Town of Blackstone, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Blackstone 3-28-1953 by Art. 35, as Section XII of the Revised Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Political signs will be restricted to display on private property, upon consent of property owners. They may be displayed for annual or special Town elections and presidential primaries, for a period of four weeks prior to election day and shall be removed within seven days after election day. In the case of a state primary, signs may be displayed four weeks prior to primary day and one week thereafter. The unsuccessful candidates shall remove their signs within the prescribed seven days. The successful candidate may be permitted to display his signs until seven days after the state election.
When nomination papers are issued by the Town Clerk, copies of this chapter shall be given to all candidates.
When a complaint is filed with the Police Department, any person or persons in violation of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of $10 for each offense.