Two new members added to the Foster Town Council

Two new members added to the Foster Town Council

FOSTER – Five candidates won a spot on the Foster Town Council Tuesday after a 10-candidate race.

Incumbents Cheryl Hawes, Denise DiFranco, and Christie Stone will return for another two-year term. Newcomer Joseph Cardillo will join as well. Heidi Rogers will take over for her husband, Town Council member Gordon Rogers, who won the District 21 Senate seat Tuesday. For town sergeant, Michael Coggeshall, Democrat, beat Erasmo Torres, a Republican.

Here are the vote totals:


Denise DiFranco, Republican,1,122 votes

Cheryl Hawes, Democrat, 1,033

Christie Stone, Republican, 990

Joseph Cardillo, Democrat, 941

Heidi Rogers, Republican, 937

Gail Lawson, Democrat, 922

Marvin Nadiger, independent, 909

Joseph Carey, Democrat, 897

Lisa Johnston, Republican, 884

Robert Moreau, Republican, 887


Michael Coggeshall, Democrat, 1,294 votes

Erasmo Torres, Republican, 725