Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Former Foxborough selectman Lynda Walsh writes in to thank those in the community who supported her during her six years of service on the board.
Dear editor, I’ve been overwhelmed with phone calls, cards, and emails from folks thanking me for my past service. I’d just like to publicly thank all who have supported me for the past six years as your selectman. I’ve truly enjoyed this experience and have learned so much. I thank all the town employees and their department heads, as well as all the town committee members for answering my calls and questions, the town is fortunate to have each of you. To my committee, Chris and Paula Mitchell, Deb Stewart, Paul Lanza, Mark and Sandy Emery, and Kris Long … thank you so much for everything. We ran a good campaign, one to be proud of, each of you did what you could, and I will always remember our weekly campaign meetings. Thanks to my …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Candidates for Foxborough selectmen and school committee have announced plans to forgo Signs on the Common Saturday in tribute to the victims of Monday’s attacks on the Boston Marathon.
Candidates in Foxborough’s annual town election have agreed to cancel this weekend’s campaign efforts, traditionally known as “Signs on the Common” in respect and tribute to the victims of Monday’s attacks on the Boston Marathon. Foxborough selectmen James DeVellis and Lynda Walsh spoke after Tuesday’s board meeting and decided it was best to forgo Saturday’s “Signs on the Common” event in light of Monday’s tragedy. "Jim and I had a conversation and in light of the tragedy only a few short days ago, we feel it's best to put the signs down this Saturday morning and focus on family and friends," Walsh said. "We'll be back at it next Saturday." Said DeVellis: "Asking our DEVELLIS supporters to take a break this weekend from holding our signs …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Here's a snapshot view from the polls in Foxborough on Election Day 2012.
Election Day 2012 in Foxborough has been one filled with excitement as voters participate in the purest form of democracy at the polls. As of 3 p.m., 6,204 of Foxborough’s 11,403 registered voters exercised their right to vote inside the gymnasium of the Ahern Middle School on Mechanic Street. In the parking lot, residents from the Republican and Democratic parties were exercising their rights to free speech, holding political signs to show support of the candidates they chose Tuesday. Members from both the Foxborough Republican and Democratic town committees said they were happy with voter turnout, which is on pace to finish higher than it did in 2008 when 9,149 of the town’s 10,836 voters (84.5 percent) made it to the polls. “It’s …
It's Election Day across the country today. In Foxborough, we want to know who has won your vote at the polls. Tell us in the comments section.
Obama or Romney? Brown or Warren? Kennedy or Bielat? Who are you voting for this Election Day? After months of campaigning, debates and media commentary, it's finally Election Day. Foxborough Town Clerk Robert Cutler expects roughly 85 percent of the town's registered voters to get out to Ahern Middle School and vote in Tuesday's election. Will you be one of the 85 percent? If so, we want to hear from you! Let your voice be heard on this Election Day by telling us in the comments section below who you voted for and why. Too invasive? Then let us know why you voted. Polls open at 6 a.m. at Ahern Middle School in Foxborough and close at 8 p.m. For more information about Tuesday's election, click here.
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 8, 2012
The Foxborough town elections drew the local TV stations to cover it as the casino issue drawing a large turnout. Check out their coverage.
Local television stations were on hand in Foxborough Monday for the town election. Didn't miss any of the TV coverage? You can check it out at the following links. http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/18170107/2012/05/07/foxborough-votes-for-anti-casino-candidates http://www.necn.com/05/07/12/Foxboro-Mass-pro-casino-forces-dealt-big/landing_newengland.html?blockID=703932&feedID=4206 http://www1.whdh.com/video/player/?clipId=7178622&clipFormat=flv&topVideoCatNo=#?autoStart#?autoStart ttp://www.thebostonchannel.com/video/31021955/detail.html http://boston.cbslocal.com/2012/05/07/casino-debate-powers-expected-65-turnout-for-foxboro-election/
Monday, May 7, 2012
The Foxborough selectmen will be meeting Tuesday, May 8, at town hall at 7 p.m.
The Foxborough Board of Selectmen will be meeting Tuesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. On the agenda is the organization of the board after Monday's election, a discussion on the liquor license of Piccadilly Pub and the town meeting warrant.
Foxborough Patch is providing coverage of the election results tonight in the selectmen's race.
Ginny Coppola and Lorraine Brue are unofficially the new Foxborough selectmen, defeating selectman chairman Larry Harrington and school committee member Martha Slattery. Coppola topped the ballot with 3608, while Brue had 3500. Harrington was third at 2610 and Slattery had 2469. Both Coppola and Brue say they oppose building a casino in Foxborough, while Harrington and Slattery were in favor of hearing the proposal. In the uncontested races: Assessor-Michael K. Laracy-4540 School Committee-Bruce D. Gardner 4345, Catherine Maureen Owens Kominsky 4268 Water and Sewer Commissioner-Michael P. Stanton 4498 Board of Health-Paul Mullins 4314 Boyden Library Trustees-Ellen Pillsbury 4442, Frances Theby Spillane 4436 Planning Board Members-Gordon …
Foxborough Patch will be providing coverage of today's election.
Today promises to be a historic day as Foxborough will be voting at the Ahern School from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. A highly competitive selectmen's race is expected draw a large number of residents to cast their ballots with the casino being the hot topic. Selectmen chairman Larry Harrington and selectmen Lorraine Brue are up for reelection, while school committee member Martha Slattery and former state representative Ginny Coppola are trying to earn spots on the board. Foxborough Patch will be providing coverage of the election throughout the day and up until the race is decided. Foxboro Cable Access will also have live coverage of the election with the candidates in the studio starting at 8 p.m. It will be available on Comcast 22, Verizon 38 …
It's election day in Foxborough. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ahern School.
1. Election Day is here with a large turnout expected to vote at the Ahern School from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. 2. The Foxborough High softball team will be hosting Stoughton in a 3:30 p.m. game, while the girls' tennis team will be hosting the Black Knights. The Foxborough baseball team will be traveling to Stoughton, while the Foxborough girls' lacrosse squad is at Ursuline Academy. 3. The Taylor School Art Show will be Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. 4. The Foxborough selectmen's meeting is scheduled for Tuesday night at town hall. 5. Today's weather will be mostly sunny with a high of 67 and a low of 51.