Thursday, April 11, 2013
Results from the Board of Selectmen race in the Hamilton Annual Town Election on Thursday, April 11.
Marc Johnson was reelected to the Hamilton Board of Selectmen in Thursday's annual town election. He will be joined by Scott Maddern. Maddern and Johnson were on top of a four man race for two open three-year seats on the Board of Selectmen. Maddern topped the ticket with 568 votes. Johnson received 515 votes. The two candidates who were not elected, Jack Hauck and Bill Dery, received 237 and 195 votes, respectively.
Monday, April 1, 2013
School Committee member Bill Dery writes about the collaboration between school and town officials and his run for the Hamilton Board of Selectmen.
To the Editor: Two years ago the citizens voted me in to the School Committee. From the start I have advocated that we need to remove the adversarial relationship that was prevalent at the time. I think with the first effort to collaborate with the town on maintenance, coupled with the new working School Committee relationship, got us started. We have made great strides in eliminating the old “us–them” attitude. Further, we the School Committee were elected as representatives of the community, of which we are an integral part. As Roger Kuebel has pointed out, this year’s budget reflects this change in relationship. I should like also to also point out the (Superintendent) Dr. (Michael) Harvey, through his due diligence, has cleaned up the …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
There are four people in Hamilton that have pulled papers to seek the two open seats on the Board of Selectmen.
There are two three-year seats up for election on the Hamilton Board of Selectmen and the deadline to return signed papers is the end of the day on Thursday. On Tuesday, three people came in to "pull papers" to run for the Hamilton Board of Selectmen - Bill Dery, Jacob "Jack" Hauck and Scott Maddern. Dery is in his first term on the School Committee and has also been actively involved on the Hamilton-Wenham Capital Management Committee for many years. Hauck recently moved to Hamilton from Wenham, where he was an active member of the trustees at the Maples condominiums and is a published author who frequently speaks about local history. Maddern is a member of the Hamilton Finance Advisory Committee. Marc Johnson, who is finishing his first …
Friday, October 21, 2011
The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee agreed on Thursday that a 12-member superintendent search committee comprised of school leadership, faculty, town and community members will begin looking for a permanent superintendent for the district.
The School Committee voted on Thursday to approve a 12-member committee and hire a consultant to help launch a search during the next two weeks for a permanent school superintendent. The deadline for interested candidates to apply for the job is Oct. 31 and selection of search committee members will be announced on Nov. 3, the committee said. It approved a budget up to $10,500 to pay for the consultant and search costs. Current Superintendent is Interested The votes came after a much debated discussion about whether or not to even have a search committee involved in the process since Interim Superintendent Peter Gray said he wants to be considered for the job. Gray has been interim superintendent since May, when former Superintendent Dr. …