc.org Mass. gov. picks ex-aide Cowan as interim senator Brown 'leaning strongly' toward Senate bid; Rep. Steven Lynch also expected to confirm candidacy http://wamc.org/post/brown-leaning-strongly-toward-senate-bid-rep-steven-lynch-also-expected-confirm-candidacy <p>BOSTON (AP) — GOP officials close to Scott Brown report that the former Republican senator is "leaning strongly toward running" in the special election to replace Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry.<br><br>They report that Brown is likely to enter the race early next week. The officials spoke Tuesday on the condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to share internal discussions. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:25:40 +0000 Associated Press 56812 at http://wamc.org Brown 'leaning strongly' toward Senate bid; Rep. Steven Lynch also expected to confirm candidacy Warren over Brown in MA http://wamc.org/post/warren-over-brown-ma <p>Massachusetts made history Tuesday by electing its first woman to the US senate. WAMC Paul Tuthill reports. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 11:50:11 +0000 Paul Tuthill 51510 at http://wamc.org Warren over Brown in MA