Ashille Grove tops Good Hope village council elections

Ashille Grove

Ashille Grove, with 151 votes,  topped the Good Hope village council elections held on Monday, Dec 17, 2012.

According to the results made available to Dominica News Online, the other elected members are Gilford Laurent wth 95 votes, Tricia Wallace-81, Alphonsia Bonnie-75 and outgoing Chairman, Pierre Labassiere, with 65 votes.

Government will now nominate 3 people to form the 8 member council.

Eleven candidates were nominated to contest the election. They presented their plans and programmes to voters in a grand rally on Sunday, the eve of the election.


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  1. January 9, 2013

    well now they have appointed three more councilors , i hope they make a wise decision in electing the chairman.Mr. ashille grove is the man for the job so people vote wisely and give the man a chance to bring some changes in the village . he has the energy and he has done it before, besides the people of good hope has spoken through their ballots and voted him in a landslide victory . it would just be wise to give the majority what they would like to see , mr grove as the person in charge and ofcouse the spokesman for the team..

  2. Diva :)
    January 4, 2013

    Congrats Dad… this job suits you.. haters will be haters .. so let hate.. :) Do your thang!!!

  3. JB
    January 3, 2013

    Congratulations my dear friend. The people made a wise choice. You have always been very instrumental in your community and this proves just how deep your commitment runs. Best of Luck

  4. patrice christian
    December 18, 2012

    Congratulatons to the team of G/Hope.The people have spoken and quite rightly they know what they want.I know Ashille and his team will do a fantastic job in G/hope.My main concern is that landslide above G/Hope for the Govt. to clear.It is long overdue.It is time that the people of G/Hope, SanSauveur, and P/Soufriere open thier eyes and tell Govt. that enough is enough. Come on man. Next election our motto will be “NO ROAD, NO VOTES”

  5. Anonymous
    December 18, 2012

    Congrats Ashille. May God give you the fortitude to carry out your duties as you serve your community again in this new and different role. All the best and God bless.
    T. Josette

  6. December 18, 2012

    the ballots have proved that the people of goodhope wants to see mr.ashille grove as the main man on the team. i hope he gets the chance to be the chairman like everyone is expecting. he is a leader and deserves to lead the team in that capacity .he is a man with plenty of energy and i know he is going to keep this community moving in the right direction…ofcouse with the help of the other counselors and the community members on a whole . congrats ashille and please hold your head up high my brother…

  7. So True
    December 18, 2012

    Congrats Ashille I wish you all the best and the results of this election has truly revealed your true community spirit. Continue to work hard for your community. God bless.

  8. CB BOSS
    December 18, 2012

    I truly applaud your enthusiasm.

  9. Rocks
    December 18, 2012

    There is something wrong with this picture. Wasn’t Ashille the main organiser? Why is the main organiser competing? Isn’t that conflict of interest?
    Some might call this negative vibes and that’s your opinion but I hate seeing my people taken for fools.

    The other organisers are very smart and educated people and they know better but they won’t do anything about it because the NICE and SWEET Good Hope people will do nothing but go along for the ride. SMH!!!

    • hmmm
      December 18, 2012

      But i don’t understand you? Somebody must take the lead and if is he to take the lead to do something then it is he! There you have it… he IS the RIGHT man for the job right there! An organizer and a leader!!! Excuse you?! You just made the man look more good! it has nothing to do with taking people for a ride! hmmm. It is important to get the people to vote and that is what he did! Hooray fro Mr. Grove.. HIP HIP HOORAY!!! **** on another note… Rocks, you not missing nah? ohhh sorry, wrong Rocks, you’re the one that is missing “senses” lol… (jsut felt like being funny, please don’t take it personal… hahaha)

      • lol
        December 18, 2012

        DNO!!! allu have it ehh. hahahaha Good one! We need more commentators like you. Real sense and real jokes!

    • eh?
      December 18, 2012

      las parle pawol enitil!

    • Cant't Find a Job
      December 18, 2012

      I caught another DNOidiot

  10. December 18, 2012

    woohoo!!! congrats my boy!! I am confident that good things are coming for GH.With my boy Achille at the top (hope he becomes the chair)the community will leap forward into development. Way to go Mr. Grove !! Congrats to the 4 others who made it. Father Gilo congrats and continue to push your community forward. Tricia you did well. Represent my girl !!! this bunch will definitely get my support.

  11. yes!!
    December 18, 2012

    Congratulations Mr. Grove! Am soooo happy and elated that you are back to serve the community like you did soo many years ago. Everything happens for a reason and now Jah has continued to shine a bright light on you. Continue in a positive spirit and despite the negative feed back that others may have, the best thing is to show them that you can do the job!!! Congratulations once again! :mrgreen: RW.

  12. December 18, 2012

    The Labor Party of Bermuda bites the dust,your turn next Dominica.

    • Drinox
      December 18, 2012

      And how does that relate to Good hope village council and the article above? Smh

  13. Anonymous
    December 18, 2012

    Congratulations Dad! You are the best man for the job and they know it!

    • yes!!
      December 18, 2012

      Yes he is A.G.T! A true community man!

  14. Pam
    December 18, 2012

    Congrats Mr. Grove….You have the right attitude…Keep focused and allow God to lead you on to greater things.

  15. Dee
    December 18, 2012

    Congrats to the five who were elected. Hats off to Ashille and to Mr. Laurent for the work you have already done and the work you will continue to do on the council.

    Ashille, I am proud of how you have already succeeded in rallying the villagers and reigniting enthusiasm for community development.

    I wish all of you the very best!

  16. December 17, 2012

    DNO could you inquire why I do not get DBS radio anymore on my desk top,it was okay before.I live in St. Croix.Most people gets it on their cell phone now and not on desk top.Why is that?please find out from DBS.I miss my DBS.DBS of course.Thank you

  17. December 17, 2012

    congratlations to you Mr. Grove, and the other
    top four.Best wishes for the term and we look forward to some movement in GH.

  18. Shameless
    December 17, 2012

    Good job Tic. Great to see that you are active in the community that have been used and neglected by politicians.

    Assertive, NOT Agressive!

  19. sleepyeyes
    December 17, 2012

    Congrats to all who made it. Ashille i knew this would have been the outcome. The people have spoken, i do hope you become the chairman. Change is good & i believe u have great plans for Good Hope. Best of luck and Gods blessings.

  20. avery
    December 17, 2012

    He has the experience under his belt!Great choice ….congrats Mr Grove!!! make us proud

  21. Orangutan Man
    December 17, 2012


  22. Anonymous
    December 17, 2012

    Waste of time!!!!

  23. pm good friend
    December 17, 2012

    congratulation to all

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