Acushnet Teachers Association Scholarship applications available
The 2021 Acushnet Teachers Association Scholarship Program application forms are now available for students and their families to download online.
In order to assist Acushnet residents in continuing to build their academic futures, the Acushnet Teachers Association annually awards scholarships to qualified students. Residents of Acushnet enrolling or enrolled in a full-time undergraduate college program in 2021-22 are eligible for these awards.
In addition to A.T.A. Scholarships, the A.T.A. Scholarship Committee is also responsible for judging applicants for the Acushnet P.T.O., Acushnet Lion’s Club, the Carole Day Memorial Nursing Scholarship, and the Acushnet Historical Society Scholarship. By filling out the single application form, students are considered for any and all of the above-named Acushnet scholarships for which they are eligible.
Visit www.acushnetteachers.com for printable application forms and more information about the Acushnet Teachers Association Scholarship Program. Applications and required paperwork are due on April 1, 2021.
Nomination papers available in Acushnet
Nomination papers are available for those wishing to run for office in Acushnet.
The annual election is scheduled for Saturday, May 15, 2021. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on election day.
The last day to take out nomination papers is Thursday, March 25, at 5 p.m.
Candidates must submit at least 42 signatures that will be certified as registered voters who have signed in person. The last day and hour to submit nomination papers to the Board of Registrars for certification of signatures in Saturday, March 27, at 5 p.m.
The last day to register to vote in Acushnet is Saturday, April 24, at 8 p.m.
Offices that will be on the ballot, all for three year terms are:: Selectboard, Kevin Gaspar, incumbent; Assessor, Matthew Lopes, incumbent; Board of Health, David Davignon, incumbent; School Committee, Craig Sumner, incumbent; Commissioner of Trust Funds, Tommy Lipsett, incumbent; Cemetery Board, Paul Fortin, incumbent; Trustee of Library (two seats), Jennifer Alves and Diane Ferreira, incumbents; Park Commissioner, Chad Leclair, incumbent; Tree Warden, vacant.
Offices on the ballot for five year terms are: Planning Commissioner, Mark DeSilva, Sr., incumbent; Housing Authority, Rene Racine, incumbent.
For more information contact the Town Clerk’s office at 508-998-0215.
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