Time to run for office in New Salem

NEW SALEM — The following town offices are up for election this year: Selectboard, Board of Health and assessor, all three-year terms; a five-year seat and a four-year seat on the Planning Board; two three-year school committee seats and one two-year term; library trustee, a three-year term and a two-year term.

Nomination papers are available from the Office of Town Clerk. The required number of verified signatures to be a candidate included on the ballot is 20.

The last day to obtain nomination papers is March 14; last day to submit papers to registrars of voters for certification is March 17; last day to file nomination papers with town clerk is March 31 and last day to register to vote is April 15. The annual election will be held on May 5.

Town clerk office hours are Mondays, 6 to 9 p.m., and by appointment, if necessary.

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