Bielat and Gomez say they’re in; Sullivan may also join the field.
It’s starting to shape up into quite a race, as the field of potential Republican candidates for U.S. Senate continues to grow. This week, two more Republicans threw their hats in the proverbial ring in the race for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the appointment of John Kerry to Secretary of State - Norfolk’s Sean Bielat and Cohasset’s Gabriel Gomez. Candidates have just under two weeks to meet the Feb. 27 deadline to gather the 10,000 certified signatures needed to appear on the April 30 primary ballot. The special election is June 25. After losing two races for Congress, Bielat has opened up a federal campaign office to raise money for a Senate run, according to a report in the Boston Globe. Bielat lost to Barney Frank in 2010 and …
Old Pickard Road resident Jennifer Braceras writes in support of Kathleen Snook, one of four candidates for two seats on the School Committee.
Wednesday, February 6
To the Editor, I have never before written a letter to the Concord Journal [or Concord Patch], but I do so today to lend my unconditional support to Kathleen Snook for School Committee. As a soldier, educator, and mother of five, Kathi Snook brings a unique perspective to this race. Kathi is a Colonel in the United States Army, having graduated from West Point in the first class to include women. She holds an M.A. in Applied Mathematics and a Ph.D in Curriculum & Teaching from Boston University. She taught Mathematics at West Point for more than 10 years, and has worked as an education consultant and as math tutor at Concord-Carlisle High School. Frankly, Kathi Snook has the credentials we would desire in someone running for higher …