Candidates coming forward

Candidates for selectmen and other offices have pulled nomination papers, creating several potential contests in the April 26 annual town election. With two selectmen’s seats on the ballot, incumbents Dennis Randall and Sandra MacFarlane have taken out nomination papers along with potential challengers Francis Elwood, Ken Moalli, and Richard Kenney Sr. Randall and Elwood have returned their papers with voters’ signatures to the town clerk’s office. Paul Gallager and Peter Boncek have taken out papers for the town clerk’s office and returned them with signatures. The current clerk, Mary Lou Murzyn, has announced that she will not run again. Current collector of taxes Caroline Gavigan Wilson and incumbent Kenneth Stevens have taken out papers to run for the treasurer’s position and returned them with signatures. Incumbent Peter Cobb and Mark Guidaboni have both taken out papers for sewer commissioner. Cobb has returned his papers. According to the town clerk’s office, March 6 is the last date to take out papers and March 10 the last date to return them.