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Berlin elections around corner

By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer

(Sept. 22, 2022) With 12 days to go until residents head to the polls, the next iteration of Berlin Town Council already looks just about in place — save for one race in District 4.

To be clear, there are four candidates on the ballot: incumbents Jay Knerr and Dean Burrell and newcomers Tony Weeg and Steve Green.

Green and Knerr are running unopposed in District 1 and at-large, respectively, while Burrell and Weeg face off in District 4 in the only actual race of the elections.

District 1 is comprised of northwest Berlin, including downtown Berlin and areas on the northwest quadrant of the intersection of routes 50 and 113.

District 4 is comprised of northeast Berlin and includes much of the property along Route 113 and the north side of Flower Street.

For mailed-in absentee voting applications, the due date is 5 p.m. on Tuesday — exactly a week before the election.

The deadline for selecting write-in candidates — who will not appear on the ballot — is 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

The deadline to receive applications in-person at Berlin Town Hall is 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30.