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Electeds Speak Out Against Community Center Closings

By |July 28th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Last week, Rep. Nick Collins testified in vehement opposition to the City’s community center closings during the Boston Centers for Youth and Families’ (BCYF) budget hearing. Of five community centers slated to close in the city, two are in Rep. Collins’ district, the Tynan Community Center in South Boston and the Mason Pool in Roxbury. [...]

Collins Fights Privatization of DCR Pools and Rinks

By |April 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|

State Representative Nick Collins filed legislation last week to prevent the privatization of state rinks such as South Boston’s Murphy Rink on Day Boulevard. As part of the Governor’s and the House Ways and Means’ budget recommendations, all rinks and pools managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) would be privatized. Collins fears [...]

Collins Files Bill to Protect Health Insurance Consumers

By |March 29th, 2011|Uncategorized|

State Rep. Nick Collins filed legislation last week to prevent health insurers from canceling coverage for non-payment until the insured is a full 90 days late.  Collins’ legislation comes on the heels of a story that appeared in the Boston Herald earlier this month highlighting a practice by which health insurance companies can cancel coverage [...]

Collins Helps Raise Needed Funds For South Boston Youth Hockey

By |March 14th, 2011|Events, Young People|

Boston, MA – State Rep. Nick Collins is hosting a benefit this Thursday at the Stadium Bar & Grill from 6-10pm to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and Evacuation Day while raising funds for South Boston Youth Hockey (SBYH). “As a product of SBYH, I can honestly say that I would not be where I am today without it,” said Rep. Nick Collins.  “I learned many of life’s most important lessons on the ice – team work, mental and physical toughness, believing in yourself and learning to never quit.  This benefit allows me to help, in some small way, pass on the tradition to the next generation.” […]

Evacuation Day Celebration

By |March 14th, 2011|Events|

State Representatives Gloria Fox, Nick Collins, Carlos Henriquez and the Evacuation Day Heritage Committee cordially invite you to join us for a celebration of Evacuation Day, Thursday, March 17, 2011. The ceremonies begin at 9 am with the annual Evacuation Day Mass at St. Augustine’s Chapel, the oldest Catholic Church in the Boston Archdiocese. […]

South Boston Youth Hockey Benefit Hosted By State Rep. Nick Collins

By |March 11th, 2011|Events|

Please join me as we celebrate Evacuation Day and St. Patrick's Day while supporting South Boston Youth Hockey. When: Thursday, March 17 from 6:00pm - 10:00pm Where: Stadium Sports Bar & Grill 232 Old Colony Avenue South Boston, MA Hope to see you there! Best Always, NICK COLLINS State Representative (4th Suffolk District)

Nick Collins Joins Legislature’s Library Caucus

By |January 26th, 2011|Libraries, News Article|

By Cara Bayles, Boston Globe - Town Correspondent Freshman state representative Nick Collins has been appointed to the Library Legislative Caucus, his office announced on Tuesday. Collins, who was elected in November to his seat representing South Boston and a part of Dorchester, was outspoken during his campaign in criticizing the Boston Public Library's plan [...]

Thank you!

By |November 4th, 2010|Front Page News, News|

Nov. 4, 2010 | Nick Collins for State RepresentativeThank you to the residents of the Fourth Suffolk District for providing me the opportunity to represent you on Beacon Hill for the next two years. I am both honored and humbled by the tremendous support you gave to my campaign, and I promise to work hard [...]