Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Town Election will take place April 30.
Nomination Papers for the Town of Milton's 2013 Annual Town Election will be available on Monday, January 28, from the Town Clerk's Office. Candidates for town-wide office must collect 50 signatures from registered voters, while Town Meeting Member candidates must collect 10 signatures from voters in their precinct. According to an announcement from the Town Clerk's Office, "nomination papers will be given only to the candidate or a person who presents a signed authorization to secure nomination papers on behalf of a candidate." Incumbent Town Meeting Members must file a written notice of intention with the Town Clerk by 5 p.m. on March, 5. The deadline to file election papers is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12. The following officers will be …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Denis Keohane is Milton's newest Selectman after several tight races in the Annual Town Election.
The 2012 Milton Annual Town Election was filled with close races and the results proved it. Denis Keohane defeated incumbent Selectman John Shields, while Susan Galvin was elected the new Town Clerk. Jim Henderson will join the Board of Assessors after a 26-vote victory over Bill Bennett. Michael Kelly took the closest margin on Tuesday, winning a seat on the Planning Board over Cheryl Tougias, by just seven votes. The first position on the ballot, and in many people’s opinions, in importance, was the Board of Selectmen race. Shields, who has served two separate stints as a Selectman, was challenged by Keohane, a current School Committee member. Keohane secured 49 percent of the vote the Sheilds’ 46 percent. The new Selectman took the …
Residents, candidates and supporters campaigned near polling locations during the Milton Town Election on Tuesday, April 24.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Voters will head to the polls today to decide five contested town races as well as Town Meeting representation and several uncontested positions.
The campaigns are winding down and voters will finally have their chance to be heard in today’s Milton Town Election. Today, voters will elect Town Meeting members in their precinct, while voting in five contested town races and seven uncontested posts. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Be sure to check your precinct and polling location as they have changed since last year’s Town Election. The positions and candidates are listed below. Vote for one unless otherwise noted. Selectman John Michael Shields (Candidate for Re-Election) Denis F. Keohane Town Clerk Susan M. Galvin Michael C. Joyce Marion V. McEttrick Town Treasurer James D. McAuliffe (Candidate for Re-Election) Assessor William E. Bennett James A. Henderson School …
Monday, April 23, 2012
Be sure to check your precinct and polling location before voting on April 24.
The Milton Town Election is tomorrow, April 24. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. While the Presidential Primary was the first official election with the new 10-precinct system that included a few polling location changes, many Milton voters will experience the changes for the first time on Tuesday. Before heading to the polls, be sure to check your precinct and polling location. The voting location of Precinct 2 has moved from St. Mary of the Hills School to the Council on Aging and Precinct 3 has gone from the Glover School to Cunningham Hall. Below are the polling locations for each of the 10 precincts in Milton. Precinct 1: Tucker School, 181 Blue Hills Parkway Precinct 2: Milton Senior Center, 10 Walnut Street Precinct 3: …
Friday, April 20, 2012
The two candidates for the Milton Board of Assessors recently spoke at the Council on Aging Candidates’ Forum.
There are two candidates vying for one open Assessor position in the April 24 Milton Town Election. William Bennett and James Henderson are both looking to earn the three-year term. Recently, Bennett and Henderson participated in a candidates’ forum at the Milton Council on Aging. The videos at right are their two minute introductions.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The two candidates for Planning Board recently spoke at the Council on Aging Candidates’ Forum.
There is currently one five-year term open on the Milton Planning Board. Michael Kelly and Cheryl Tougias will both appear on the April 24 ballot. Recently, Kelly and Tougias participated in a candidates’ forum at the Milton Council on Aging. The videos at right are their two minute introductions.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The Milton Town Election is next Tuesday, April 24. What race is most important to you?
The political buzz is getting louder every day here in Milton. The Town Election, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24, is now less than a week away. The contested races include Board of Selectmen, Town Clerk, Assessor, Milton Public Library Trustee and Planning Board. At the top of the ballot is one seat on the Milton Board of Selectmen. Selectman John Michael Shields is a candidate for re-election. Denis Keohane, a current member of the Milton School Committee, will challenge Shields. Three candidates will contend for Town Clerk. James Mullen has retired from the position after 36 years. Susan Galvin, Michael Joyce and Marion McEttrick will all appear on the ballot. The election for the vacant seat on the Milton Board of Assessors …
James Mullen, the former Town Clerk, endorsed Assistant Town Clerk Susan Galvin in the upcoming Milton Town Election.
Former Town Clerk James Mullen, who held the position for 36 years, recently endorsed Assistant Town Clerk Susan M. Galvin to fill the vacated post in the April 24 election. “Susan is the most qualified person for this job and the most knowledgeable, and she is apolitical. The clerk needs to be impartial. She is the most knowledgeable about the operations of the office. She is conducting the job," said Mullen in a release from Galvin's campaign. In the announcement, Galvin shared examples of her qualifications. “I have assisted in administering four elections, preformed the functions as Town Clerk at the Special Town Meeting in January, implemented a new dog licensing program, and am well versed in the new state system for vital records,” …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Several candidates for Town Clerk spoke at the Milton Council on Aging on Monday.
Three of the candidates for the vacant Town Clerk position participated in the Milton Council on Aging Candidates’ Forum on Monday, April 9. The videos at right are the two-minute introductions given by Susan Galvin, Michael Joyce and Marion McEttrick. David Conlin was not at the forum.