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Sunday, April 7, 2013
Saturday, April 6, 2013
The results are in and Patch has the results of the competitive town-wide contests.
Christopher Hartling is Burlington's newest member of the Board of Selectmen. He and incumbent Robert Hogan took the vote during today's Burlington Town Election. A total of 1,893 residents voted. That is 12.09 percent of the 15,652 eligible voters. There were three contestants for two open seats on the Board of Selectmen. Hogan garnered 1,276 votes and Hartling received 1,234 votes. Virginia Mooney, the third candidate, received 574 votes. This was Hartling's first race for the board. "I'm humbled that so many people voted for me in my first run," Hartling told Burlington Patch after the results were read. "A lot of great people helped me and showed me the way. I had a lot of support from family and friends. I'm excited for the …
Friday, April 5, 2013
An interview with Burlington Board of Selectmen incumbent candidate Robert Hogan.
In the lead-up to to Burlington's town election this Saturday, April 6, Burlington Patch interviewed the three candidates for the two open seats for Board of Selectmen. We asked each candidate the same five questions. The following is based on our conversation with Selectman Robert Hogan. Visit Burlington Patch's homepage to find the interviews with and candidates Christopher Hartling and Virginia Mooney. The Burlington Town Election will be held this Saturday. The polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Burlington High School. Hogan is a current member of the Board of Selectmen and is the town's Director of Veteran's Services. He has been living in Burlington since 1976 and grew up in Chelsea. He has a degree from Salem State University. …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Current Selectman Robert Hogan and challenger Christopher Hartling took part in a candidates forum at the senior center last week.
In the only scheduled candidate debate of the election season two of the three candidates for the Board of Selectmen answered questions from voters last week. The forum was the Burlington Senior Center's candidate's afternoon last Wednesday. Current member of the board Robert Hogan and candidate Christopher Hartling were in attendance to answer questions and demonstrate why voters should support them. There are two seats up this year, Hogan's seat and Walter Zenkin's seat. Zenkin said he decided not to run for reelection. The third candidate on the ballot, Virginia Mooney, was not in attendance last week. The forum was more of a discussion than a debate, with the two men mostly agreeing with each other on the issues raised by voters. The …
Monday, December 3, 2012
A letter to the editor from Robert Hogan and Betty McDonough from the office of Burlington Veteran Affairs.
The Burlington Office of Veterans Services wishes to thank you and everyone for joining us for this year’s Veterans Day ceremonies which took place on Sunday, November 11, 2012 in commemoration of and in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War and the 30th anniversary of the dedication of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall) in Washington, on Veterans Day 1982. We were very pleased with the number of guests that joined us on the Town Common and with the visitors we had at the presentation of “Items Left at the Wall.” On display were items from when the Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall Memorial spent eight days on the Town Common in 1999. These were a few of the many items that were lovingly and personally left at the …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
A letter from Burlington's Director of Veteran Affairs Robert Hogan.
The Burlington Office of Veterans Services and the Allied Veterans Council would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Memorial Day Ceremony, and to those who joined us to honor and remember the sacrifices made by so many, that so few of us ever really knew. On this year’s Memorial Day we honored the members of the Chaplain Corps, who served us, supported us, gave us comfort in the most terrible of times throughout the history of this country. These are the men who were with us at those final moments and gave us our Last Rights when no more could be done. To begin, we wish to thank LTC Paul Minor, Joint Forces Chaplain, Massachusetts National Guard, for joining us as our speaker and for leading the non-denominational Field…
Thursday, May 17, 2012
A letter with details on Burlington's Memorial Day services.
The following is a letter from the Burlington's Veterans Services Director Robert Hogan: The Office of Burlington Veterans Services cordially invites everyone to attend the Town’s Memorial Day Services being held Monday, May 28. There will be the traditional flag raising at the flagpole on the Town Common at 8:00 a.m. and at 9:45 a.m. we will assemble on Fairfax Street in preparation for the procession into Chestnut Hill Cemetery for the 10:00am ceremony. This year’s theme is “The Chaplaincy." Chaplains have played an important role in the lives of military men and women from as far back as America’s Revolutionary War. In addition to learning important historical information about Chaplains, we will present a short non-denominational “…