Current selectmen Chair Carmin Reiss and newcomer Alice Kaufman are expected to be elected to the Board of Selectmen later this month.
Barring something very unexpected, current selectmen Chairwoman Carmin Reiss will be re-elected and Alice Kaufman will become the newest member of Concord's Board of Selectmen afte the annual Town Elections later this month. At the League of Women Voters Candidates Forum held Sunday, March 3, they two women introduced themselves and answered a handful of questions about the selectmen's priorities, housing, agriculture and communications between town and school leadership. To hear Reiss and Kaufman explain why they're running, click on the videos posted to your right.
And with contested races!
The nominees are in, and it looks like Concord’s annual Town Election, scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, will feature contested races for the two seats coming open on the School Committee. Following the Town Caucus and subsequent deadline for nomination papers, there are four candidates, all of them newcomers, for two three-year terms on the School Committee. Residents Lisa Bergen, Johanna Boynton, Cyntia Rainey and Kathleen Snook were all nominated at the Town Caucus, held this past Monday, Jan. 28. Also nominated at the caucus were Eric Van Loon for a one-year term as Town moderator, Carmen Reiss and Alice Kaufman for Board of Selectmen and Dennon Rodrigue for a five-year term on the Concord Housing Authority. Van Loon, the current …