Parks and Recreation Commission seat contested in Charlemont election

Staff Report
Published: 5/21/2023 2:03:05 PM

CHARLEMONT — There is one contested race in the Tuesday, May 23 town election, and four positions on the ballot for which no one is running.

Polls will be open at Hawlemont Regional School from noon to 7 p.m.

Incumbent William Harker is running against Stephen Thayer for a five-year seat on the Parks and Recreation Commission.

Other positions on the ballot are as follows:

■Selectboard, three-year term — William Harker, incumbent.

■Board of Assessors, three-year term — Karen Rau, incumbent.

■Hawlemont Regional School District School Committee, three-year term — Elizabeth Van Iderstine, incumbent.

■Mohawk Trail Regional School District School Committee, one-year term — no candidate.

■Tyler Library trustee, three-year term — Andrea Santos, incumbent.

■Moderator, one-year term — Robert Handsaker, incumbent.

■Tree warden, three-year term — Andrew Mueller, incumbent.

■Board of Health, three-year term — Robert Lingle, incumbent.

■Planning Board, five-year term — no candidate.

■Planning Board, one-year term — no candidate.

■Planning Board associate member, three-year term — no candidate.

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the number of candidates who were running for a five-year term on the Parks and Recreation Commission.


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