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Election 2016: New Potential Candidates Take Out Nomination Papers

Jan 11, 2016 12:59PM ● By Bill Gilman
Two more incumbents and a potential challenger have taken out nomination papers for the 2016 Municipal Election.
George Ferdinand, who ran unsuccessfully for a seat on the Planning Board in 2015, has taken out papers for a run for a seat on the Board of Health. Incumbents Christine Kinnon and Phillip French have yet to take out papers.
Also taking out nomination papers late in the week were incumbent Library Trustee Joseph Frank and incumbent Shawsheen Tech School Committee member Patricia Meuse.
Below is a the current list of available seats in the 2016 Municipal Election and the candidates that have taken out nomination papers. 

I -- Incumbents
X -- Has returned nomination papers

Board of Selectmen (2 Seats, 3-year terms)

I -- Jim Wentworth 

I -- Todd Johnson

Robert Rosa

Anne Marie Stronach

School Committee (2 Seats, 3-year terms)

I -- Krissy Polimeno 

Arthy Bennett

Keith Sullivan

Cheryl Garrity

Planning Board (1 Seat, 5-year term)

 I -- Stephen Johnson

Library Trustee ( 2 Seats, 3-year terms.)

I -- Joseph Frank

Board of Health (2 Seats, 3-year terms)

George Ferdinand

Housing Authority (1 Seat, 5-year term)

I -- Marc DiFruscia

Shawsheen Regional Technical High School Committee (1 Seat, 3-year term)

I -- Patricia Meuse

Nomination papers for Tewksbury town offices are available at the Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 1009 Main St. 
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Offices open for election in the year 2016 are:
  • 2 positions on the Board of Selectmen (3 year term)
  • 2 positions on the School Committee (3 year term)
  • 1 position on the Planning Board (5 year term)
  • 2 positions for Library Trustee (3 year term)
  • 2 positions on the Board of Health (3 year term)
  • 1 position on the Housing Authority (5 year term)
  • 1 position on the Shawsheen Regional Technical High School Committee
The Annual Town Election will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016, from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The last day for candidates to file their nomination papers is Tuesday, February 16, 2016 before 5:00 PM, at the Town Clerk’s Office,TOWN HALL, 1009 Main Street. FIFTY (50) valid registered Tewksbury voter’s signatures and addresses are required.
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