The spring town election will include a rematch between Selectman Kevin Greeley and Maria Romano. She lost her challenge to Greeley’s bid for reelection in 2010, 55 percent to 39 percent; Nathan Bosdet finished third with 6 percent of the vote. Greeley, who is serving as the board’s chairman, has been a selectman for 24 years, but has been battling health problems in recent years and is also trying to pay off more than $180,000 in back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service. Romano has been a vocal opponent of the town’s proposal to reduce the number of vehicle lanes and add bicycle lanes to Massachusetts Avenue in East Arlington. Voters will also have a choice in the race for two three-year terms on the School Committee, with incumbents Kirsi Allison-Ampe and Judson Pierce joined on the ballot by Michael Buckley, a Nicod Street resident. No other townwide positions have more than one candidate on the ballot; an unofficial version has been posted on the town clerk’s page on the municipal website, www.arlingtonma.gov. The annual election is set for April 6.
Ballot features rematch for selectman
By Brock Parker| Globe Correspondent March 03, 2013
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