Weston Town Meeting resumes on Wednesday, May 13.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013
Weston Town Meeting resumes on Wednesday, May 13.
Last night's Weston Annual Town meeting had voters approve funding for the design of a new police station but reject a proposal for a roundabout at Case's Corner. Check out our live blog recap below. ----------------------------------- This is Town Moderator Wendy Spector's final town meeting. She is leaving office. Article 1: To ratify the May 11 annual town election. Results read. Article 2: To approve the fiscal 2014 budget -- In total, it is $70,400,482, a 3.6 percent increase from the fiscal 2013 budget. -- APPROVED BY MAJORITY. Article 3: Appropriate fiscal 2014 water enterprise budget ($2,968,296) -- APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY. Article 4: Appropriate fiscal 2014 recreation enterprise budget. ($1,673,077) -- APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY. Article…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The following are unofficial election results. Stay tuned for official results.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Today, Saturday, May 11, is the annual town election! Overall, 18 seats are up for grabs. One of the seats, a Board of Asessors opening, does not have any candidates. Four spots, however, are contested. See the ballot below. Moderator (1) Jim Barry Robin Peakes Coutts (incumbent) Cameron Peters Shall the Town of Weston be allowed to exempt from the provisions of Proposition two and one-half, so called, the amounts required to pay for the bond(s) issued in order to design, engineer, construct and equip the following, including all costs incidental and related thereto: (1) DPW Drainage Improvement Projects; (2) South Side Drainage Improvement Project; (3) Roundabout at Newton, Wellesley, School Streets; (4) Case Campus Master Plan – …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Congressman leads Gabriel Gomez by 17 points.
A new Suffolk University/7NEWS (WHDH) poll shows a strong lead for Democratic U.S. Congressman Edward Markey over Republican businessman and former U.S. Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez in the race for the U.S. Senate special election. The poll of 500 likely voters has Markey at 52 percent and Gomez at 35 percent. Eleven percent of voters in the poll were undecided. A third-party candidate, Richard Heos of the Twelve Visions Party, got 1 percent and another 1 percent refused to respond. David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center in Boston, said along with the announcement of the poll that Markey has "a large lead over his Republican opponent who voters are unsure about." Indeed, 32 percent of those polled said …
Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tomorrow, Saturday, May 11, is the annual town election! Overall, 18 seats are up for grabs. One of the seats, a Board of Assessors opening, does not have any candidates. Four spots, however, are contested. See the ballot below. Moderator (1) Jim Barry Robin Peakes Coutts (incumbent) Cameron Peters Shall the Town of Weston be allowed to exempt from the provisions of Proposition two and one-half, so called, the amounts required to pay for the bond(s) issued in order to design, engineer, construct and equip the following, including all costs incidental and related thereto: (1) DPW Drainage Improvement Projects; (2) South Side Drainage Improvement Project; (3) Roundabout at Newton, Wellesley, School Streets; (4) Case Campus Master Plan…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Weston's Annual Town meeting begins on May 13.
With Weston's Annual Town Meeting scheduled for Monday, May 13, we're wondering, waht issue do you care most about? The town meeting warrant includes questions on whether to forbid bow hunting on town-owned land as well as whether to build a roundabout a Case's Corner. For a full list of the warrant articles, see here. Leave your comments in the box below.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
There is a lot of campaigning to do before the Democrat and Republican face off on June 25 in the U.S. Senate special election.
After months of campaigning we now know who is going head-to-head in the June 25 special U.S. Senate election. Democratic Congressman Edward Markey (D-Malden) took the Democratic vote in the Tuesday election over fellow Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston). Political newcomer and former U.S. Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez of Cohasset came out on top of a field of Republican candidates - including more seasoned opponents former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan and State Rep. Dan Winslow of Norfolk. With a month-and-a-half of campaigning still to come, we wanted to stop and ask: if the special election was held today - who would you vote for right now? Markey or Gomez? Tell us in our comments section below.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The final results from Tuesday's special state primary show that most Weston voters agreed with the majority of voters across the state.
Tuesday's special state primary brought 1,547 Weston voters to the polls across the town's four precincts, and the majority the voters who came out put their support behind the men who carried the Democratic and Republican votes across the state. According to the final Weston numbers, Edward J. Markey (D-Malden) garnered 854 Weston votes. Markey's opponent, Stephen F. Lynch, earned just 179 votes across Weston's four precincts. While far fewer voters cast Republican ballots, those who did put their support behind Gabriel Gomez. In Weston, Gomez earned 331 votes. His opponents, Michael J. Sullivan and Daniel B. Winslow, brought in 108 votes and 71 votes, respectively. Markey and Gomez will face off in the special election on June 25. Weston…
The former Navy SEAL and the longtime Congressman will face off June 25 to fill John Kerry's former U.S. Senate seat.
A political newcomer will face a long-time Massachusetts politician in the race to be the Bay State's next U.S. senator. The Associated Press has declared Republican businessman and former U.S. Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez of Cohasset and Democratic U.S. Congressman Edward Markey of Malden the winners of their U.S. Senate special primary elections, according to tweets from Fox 25. The call for Gomez came approximately one hour after the polls closed in the statewide primary while a call for Markey came moments later. Gomez defeats his more seasoned opponents, former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan of Abington and state Rep. Dan Winslow of Norfolk. Markey beat fellow U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch of South Boston. Brett Rhyne of Needham ran an …