Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The incumbent is "excited to get started in January."
Incumbent Michael Moore has retained his seat in the state senate, trumping Republican challenger Steve Simonian in the Second Worcester District. Simonian recently conceded to Moore, according to campaign manager Keith Mitchell. Sen. Moore, D-Millbury, was elected in Nov. of 2008 and represents the towns of Auburn, Grafton, Leicester, Millbury, Wards 2 and 4 in Northbridge, Shrewsbury, Upton and Wards 5-7 and Precincts 1 and 5 in Ward 8 in Worcester. “I’m honored by the overwhelming show of support I’ve received throughout this election," said Moore, celebrating at Calabria in Millbury, "but behind every campaign is a team of selfless volunteers, giving their heart and soul to our cause. We are joined together by a common belief in good …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Here are your polling places for Shrewsbury for the 2012 national election.
The national election is on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and the polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Polling Locations: Precinct 1: Richard D. Carney Municipal Office Building, 100 Maple Ave. Precinct 2: Gesang Verein Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Ave. Precinct 3: Calvin Coolidge School, 17 Florence St. Precinct 4: Scandinavian Athletic Club, 430 Lake St. Precinct 5 and 10: Sewer/Water Dept. Garage, 209 South St. Precinct 6: Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave. Precinct 7 and 8: Spring Street School, 123 Spring St. Precinct 9: Fire Station #3, 20 Centech Blvd. Not sure what precinct you are in? Check out this link to search by street address.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Jim McGovern, incumbent candidate for U.S. Representative, easily defeats William Feegbeh in the primary.
With more than 50 percent of the precincts reporting, and winning 90 percent of the vote, according to boston.com, Congressman Jim McGovern said "I think I'm pretty safe." McGovern, democrat representing district 2 (formerly district 3) easily defeated William Feegbeh for the U.S. represenative seat. Redistricting created a coverage map for McGovern map that was 60 percent new to him, translating into 52 towns in the state "I had never had before." "I've been on a listening and learning tour," said McGovern at El Basha in Worcester, while waiting for President Obama to deliver his speech at the Democratic National Convention. "I don’t know everything about the new district, but I will learn as much as I can, so when I become the …