New blood on Glocester council, School Committee

New blood on Glocester council, School Committee

GLOCESTER – In a nine-person race for the five-seat Town Council in Glocester, all four incumbents running for re-election came out on top.

Council President George “Buster” O. Steere, and council members Walter M. O. Steere, III, Patricia Henry, and William Reichert will return for another two-year term.

Julian Forgue will take the fifth seat on the council.

In the non-partisan School Committee race, two of the three incumbents were re-relected. Cynthia Joyce and Walter M. O. Steere Jr. will return for another term on the School Committee. Melissa Worthy will take over Mary Ann Carroll’s seat, defeating the incumbent by more than 150 votes.


George O. Steere, Jr - Republican – 2262 votes

Walter M. O. Steere, III – Republican – 2220

Julian Forgue - Republican – 2,082

Patricia Henry - Repubican – 2,043

William Reichert - Indpendent – 2,002

Michael DeGrange - Republican – 1,829

Linda Nichols - Democrat – 1,813

Michelle Allen - Independent – 1,770

William Worthy - Independent – 1,769


Cynthia Joyce – 2,474 votes

Walter M. O. Steere Jr., – 2,342

Melissa Worthy – 2, 253

Mary Ann Carroll – 2,080

James Houghton – 1,093