Nomination papers available for Athol town election

Staff Report
Published: 1/13/2022 2:48:21 PM
Modified: 1/13/2022 2:47:28 PM

ATHOL — Nomination papers are available for candidates interested in running for Municipal Office.

The annual town election will be held on Monday, April 4, at the Athol Town Hall. Polls open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

The offices to be elected are as follows:

Moderator (1), 1 year

Selectmen (2), 3 years

Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee from Athol (3), 3 years

Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee from Royalston (1), 3 years

Library Trustee (2), 3 years

Athol Housing Authority (1), 5 years

Constable (1), 3 years

Registered voters who are interested in running for office can obtain nomination papers in the Town Clerk’s office. Office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday – closed. All nomination papers must be returned to the Town Clerk no later than Monday, Feb. 14, by 5 p.m. In order to appear on the ballot, a candidate must obtain 40 signatures of registered voters in Athol for Town Offices and 50 signatures for School Committee.

Incumbents up for re-election are: Moderator, Lawrence P. McLaughlin; Selectmen, Mitchell R. Grosky and Stephen R. Raymond; Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee from Athol, Tammy Duquette, Theodore J. Mallet, III and Kenneth A. Vaidulas; Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee from Royalston, Charles Pretti; Library Trustees, Sharon A. Brighenti and Margaret E. Feldman; and Constable, Kevin Materas.

For further information, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-721-8445 or email

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