Monday, April 8, 2013
Watch Ann Thompson on Medfield TV as she interviews former Medfield EMTs.
Ann Thompson became an Emergency Medical Technician in 1978 and served as a town EMT for many years. Recently, Thompson sat down with two other retired EMTs 00 Joan Kiessling and Nancy Irwin -- to talk about their experiences. Click here to watch the program, "Medfield People, Talking with Ann Thompson," on Medfield.TV.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Ann Thompson did not run for re-election after 30 years as selectman.
Folks are bound to be thinking something was missing at last night's Board of Selectmen's meeting, and they'd be right. This will be the first time in 30 years that Ann Thompson was not sitting at the table as a selectman. Last month, Thompson opted not to run again for the seat she first took in 1983 after serving five years as a library trustee and five years on the warrant committee. Thompson said she plans to continue to serve on the many committees to which she was appointed as a selectman. Click HERE to see the highlights from her 40-year career in community service as noted by friends and family who attended her retirement party. Medfield thanks you, Ann!
Monday, April 1, 2013
Ann Thompson of "Medfield People" on Medfield.TV sat down to chat with former Police Chief Bill Mann who joined the force in 1959 and became chief 10 years later.
Monday, March 25, 2013
A party was held for Thompson on Saturday, March 23.
More than 200 family and friends gathered on Saturday to thank Ann Thompson for 40 years of service to the Town of Medfield, as a member of the Board of Selectmen (30 years), Warrant Committee (5 years) and Board of Library Trustees (5 years). The event was celebrated at The Center at Medfield with a full buffet catered by Basil Restaurant. Highlights of the event included: * Former Police Chief Bill Mann as Master of Ceremonies. * Ann’s daughter Barbara, the driving force behind organizing the event, introduced her siblings and all of Ann’s grandchildren. * Father Leroy Owens of St. Edward Parish gave Ann a special blessing and thanking her for 40 years of service to the town. * Representative Denise Garlick presented a proclamation …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Here's an overview of what happened at the March 19 meeting of the Board of Selectmen.
Here's a quick look at the business conducted at the selectmen's March 19 meeting. Tuesday's meeting was the last meeting for Ann Thompson who has served continuously on the board for 30 years. "There's a time to come and a time to go, and it looks like it's time to go," said Chairman Thompson, who thanked the town for the opportunity to serve. "I really appreciate it." Items discussed on Tuesday included: * Opened public hearing regarding an earth removal permit for applicant Michael Lueders dba West Mill Street, LLC. Granted the permit with the usual conditions. * Met with Warrant Committee for one hour to review the annual warrant for the April town meeting. Learned the committee does not intend to present an override but does …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Ann Thompson is not seeking re-election after 30 years on the board.
After 30 years on the Board of Selectman, Ann Thompson chaired her last meeting Tuesday night. She is not running for re-election next week. Thanks to everybody in Medfield for letting me serve for so long in so many capacities; I really appreciate it...Thanks to all you guys who put up with me, and to my family and friends who put up with me doing it. I really appreciate the opportunity to serve. And serve she did. Thompson was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her many volunteer contributions in town over the years. There will also be a reception in her honor on Saturday, March 23 for which tickets are still available. In addition to serving 30 years on the Board of Selectman, before that she served five years on the …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Selectman Ann Thompson will not run for re-election after serving 30 years on the board.
Tonight is the final meeting for Selectman Ann Thompson who will not run for re-election after serving 30 years on the Medfield Board of Selectmen. Thompson, who chairs the committee this year, announced in November that she would not run for re-election. Richard DeSorgher is running unopposed for the seat. A tireless volunteer who sits on many boards, Thompson said she will continue to serve on other boards as needed. Thompson's final meeting has a full agenda including: AGENDA 6:45 p.m. to 7 p.m., Executive Session for the purpose of discussing collective bargaining 7 p.m., Public Hearing, Earth Removal Permit; applicant Michael Lueders dba West Mill Street LLC 7:30 p.m., Annual warrant hearing, Warrant Committee ACTION Medfield …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Tickets are available for a reception to honor Selectman Ann Thompson who will not run for re-election after serving 30 years as a member of the Medfield Board of Selectmen.
A reception to honor Ann Thompson’s 30 years as Medfield Selectman is planned for Sat., March 23, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Center at Medfield, One Ice House Road, Medfield. The public is invited to the Open House to recognize Ann's 30 years on the Board of Selectman and, before that, five years on the Warrant Committee. Brief speeches of recognition will take place at 3:30 p.m. Tickets for the event are $20 per person which includes food from Basil’s and drinks (wine, beer, soda, water, coffee and tea). Tickets are on sale through March 15. Funds left over from ticket sales will be donated to a charity of Ann’s choice. Tickets can be purchased at the following venues: No gifts please. For more information, email email@example.com. …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Thompson will be recognized by The Medfield Foundation as an "active citizen" and a woman who "can do it all."
The following press release was submitted by The Medfield Foundation. The Medfield Foundation proudly recognizes Ann Thompson with one of its two 2013 Lifetime Achievement Awards for her five decades of work to benefit Medfield, including almost forty years service in town government. Ann has been “everywhere” and involved in “everything” in town. Ann’s service includes as a Selectman for thirty years, the Warrant Committee, a CPR Instructor, a Girl Scout Leader, the Medfield Home Committee, the Medfield State Hospital Reuse Committee, the Original High School Booster Club, as a Medfield school volunteer, MEMO (Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization), attending Eagle Scout programs, the Original St. Edward's Parish Council, as a …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Ann Thompson's segment "Medfield People" is a regular feature on Medfield TV.
Peter Butler of Medfield contracted polio in 1952 when he was eight years old and on a family vacation on Long Island. Now a resident of Medfield, Butler tells Ann Thompson, host of "Medfield People" on Medfield TV, all about his experience. Click here to see Ann Thompson's interview with Peter Butler.