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
There are two contested races on the Democratic Party ballot in Danvers on Thursday.
The Democratic Party race for state Senate and Governor’s Council are the two contested contests on Thursday’s primary ballot in Danvers. Polls in Danvers will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. On the Democratic ballot, voters will choose a Democratic candidate for state Senate that will face Republican Richard Jolitz in the November general election. The candidates are Edward Carroll, Joan Lovely, Mary-Ellen Manning and John Slattery. There are four Democrats seeking the party’s backing to face Republican Maura Ciardiello in November for the Fifth District seat on the Governor’s Council. The Democrats are Donald Bumiller, Eileen Duff, David Eppley and George O’Brine. There are no contested races on the Republican and Green Rainbow ballots. A …
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 Thursday, Sept. 6. 1. Sun: The sun remerged on Wednesday afternoon and is forecasted to stick around on Thursday with temperatures in the 70s. 2. Apples: September has been officially declared “Apple Month” in Massachusetts. “The harvest is ahead of schedule,” said Bar Weeks, executive director of the New England Apple Association. Massachusetts is the 12th largest producer of apples in the country. The state Department of Agricultural Resources runs a website with a lookup for farms that sell apples this fall, which includes Connors Farm in Danvers. 3. Election: The polls are…