AYER -- The State Primary Election will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Ayer Town Hall, Great Hall, 1 Main St., Ayer.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Copies of the ballots can be reviewed at the Town Clerk's Office or on the town of Ayer website, www.ayer.ma.us.

Absentee ballots now available

Absentee ballots for the Tuesday, Sept. 9, Ayer Annual Town Election are now available at the Ayer Town Clerk's Office for those who meet the lawful requirements of an absentee ballot.

Last day to request absentee ballot: Monday, Sept. 8, at noon.

Last day to return absentee ballot: Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m.

Absentee ballots may be requested in writing or in person at Ayer Town Hall, Town Clerk's Office, 1 Main St., Ayer.

Town Clerk's Office hours are:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Absentee ballots must be returned to:

Ayer Town Hall, 1 Main St., Ayer, by Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m. (the close of the polls).

-- Town Clerk Susan E. Copeland