And they're off: Candidates take out nomination papers
A handful of candidates have taken out nomination papers for Wareham's 2024 local elections as of Tuesday, Feb. 6. Taking out nomination papers is the first step for a candidate to get on the ballot.
Sherry Quirk and Sarah Corbitt have taken out nomination papers for positions on the Select Board.
Two seats are available on the Select Board, one a three year term and the other a two year unexpired term. Quirk plans to run for the three year term on the board, and Corbitt plans to run for the two year term.
Incumbents Apryl Rossi and Geoffrey Swett have each taken out papers to retain their seats on the School Committee. The two seats available are each three year terms.
James Giberti has taken out nomination papers for a “non-sewer-user” seat on the Sewer Commission, and Sandra Slavin has taken out nomination papers for a “sewer-user” seat. Both candidates are incumbents on the board.
Dennis P. Praino has taken out nomination papers for a seat on the Housing Authority. Two seats are available, one a five year term and one a one year unexpired term.
And Steve Curry has taken out papers for a seat on the Board of Assessors. There are two three-year terms available.
No one has so far taken out papers for the open three-year term as deputy moderator for the town.
No papers have so far been returned to town hall, according to Assistant Town Clerk Shayne Martin.