Charlton candidates line up.
Byline: Debbie LaPlaca
The following correction was published March 20, 2007:
CHARLTON - Incumbent William O. Hultgren is being challenged for a seat on the Planning Board Noun 1. planning board - a board appointed to advise the chief administrator
governance, governing body, organisation, administration, brass, establishment, organization - the persons (or committees or departments etc. by Brian Gadbois. Because of a reporter's error, a story in some editions of the Telegram & Gazette yesterday misspelled their names.
CHARLTON - The deadline to submit nomination papers for the annual town election was 5 p.m. Friday and 21 candidates filed nomination papers for 19 positions.
Four candidates will vie for two three-year seats on the water-sewer commission. Incumbents J. Robert Gauthier and Michael G. Canty are seeking re-election and are challenged by Paul Gagner of Freeman Freeman can mean:
In the only other contest, incumbent William O. Hultren (SEE CORRECTION) seeks to retain a five-year seat on the Planning Board and is challenged by Brian Badbois (SEE CORRECTION) of Partridge partridge, common name applied to various henlike birds of several families. The true partridges of the Old World are members of the pheasant family (Phasianidae); the common European or Hungarian species has been successfully introduced in parts of North America. Hill Road in his first bid for public office.
No one filed nomination papers for the open one-year term on the School Committee.
Incumbent Peter J. Boria, unopposed to retain his seat on the Board of Selectmen SELECTMEN. The name of certain officers in several of the United States, who are invested by the statutes of the several states with various powers. , served as chairman this year and is seeking his second three-year-term.
The library board of trustees board of trustees Politics The posse of thugs who oversee an institution's administration. See Board of directors. will see two new faces in May. Newcomers Judith Zabinsky of T. Hall Road and Elizabeth Peppel of Wamsutta Ridge Road The name Ridge Road can refer to multiple streets and roads. Canada
The Dudley-Charlton Regional School Committee, with three members from Dudley, has four members from Charlton with two three-year terms open at this time and a one-year term to open.
Having served two years of a three-year term, Geraldine D. Blum is relocating out of state and will resign in May. In his first run for public office, Joseph Spiewak of Osgood Road is unchallenged to fill the remaining one year of Ms. Blum's term.
Joanne E. Powell, who is completing her second three-year term, is not seeking re-election due to career opportunities.
Geraldine A. Nowicki, who currently holds the one-year seat, will run unopposed for the three-year seat held by Ms. Powell.
No one filed papers for the one-year term.
Other incumbents running unopposed for three-year terms are: Nelson Burlingame for board of health; Stephen Coleman for board of assessors; John Perkins
John Perkins (b. 28 January 1945 in Hanover, New Hampshire) is an activist and author. for recreation commission; Kristen L. Russell-May for cemetery cemetery, name used by early Christians to designate a place for burying the dead. First applied in Christian burials in the Roman catacombs, the word cemetery came into general usage in the 15th cent. commission; Gail M. Foley fo·ley
1. A technical process by which sounds are created or altered for use in a film, video, or other electronically produced work.
2. A person who creates or alters sounds using this process. for constable An official of a Municipal Corporation whose primary duties are to protect and preserve the peace of the community.
In medieval law, a constable was a high functionary under the French and English kings. , and Bayne A. Booker for constable.
Cathleen Kuehl is running unopposed to retain a five-year seat on the Housing Authority.
Also running unopposed are: Warren Snow Jr. for a one-year seat on the recreation commission; Jason Sciarappa for a two-year seat on the cemetery commission, and Carol Smeltzer for a four-year seat on the housing authority. These candidates currently have been appointed to these respective boards to fill vacancies.
The annual election is set for 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 5 at the Heritage School, 34 Oxford Road. The last day to register to vote is April 13.
NAME: CHARLTON WATER-SEWER COMMISSION; CHARLTON PLANNING BOARD; WILLIAM O. HULTGREN; BRIAN GADBOIS