Bedford candidates filing deadline nears

Bedford residents who are registered voters may wish to serve their community by running for office. The filing period runs from Wednesday, Jan. 22, to Friday, Jan. 31. Interested residents can contact Town Clerk Lori Radke at 472-3550.

Radke is available at the Town Office Building, 24 N. Amherst Road, during office hours, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, except for Tuesday, when hours are 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Radke will be available until 5 p.m. on the last day of filing – Friday, Jan. 31. Candidates, as per RSA 669:19, who file on the last day of the filing period shall do so in person before the town clerk.

Open town elected positions include:

? Town Council, two seats, for a three-year term.

? Library trustee, one seat, for a three-year term.

? Trustee of the Trust Funds, one seat, for a three-year term.

? Town clerk for a three-year term.

? Town moderator for a two-year term.

? Supervisor of the checklist for a six-year term.

There are two open school district positions:

? School Board, two seats, each for a three-year term.

For more information, contact Radke by phone at 472-3550, or for general information, visit www.