Shrewsbury Town Election Moved Back To April 30

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Shrewsbury's town election is now April 30. Photo Credit: File

SHREWSBURY, Mass. — Shrewsbury's annual town election will be moved from May 7 back to April 30 to coincide with the state primary, the Board of Selectmen decided  during a meeting Saturday with the Finance Committee.

It costs Shrewsbury $20,000 to $25,000 to run an election, and the selectmen said the town would save money by rescheduling it.

"It's not an insignificant budget savings," Selectman James Kane said. "It's a very reasonable way to save money and gives plenty of adequate, advanced notice."

Incumbent Selectmen Moira Miller and John Lebeaux have announced plans to run for re-election. Incumbent school committee member B. Dale Magee is also running for re-election.

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