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Questions about Wellesley override, senior center land purchase on May 20 ballot

The Board of Selectmen have voted to call two special elections on May 20, 2014. Both questions will appear on the same ballot:

Question 1 (Referendum) – Shall the town vote to approve the action of the representative town meeting whereby it was voted to acquire the property at 494 Washington Street?


Question 2 – Shall the Town of Wellesley be allowed to assess an additional $3,345,000 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of funding public education and general government, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014?


All regular polling places will be open from 7 am to 8 pm, as follows:

– Precinct A            Bates School                                    116 Elmwood Road
– Precinct B            Sprague School                                  401 School Street
– Precinct C            Upham School                                    35 Wynnewood Road
– Precinct D            Schofield School                                        27 Cedar Street
– Precinct E            Fiske School                                            45 Hastings Street
– Precinct F            Dana Hall School (Shipley Center)               142 Grove Street
– Precinct G            Wellesley Free Library (Wakelin Room)   530 Washington Street (rear entrance)
– Precinct H            Wellesley High School                           50 Rice Street (east wing)
Absentee Ballots
Voters unable to go to polls due to absence from town or disability may apply for an absentee ballot.  
Applications must include the voter’s name and voting address and instructions as to where to send the ballot and an original signature. Family members may apply on behalf of others in the household. Applications may be mailed to 525 Washington St. Wellesley, MA 02482; faxed 781-237-5037; or pdf ([email protected]).

All absentee ballots must be voted in person at the clerks office  (after April 30) or mailed to voter. No absentee ballots can be hand carried out of the clerks office.

All applications must be received on or before NOON, May 19.  If the ballot is to be mailed please allow additional time for mailing. The ballots must be returned to the clerks’ office by close of the polls on May 20.

All absentee ballots are counted at the polling places on election day. 
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