Four seek two seats on Board of Selectmen


MEXICO — Four residents, including the two incumbents, have returned nomination papers for two seats on the Board of Selectmen.

Incumbent Reggie Arsenault of Meadow Street is seeking a full, three-year term. He was elected to fill out a term begun by former Selectman Arthur Bordeau. He had also served as a selectman from 2001-07, and currently sits on the Planning Board.

Dr. Albert Aniel, of Backkingdom Road, is making a first run for elective office. He is a current Planning Board member and a former member of the town’s Budget Committee.

Incumbent George Byam, a Swett Avenue resident, is seeking a second, full, three-year term. He finished a term begun by Dr. Monique Aniel from 2005-07, then won his first full term in 2007.

Byron Ouellette of Highland Terrace, is self-employed in the tire sales business. He sits on the Budget Committee and the Mexico Water District Board. This is his second bid for a selectman’s seat.

No one is challenging incumbent Western Foothills Regional School Unit 10 board member, Bertha “Betty” Barrett for a three-year term on the school board. She is retired from the former SAD 43 and served many years on the board of SAD 43.

Elections for selectmen and school board seats, as well as for the municipal budget, take place on June 8 in the Calvin Lyons Hall of the town office building.

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