town-election-2017

Political signs: Complaints of placement without permission, denials, and a rule reminder

May 2, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The Town Building Commissioner asked me to remind campaigners and supporters about rules for posting political signs. The request came with information alleging that one candidate has been accused of breaking those rules.

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What do you want Candidates to address? (Reminder – Thursday is Candidates Night)

May 2, 2017 09:18:04 AM
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A week from today, voters will choose our Town Clerk and two members of the Board of Selectmen. Between now and then, you’ll be hearing from candidates trying to capture your vote.

I wondered, what issues would you like to see them address?

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Election news: Candidate letters welcome; Fall targeted for special

April 25, 2017 02:21:05 PM
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I’m behind in reaching out to candidates running in the Town Election. (This late month Town Meeting really has me thrown off this year!) So, in case I have trouble reaching anyone, here’s my public call for letters. And while I’m at it, I’ll throw in an update on the Board of Selectmen vacancy.

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Candidate’s Night – May 4th (earlier time)

April 13, 2017 09:16:12 AM
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The annual “Candidates Night” will be held at the Southborough Library on Thursday, May 4th.

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Selectmen’s race dwindles: Hubley withdraws (endorsing 2 of remaining 5 candidates)

March 31, 2017 04:30:00 PM

Another candidate for the Board of Selectman has dropped out of the race. But he’s still weighing in on the election by endorsing two candidates.

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Selectmen race narrows (a little): Stein withdraws

March 23, 2017 07:08:16 AM

Yesterday, I shared that 7 candidates are running for the two selectmen seats in the Town Election. Later in the day, Jesse Stein officially withdrew. Stein was the first candidate to pull and to file papers for the post. Once all the other names were in, he decided a run wasn’t necessary. Instead, he will […]

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Two races in Town Election: 7 for Board of Selectmen and 2 for Town Clerk (Updated)

March 22, 2017 11:20:47 AM
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Papers are now in and the deadline to file has passed. It looks like there will be two races for elected seats in Southborough’s Town government this May. One is a doozy!

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Town Election update: Board of Selectmen race growing; deadline to file Tuesday (Updated)

March 17, 2017 09:00:33 AM
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If you are considering running for office in Southborough, act quick. The deadline to file papers is Tuesday. And the potential for at least one contest is growing.

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Town Election update: Potential contests brewing for Board of Selectmen, Moderator and more (Updated)

March 14, 2017 11:00:21 AM
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If you are considering running for office in Southborough, act quick. The deadline to file papers is a week from today. And already some potential contests are brewing.

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Pull nomination papers for Town office: 14 seats up for grabs; Signatures due March 21st

March 10, 2017 01:00:00 PM
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If you are considering running for office in Southborough, the process has already begun. So, go get your papers!

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Safety building & golf course deal still needs prop 2 ½ override (Or not? Updated – again)

March 9, 2017 05:30:00 PM
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The Town still needs support from 2/3 of voters in the May election to fund the deal that Town Meeting voters OK’d last night to build a new police & fire station on St. Mark’s Golf Course and preserve the remainder of the land.

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