Framingham Online News

Call For Candidate Position Papers

January 28, 2011 (2:26 am EST)
Filed under: Politics by News Staff
Framingham candidates invited to submit postions, bios, election info.

Help Framingham voters get to know who you are what your postions are.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Candidates for the upcoming 2011 Framingham Annual Town Election are invited to submit position papers including a brief bio and other info related to their candidacy which will be published in a special Election 2011 section of this website.

While many candidates could write a short novel about any single issue they are passionate about, we are asking that "positions" be simply stated, e.g.- "For city form of government", "Against legalized hemp production", "For removing dams and letting Sudbury River clean itself", etc.

Info should be the equivalent of one 8 1/2" x 14, "legal size" typewritten page PLUS one ...[read more]

League of Women Voters Candidates Forum on FPAC TV

March 30, 2010 (7:39 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Become a more informed voter! The League of Women Voters is holding a Candidates Forum featuring four candidates who are running for the two available Framingham Board of Selectmen seats.

The forum is scheduled to appears on ...[read more]

Framingham Candidates Square Off

March 13, 2006 (4:39 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics by Deb Cleveland

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Framingham candidates debates and nights are scheduled as follows:

Monday, March 13, at 6:30 p.m., Scott Hall, (next to First Parish Church,) 24 Vernon Street, off Edgell Road.

Monday, March 20, 7:00 p.m. Public Hearing Room, lower level of the Memorial Building, 150 Concord Street.

Wednesday, March 23, 6:30 p.m., Woodrow Wilson School, 169 Leland St. Candidates Forum sponsored by Framingham Community Connections.


2006 Preliminary Election Candidates

March 1, 2006 (3:31 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Assistant Town Clerk Lisa Ferguson provides the following list of candidates for the March 7, 2006 Preliminary Election. Polls will be open from 7:00am until 8:00pm.

One Year Vote for One
  • Edward J. Noonan -346 Belknap Road Candidate for Re-Election
  • Joel Winett -10 Berkeley Road

Three Years Vote for One

  • Katherine Murphy - 16 Power Mill Road Candidate for Re-Election
  • Mario R. Alvarez - 223 Maple Street
  • Steven Hakar - 10 Foley Drive
  • James M. Rizoli - 94 Pond Street
  • Jason A. Smith - 54 Ledgewood Road

School Committee
Three Years Vote for not more than Two

  • Pam Richardson - 69 Prior Drive Candidate for Re-Election
  • Richard A. Finlay - 11 Francine Road
  • Steven Hakar - 10 Foley Drive
  • Andrew Limeri - 29 Dartmouth Drive
  • Laura Medrano - 41 Eden Street
  • Wesley J. Ritchie - 214 School Street

Planning Board
Three Years Vote for not more than two

  • Thomas F. Mahoney - 103 Hastings Street Candidate for Re-Election
  • Carol J. Spack - 9 Craig Road Candidate for Re-Election
  • Stephen E. Meltzer - 10 Duggan Drive

Library Trustee
Three Years Vote for not more than four

  • Ann G. Arvedon - 300 Singletary Lane Candidate for Re-Election
  • Sheila Burke Fair - 5 Hickory Hill Lane Candidate for Re-Election
  • Janet L. Harrington - 24 Paxton Road Candidate for Re-Election

Library Trustee
One Year Vote for one

  • Ruth S. Winett - 10 Berkeley Road

Keefe Tech School Committee
Three Years Vote for not more than Three

  • Argentina Arias - 12 Costa Circle Candidate for Re-Election
  • Nelson H. Goldin - 82 Gregory Road Candidate for Re-Election
  • Thomas M. Leddy - 11 Hickory Hill Lane Candidate for Re-Election
  • Esther A. H. Hopkins - 1550 Worcester Road, 310

Trustee Edgell Grove Cemetery
Five Years Vote for One

  • Stanton T. Fitts - 200 Maynard Road Candidate for Re-Election
  • Donald E. Healy - 3 Poplar Street

Housing Authority
Five Years Vote for One

  • Robert L. Merusi - 75 Angelica Drive Candidate for Re-Election

If anyone has any questions regarding the election or the list of candidates, you are welcomed to email Lisa Ferguson directly at or call (508) 620-4863.


Townwide PTO Candidates Night Monday, Feb. 27th

February 26, 2006 (9:55 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics by Deb Cleveland

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Come to the Newly Renovated Framingham High School on A St. to listen to and ask questions of Candidates for School Committee and The Board of Selectmen at this Candidates Forum Sponsored by The Townwide PTO.

The event begins at 7:30p.m. and there will be opportunities for members of the public to ask questions.

Get to know the candidates so you know who to vote for in the preliminary election on Tuesday, March 7th, 2006.