May 24, 2018
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Rockport election season starts

By Stephen Betts, BDN Staff

ROCKPORT, Maine — Nomination papers are available for several municipal seats.

The papers became available March 19 for two positions on the Select Board, one on the school board, four on the budget committee and two on the library committee.

Candidates must return nomination papers with at least 25 signatures of registered Rockport voters by 5 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Rockport town office to get on the ballot.

Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at the town office. The annual town meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at the Rockport Opera House.

The two three-year Select Board seats are the ones held by incumbents Alexandra (Sani) Wolf Fogel and Charlton Ames.

The three-year seat on the SAD 28 and Five-Town Community School District boards is held by Marcia Dietrich.

Three three-year budget committee seats are held by Valerie Alex, Helen Shaw and Kevin Shields; and a fourth one-year budget committee seat is held by Walter Greenlaw.

The two three-year terms on the library committee are held by Melissa Sweet and Kathleen Meil.

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