Candidates named in advance of March town election

According to a list posted by the town clerk last week, two of the nine positions up for townwide election are contested. Candidates could be placed on the ballot either by submitting nomination papers or by receiving a nomination at the Town Caucus. The contested races are for Planning Board and Shawsheen Valley Regional School Committee.  The election will be held on March 9.  To see the list of nominees, go to www.bedfordma.gov.