NEW: Annual Town Election Results
Monday, May 14, 2012
Incumbents Joseph Durant and James Vereault defeated Michael Bloomer to return to the Board of Selectmen for three year terms. Fred Lucy II defeated John Parent and Cipriano Pinto for the open one year seat.
In Holden, incumbent Anthony Renzoni was returned to his seat on the Board of Selectmen and former selectman Mark Ferguson defeated incumbent Kenneth O’Brien and Jeremy Kurtz in the Board of Selectmen’s race.
In the Wachusett Regional School District Committee race, Steve Hammond, Deidre Kosky and Erik Scheinfeldt won seats, defeating Richard McWaters.
Former Selectman Frederick Goodrich was successful in the three-way race for the Board of Selectmen, defeating Ronald Johnson and Raymond Charette.
In the Town Clerk’s race, incumbent Susan Stone defeated challenger Kateri Clute.
The Proposition 2 ½ override of $360,000, which was to fund the town’s share of the Wachusett School budget was defeated, by a vote of 171 Yes to 438 No.
In the race for selectmen, both Joseph Becker and Michael Pantos were re-elected, defeating Joseph Dell’Aquila and Robert Halvorsen.
The $1.4 million override was defeated by a vote of 128 (Yes) to 442 (No).
Longtime selectmen Jeff Amberson and Bill Pantazis were successful in their re-election bids, defeating Lisa Maselli and Howie Stone Jr.
In the Board of Selectmen’s race, incumbent William Boland defeated challenger Leo Bartollini Jr.
Towns without Major Races
In Princeton, Christopher Conway defeated Donald E. Shoeny for a seat on the Board of Light Commissioners. In Boylston, John McQuade defeated Gerald Groccia in the race for a seat on the Board of Light Commissioners; in Parks and Recreation Committee race, Brittany Blaney–Anderson defeated Quentin Lewis.