Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Here's a full recap of our Election Day 2012 coverage in Foxborough.
The local results are in from Tuesday's General Election. See how Foxborough voted: LIVE 2012 FOXBOROUGH ELECTION RESULTS Obama-Biden Elizabeth Warren Joseph Kennedy III UPDATE (9 p.m.) - The results are in (see below). While President Barack Obama has reportedly won the state of Massachusetts, Gov. Mitt Romney won Foxborough by a slim margin - 4,798 to 4,745. Foxborough Town Clerk Bob Cutler said final voter turnout in town waas 86 percent - 9,776. "It was definitely within what I expected," Cutler said. Cutler said earlier in the week he expected about 85 percent voter turnout. The town clerk added it was another Election Day run smoothly in Foxborough. "Everything went fine," Cutler said. "It was very busy with the typical issues you …
Monday, October 1, 2012
The candidates, voting information and issues that will be affecting Foxborough.
Monday, October 1, 2012
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Foxborough Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Bookmark this page for updates. • Sample Ballot: Specimen ballots will be posted here once they are made available on the town of Foxborough's website. • Polling Location: Foxborough residents will vote at Ahern Middle School on Nov. 6. • Early Voting: There is no early voting in Massachusetts, but there is absentee voting. NATIONWIDE • U.S. President—President and Democratic candidate Barack Obama will be running for a second four-year term alongside Vice President Joe Biden, while challenger and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney along with vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will look to bring …
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Sullivan wins selectmen race by 13 votes.
Foxborough's 2011 election results are in. Contested races: Board of Selectmen(1 seat): Mark Sullivan, 621 Selectmen candidates: Paul Moretnson - 582, Steve Sloan - 608 Planning Board (2 seats): Incumbent William E. Grieder Jr., 1,091 and Shannon Lee McLaughlin, 986. John B. Rhoads - 750 Unopposed races: School Committee: Beverley Lord Assessor: Thomas F. Buckley Health Board: Paul W. Steeves Housing Authority: Charlene Kaye Water and Sewer Commission: Richard M. Pacella Jr. Boyden Library Trustees: Thomas L. Magee and Kevin F. Penders At the conclusion of the election, the voter turnout was between 17-18 percent and is considered "very low" according to Foxborough's Town Clerk Robert E. Cutler, Jr. Prior election years have seen numbers …
Monday, May 2, 2011
Voters will decide on 2 contested races at the polls Monday, May 2.
Foxborough's annual Town Election is Monday, May 2. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The ballot this year features 2 contested races. The first is a three-way race for two seats on the planning board. Incumbent William E. Grieder Jr., Shannon Lee McLaughlin, and appointee John B. Rhoads are the candidates. The second is a three-way race for one seat on the board of selectmen. Board of selectmen candidates are Steven Sloan, former selectmen Mark Sullivan, and Incumbent Paul Mortenson. Below are election statements from all three selectmen candidates. Opening statements: Mark Sullivan: [I have served on the board for 2 terms. One was a 1-year term back in 05' and the second year was a 3-year term. I want to give back to our …
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Meet Foxborough Planning Board candidate John Rhoads.
The Foxboro Jacyees held their annual candidates night forum on Thursday, April 14. Candidate night allows those running for elected office the opportunity to state why they deserve the community's vote. The event featured the three candidates running for two seats on the planning board. Incumbent William “Bill” Grieder and appointed member John Rhoads were both live in the Foxborough Cable Access building. Challenger Shannon L. McLaughlin was unable to attend. The Planning Board is responsible for reviewing and deciding upon all Subdivision, Special Permit and Site Plan Review applications. Candidate Night statement from Planning Board candidate John Rhoads: I would like to say good evening to the residents of Foxborough. My name is John …
Monday, April 18, 2011
Send your election letters to the editor Courtney.Jansson@patch.com!
Monday, April 18, 2011
To the editor, On May 2 we will be supporting Mark Sullivan for Selectman. We applaud Mark for making the decision to not place signs on lawns. The last election caused many a riff between friends and neighbors due to the nasty turn of events that took place during the campaign. That is not what Foxborough is about and Mark knows that. We support Mark because we understand that the town is in economically tough times. We all are! Mark has sat at that table when tough choices have had to be made in the past, some I agreed with some I didn’t. However, Mark ALWAYS came to the table educated and prepared on the issues at hand. Mark listened with an open mind, asked many a tough question and then made his vote as to what he felt would be right…
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Meet Foxborough selectmen candidates Mark Sullivan and Steven Sloan.
The Foxboro Jacyees held their annual candidates night forum last evening, Thursday, April 14. Candidate night allows those running for elected office the opportunity to state why they deserve the community's vote. Board of selectmen candidates, Steven Sloan and Mark Sullivan, were on hand to debate why they should be elected to the one, 3 year term, selectmen seat. Incumbent, Paul Mortenson, was unable to attend the forum because of a prior commitment. The event also featured the three candidates running for two seats on the planning board. Incumbent Bill Grieder and appointed member John Rhoads were both live in the Foxborough Cable Access building. Challenger Shannon L. McLaughlin was unable to attend. Unopposed candidates were also …
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Only two races to watch.
The ballot is final for the May 2 annual town election. Voters will decide on 2 races; One seat for the Board of Selectmen and two seats on the planning board. A three-way race for one seat the board of selectmen is between incumbent Paul Mortenson, former selectman Mark S. Sullivan, and Steven Sloan. A three-way race for two seats on the planning board is between incumbent Bill Grieder, John Rhoads, and Shannon L. McLaughlin. Richard Pacella is unopposed for board of water and sewer commissioners. Thomas Magee and Kevin Penders will go unopposed for the two open seats on the Boyden Library board of trustees. Also unopposed on the ballot will be: The annual town election will take place on Monday, May 2.