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The town of New Castle needs citizen participation, including candidates for town council seats, election judges and commission members.Nomination petitions for three New Castle Town Council seats are now available at town hall and are due Feb. 28. Town council candidates serve a four-year term and must be a registered voter, at least 18 years old and have been a town resident for one year prior to the April 8 election.Paid election judges are needed to assist New Castle staffers with managing mail-in balloting for the upcoming election. Part-time election judge work starts mid-March and also is open to those living outside of New Castle.New Castle citizens are needed as volunteers for four official town commissions, including: Planning and Zoning; Climate Action Advisory; Historic Preservation; and Parks, Open Space & Trails. Citizens interested in serving on New Castle commissions should submit a letter of interest to the town clerk by April 4.For questions, or to apply as a paid election judge, call New Castle Town Hall at 984-2311.

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