Thursday, May 16, 2013
In the latest You Ask, Patch Answers feature, we remind you of some important dates prior to the June 25 election.
The Special Town and State Dual Elections are scheduled for Tuesday, June 25. Sudbury residents will vote for two candidates for Board of Selectmen. The candidates are: All Massachusetts voters also will choose between Edward Markey and Gabriel Gomez to fill John Kerry's U.S. Senate seat. If you are not yet a registered voter in the Town of Sudbury or wish to change your voter registration for the Special State Primary, the deadline is Wednesday, June 5. A special voter registration session will be held at the Town Clerk's office, Town Hall, 322 Concord Road on Wednesday, June 5, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Registration is also available at the Town Clerk's office, 322 Concord Road, Monday - Friday 9 a.m until 5 p.m. For residents who are …
Sunday, April 14, 2013
In the latest You Ask, Patch Answers installment, we look into where teachers' salaries in town rank.
Go to any school committee or Board of Selectmen meeting in Sudbury and chances are you will hear how the town is known for its schools. But what about its teachers? If students are doing so well, are the town's teachers being paid enough compared to the rest of the state? According to a Boston.com report, teachers at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School fared quite well in Massachusetts in 2011. The average salary for a L-S teacher was $82,985, which ranked 15th. Sudbury Public Schools teachers weren't compensated quite as well. SPS teachers averaged $64,999, which placed them 205th.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
NSTAR and crowd-sourced websites offer tips and locations for charging electric cars.
Drivers who are considering a switch to electric vehicles or current vehicle owners looking for a place nearby to charge their rides have a couple of places to find their outlet. In Sudbury, the closest charging stations are at 740 Boston Post Road, Marlborough and 571 Worcester Road, Framingham. Carstations allows users to upload new car charging locations to a Google map and (when applicable) provides details on the station. According to the site's About section, "this website is designed to encourage participation and welcomes user interaction in the form of comments, updates and user generated content." There are also more official sites providing electric car charging information. This week, NSTAR launched a new hotline and website to…
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
One candidate has name recognition, but experts say no one has separated himself from the field yet.
The window for the three combatants for the Republican nomination in the U.S. Senate special election to make a name for themselves is a small one, with the April 30 primary just seven weeks away. Observers don’t believe there is a clear frontrunner at this point among the field of State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk), former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan and former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez. But strong fundraising, advertising and ground operations could change that quickly. Frank Talty, co-director of the UMass-Lowell Center For Public Opinion, believes Sullivan has a “slight advantage” at the moment because of his previous job, but not enough to pull away from Winslow and Gomez at the moment. “He had received some media attention in that…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
In the latest You Ask, Patch Answers installment, we remind you the deadline to register is approaching fast.
Annual Town Election is scheduled for Monday, March 25. If you are not yet a registered voter in the Town of Sudbury or wish to change your voter registration for the Annual Town Election, the deadline is Tuesday, March 5. A special voter registration session will be held at the Town Clerk's office, Town Hall, 322 Concord Road on Tuesday, March 5 from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Registration is also available at the Town Clerk's office, 322 Concord Road, Monday - Friday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. For residents who are unable to register in person, mail-in voter registration forms are available at the Goodnow Library, the Post Office on Boston Post Road and the Town Clerk's office at 322 Concord Road. A printable mail-in voter registration form is also …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
In the latest You Ask, Patch Answers feature, we check with the Town Clerk's office to see who will be on this year's ballot.
Annual Town Election is a little less than two months away (March 25). Fifteen positions are available this year:
Saturday, January 26, 2013
In the latest You Ask, Patch Answers feature, we help you get prepared for the upcoming tax season.
Are you one who already has everything neatly piled and are a CPA's dream? Or do you procrastinate, wait until the last minute and have papers, receipts and forms strewn through the house? No matter which side of the fence you fall on, one thing is constant — you need to have your tax forms ready when it's time to file. But where can one get those forms? In this week's You Ask, Patch Answers feature, we've looked into where you can most easily access these forms. According to the Town of Sudbury website, Goodnow Library has some of the most commonly needed tax forms. Any tax forms in stock will be located on the second floor. Massachusetts: Massachusetts Forms, Instructions and Mailing Addresses Massachusetts: Individual and Families: …
Monday, January 14, 2013
In the latest You Ask, Patch Answers feature, we find out who has the vaccine in stock and when you can get one.
By now you've probably heard how bad of flu season the country is experiencing. And those of us living in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are in the grips of this epidemic, as well. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said flu outbreaks are high for this time of the season, with "widespread activity" in Massachusetts. If you haven't receiving a flu shot yet, there's a chance you will have to wait a little longer. According to the town's three pharmacies — Sudbury Pharmacy, Rite Aid and CVS — there are no vaccines available as of noon today. Sudbury Pharmacy ran out last week and doesn't know for sure when a new shipment is expected, although a shipment later this week is possible. Rite Aid is expecting more of the vaccine within the …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
In the latest You Ask, Patch Answers feature, Nancy Wilcox Bray was worried about the commotion on Boston Post Road.
Duckett Funeral Home held a wake Friday night for Sudbury resident John Toland who died suddenly Christmas day. Toland was a member of Sudbury Little League. "It is with deep and sorrowful regret that we report the passing of John Toland," the league wrote to parents. "John’s exemplary presence both on and off the fields will be greatly missed and is a profound loss to the Sudbury community. "Our condolences go out to his entire family, including his wife Mary and their four children." The Sudbury Police Department confirmed the high volume of traffic Friday night was due to the wake and that nothing was happening at the Longfellow Glen apartment complex. To read Toland's obituary, click here.