Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A great way to start the day with a quick look at the events and happenings in town.
Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily resource for community events, happenings in town and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Wednesday, Jan. 2. 1. Cold: The sun is forecasted to shine bright on Wednesday, but it will not do much the warm things up. The high temperature will be in the upper 20s with winds gusting to 25 miles per hour. 2. Dunn: It was 95 years ago on this day that Cornelius F. Dunn first arrived in Danvers. Dunn taught science, history and economics and then became an assistant principal in 1921 and principal at Holten High School in 1928. He retired in 1958 after 40 years in the school system. He had a wing at the high school named after him and the administrative suite at Holten-…
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Eileen Duff in the apparent winner of a seat on the Governor's Council in the Fifth District.
Eileen Duff of Gloucester is the apparent winner of the Governor’s Council seat in the Fifth District. Duff, a Democrat, had 57 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Maura Ciardiello of Haverhill - with 97 percent of precincts reporting on Wednesday morning, according to reports by the Boston Globe. Both candidates are seeking the position for the first time after incumbent Mary-Ellen Manning (U-Peabody) decided against reelection to run for the state Senate. She was defeated in a four person Democratic Primary in September. She has since changed her party affiliation from Democratic to unenrolled. The District covers most of the North Shore and Merrimack Valley and neighboring areas north and northwest of Boston. Duff will become one of …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Joan Lovely and Eileen Duff won on Thursday and topped the ballot in Danvers too, and Daniel Bennett got enough write-in votes to make the ballot for state representative in November.
Winners in Thursday's Democratic Party primary - Joan Lovely and Eileen Duff - both topped the ballot on Thursday in Danvers. Joan Lovely was first in a field of four Democrats in the Second Essex District seat in the state Senate. Across the five community district, she received 50 percent of the vote. In Danvers, she got 55 percent of the vote. Republicans also gave Daniel Bennett, who currently serves as a selectmen, the required 200 write-in votes that will mean he has enough to go on the November general election ballot for the state representative, the Salem News reported. Eileen Duff, who won the Democratic primary for Governor's Councilor from the Fifth District, won 29 percent of the vote in Danvers.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Eileen Duff will go on to Nov. election.
Eileen Duff secured a spot in the November election for Governor's Council in Thursday's primary. Unofficial results: Duff will go on to challenge Republican Maura Ciardiello in the November election.