town-election-2010

Voters overwhelmingly support Rooney; Cimino and Woodford also win

May 11, 2010 07:02:28 AM
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Just shy of 25% of registered voters cast a ballot in yesterday’s town election, and in the end they voted overwhelmingly for change.

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Breaking news: Rooney wins race for Selectman

May 10, 2010 08:59:31 PM

The votes are in and John Rooney has won a seat on the Board of Selectman. Rooney received 1,002 votes to incumbent Sal Giorlandino’s 606.

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The polls are open until 8pm: Get out and vote

May 10, 2010 01:29:06 PM
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Polls in Southborough opened today at 8:00 am and will stay open until 8:00 pm. With all the interest in the races this year, I’m hoping for a good turnout. Last year the turnout for town elections was a dismal 6%. Surely we can do better this year.

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Town elections on Monday: Here’s what you need to know

May 9, 2010 03:36:48 PM
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Hopefully it comes as no surprise to you that town elections are on Monday. Here’s everything you need to know to make your vote count, from where to cast it to who you’ll find on the ballot.

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Candidates for selectmen collect endorsements

May 8, 2010 04:57:24 PM

Town elections are on Monday, and in addition to touting their qualifications, the two candidates for selectmen — incumbent Sal Giorlandino and challenger John Rooney — are touting their endorsements. Here’s what your fellow residents have to say about the candidates.

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Board of Health candidates offer different backgrounds

May 7, 2010 09:20:04 AM

The Southborough Board of Health approves and regulates septic systems in town. They’re also concerned with general public health issues. At a candidates evening held last month, the two residents vying for a spot on the Board of Health — Desheng Wang and Mary Lou Woodford — spoke to those different roles.

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Meet the candidate: Andrew Mills (Planning Board)

May 6, 2010 10:27:16 AM

Andrew Mills is running for a seat on the Planning Board. Learn more about his plans and qualifications in his own words.

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Braccio drops out of race for Planning Board, endorses Mills

May 5, 2010 11:52:53 AM

Lisa Braccio, a candidate running for a position on the Planning Board, has decided to withdraw from the race. You can read her reasons for dropping out in the following letter.

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Reminder: Meet the candidates for selectmen on Tuesday

May 3, 2010 09:29:59 AM

Town elections are exactly one week away, and if the comments on this blog are any indication, many of you are watching with interest the race for selectmen between incumbent Sal Giorlandino and challenger John Rooney.

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Candidates for Planning Board lay out their priorities

April 29, 2010 02:02:51 PM

Two candidates seeking a spot on the Planning Board — Paul Cimino and Andrew Mills — talked with voters at the candidates night this week about their experience and their priorities for the board. Lisa Braccio is also running for a seat on the Planning Board, but she did not attend the candidates night event.

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Candidates for selectmen talk transparency, fiscal issues

April 27, 2010 01:52:05 PM

Last night was the first of two meet-the-candidate events in the run-up to town elections on Monday, May 10. As the candidates for selectmen — incumbent Sal Giorlandino and challenger John Rooney — were being introduced, I found myself wondering if either would bring up the ongoing investigation of town employees, or if it would be the proverbial elephant in the room.

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Two chances to meet the candidates

April 20, 2010 10:03:34 AM

Leaving comments on this blog is one way to communicate with the candidates in this year’s town election, but an even better way is to attend a candidate night and hear from those running for office live and in-person. This year you’ll have two opportunities to do so.

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Meet the candidate: Sal Giorlandino (Board of Selectmen)

April 15, 2010 02:57:54 PM

Sal Giorlandino is running for re-election to the Board of Selectmen. Here’s what he wants you to know about his record and qualifications.

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Meet the candidate: Paul Cimino (Planning Board)

March 30, 2010 11:43:25 AM

Paul Cimino is running for a seat on the Planning Board. Learn more about his plans and qualifications in his own words.

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