Tuesday, March 15, 2016

School Committee Candidate Coffees & Other Events

There are 3 candidates running for the Amherst School Committee seats being vacated by Richard Hood & Kathleen Traphagen: Laura Kent, Vincent O'Connor, & Anastasia Ordonez.    

The candidates for School Committee, the Select Board, Charter Commission, among other offices have made recorded statements at Amherst Media.  The statements are available online:
Laura Kent:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lx6KOXq9Htg
Vincent O'Connor:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DEBEqNsBjI
Anastasia Ordonez: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeQbqJEWd5o

There is an informal coffee with the School Committee candidates this morning, 11 am-1 pm, at Share (formerly Rao's) downtown. & another one of Friday, March 25th, also at Share, 11 am-1 pm.

The League of Women Voters is sponsoring a town candidates forum on Tuesday, March 22nd, 7 pm, Amherst Town Hall

The election for the Amherst School Committee and other local elected positions is Tuesday, March 29th.   Polls will be open from 7 am-8 pm.