Saturday, April 6, 2013
Newly elected Sudbury Public Schools Committee member Scott Nassa offers thanks to those in town who voted for him and helped with his campaign.
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank the many people who helped and supported me during my campaign for the Sudbury Public School Committee. I could not have possibly done it without every single one of their efforts. Whether it was a sign placement, letter of endorsement, spreading the word to friends and neighbors, words of encouragement or support at the polls - I will always be grateful to each and every person who supported me and consider them my friend. In addition, I would also like to thank my opponent Matthew Barach for a well-run race. I look forward to serving the children, parents, taxpayers, teachers and administrators of Sudbury over the next three years. This has been a long and worthwhile process. As I look back, I …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Former Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Chair Mark Collins was arrested Monday night and charged with assault and battery and disorderly conduct.
The Sudbury Police Department arrested a former Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Committee chairman Monday night at the polling station at Fairbank Community Center. According to Sgt. Richard MacLean, the officer on election detail, Sgt. James Espinosa, witnessed Mark T. Collins, 56, of 341 Hudson Road, allegedly assault another person at about 6:49 p.m. Collins was arrested and charged with assault and battery and disorderly conduct. Monday was Election Day in Sudbury. Sudbury Patch will be at Framingham District Court today for his arraignment. ******* Updated: March 26, 12:18 p.m.: Collins was released Tuesday night at 8:42 p.m. ******* Updated: March 26, 2 p.m.: See the latest on Collins' court appearance today here.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Vote passes overwhelmingly for a second time, 1,936-625.
Opponents of Sudbury’s movement to increase the Board of Selectmen from three to five members were defeated a second time when voters Monday approved the addition of two seats during Annual Town Election. After voting to approve the measure in September last year during Special Town Meeting, opponents in town, which included current Board Chair Larry O’Brien, asked the State Legislature to overturn the ruling. It was overturned and the town was told to vote again via ballot. After Monday’s vote, the only thing left is to ask who wants to run for the two new seats? “I'm incredibly pleased the people of Sudbury chose to make this important change, that they again expressed their desire for more representation, and again called for more …
Scott Nassa defeats Matthew Barach for Sudbury Public Schools Committee seat.
He learned from his mistakes three years ago, and now he's newest member of the Sudbury Public Schools Committee. Scott Nassa narrowly defeated fellow challenger Matthew Barach, 1,257-1,191, Monday at Annual Town Election, three years after losing in the same race. "It's unbelievable," he said Monday night. "Just unbelievable." Nassa will replace current vice chair Lisa Gutch. Nassa said he was a little worried about the race after getting to know Barach over the past week. He said Barach is "a class act." "I hope he stays active with the committee," he said. "I really do like him." Nassa said in his first year he hopes to open the communication between the stakeholders and committee. "Like I said in my letters, I plan to have monthly …
Town Clerk's office reports just 8.6 percent of the voters have hit the polls as of 1 p.m.
Sudbury voters are starting to hit the polls are a higher clip, Sudbury Town Clerk Rosemary Harvel said. "It's busy here now," she said. Between the 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. updates, a big jump in the number of ballots cast was recorded: Precincts (1pm) 1 -- 238 2 -- 187 3 -- 239 4 -- 192 5 – 182 Total 1,038 8.6 percent Precincts (5pm) 1 – 409 2 – 337 3 – 456 4 – 382 5 – 325 Total: 1,909, 15.9 percent 12,037 registered voters Harvell said she is hoping to have the unofficial results posted to the town's website by 9:30 p.m. "But we're hoping for earlier," she said.
Sudbury Patch will provide updates throughout the day.
Sudbury's Annual Town Election is off to a slow start according to the numbers supplied by the Town Clerk's office at 11 a.m: Precincts "It’s quiet," Elain Fortney of the Town Clerk's office said, "but we’ll see what happens later." Since Special Town Meeting in September there has been a strong effort by numerous residents in town to continue its push to add two seats to its Board of Selectmen. The town overwhelmingly voted in favor of the change, but after those against it petitioned to the State Legislature late last year, the town has been forced to vote again today. The race for Sudbury Public Schools Committee is another hot-button item today, as hopefuls Scott Nassa and Matthew Barach vie for Vice Chair Lisa Gutch's seat. Gutch …
Annual Town Election is today and resident Alison Whitebone shares who she's voting for for Sudbury Public Schools Committee.
It is with great enthusiasm that I support Matt Barach's candidacy for the Sudbury School Committee in the March town election. Matt is an active listener. He hears all sides, asks solid questions, and then suggests logical and creative solutions. I have witnessed Matt helping his clients solve difficult problems and developing new organizational systems when needed. Matt believes in giving everyone a voice and supports 3-5. He works with a wide spectrum of our town – inspiring our town soccer players, negotiating as a trustworthy lawyer, and serving on the Land Acquisition Review Committee. Matt wants all Sudbury students to achieve their highest potential and he has the experience and knowledge to help Sudbury achieve this mission. He …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Scott Nassa, candidate for Sudbury Public Schools Committee, encourages his fellow citizens to cast a ballot on Monday.
As we enter the last week of our local election cycle, I would like to take a moment to encourage my fellow Sudbury citizens to take time to vote this Monday, March 25. Though many of us share differing views and ideas about the best way for Sudbury to move forward, I believe it is an especially hopeful time for the town. In addition, I would like to thank my opponent, Matthew Barach, for also running for Sudbury Public Schools Committee. Without question, this is a critical time for our schools and it is so important to make sure that we are providing not only all stakeholders, but especially our students, every opportunity to thrive. Gratefully, Scott Nassa Clark Lane
Numerous residents write in to explain who they are voting for for Sudbury Public Schools Committee.
We write in support of the candidacy of Matthew Barach for the Sudbury Public School Committee. The education of children is one of the highest priorities of any community. This is certainly true for Sudbury and certainly true for those of us who have lived many years in Sudbury. We need leaders for our school system who have the wisdom, understanding and character to face and resolve, in a thoughtful, careful and intelligent manner, whatever issues, known and unknown, which may arise in our schools over the next three years and beyond. We need leaders for our school system who appreciate the importance of education and the need to use the tools of the 21st Century to better educate our children and to prepare them for life in the future…
Friday, March 22, 2013
Resident Prema Matthews says Nassa will bring a refreshing approach to the Sudbury Public Schools Committee.
I am endorsing Scott Nassa for Sudbury Public Schools Committee (SPSC). Scott has been a friend of mine since he moved to Sudbury. That is not why you should vote for him. Vote Scott Nassa for SPSC because he is the more qualified candidate for the position and the future of our town and schools depends on it. Scott is responsible, accountable and dependable. In his announcement letter he has stated he will be available to all of us with office hours. This is a new and refreshing approach to the very people, the stakeholders, he is elected to serve and represent. Scott has been extremely successful in his professional life as a businessman. We need a businessperson with a solid grasp of the economic responsibilities the SPSC holds to all …