Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Letter to the editor from State Representative Jay Barrows.
Dear Editor: I’m writing to express my full support for the re-election of U.S. Senator Scott Brown. Scott represents an independent voice for Massachusetts in Congress. I can personally attest to his sound judgment, great character, and bipartisan attitude from our time working together at the State House. Now, more than ever, we need leaders in Washington who are prepared to deal with not only the economic issues facing this country but the military ones as well. As a Lieutenant in the National Guard, Senator Brown has the background and the specific knowledge we need as our country faces a more turbulent international climate. Incredibly impressive to me, both personally and professionally, is Senator Brown's attentiveness to the …
Friday, April 13, 2012
The town failed to elect a representative to the King Philip School Committee.
Though Wrentham did not elect a representative to the King Philip School Committee, district officials said there is a process in place to appoint members. No one filed to run for the seat in Wrentham's town elections last week, and the top write-in candidate declined the position. KP Superintendent Elizabeth Zielinski said the process in the event of a town's failure to elect a representative is set by the district bylaws. "What happens is the position is posted for those interested in serving an interim term," she said. "The term usually lasts one year." Zielinski said interested people would send letters to the Wrentham Board of Selectmen. "The selectmen, along with the two sitting Wrentham members of the [KP school committee], meet and…
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Three people have filed to run for two Board of Selectmen seats in Wrentham.
After yesterday's nomination paper deadline, three candidates are set to stand for two seats on the town Board of Selectmen. Charles Kennedy, George R. Smith and incumbent Stephen Langley have all filed to run for the seats, which carry three-year terms. The other board incumbent, Robert Leclair, has not filed to run. Other than the selectmen, there is only one other contested race for the April 2 election: Janet Millian and incumbent Mary Geromini have both filed to run for a five-year term on the town housing authority. No one has filed to run for the three-year King Philip School Committee seat, which is currently occupied by Matthew Gray. Three people will run for three-year Planning Board terms, all of them incumbents: George R. Smith…
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Your region roundup of news for Wednesday, April 27.
Follow these links for more on today's featured headlines: