Election 2020:

Former Sheriff Seeking County Treasurer Seat

Former Sheriff Seeking County Treasurer Seat

By SCOTT JACKSON A former sheriff of Norfolk County has entered the race for county treasurer and will face a member of the Quincy City Council in a Democratic primary election in September. Michael Bellotti, who was the sheriff of Norfolk County from 1999 until late 2018, has qualified for the September ballot, according to … Read more

Norwood Atty. Colleen Brierley Candidate For Norfolk Register Of Probate

Norwood Atty. Colleen Brierley Candidate For Norfolk Register Of Probate

Attorney Colleen Brierley of Norwood announces her candidacy for Norfolk County Register of Probate and Family Court. The seat is being vacated by three term Patrick McDermott of Quincy and there are currently five candidates in the race. Brierley said, ”I am uniquely qualified to be the next Register of Probate because I am the … Read more

Sheriff Candidate Phelan Postponing Large Campaign Events Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Sheriff Candidate Phelan Postponing Large Campaign Events Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Former Quincy mayor and Democratic candidate for sheriff of Norfolk County Bill Phelan announces his campaign will postpone all large events in public spaces in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Phelan cited the need to prioritize public safety and committed to closely follow CDC, local and state guidance regarding upcoming events. The Phelan campaign advised … Read more

Courtney Madden Democratic Candidate For Norfolk County Register Of Probate

Courtney Madden Democratic Candidate For Norfolk County Register Of Probate

Quincy resident, attorney and community strategist Courtney Madden announces she is running for the open Register of Probate and Family Court seat in Norfolk County. The seat is being vacated by Patrick McDermott. “The Office of the Register of Probate and Family Court serves a vital role in our community, protecting our most vulnerable residents … Read more

Kathryn Hubley Democratic Candidate For Register Of Probate

Kathryn Hubley Democratic Candidate For Register Of Probate

Quincy School Committee Member Kathryn Hubley announces her candidacy for Norfolk County Register of Probate. If elected, Hubley would be the first woman to hold the office since 1954. Hubley says her experiences as a foster parent, teacher, family advocate, school committee member, and office support specialist make her uniquely qualified to serve in the … Read more

Brad Croall Democratic Candidate For County Treasurer

Brad Croall Democratic Candidate For County Treasurer

Quincy city councillor Brad Croall announces he is running for Norfolk Country treasurer. Croall has served on the Quincy City Council for nearly 10 years and just completed his term as council president. He has worked his entire professional career in the financial services industry. “The combination of his extensive experience in both the public … Read more

County Commissioner Francis O’Brien Not Seeking Re-Election

County Commissioner Francis O’Brien Not Seeking Re-Election

Francis W. O’Brien, chairman of the Norfolk County Commissioners, announced Jan. 29 that he will not be seeking another term serving Norfolk County as one of its three county commissioners. Addressing a crowded room filled with his family, Norfolk County elected officials and county department heads, O’Brien announced his decision to not seek re-election later … Read more

Noel DiBona Democratic Candidate For Register Of Probate

Noel DiBona Democratic Candidate For Register Of Probate

City Councillor-at-Large Noel DiBona officially announces his candidacy for Register of Probate of Norfolk County. DiBona, who began his political career in 2013 as a Quincy School Committee member, has served as a Quincy city councillor-at-large since 2016, and has been elected to three consecutive terms.  If elected as the Register of Probate, DiBona said … Read more

Register Of Probate Patrick McDermott Candidate For Norfolk County Sheriff

Register Of Probate Patrick McDermott Candidate For Norfolk County Sheriff

Patrick McDermott officially launched his campaign for Norfolk County Sheriff Nov. 13 at the Quincy of Sons of Italy.  McDermott, who has served as Norfolk County Register of Probate since 2003, was also presented with an endorsement from the County Corrections Officers Association (CCOA), the union representing the  Non-Supervisory Corrections Officers at the county jail, … Read more

Former Mayor William Phelan Candidate For Norfolk County Sheriff

Former Mayor William Phelan Candidate For Norfolk County Sheriff

Former Quincy mayor Bill Phelan announced Jan. 15 that he has joined the race for Norfolk County Sheriff. In his announcement, Phelan discussed his excitement to travel across the county to personally speak with voters. Phelan also highlighted the need to address recidivism, the opioid crisis and addiction treatment, inmate wellbeing, and top-notch training for … Read more