Monday, April 1, 2013
Submit questions in advance to Bob Zimmerman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, April 1
The Framingham Sierra Club is hosting a Candidates Night, as a means to get to know the candidates for Planning Board and Selectmen, two of the most powerful boards in Framingham Town Government, tonight at 6:15 in the main Framingham Library. The town election is Tuesday, April 9. The Candidates Night will begin with refreshments and an informal time to meet the candidates starting at 6:15 p.m., followed by formal panels starting at 6:30 p.m. After the candidates opening statements there will be a Q/A session where the audience will be encouraged to submit written questions to the candidates. Submit questions in advance to Bob Zimmerman at email@example.com. There are two open seats for the Framingham Planning Board and challengers…
Friday, February 1, 2013
Sisitsky: "Serving as your Selectman has been a privilege and an honor that I take very seriously and with your support, I will continue to work on your behalf for the best interests of Framingham."
Friday, February 1
Editor's Note: As per the Framingham Patch election guide, each candidate for town-wide office was allowed to submit a political announcement on their candidacy. The town election is Tuesday, April. 9. Below is the announcement for Charles J. Sisitsky, Chair of the Framingham Board of Selectmen, who is running for re-election. There are presently, two candidates for two seats on the board. *** I am excited to announce my candidacy for reelection to the Board of Selectmen. Throughout my five terms on the Board, I have served with many dedicated people with a variety of interests and ideas. I worked cooperatively with all of them to build consensus and to work for the best interests of the Town, and I am proud of our accomplishments. Across …
Bower: “Framingham is a great town. ... I have the energy, the enthusiasm, the vision, and the skills necessary to help lead our town and to make it a better place for all of our citizens. That is my goal in seeking this important office."
Friday, February 1
Editor's Note: As per the Framingham Patch election guide, each candidate for town-wide office was allowed to submit a political announcement on their candidacy. The town election is Tuesday, April. 9. Below is the announcement for School Committee member Michael Bower, who is running for Selectmen. There are presently, two candidates for two seats on the board. *** School Committee Member Michael J. Bower has announced his candidacy for election to the Board of Selectmen. Bower filed 175 signatures in support of his candidacy with the Town Clerk. Bower is currently in his second term on the School Committee. He served as Chairman in 2010-2011. Bower served as a Town Meeting Member representing Precinct 5 from 2006-2008. He chaired the …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
After not attending tonight's Selectmen's meeting, Esty showed up after the meeting to announce she will withdraw her papers at the town's clerk's office for re-election.
Selectman Ginger Esty will not seek re-election to the Framingham Board of Selctmen. She did not attend Tuesday night's meeting. After the meeting adjourned, she showed up with a boot on one of her feet and told her fellow Selectmen she plans to withdraw her nominations papers for re-election at the Framingham Town Clerk's office tomorrow. Esty has been a selectmen for a dozen years. Esty and Sisitsky were running for re-election and were being challenged for one of the two seats available by School Committee member Mike Bower. Bower and Sisitsky are now running unopposed for the April 9 election. There are two, 3-year seats available.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Governor unveils his budget, Framingham voters will have a choice in April, Flyers and Mustang hockey action and MCAS explained all featured in today's column.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. Voters: you will have a choice at the polls in April. There are three individuals running for two seats on the Framingham Board of Selectmen and four individuals running for two seats on the Framingham Planning Board. For a complete run down of who is running for what town-wide office, click here. 2. Framingham High girls varsity hockey team will skate against Norwood at 4 p.m. at Loring Arena. Admission $5. 3. Marian High varsity hockey team will skate against Weston High at 7 p.m. at Loring Arena. 4. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is scheduled to file his Fiscal Year 14 budget proposal…
Tuesday was the deadline for those running for town-wide office to submit nomination papers.
When Framingham voters go to the polls on Tuesday, April 9, they will find contested races for Selectmen and Planning Board. Tuesday, Jan. 22 was the deadline for those running for town-wide office to submit nomination papers. There are two 3-year seats on the Board of Selectmen available. Running for Selectmen are incumbents Charlie Sistisky and Ginger Esty and Framingham School Committee member Michael Bower. There are two 3-year seats on the Planning Board on the ballot. Running for Planning Board are incumbents Andrea Carr-Evans and Sue Bernstein, Town Meeting member Victor Ortiz and former building commissioner Lewis Colton. There are two 3-year seats on the Framingham School Committee. Incumbent Adam Blumer opted not to seek re-…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
School Committee member running for selectmen, election deadline today, mid-term exam, MCAS information night and more featured in today's column.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. As I look out the window while writing this, there is not much snow; so there will likely be school today. Framingham High students begin mid-term exams today. Good luck! And commuters may need luck too, this morning. With snow and coming off a long holiday weekend, expect some traffic delays this morning. 2. Today is the final day to submit nomination papers with the required number of signatures to the Framingham Town Clerk's office for candidates wishing to run for town-wide office, including Selectmen, School Committee, Planning Board, Moderator etc. Framingham School Committee member …