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PEPPERELL — Five candidates have submitted their names to selectmen to be considered for appointment to the Board of Fire Engineers. The current term expires at the end of April.

The list of names includes incumbents fire Chief Costa Bozicas, Deputy fire Chiefs James Straitiff and Toby Tyler, Ladder Company Capt./EMT James Taplin and Engine Co. One Capt. Peter Shattuck, said town administrator Robert Hanson.

Hanson said selectmen are expected to make the appointments at the board’s April 24 meeting. An April vote is required.

The purpose of the Board of Fire Engineers is to select the fire chief. — Don Eriksson

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