Friday, February 22, 2013
John Davis pulled papers for the City Council contest and Jim Stors looks to return as a school committee member.
Two challengers pulled papers in the past two days for Attleboro's fall election, but both men have familiar faces. Former City Councilor John Davis pulled papers Wednesday for the Ward 3 council race and former School Committee member Jim Stors took out nomination papers for the Ward 2 and at-large school committee races. He must choose which contest he will officially enter. Davis served as the Ward 5 councilor for four terms before giving up his seat to run for mayor in 2007. Mayor Kevin Dumas defeated him in that election. If he pursues the Ward 3 contest, Davis could face Council President Frank Cook, who is a seven-term incumbent. Cook is one of two sitting councilors who have not pulled papers as of Thursday. The other councilor is …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Stors is running for re-election in Ward 2 against Bill Larson.
Monday, November 7, 2011
Name: James Stors Seat: School Committee Ward 2 Education: BS in Applied Science and Engineering Technology Jim Stors is running for re-election to the Ward 2 School Committee seat. As a member of the School Committee Stors has served as the executive secretary, a member of the finance, facilities and procurement sub-committee and chairman of the policy sub-committee. "I am especially proud of how the committee was able to get through two of the most difficult budgets in the history of the Attleboro Public Schools, with less reductions and loses to programs than could have been expected" Stors said in a written statement. Stors has been a resident of Attleboro for 15 years, and is a research and development engineer. His two children, …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Attleboro School Committee candidate David Murphy said Attleboro is his home, always has been.
Attleboro School Committee candidate David Murphy, an attorney at Nixon Peabody in Boston, wants to set the record straight about his residency in Attleboro. Murphy, who was raised in Attleboro and attended elementary, middle and high school in Attleboro, said he is a resident in Attleboro, despite what others have suggested otherwise. According to the Attleboro Election Office, any registered voter in Attleboro can run for elected office. There is no minimum requirement at the local level on how many days out of the year that they need to reside in Attleboro, according to Elections Office Manager Maryann Draine. Murphy has come under fire lately because he has an apartment in Boston, a place where he retreats to after working long hours …