Published in the April 26, 2018 edition

Inside today’s Transcript you will find the first installment of candidate’s statements from those seeking office for the Board of Selectmen and School Committee.

Next week we will publish candidate’s statements from those running for Community Planning Commission, Housing Authority and Town Moderator.

Although there are no contested races in this year’s Town Election we feel it is of the utmost importance to provide ample opportunity for the town’s citizens to learn all they can about the candidates who wish to represent them and the duties and responsibilities of the offices they seek to hold.

We also believe that those who have committed themselves to countless hours tending to the town’s business at the expense of time spent with their own families or devoted to their own careers and hobbies deserve to have the support of their fellow citizens. One good turn deserves another. The least that anyone can do is show up once a year at the polls, located at the Parish Hall of St. Theresa’s Church, on Election Day Tuesday, May 8 between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. to cast their vote.