Only one contested race this year

by susan on March 27, 2013

The deadline for filing nomination papers to run for town office has come and gone. The good news is there is a candidate for each available spot. The not-so-good news is there is only one contested race this year, that for one of the seats on the Library Board of Trustees.

Here’s a look at the names you’ll see on the ballot at town elections in May.

  • Board of Assessors (vote for one): Joseph Green
  • Board of Commissioners of Trust Funds (vote for one): Nicholas McCoy*
  • Board of Health (vote for one): Mary Lou Woodford*
  • Board of Selectmen (vote for one): John Rooney*
  • Board of Library Trustees, 3-year term (vote for two): Marguerite Landry*, Richard Wallace*
  • Board of Library Trustees, 2-year term (vote for one): Nicole DeBonet,  P. Jane Gale
  • Town Moderator (vote for one): David Combs*
  • Northborough-Southborough Regional School Committee (vote for one): Daniel Kolenda*
  • Planning Board (5-year term, vote for one): Andrew Mills*
  • Southborough School Committee (vote for one): Richard Challen
  • Southborough Housing Authority (vote for one): Jean Chappelle*

* Incumbent

Town elections will be held on Monday, May 13.

Note to the candidates: As I have in past election seasons, I offer any of you space on the blog to get your message across. If you’re interested in doing a ‘Meet the Candidate’ post, please get in touch (

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