Tuesday, November 6, 2012
What's it like when the potential next leader of the free world votes in your town? Patch sent three editors to find out.
How do you start the most important day in your life? If you're Mitt Romney, you come back to your home town to vote. Belmont will witness one of the rarest sites in America: A presidential candidate voting on election day. Join Patch as we live tweet from inside and outside the Beech Street Center in Belmont. Editors will capture the scene with tweets, photos, video and more. From broadcast news trucks to local media to protesters to residents just looking to get to Dunks, the scene should provide a colorful start to election day. ___ Late Update, 10:27 a.m.: Check out Belmont Editor Franklin Tucker's photo gallery from inside the voting station. 9:23 a.m.: "Line to vote has disappeared at Romney's polling place in Belmont," tweeted @…
Updates on the 2012 elections here in Northborough will be posted throughout the day. Connect with us on Twitter too at #PatchElections and tell us what you see by tweeting @NorthboroPatch and commenting on facebook.com/NorthboroughPatch.
Visit this page throughout, and after, election day for updates, information, reaction, commentary and results in the 2012 election. Stay with us, be informed, and add your commentary with Northborough Patch. Scroll to the botton of this article for information about poll locations, candidates, and results. 5:34 p.m. Cecelia D'Entremont has been an election worker in Northborough since 1970. This has been one of the busiest elections she has seen. "There's a lot riding on this," she said. "People are just coming in droves." At 6:30 a.m., there was a line out the door at Proctor, which is Precinct 1. At 5:34 p.m., the count was at 1,763 and quickly rising. 5:07 p.m.: "Oh my God, we were slammed by the time we opened at 7 a.m. solid through …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Be sure you're not "inactive," and you may be if you didn't turn in your census!
If you haven’t yet registered to vote, get it off your to-do list now. Today is National Voter Registration Day, and thousands of local, state and national organizations have mobilized to make sure millions of people don’t miss the chance to cast their vote in this year’s elections. Six million people didn’t vote in the 2008 elections because they either did not know how to register or because they missed the voter registration deadline. The voter registration deadline for Massachusetts is Oct. 17. Here’s information on how you can register in time for the Nov. 6 elections: Recently, the issue of "inactive voters" has crept up. That means if a voter does not reply to the annual town census, eventually their voter status changes to "…
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Rep. McGovern greets voters at several locations.
Submitted by Scott Zoback, district press secretary, office of Rep. James McGovern Congressman Jim McGovern will greet voters and join standouts at several locations throughout the new 2nd Congressional District during Primary Day on Thursday, Sept. 6. Congressman Jim McGovern's Public Schedule for Sept. 6: 7-7:20 a.m. Athol Congressional Church, 584 Main St., Athol 7-7:45 a.m. Orange Armory, 135 East Main St., Orange 8:15-9:15 a.m. Greenfield High School, 1 Lenox Ave., Greenfield 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Bangs Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst 12:30-1 p.m.Belchertown High School, 142 Springfield Rd., Belchertown 2-2:30 p.m. Casting ballot at Zion Lutheran Church, 41 Whitmarsh Ave., Worcester 5:30-6 p.m. Mt. Carmel Church…
Monday, July 23, 2012
Click on the categories below and vote for your favorites.
Monday, July 23, 2012
There is a lot to celebrate about our town: great family-friendly activities and great local businesses. But who do you think is the best? Help Patch determine the best of the best by voting for your favorites in each one of the categories below. (Click on the links under each category and vote in the poll attached to each article. Cast your vote by August 17 and help us decide who's best. Whichever business gets the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner. Automotive Best Auto Mechanic Best Car Wash Food & Drink Best Burger Best Sushi Best Pub Best Bagel Best Chinese Take-Out Best Frozen Treat Best Steak Best Hot Dog Health & Beauty Best Nail Salon Home Best Landscaper Kids/Family Best Preschool Best Place to Volunteer …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Let us know about your experience at the polls. Visit this post for updates on results.
Visit Northborough Patch for updates on results in the 2012 Northborough Town Election. 10 a.m. The tally so far is 58 voters turned out to Proctor; 62 at Lincoln; 63 at Peaslee; and 120 at Zeh. 2 p.m. 171 at the Peaslee School 4 p.m. The tally is 182 at Proctor, 186 at Lincoln and 266 at Zeh 5 p.m. Stopping to chat with sign holders at all the voting locations, most repeated the same thing: "It's been slow. Very slow." Inside, election workers echoed the sentiment, but a check on numbers as compared to last year's town election shows an increase. Maybe a slight increase, but an increase nonetheless. "We had a lull during the middle of the day, but it started to pick up a little," said Terry Crean, warden at the Lincoln Street School …