May 11 - Sam with supporters at the Transfer Station

This past Saturday, the weather cooperated and it was a great  day to meet residents and discuss questions and issues. 

Thanks to all who drove by and gave a thumbs up to  my sign holding supporters.

Your support is certainly appreciated ! 

Read what my supporters are saying.....


may 4 - annual southborough open land foundation meeting

SOLF celebrated their 30th anniversary at the annual meeting Saturday afternoon. The event began with a walk of their newest property which was a gift from L’Abri.

I have been a long time supporter of Open Space in Southborough and look forward to working with SOLF as a Selectmen! 

SOLF President Whit Beals presented the Elaine Beals Conservation Award. to Beth Rosenbloom (prior Conservation Agent). The pictures show Stewardship Committee Chair, Joyce Greenleaf, Beth and myself. 

It was great to have some time to catch up with Beth at the event. 


May 4 - transfer station

I spent most of Saturday May 4th at the Recycling Center catching up with residents. It was particularly interesting to hear from new supporters who told me that after reading my platform, they will be supporting me at the election. 

Thanks to all who waved/tooted their horns as they drove by my dedicated sign-holders (l-r is Meme Luttrell (Planning Board), Marilyn Stivers ( persevering  wife) and Judy Butz (Advisory Committee).

If you missed me, I left at 4pm to attend the SOLF Annual Meeting. I will be back next Saturday May 11th. 



May 2 - candidates night

Thank you all to those who attended Candidates Night, especially to those who asked questions of me and my running mates. The questions were all fair and gave us the chance to provide you with information on how we stand on various topics.


If you have any questions which were not asked/answered or would like to discuss in more detail, please contact me at sam@forselectman or 508-303-3396



Monday April 29 - fire Chief swearing in ceremony

Our new Fire Chief, Steven Achilles, was sworn in at a ceremony at Cordaville Hall. Many Town officials, members of the Fire Department, and others witnessed the ceremony. The new Chief expressed his appreciation for this opportunity and his commitment to uphold high standards of performance for our Fire Department. 

I was a member of the Fire Chief Screening Committee. We reviewed dozens of applications for the position. Chief Achilles was our recommendation. The picture shows Chief Achilles and members of the Fire Chief Screening Committee. 



April 27 - earth day

l rolled-up my sleeves and participated in the annual Earth Day clean-up event, sponsored by the Rotary Club. I wanted to be sure that my tee shirt was the right size and was color-coordinated with my “cold weather” outfit—which was needed on this cool and breezy day!

“My” section of Cordaville Road—from Route 9 north to the Golf Course, seemed like a lot longer distance to walk it and pick up trash than it does to drive this distance !

Earth Day involves a great team of dozens of residents and groups (such as the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts) who show up at 8AM at the DPW to pick up trash bags and tee shirts and spread out across town to collect roadside trash. Many roads in town now look much, much better. Thanks to all who made this possible and to all of the members of the “trash team”!  This event is one of many that makes Southborough a great place and shows how much we can accomplish by working together.



Transfer Station



After finishing my Earth Day cleanup assignment, I headed over to the Transfer Station to meet voters and listen to their concerns and suggestions.

As in the past, the time that I spend there is always informative and provides me the opportunity to answer your questions. I will continue to greet residents on the 2 Saturdays before the election - May 4th & 11th. 

Stop by and let's have a chat! 

Arbor Day


April 26 - Arbor Day

This tree-planting event was the first official Arbor Day event for the Town since we are now a “Tree City”. This status was made possible by the recent Town Meeting vote for our tree bylaw as proposed by our Planning Board. The new tree is located behind the Town House, near the Historical Museum. I was glad to be part of the small, but enthusiastic, crowd to witness this activity!