Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Nikolaos "Nick" Athanasiadis was defeated in Monday's Town Election, 701-590 by Osler "Pete" Peterson for selectman.
Even in defeat, Medfield resident Nikolaos "Nick"Athanasiadis was upbeat and positive when asked to look back on his campaign for selectman. "It was an unbelievable experience and I made a lot of friends," Athanasiadis said. "I look at this as a growing experience and it has changed me in many ways." Athanasiadis entered this year's Town Election with little to no experience in town government but wanted to get involved and bring a fresh perspective to the Board of Selectmen. He went up against Osler "Pete" Peterson, a Medfield selectman for the past 12 years and current chairman of the board. Athanasiadis and his campaign committee made Monday's race close, but in the end lost to Peterson, 701-590. Athanasiadis showed sportsmanship in …
Sunday, March 25, 2012
With Medfield's Town Election set for Monday, March 26 at the Center; Medfield Patch takes a closer look at where the candidates running for selectman stand on important town issues.
Medfield's annual Town Election is Monday and the one contested race on this year's ballot is for one of the town's most important offices – Board of Selectmen. Current selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson is running for reelection Monday and has been challenged by Medfield resident and local business owner Nikolaos "Nick" Athanasiadis for a seat on the Board to serve with selectmen Ann Thompson and Mark Fisher as the collective Chief Executive Officer of the town. An important factor to consider when choosing a candidate to represent the town is understanding where the candidate stands on issues you care about. Medfield Patch asked Peterson and Athanasiadis to weigh in on the following town issues: Below are Peterson's and Athanasiadis' …
A recap of this week's headlines from March 18-24.
Miss anything in Medfield this week? Here's your chance to sit back and catch up on some Patch. Below is a recap of the week that was at Medfield Patch: Sunday, March 18 Monday, March 19: Tuesday, March 20: Wednesday, March 21: Thursday, March 22: Friday, March 23: Saturday, March 24:
Friday, March 23, 2012
Candidates running for Park Commissioner, Board of Assessors, School Committee and Library Trustees took time Wednesday to introduce themselves at the League of Women Voters’ Candidates’ Evening.
Despite running in uncontested races, four candidates for Medfield Town Offices took time Wednesday to introduce themselves to voters and participate in democracy through the town’s League of Women Voters (LWV) event. Uncontested on Monday’s town ballot are Tom Caragliano, running for Park Commissioner; Thomas Sweeney Jr., running for Board of Assessors; Maryanne Sullivan, running for School Committee and Steven Pelosi, running for Library Trustee. The candidates each introduced themselves to the public before engaging in a question and answer period at Wednesday’s LWV Candidates’ Evening at Town Hall. Here's a quick profile of each candidate: Meet the Candidates Medfield's Town Election will be held Monday, March 26 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Medfield resident Lou Fellini writes in to encourage fellow voters at the March 26 town election to consider Nikolaos Athanasiadis for selectman.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
To my fellow Medfield voters, A fresh spring breeze is blowing in the Medfield Selectman’s election. Nikolaos Athanasiadis is that fresh breeze. Nick’s life experiences, his education and his business background have prepared him to take on the office of a Medfield Selectman. The approach Nick uses towards problem solving is much like solving a math problem: In the next few years, the political nature of Medfield will change; let’s start the change now by voting for Nikolaos Athanasiadis to be our next Selectman. Thank you for voting for Nick on March 26th. Sincerely, Lou Fellini Colonial Rd., Medfield
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Here's a look at Medfield's complete results in the 2012 Presidential Primary.
Medfield Town Clerk Carol Mayer has published the town's complete results of the 2012 Presidential Primary to include Republican and Democratic presidential results, state committee results and town committee results. Unofficial results Tuesday night showed former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney won in Medfield by a landslide, claiming 1,128 of 1,676 ballots. To view the town's complete results from Tuesday's primary election, see the PDF file above.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Medfield resident Nikolaos “Nick” Athanasiadis writes in to ask the community to consider him for the open seat on the Medfield Board of Selectmen, which will be contested by chairman Osler "Pete" Peterson, at the March 26 Town Election.
Friday, March 2, 2012
To my fellow Medfield residents, My name is Nikolaos Athanasiadis and I would like to announce that I am running for a seat on the Medfield Board of Selectmen. The election will take place on March 26. I hope that you will take the time to vote at this important election and I am asking for your vote. Some of you may know me personally, some may have heard of me and some have no idea who I am. My family stumbled onto Medfield back in 1995 when we were looking for our first home. A friend of ours dragged us over to look at a location in Medfield and after my wife Reka and I agreed to take a look, it was love at first sight. And so our lives in Medfield started. We only had Katrina at the time, but quickly had two more wonderful children, …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Wednesday is the deadline to make sure you are registered to vote to take part in the Presidential Primary on March 6.
Medfield residents wanting to exercise their civic duties and participate in the Presidential Primary on March 6 must be registered to vote in town by Wednesday's Feb. 15 deadline. Voter registration and enrollment change forms are available at Town Hall in the town clerk’s office. Town Hall is open today from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Town Clerk Carol Mayer reminded residents on the town’s website that registering to vote and/or request to change party affiliation cannot be processed on the Census form and must be done at Town Hall on or before Feb. 15. With the Massachusetts Presidential Primary scheduled for March 6 and the Town Election set for March 26, it will surely be a busy month at the polls for Medfield residents. You can find out …