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Papers available for election

Nomination papers are available at the town clerk’s office for the May 15 election. There will be nine town positions on the ballot, including moderator, and seats on the Board of Selectmen, Manchester Essex Regional School Committee, Board of Library Trustees, Housing Authority, Planning Board, and Board of Assessors. Candidates need the certified signatures of 28 registered voters to be included on the ballot. The deadline to return the papers is 5 p.m. March 27. - David Rattigan