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April 7, 2013

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With elections coming up on April 30, two events will be hosted to introduce those running for public office to the public.

Those running for two seats available on the Board of Selectmen are: Freeman Condon, Ed Hunt, Ron Laffely, Paula Moore and Tom Saab. Running for town moderator are: Jerry Klima and Ronalee Ray-Parrott.

Running unopposed for seats on the Triton Regional School Committee are: Deborah Choate for the three-year Salisbury seat; Robin Williams for the three-year Newbury seat, Paul Lees for the three-year Rowley seat and Richard Cummings for a one-year unexpired term.

The first event will begin at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at Town Hall. The program invites all candidates and will be broadcast live on Salisbury’s public access channel.

The second candidate’s night will bring together those running for selectmen and is sponsored by the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, April 18, at Splash, on Broadway at Salisbury Beach. This event begins at 6 p.m and will give voters a chance to meet and speak with candidates personally.

Those interested in attending should RSVP by April 16 to Salisbury Chamber of Commerce at 978 465 3581.


The Friends of the Salisbury Library Book Club meets at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, to discuss this month’s book, “The House of Velvet and Glass” by Katherine Howe.

New members are always welcome. Copies of the book are available at the front desk of Salisbury Public Library.


Boys and Girls Club members will visit the Hilton Senior Center at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, to entertain senior citizens. The event will be followed by lunch.

Those who would like to join in the festivities should call the Council on Aging to register at 978-462-2412.


The warrant for the upcoming May Town Meeting closes at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 18. All petitioned articles must be summitted at that time.

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