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Polls to Open in Medfield Monday for Annual Town Election

Residents will vote on whether the town should buy 134 acres of former state hospital land.

Credit: File Photo
Credit: File Photo

Medfield voters will have a final say in the proposed purchase of 134 acres of the former Medfield State Hospital land Monday as part of the town's annual election.

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at The Center at Medfield, 1 Ice House Rd. 

Town Meeting Members voted in favor of three articles regarding the future of the state hospital land last month. On Monday, voters will take part in the next step with a final vote on the matter.

Below is the sample ballot for Monday’s election.

Moderator (1 year)

Scott McDermott

Selectmen (3 years)

Mark Fisher

Assessors (3 years)

Francis Perry

School Committee (3 years)

Eileen Desisto
Anna Mae O'Shea Brooke

Library Trustee (3 years)

Timothy Hughes
Lauren Feeney

Planning Board (5 years)

Elissa Gordet Franco

Park Commissioners (3 years)

Kirsten Young

Housing Authority (5 years)

Lisa Donovan

Trust Fund Commissioner (3 years)

H. Tracy Mitchell

Proposition 2 1/2 Debt Exclusion Question:

Shall the Town of Medfield be allowed to exempt from the provisions of propositions two and one-half, so called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to purchase from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts all or a portion of the former Medfield State Hospital site and buildings thereon, identified on the Board of Assessors' Maps as Lot 001, Map 71 and Lot 004, Map 63, further shown as Parcels A and B on Plan entitled Location of Land Parcels Medfield State Hospital Medfield, Massachusetts provided by The Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM), consisting of approximately 134 acres.

Mystified in Medfield March 31, 2014 at 06:44 PM
Only about 1000 ballots cast as of 6pm. If you care about the results of this election, go vote!

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