February 6, 2016

Planning commission members resign

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com And then there was one. Two planning commissioners issued their resignations this week, draining the already light committee down to one experienced member. Ray Manley and Greg Godwin sent emails their intentions to resign from the commission. Manley’s resignation was effective immediately, or today, July 23. Godwin said he would serve until Continue Reading

Drovetta to seek second term

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Mayor Dave Drovetta will seek a second term. He announced his intention to seek the position in a Jan. 6 press release. He has served as Gardner’s mayor since 2007, and served on the council for 15 years. He will face council vice president Chris Morrow in the race. To date no Continue Reading

Gardner City Council ballot set

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com A lot of newcomers threw their hats in the ring for a chance to sit on the Gardner City Council for the next four years. Three seats will be up for grabs in the April 5 municipal elections and eight people are vying for the seats of Steve Hale, Dan Newburg and Continue Reading