Voters Will have Choice for Selectmen, Planning Board
Tuesday was the deadline for those running for town-wide office to submit nomination papers.
When Framingham voters go to the polls on Tuesday, April 9, they will find contested races for Selectmen and Planning Board.
Tuesday, Jan. 22 was the deadline for those running for town-wide office to submit nomination papers.
There are two 3-year seats on the Board of Selectmen available. Running for Selectmen are incumbents Charlie Sistisky and Ginger Esty and Framingham School Committee member Michael Bower.
There are two 3-year seats on the Planning Board on the ballot. Running for Planning Board are incumbents Andrea Carr-Evans and Sue Bernstein, Town Meeting member Victor Ortiz and former building commissioner Lewis Colton.
There are two 3-year seats on the Framingham School Committee. Incumbent Adam Blumer opted not to seek re-election. Incumbent Heather Connolly and Town Meeting member Eric Silverman are running unopposed.
Interim Moderator Teri Banerjee is running unopposed for moderator.
Running for re-election as Library Trustees are Trustees Ruth Winett, Chris Walsh, Elizabeth Fideler and Robert Dodd.
Parwez Wahid is running unopposed for Library Trustees for a term that expires in April 2014. Linda Broderick was appointed last year as a Trustee, but resigned recently.
John Kahn, Larry Cooper and Linda Fobes are running for re-election to the Keefe Technical School Committee.
Housing Authority members Janice Rogers and Phyllis May are running unopposed.
Edgell Grove Cemetery Trustee William Welch is also running unopposed.
Candidates are invited to submit one written announcement, with their reasons for running and their platform to Framingham Patch. It must be 500 words or less and be e-mailed to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, Jan. 25. All announcements will run no later than Friday, Feb. 1.