South County Notebook
Conway Open Space board to hold public forum March 14
CONWAY — The Open Space and Recreation Plan Update Committee is holding a public forum on March 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Town Hall to get the input of town residents.
The Open Space and Recreation Plan is a long-term vision and seven-year action plan for the town focusing on the town’s natural, agricultural, cultural and recreational resources. The plan has recommendations to protect the town’s natural resources and open spaces.
The plan is required to receive state funding for open space and recreation.
Deerfield annual election on date of state primary
DEERFIELD — The town has pushed up the annual election by three weeks.
The Board of Selectmen voted to change the date of election from May 6 to April 30, the same date as the special state senate primary election. The change in date is allowed under state legislation that established the special primary.
Voting hours are also expanded from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Deerfield Town Hall.
The filing date for nomination papers with the Board of Registrars remains March 13 by 4 p.m. Nomination papers are available at the town clerk’s office.