Friday, January 25, 2013
A look at who has filed papers to be candidates in the April election.
Burlington's annual town election is coming up in April and candidates have begun to file papers to be in the running. The 2013 Town Election will be held on Saturday, April 6. The polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Burlington High School. There are a variety of open seats, including two spots for the Burlington Board of Selectmen, two for the School Committee and one for the Planning Board. The first candidate that jumps out when looking at the list is for Town Meeting Moderator. Former 21st Middlesex State Rep. Charles Murphy is as of right now the only candidate to file papers for the spot. Current moderator Phillip Gallagher has taken out papers for one of the two spots on the Library Board of Trustees. Steven Wasserman has …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Prepare for your trip to the polls by checking out the ballot ahead of time.
Heading to the polls today? Be prepared before you get inside the voting booth. Check out the Burlington version of the Massachusetts ballot. The national and statewide candidates are the same for everyone in the Commonwealth and the local elections are what Burlington residents will weigh in on. Also, don't forget to familiarize yourself with the details of the ballot questions. Looking for news from your hometown! Check out our complete list of Patch sites in Massachusetts and get your local news today!
Friday, April 13, 2012
Candidates for Board of Selectmen and Planning Board participated in a Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce debate Wednesday morning.
Candidates from the Board of Selectmen and Planning Board races met at New England Executive Park Wednesday morning for a final candidate forum, this one put on by the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce. The two main issues up for debate were economic development and the proposed Target on Wheeler Road. Patch will take a look at some of the dialogue from the forum in this post. Planning Board Jack Kelly and Board of Selectmen candidate Virginia Mooney were unable to attend this final debate, but they discussed the issues at hand in their Patch interviews. You can find Mooney's interview here and Kelly's here. The questions and discussion on economic development mostly centered around the Board of Selectmen candidates, incumbents Daniel …