Thursday, April 11, 2013
Results from the election of three new members to the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee on Thursday, April 11.
Three newcomers were elected to the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee on Thursday. Deb Evans received the most votes - 1,335. Also elected were Melissa Even Moore and Jeanise Bertrand. Moore received 1,110 votes and Bertrand 742 votes. Richard Boroff, who had previously served on the School Committee, received 705 votes and was not elected.
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.
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Thursday, April 11. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham: 1. Clouds: Thursday will be dominated by cloudy skies and cool temperatures. It will be in the 40s and a north wind will blow up to 15 miles per hour. There’s a chance of a rain shower in the morning. 2. Election: Thursday is election day in both Hamilton and Wenham – the first time that both towns will vote at the same time. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in both towns. All three precincts in Hamilton vote at Winthrop Elementary School – as usual. But in Wenham, this year’s election includes some changes. In addition to the move from Saturday morning voting to Thursday, the polls will also be at Wenham Town Hall and not Buker Elementary …
The annual town election is being held in both Hamilton and Wenham on Thursday. Find out where and when to vote.
Thursday is election day in both towns. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in both towns. Hamilton votes at Winthrop Elementary School. For the first time at the annual town election, Wenham votes at Wenham Town Hall. In Hamilton, two members will be elected to the Board of Selectmen. Wenham voters will election one member of its Board of Selectmen. In both towns, voters will choose three new members of the School Committee. To see what the ballot will look like and see all the candidates who will appear on the ballot, check our story from Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Outgoing School Committee member Kym Marie Donnellan writes in support of Richard Boroff on the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee.
To the Editor: This Thursday Hamilton and Wenham voters go to the polls to elect three new members to the School Committee. I am delighted to see that one of the candidates is Richard Boroff because he understands the need for constructive dialogues and efficient process. As a former chairperson and long-time member of the School Committee, Richard believes working together is essential to achieve the best for our students, recognizing that strong public schools are the backbone of any community. I am excited to have Richard Boroff be part of the collective voice that supports our students, teachers, and administrators. He will engage in important conversations as a member of the School Committee, and with his experience, he will effect …
Wenham resident Connie Gourdeau writes in support of Richard Boroff for Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee.
To the Editor: I would like to endorse Richard Boroff for a seat on the Hamilton-Wenham School Committee. Mr. Boroff understands the processes of the School Committee. He cares a great deal about education and wants the Hamilton-Wenham schools to provide superior education for all students. He is willing to listen to others and is excited about plans for the future under our new superintendent. Mr. Boroff has the time, the experience and the desire. We are fortunate to have such a candidate. Connie Gourdeau Walnut Lane, Wenham
Here's what the ballots will look like for Thursday's town election in both Hamilton and Wenham.
Voters in both Hamilton and Wenham will choose three members of the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee on Thursday. Additionally, voters in Hamilton will select two members of the Hamilton Board of Selectmen and a in Wenham voters will choose one member of its three-member Board of Selectmen. Hamilton polls are open 7 a.m.-8 p.m. at Winthrop Elementary School. The Wenham polls are open from 7 a.m.- 8 p.m. at Wenham Town Hall. This is a change in both date and location for Wenham voters, who had traditionally voted at Buker Elementary School on the Saturday morning before the Annual Town Meeting. This year marks the first time that polls are open on the same day and at the same time in both towns. The four candidates for three three-…
The father of School Committee candidate Jeanise Bertrand writes in her support, explaining how she has continued to study at Salem State and bring herself up to speed on School Committee issues.
To the Editor: My daughter, Jeanise Bertrand, is a candidate for the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee. I ask you all to support her. Though she is young, she is passionate, articulate, and committed. She is motivated to be the best she can be, both for the people of the towns of Hamilton and Wenham and for herself. I know how much effort she has put into being informed about all of the issues that have presented themselves since the turning of the year. I've watched Jeanise as she has burned the candle at both ends in order to maintain her high standing at Salem State University while pouring through the School Committee's budgets and associated documents. I have marveled as she has immersed herself in some of the esoterica of …
Monday, April 8, 2013
No election-related submissions will be posted on Hamilton-Wenham Patch after Tuesday, April 9, leading up to the Town Elections on Thursday April 11.
To readers and users of Hamilton-Wenham Patch, Traditionally, newspapers do not publish any election-related submissions in the final issue before an election, because if there was a factual error, we wouldn't be able to issue a correction before election day. It's different for us online, since we're publishing every day, but we'd still like to err on the side of caution. With Hamilton and Wenham's town election coming up on Thursday, April 11, we have set a deadline of this Tuesday, April 9 for any election-related submissions, such as letters to the editor. Local Voices blog posts and Announcements may still be posted by Hamilton-Wenham Patch users after the deadline. We exercise our editorial discretion in determining what blog posts …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Local citizens group Enough is Enough encourages voters to attend the annual Town Meetings and vote in the upcoming annual town elections.