Monday, April 1, 2013
Deadline is April 10.
Monday, April 1
The last day to register to vote or change your political party for the Special State Primary and Annual Town Election is Wednesday, April 10. This is also the last day to register for the Annual Town Meeting scheduled for Monday, May 13 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Norton Middle School. The Norton Town Clerks Office, located on the first floor of Town Hall, 70 E. Main St., will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 10. Town Hall is open for regular hours Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursdays 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Annual Town Election and the Special State Primary is scheduled for Tuesday, April 30. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. with all Precincts (1,2,3,4,5) voting at …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Stephen Ceckowski to be a write-in for the Water/Sewer Board while Kelly Theresa plans to be a write-in for the Board of Assessors.
March 12 was the deadline to return these papers. All the papers that were returned have been certified and candidates obtained at least 50 signatures, as was required. “You will note that two of the people who took out papers did not return them,” said Town Clerk Danielle Sicard. “I have been in contact with both of these people and they are currently considering running as a write-in candidate.” The following people have taken out papers: Board of Selectmen (Two seats available): Incumbent Robert Kimball Jr., incumbent Robert Salvo Sr. and George Gillis School Committee (Two seats available): Incumbent Andrew Mackie, Valerie Desmond, Mark Powers and Daniel Sheedy Planning Board (Three seats available): Incumbent David Miller and George …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
George Burgess vying for Planning Board while Mark Powers and Daniel Sheedy go for School Committee.
George F. Burgess, Mark Powers and Daniel Sheedy have dropped their names in the hat for this year’s annual town election. Burgess has taken out papers for the Planning Board. He is on the ballot next to incumbent David Miller for one of three seats available. Powers and Sheedy will be up against current School Committee chairperson Andrew Mackie and nominee Valerie Desmond. There are two three-year terms available. Incumbents Robert Kimball Jr. and Robert Salvo Sr. are looking to be reelected while George Gillis is also vying for a seat. Ralph Stefanelli and Robert Salvo Sr. are both trying to keep their Housing Authority positions. No one has taken nomination papers for the Water/Sewer Commission or Board of Assessors, which both have …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Your region roundup of stories.
Several Candidates Come Forward for Town Office Election Several people have already begun their road to election day by obtaining nomination papers. Incumbents Robert Kimball Jr. and Robert Salvo Sr. are looking to be reelected while George Gillis is also vying for a seat. School Committee chairperson Andrew Mackie is seeking reelection while Beth McManus’ seat is being eyed by Valerie Desmond. Ralph Stefanelli and Robert Salvo Sr. are both trying to keep their Housing Authority positions. While three seats are available on the Planning Board, so far only incumbent David Miller has taken out papers. No one has taken nomination papers for the Water/Sewer Commission or Board of Assessors, which both have one seat apiece. Read more by …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Kimball and Salvo seek reelection on Board of Selectmen.
Several people have already begun their road to election day by obtaining nomination papers. Incumbents Robert Kimball Jr. and Robert Salvo Sr. are looking to be reelected while George Gillis is also vying for a seat. School Committee chairperson Andrew Mackie is seeking reelection while Beth McManus’ seat is being eyed by Valerie Desmond. Ralph Stefanelli and Robert Salvo Sr. are both trying to keep their Housing Authority positions. While three seats are available on the Planning Board, so far only incumbent David Miller has taken out papers. No one has taken nomination papers for the Water/Sewer Commission or Board of Assessors, which both have one seat apiece. Nomination papers for the Annual Town Election in Norton are available at …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Your Patch Facts for the day.
Things You Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1. Property taxes due Fiscal year 2013 third quarter real estate and personal property tax bills are due today. To pay online click here. 2. Serenading Seniors The Serenading Seniors will perform at EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton at 10:30 a.m. The Serenading Seniors is choir from the Foxboro Senior Center established in 1998, led by retired music educator Jeanne Bonneau. This performance is free and open to the public. For more information or to R.S.V.P. call 508-285-3355. 3. Heart Health Fair Sturdy Memorial will hold its …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Seats available include Board of Selectmen, School Committee, Water/Sewer Commission, Board of Assessors, Planning Board and Housing Authority.
Thursday, January 3
Nomination papers for the Annual Town Election in Norton are available at the Town Clerk’s office beginning Monday, Jan. 28. Seats up for grabs are: Board of Assessors: One three-year term currently held by Barbara E. Martin. Housing Authority: Two five-year terms currently held by Robert S. Salvo Sr. and Ralph Stephanelli (appointed for Stanley Mederios vacancy). Planning Board: Three three-year terms currently held by David J. Miller and George F. Burgess and Alec E. Rich Jr. School Committee: Two three-year terms currently held by Andrew Mackie and Elizabeth A. McManus. Board of Selectmen: Two three-year terms currently held by Robert W. Kimball Jr. and Robert S. Salvo Sr. Water/Sewer Commission: One three-year term currently held by …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Wheaton College student tells the Huffington Post that so long as the Republican Party takes a hardline stance on social issues the answer is no.
After last Tuesday's election, studies have shown that young voters continue to lean toward the Democratic Party and had a heavy hand in re-electing President Barack Obama. An analysis by Center for Research and Information on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts University determined that without voters ages 18 to 29 - who made up 19 percent of the electorate - Ohio, Florida, Virginia and Pennsylvania would have been flipped from Blue to Red. Brian Jencunas, a student at Wheaton College, recently told the Huffington Post that while the GOP might not win the youth vote by a 20 point margin, there's no reason they should surrender it. "There is a large portion of millennials who are natural Republican voters. They distrust large …
Norton's sewer connection, Seekonk's roads the focus.
With State Representatives Steven Howitt re-elected last Tuesday, he plans to get back in the saddle to advocate for his district. “The next day you sort of catch your breath,” Howitt said, adding that he’s gotten a lot of positive responses to his re-election. The Seekonk resident attributed his success to his many volunteers, particularly his wife Pam, for helping with his campaign. Howitt received about 63 percent of the votes. In Seekonk, he beat out opponent A. Keith Carreiro 4459 to Keith Carreiro 2491. In Norton, Howitt had 2,226 votes to Carreiro’s 1,366. In Swansea, Howitt obtained 1,334 votes to Carreiro’s 1,615. Finally in Rehoboth, Howitt garnered 3,929 while Carreiro received 2,025. Howitt represents the 4th Bristol district…