Thursday, December 20, 2012
Stoughton attorney T.J. Recupero pulled papers to run for a seat on the Stoughton Board of Selectmen in the April 2013 Town Election after incumbent John Stagnone announced he would not seek reelection.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Editor's Note: With Selectman John Stagnone's decision not to run for reelection in the April Town Election, Stoughton attorney T.J. Recupero announced his candidacy and is the first person to officially express interest in what is now an open seat this election cycle. His announcement of his candidacy is below. Other candidates are welcome to submit announcements by emailing email@example.com. Pulling nomination papers is only the first step in running for town-wide office. Those who pull papers need to get 120 signatures of registered Stoughton voters and file their nomination papers with the Town Clerk by 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 2, 2013 to be eligible to run. *** T.J. Recupero's Announcement of Candidacy for Stoughton Board of …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Selectmen Chair John Stagnone made the announcement that he won't seek reelection at Tuesday night's Selectmen's meeting. He and his wife have entered into a lease of the State Theatre building with the plans to renovate and reopen the downtown landmark.
John Stagnone, chairman of the Stoughton Board of Selectmen, announced at Tuesday night's selectmen's meeting that he would not be seeking reelection to the Board in this upcoming April's Town Election. While not running again, Stagnone, also the president of Stoughton Media Access Corporation (SMAC), still plans to be visible in town. Stagnone said he and his wife, Roberta, have entered into a long-term 20-year lease of the State Theatre building on Washington Street. Stagnone, first elected to the Board in 2010, has served as chairman since April of 2011. His three-year term expires in April 2013. While no one had pulled papers to run for selectman prior to Tuesday, with Stagnone's decision not to run, Stoughton attorney T.J. Recupero …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Robert O’Regan and Cynthia Walsh, the two winners in the four-candidate selectmen’s race in the April 10 Town Election, were both sworn-in on April 17. John Stagnone was reelected as the Board’s chair, while Walsh was selected to be the vice chair.
For the second consecutive year, John Stagnone has been voted chairman of the Stoughton Board of Selectmen by his peers. In what was a 3-2 vote in 2011, with Stagnone edging John Anzivino for the position, Stagnone was reelected as chair by a unanimous 5-0 vote Tuesday night. Newly elected selectman Bob O’Regan nominated Stagnone. There were no other nominations for chairman. Selectman Cynthia Walsh, who just won another three-year term on the board in the April 10 Stoughton town election, was unanimously elected as vice chair. There were no other nominations for vice chair. John Anderson, who lost his bid for re-election on April 10, had previously served in that capacity. Walsh served as vice chair before that. Stagnone thanked Anderson …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
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Updated at 10 p.m. on 1/25: About Town has confirmed that Stoughton Town Manager Francis T. Crimmins, Jr. has resigned his position as of March 31, 2012. He was hired in January of 2010 by a 3-2 vote of the Board of Selectmen. Current Chairman of the Board of Selectman John Stagnone told me today [Wednesday, January 25] that Crimmins left a letter with him asking that his contract be terminated as of March 31, 2012. "Frank has done a good job, and we'll discuss this resignation with the Board. It's a personal decision. We'll get through it." Calls to Crimmins to ask why he resigned, and if he's taking a position elsewhere, have not been returned. Stagnone praised Crimmins saying, "He put a lot of good things in place and has hired a number…