After all the campaigning, the debates and , it's all come down to this.
The candidates in Holliston's annual town election will finally have their fates decided Tuesday with polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the field house.
There are 15 positions on the ballot, with six contested races. For a complete list of those running, .
The race for is one of the most crowded in recent years with five residents vying for the position that will be left by 's retirement in May.
co-owner and Finance Committee member Pam Zicko and Granite Street resident Robert Wolfe jumped onto the ballot earlier in March, joining , and selectman . The Town Clerk's office is a two-year term.
In other races, and John "Jack" Blais will run for the 's open three-year seat, which came up when Chairman Andy Porter . Leary, who is currently on the Finance Committee, is making his first selectman bid, while Blais lost by 269 votes to Jay Marsden for an open seat last year.
After , former selectman to serve the remaining year of McColl's term. Damigella was on the board for 15 years, serving three times as Chairman before stepping down in 2010. In last May's election, he lost out to incumbent Jared Adams in the race for Water Commissioner.
. Conley will campaign against FinCom member , who pulled papers on March 9 and Marshall St. resident J. Michael Norton, who announced his candidacy March 11.
Norton is the developer of the proposed Cedar Ridge affordable housing project. The town has consistently moved to block Norton's proposal, which would be built on the "Bird Property" off Marshall Street. The case has now gone to the state's Appeals Court.
On the , 20-year-old and Norfolk St. resident will make bids for the seat vacated by , who is leaving after 10 years. A junior political science major at UMass-Lowell, Loya lost to Carolyna Dykema, D-Holliston, in last November's race for the 8th Middlesex District State Representative seat.
Patricia Duffey, RN is running to maintain her spot on the (three-year term) and will be challenged by . Duffey has recently come under scrutiny after .
Sylvia Stickney will oppose Della Miles for the open five-year term on the Housing Authority.
hosted a pair of Candidates' Forums leading up to Tuesday's election. The first, held on April 25, covered the and Selectman's positions and the race for . The second featured those running for the and Planning Board. For coverage of those debates, click on the above links.
HCAT will on Comcast Channel 11 and Verizon Channel 34. The election results will also be posted on Comcast Channel 11 and Verizon Channel 34 bulletin board.