Fitanides Wins School Committee Seat in Ashland; Scherer & Greaves Re-Elected

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ASHLAND – Christina Fitanides topped the ticket in a 3-way race for two seats on the Ashland School Committee.

The newcomer received 585 votes, with incumbent Marc Terry also winning a 3-year seat with 576 votes. Incumbent Kathleen Bates lost her seat with just 399 votes.

Incumbents Yolanda Greaves and Robert Scherer held off a challenger to be re-elected to the Town’s 5-member Select Board.

Scherer received the most votes at 604 with Greaves at 569 votes. Challenger Pamela McQuillan received 336 votes.

These were the only contested races in the Town’s election.

Voter turnout was low at just about 7%.

Unoffically, 865 of the Town’s 12,429 registered voters cast a ballot yesterday or in early voting last week.


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