Candidates for selectman and other important posts in both Hamilton and Wenham will be speaking publicly this Tuesday night, from 7 p.m. — 9:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Miles River Middle School.

The event, which is hosted by the non-partisan League of Women Voters, will also be televised live on our local TV stations and repeated a few times leading up to Election Day.

Each candidate will deliver prepared remarks and answer questions submitted in writing by the League moderator and by audience members.

Come get informed about the people making decisions that affect our towns and our schools. Added bonus: Light refreshments will be served afterwards.

Don’t forget — Wenham votes for its candidates the morning of Town Meeting, this Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Hamilton votes for its candidates on Election Day, May 14.

Here are all the details. Please reserve your babysitters and mark your calendars:

WENHAM

May 2, 8:00 AM – 12 PM Wenham Annual Town Election, Buker
May 2, 1:00 PM Wenham Annual Town Meeting, Buker School
May 14, 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM Wenham Ballot Vote*, Buker School

HAMILTON

May 4, 7:30 PM Hamilton Town Meeting, HWRHS
May 5, 7:30 PM continuation of Hamilton Town Meeting, HWRHS
May 14, 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM Hamilton Town Election* and Ballot Vote*, Winthrop School

* Absentee ballots are available for town elections and ballot votes (NOT for town meeting so you must attend). The form can be downloaded from www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleifv/howabs.htm.

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