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3 More Incumbents Take Out Papers

There's a 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 deadline for taking out nomination papers.

Ilyse Levine-Kanji. Patch File Photo.
Ilyse Levine-Kanji. Patch File Photo.

Three more incumbents have taken out nomination papers for Westborough's March 4 annual town election.


School Committee Chairman Ilyse Levine-Kanji, planning board member Mark Silverberg and housing authority member Priscilla Federici have taken out papers in recent days, according to the town clerk's office.

The school committee seat is for three years. The planning and housing seats are for five years each.

Others who have taken out papers are: Ian Johnson, selectman, three years; Patricia Fontes, library trustee, three years; Edward Newton Jr., planning board, two years; Wendy Mickel, town clerk, three years; and John Arnold, moderator, three years.

All except Mickel and Arnold are the current office-holders. Mickel is the assistant town clerk. Town Clerk Nancy Yendriga will retire on Dec. 31 and will not seek re-election. Moderator Joe Harrington also has said he won't seek re-election.

There's a 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 deadline for taking out nomination papers, Yendriga said in a press release.

There's a 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 deadline for filing signed nomination papers signed by 50 registered voters, she said.

The offices on the ballot are:

School committee: two three-year terms. Incumbents are Ilyse Levine-Kanji and Josephine Hensley.

School committee: one two-year term. The current office-holder is Karen Henderson (appointed after Bruce Tretter resigned).

Library trustee: three three-year terms. Incumbents are Patricia Fontes, Lisa Freeman and Dorothy Mello.

Planning board: one five-year term. Incumbent is Mark Silverberg.

Planning board: one two-year term. The current office-holder is Edward Newton Jr. (appointed after Trevor Beauregard resigned).

Selectmen: one three-year term. Incumbent is Ian Johnson.

Moderator: one three-year term. Incumbent is Joseph Harrington.

Town clerk: one three-year term. Incumbent is Nancy Yendriga.

Housing authority: one five-year term. Incumbent is Priscilla Federici.

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