, Newburyport, MA

February 13, 2013

Ten open seats in Merrimac election

By Warren P. Russo

---- — MERRIMAC — A number of opportunities are available for Merrimac residents who are interested in making a contribution to the community, as there 10 positions currently open on a variety of town boards and committees, including:

Board of Selectmen, School Committee, Planning Board, Library Trustee (two positions), light commissioner, Housing Authority, constable (two positions), Board of Health.

Potential office-seekers are reminded that to run for office, papers must be taken out by 5 p.m. on March 7 and returned by 5 p.m. on March 12.

A Candidate and Issues Forum will be held on Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m. at the Council of Aging, East Main Street, to allow voters to meet the candidates, ask questions and learn about Town Meeting articles and ballot questions before voting.

For more information, contact Town Clerk Pat True at Merrimac Town Hall, 978-346-8013.