Deadlines for spring election ballot

Residents interested in running for a town office in this spring’s election have until 5 p.m. Friday  to pick up nomination papers at the town clerk’s office, and then face a deadline of 5 p.m. Jan. 15 to return them with the signatures of at least 50 local registered voters. There are 10 positions on the March 5 ballot, including two seats on the Board of Selectmen and the School Committee, and one slot on the Planning Board. For more information, call the town clerk’s office at 508-366-3020, or go online to www.town.westborough.ma.us.