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Sheriff candidate is experienced, humane

October 15, 2021

It isn’t often that we have a chance to elect an official with actual on-the-job experience. He was a Worcester kid of a time and place. He lived on June Street and went to May Street School and later, Columbus Park, where his dad was a long-time teacher. After graduating from Saint John’s in 1986,...

Whelan eyeing jump from House to Barnstable Sheriff’s Office

October 14, 2021

BOSTON (SHNS) – Three of the state’s 14 county sheriffs are former state representatives, and Rep. Timothy Whelan hopes to add his name to that list next year. Whelan, a Brewster Republican elected to the House in 2014, announced last week that he is running for Barnstable County sheriff, a seat that will become open...

GOP State Representative Tim Whelan To Run For Barnstable County Sheriff

October 10, 2021

Massachusetts state representative Tim Whelan (R-Brewster) won’t seek another term. Instead, the Cape Cod Republican will run for Barnstable County Sheriff. The news comes as the incumbent sheriff, James Cummings, will not run for a fifth term. Cummings is a Republican. Read the article here

Whelan Outlines Planned Run for Barnstable County Sheriff

October 8, 2021

HYANNIS – Barnstable County Sheriff James Cummings recently announced his intention to retire from the role next year, prompting First Barnstable State Representative Tim Whelan to announce his candidacy for the office. Whelan said that conversation in his household about whether he was going to run began as soon as the announcement from Cummings was...

Tim Whelan to Run for Barnstable County Sheriff

October 7, 2021

BREWSTER – State Representative for the 1st Barnstable District Tim Whelan (R) has announced his candidacy for Barnstable County Sheriff. In a Facebook post published Thursday morning, Whelan said he is running to utilize his experience in law enforcement in the role. Whelan had worked and trained in law enforcement for over 25 years prior...

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