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Low turnout for Ashland 2024 town election, Narayana wins write-in for Board of Health

By Theresa Knapp
According to the Ashland Town Clerk, only 439 (or 3.47%) of the town’s 12,655 registered voters cast a ballot in the May 21 annual town election. 
There were no contested races on the ballot, however, there was a competitive write-in campaign for one of the open seats on the Board of Health. That seat was won by Koduvayur Narayana. The Town Clerk’s unofficial results are listed below. 
Select Board, 2 seats (3 yrs)
Yolanda Greaves
Makeeda Alexandra Warren Keegan

Assessor (3 yrs)
Steven H. Greenberg

School Committee, 2 seats (3 yrs)
Christina Shaw Fitanides
Marc L. Terry
School Committee, 1 seat (1 yr)
Marcy Diane Culverwell

Board of Library Trustees, 2 seats (3 yrs)
Claire Brown Goss
Linda August Weene

Board of Health, 2 seats (3 yrs) 
Edward D. Burman
Koduvayur Narayana (write-in) 

Housing Authority (5 yrs)
Deborah L. Neilsen

Planning Board (5 yrs)
Patricia Marie Kendall