Election season opens; nomination papers available

Nomination papers are available at the town clerk’s office for the annual town election, which will take place on April 27. The last date for candidates to take out nomination papers is March 7. Among the positions on the ballot are the selectman’s seat held by chairman Joseph Casna; the office of tax collector, currently held by Caroline Wilson; the library trustee positions held by Spencer Clough and Cynthia Fitzgerald; and a vacant seat on the Recreation Commission. Additional seats may be added until Feb. 25, according to the town clerk’s office.