Archive For May 7, 2016

Volpe and Forcier talk first priorities

Volpe and Forcier talk first priorities

Newly elected officials Selectman Jesse Forcier and School Committee member Allison Volpe joined us on 980 WCAP this morning to discuss thier initial plans. Volpe reiterated her experience with auditing and spoke about the school department review that was called for by Joe Wilkie back in January.  She plans to get that back on track,…

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Lowell Sun editorial : Dracut’s penny-wise pound-foolish ways

Lowell Sun editorial : Dracut’s penny-wise pound-foolish ways

Today’s Lowell Sun Editorial points out the schizophrenic voters in Dracut who voted against anyone opposing the override questions, but then voted against the questions themselves. I agree with the point that the selectmen’s decision to split the question to two turned out to be the right one, as one question was fairly close to…

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Election Results 2015

Election Results 2015

A total of 5021 Voters out of 20695 participated in the election: 24% On the override questions, they both went down (though not as bad as 3 years ago): Q1: Safety: Y: 2409 (48%),  N: 2549 (51%) Blanks: 63 Q2: Education: Y:2146 (43%), N:2802 (56%) Blanks: 73 I had predicted a possibility of question 1…

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