Cheshire Looking to Fill Two Finance Committee Vacancies

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CHESHIRE, Mass. — The town is looking for residents interested in filling the two current vacancies on the Finance Committee. 

The town's moderator, Carol Francesconi, appoints members to the Finance Committee. Francesconi said no residents have yet shown interest in filling the positions. 

There had already been one vacancy on the committee, but another opened when former member Heather Emerson resigned. 

Those interested in being appointed to one of the vacant seats can contact Francesconi at cfrancesconi@cheshire-ma.gov or fill out the town's volunteer opportunity form at https://www.cheshire-ma.gov/employment1.


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