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Vote Tuesday, June 25, in the MA Senate Special Election

   Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Vote!The Massachusetts Senate Special Election is Tuesday, June 25th, 2013, to fill the seat vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry. Polls will be open 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM.

The candidates are:

Democrat

Republican

Polling Locations:

Precincts 1 & 9 - Town Office Building Gym, 50 Billerica Road
Precincts 2 & 3 - Harrington School Gym, 120 Richardson Road
Precincts 4 & 6 - Westlands School Gym, 170 Dalton Road
Precincts 5 - Byam School Gym, 25 Maple Road
Precincts 7 & 8 - Mccarthy School Gym, 250 North Road

The list of precinct locations is available online [pdf], as well as sample ballots [pdf]. For more information, residents should contact the Town Clerk's office.

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New Museum Pass: Boston Harbor Islands Ferry

   Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

boston harbor islands logoThere is a new pass available this summer - discount ferry passes to visit the Boston Harbor Islands.

It runs May through October, and is valid for weekdays only. It is a 2-for-1 ferry ticket coupon for up to 4 people (so, two people could go for the price of one, or eight people could go for the price of four, etc) - however, it is based on the availability to either Georges or Spectacle Islands (good for one island only).

The ferry boats are run by Boston Best Cruises, and schedules and fares are available online or you can call call 617-770-0040 to make a reservation. You must present the coupon at the ferry center at Long Wharf North on the Boston waterfront.

This pass (and discounts to many other area museums) is available on the library's website, or you can contact the Reference Desk at 978-256-5521 x211 to reserve it.

Library museum passes are provided by the Chelmsford Friends of the Library.

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MA Senate Special Election Primary: Tues, Apr 30, 2013

   Monday, April 29th, 2013 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Vote!The Massachusetts Senate Special Election is Tuesday, April 30th, 2013, to fill the seat vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry. Polls will be open 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM.

The candidates are:

Democrats

Republicans

Polling Locations:

Precincts 1 & 9 - Town Office Building Gym, 50 Billerica Road
Precincts 2 & 3 - Harrington School Gym, 120 Richardson Road
Precincts 4 & 6 - Westlands School Gym, 170 Dalton Road
Precincts 5 - Byam School Gym, 25 Maple Road
Precincts 7 & 8 - Mccarthy School Gym, 250 North Road

The list of precinct locations is available online [pdf], as well as sample ballots [pdf].

The Special Election itself for this Senate seat will be on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.

For more information, residents should contact the Town Clerk's office.

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Town Election: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

   Monday, April 2nd, 2012 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Vote!Chelmsford's 2012 Town Election is on Tuesday, April 3th, 2012. Polls will be open 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

A sample ballot is available for review, and the Chelmsford Independent has information about the contested races and candidates:

Uncontested races on the ballot:

  • Library Trustee
  • Housing Authority
  • Board of Health
  • Cemetery Commission

The Town of Chelmsford's voter information webpage has the list of polling locations and the precinct list by street. For more information, residents should contact the Town Clerk's office.

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2010 Flu Shots in Chelmsford

   Friday, October 8th, 2010 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Flu Shot signFlu season is here again. The Town of Chelmsford is providing flu shots free for town residents through a Seasonal Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine Clinic.

Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Road (map)
Tuesday, October 19, 2010

  • 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (for Chelmsford residents ages 65+ and those under 65 with a chronic illness)
  • 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (for all Chelmsford residents older than 6 months)

Residents age 65+ please bring ALL of your HEALTH INSURANCE CARDS with you. Donations are accepted from those under age 65 to cover the cost of the vaccine and supplies.

The clinic is administered by the Chelmsford Board of Health, and will be providing protection against three viruses:

  • A/H1N1 (pandemic) influenza
  • A/H3N2 influenza
  • Influenza B

If you have any questions you may call Sue Rosa, RN at the Chelmsford Board of Health at (978) 250-5243, and you can also print flu shot flyer [pdf].

Other Area Flu Shots
Another list of area flu shots is available on the Massachusetts Public Flu Clinic Finder website:

General Information
A lot of resources exist to answer questions and provide tips on how to stay healthy this flu season. Here are some of the most useful:

Basic Tips to Stay Healthy
And as always, remember to practice these three simple tips this season:

  1. Cover your cough
  2. Wash your hands
  3. Stay home if you're sick
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