Nomination papers for Hudson election available Jan. 4

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Hudson – Nomination papers for candidates running for municipal offices will be available for the Hudson Town Election beginning Monday, Jan. 4. The offices to be elected at the Annual Town Election for 2016 are as follows: Board of Selectman, two positions for three years; moderator, one for one year; School Committee, two for three years; trustees of benevolent funds, one for three years; Housing Authority, one for five years; Municipal Light Board, one for three years; Park Commission, one for three years; Board of Health, one for three years; library trustee, one for three years; Planning Board, two for three years; Cemetery Commission, one for three years; constable, one for three years; and Board of Assessors, one for three years.

Registered voters who are interested in running for office should visit the Town Clerk’s office to pick up nomination papers for the Annual Town Election. All nomination papers must be returned to the Town Clerk’s office no later than Monday, March 21, at 5 p.m. In order to appear on the ballot, a candidate must obtain 50 registered voters signatures in the town.

The Annual Town Election will be held on Monday, May 9. Polls are open from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Hudson Annual Town Meeting will be held Monday, May 2, at the Hudson High School Auditorium, 69 Brigham St., at 7:30 p.m. The deadline to register to vote in the Annual Town Meeting/Election is Tuesday, April 12. The Town Clerk’s office will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 12.

For more information, contact the Town Clerk’s office at 978-568-9615 or at http://www.townofhudson.org/public_documents/index. How to register to vote is available online at http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleifv/howreg.htm.