Local elections are here, and in Essex two residents—Shelly Bradbury and Bill French—are running for one seat on the Planning Board in the town’s only contested race. Each has written an introduction for voters in Essex.
The town election is May 10, at the Memorial Fire Station, 24 Martin Street. Polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Vote by mail is allowed for this election but residents must submit an application by May 4 at 5:00 pm. There will be no in-person early voting. Information at https://www.essexma.org/town-clerk.