Two positions open in Friendship

Jan. 31 filing deadline
By Beth A. Birmingham | Jan 07, 2014

Friendship — Friendship is seeking nominations for two open positions for the upcoming elections in March.

According to Town Clerk Joel Fearn, one three-year term on the Board of Selectmen expires. That position is currently held by Arthur "Bubba" Thompson Jr., who has taken out nomination papers, but has not yet returned them.

Also open is a three-year term as assessor with the expiration of Pamela Cabanas' term.

Nomination papers are due at the town office by Jan. 31. Elections will be held by secret ballot on March 17 and the annual Town Meeting will be held March 18.

Courier Publications reporter Beth A. Birmingham can be reached at 594-4401 ext. 125 or via email at

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Beth Birmingham
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys working out, ocean therapy sessions and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 16.

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