Congratulations, Candidates!

Bolton Democrats held a caucus last night to endorse candidates for the fall municipal election. Congratulations to the following candidates!

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Caucus date set

Bolton Democrats will caucus on Thursday, July 18, at 8 pm, in the Notch Road Municipal Center (Room 9) to select a slate of candidates for the November 2019 municipal election. The monthly Bolton Democratic Town Committee meeting will precede the caucus at 7:30.

All registered Democrats in Bolton are invited to participate in the caucus. BDTC meetings are always open to registered Democrats.

If you are considering a run for office this fall, or if you’d like to find out more about what’s involved in running, please contact us! Every elected board in town has openings this year.

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Get to Know Jim Dwire

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What’s the farthest you’ve been from Bolton, and why were you there?
Paris, just a week’s vacation.

What’s the most useful thing you own?
An electric chain saw. You asked!! We all live in a forest!

If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with your extra time?
Play my piano.

Lightning round:

Dog or cat? Cat
Coffee or tea? Neither
Back roads or highways? Back roads
Pro sports team? Nah! But Red Sox comes closest.
Last restaurant you went to? Subway
Favorite spot in Bolton? My back yard with barbecue.

Jim is a member of the Bolton Democratic Town Committee and is the Registrar of Voters.—Ed.

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Get to Know John Toomey

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What’s the farthest you’ve been from Bolton, and why were you there? 
San Francisco. Gay Pride & 25th Anniversary Of The Summer Of Love

When people come to you for help, what do they usually need help with?
Bolton History information

What’s your favorite season?
All of them
Why?
That’s what our planet offers.

Lightning round:

Dog or cat? I don’t enslave any species
Coffee or tea? Ok
Back roads or highways? Yes
Pro sports team? I don’t participate in corporate bread and circus activities
Last restaurant you went to? Mama’s
Favorite spot in Bolton? Toomey Lane before the nouveau riche McMansions. [Does that include my house, John? -Ed]

Learn more about John in his bio.

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Get to Know Marilee Manning

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What’s the furthest you’ve been from Bolton, and why were you there?
The Philippines in 1994 with my husband, Tom, to pick up our three adopted children

What’s the most useful thing you own?
My car as I love the freedom it gives

What’s the last book you read?
The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein.  I am temporarily in India and thought it a good time to revisit this story as its very long and I suspected I missed a bit when I first read it 47 years ago.  I was right.

Lightning Round:

Dog or cat? Cat
Coffee or tea? Coffee
Back roads or highways? Backroads
Pro sports team? None
Last restaurant you went to? Rahdika’s In Ahmedabad, India
Favorite spot in Bolton? The hilltop at the Bolton Center Cemetery overlooking the eastern highlands

Learn more about Marilee in her bio.

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Get to Know Adam Teller

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What’s the farthest you’ve been from Bolton, and why were you there?
The farthest I’ve ever been from Bolton is the overnight lockup cage at the Dorchester District Court in Dorchester, Massachusetts, where I was representing indigent people accused of crimes. Most of them had been there for the weekend because they could not post a bail of a few hundred dollars.
The farthest distance I’ve been from Bolton is Santiago, Chile, where my son was living and studying at the time.

What’s the most useful thing you own?
A smart phone, unfortunately.

What weird or useless talent do you have?
I can juggle just well enough to amuse very young children.

Lightning round:

Dog or cat? Cat, of course. Dogs are Republicans.
Coffee or tea? Coffee.
Back roads or highways? Back roads.
Pro sports team? New York Mets.
Last restaurant you went to? Georgina’s!
Favorite spot in Bolton? Anywhere on the rail trail.

Learn more about Adam in his bio.

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Get to Know Chris Davey

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What’s the farthest you’ve been from Bolton, and why were you there?
Vienna, Austria. My wife attended an international feline medicine conference, and I tagged along for the classical music.

When people come to you for help, what do they usually need help with?
Fixin there wurd’s up real good.

What’s your favorite season? Why?
Autumn. It’s when we get to elect Democrats! Seriously, though, I love autumn because it combines celebration with renewal.

Lightning Round

Dog or cat? Cat.
Coffee or tea? Either.
Back roads or highways? Depends where I’m going and how soon I need to be there.
Pro sports team? I root for England and the US at the World Cup. Does that count?
Last restaurant you went to? Filomena’s
Favorite spot in Bolton? The view from my house overlooking Fish Farm is hard to beat (at least when the leaves are off the trees!).

Learn more about Chris in his bio.

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