RUMFORD — Three people have taken out papers for two selectmen’s seats in the June town meeting elections.

Incumbent Jeff Sterling, who was twice elected to fill two remaining one-year terms, is seeking a three-year term.

Incumbent Mark Belanger has yet to take out papers, Town Clerk Beth Bellegarde said Friday.

Former Selectman Frank DiConzo and Candice Casey have also taken out papers for the Board of Selectmen.

At last year’s town meeting, a majority of voters elected Jeremy Volkernick over DiConzo.

As for other municipal offices, Craig Chamberlain has taken out papers for the Board of Assessors. Chamberlain resigned from the Board of Appeals on April 5.

On Thursday night, selectmen accepted and approved his resignation by a 5-0 vote and then unanimously appointed him to fill the remaining term of assessor Peter Perry, who died recently.

In his resignation letter, Chamberlain said “a clear conflict of interest” between the two positions forced him to resign from the appeals board to accept the selectmen’s nod to the Board of Assessors.

Bellegarde said assessor Brian Gagnon’s term is up, as is Regional School Unit 10 Director Linda Westleigh’s term.

Although papers cannot be turned in to Bellegarde until May 2, the deadline to return them is May 16.

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