In the May 2017 Print Edition
Apr 27, 2017 08:00AM
By Pamela Johnson
There is one seat open on the Planning Board for a term of 3 years. Incumbent William F. O’Connell, Jr. is facing off against James Dunlea, who also sits on the Zoning Board of Appeals. In the School Committee race, both Lori Colombo and previous School Committee member Francis Cartier are facing off for the single 3-year seat.
There is no contest for the 1-year Selectman’s seat—two openings, two candidates; same goes for the Library Board of Trustees. The two people running unopposed for the two 1-year Selectman seats are Michael Connor and Cynthia McNulty. (Connor is a former Selectmen who resigned last year while seeking the position of school athletic director, a position for which he was, in fact, hired. According to www.mass.gov/ethics, he may serve as Selectmen as long as certain guidelines are followed.) The Library Board of Trustees candidates who are shoe-ins are Laura Howard and Rebekah Tracy.
Please remember to vote on Tuesday, May 2, at Bellingham High School.
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Following are some highlights of the May print edition. If you’d like to view the paper in its entirety, simply scroll down and click on the newspaper icon to open the PDF file containing the latest print edition.
On April 10, top-notch USAF Academy goalie Shane Starrett agreed to a 2-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers, making him the first player from Bellingham to sign a pro hockey contract. Read More »
Residents recently got a glimpse of what Ron Bonvie’s proposed active adult community would comprise, but also heard from local legend news media legend Susan Wornick. Read More »
Coaches are an integral part of any athletic program. This month’s quiz is about Bellingham High’s coaches, past & present. The main theme focuses on recalling who preceded specific coaches. Read More »
The Bellingham Public Library is just about back in full swing, after repairs to the Community Room and the recarpeting of the Children's Room. Read all about May events and other news Read More »
Learn to take control of your health with a free workshop, Chronic Pain Self-Management (participants will receive the book “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain”) & other events in May. Read More »
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