WINCHESTER — The Winchester-based Be the Solution Youth Coalition will host a meet-and-greet Saturday for residents and those running for town and school-district offices.

The event will kick off at 9 a.m.

The town and school district’s annual elections will be held May 11, after being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

There are six candidates vying for two spots on the selectboard: Incumbents Gloria Leustek and Jack Marsh are being challenged by Lindsey Nutting, Lindseigh Picard, Natalie Quevedo and Theresa Sepe. There are also three candidates seeking a spot on the town budget committee: Kevin Bazan, Brenden Hubbard and Sherman Tedford.

In addition, five candidates are running for two spots on the town planning board: incumbents Dean Beaman and Jordan Sharra and challengers Brian Favreau, Jason Koerber and Bridget Pearce. Four people are seeking election to one of three Conant Library trustee seats: Jennifer Bennett, Barbara Depew, Jennifer Gomarlo Howe and Amaret “Mitty” Johnson.

There is one contested race in the Winchester School District election. Four people are seeking election to two school-board spots: incumbent Picard, Aaron Bittner, Lindsey Hildreth and Autumn Laraba.

Saturday’s meet-and-greet will be held at Center Church at 5 Michigan St. in Winchester. Social distancing and masks will be required. The event will take place on the church lawn, weather permitting.

More information is available from Missy Calderwood at

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