A couple of new faces have joined the crowd of residents who have taken out nomination papers for local offices.
One newcomer, who has actually been around campaigns for other candidates is Stephen Ruggiero, of 53 Hutchinson St., who will be running for Precinct 6 Councilor since veteran Councilor Linda Calla is retiring. In the Councilor At Large race Rob DeMarco, 305 Revere St., who is hoping to be appointed to the current opening on the board vacated by Michael Lucerto, also intends to run for the seat in November.
Other incumbent Town Council candidates include Precinct 2 Councilor James Letterie, 114 Brookfield Road; Precinct 1 Councilor Richard Ferrino, 10 North Ave., Councilor At Large Phil Boncore, 31 Buchanan St.
Running for School Committee are incumbents Tino Capobianco, 53 Prospect Ave., and Suzanne Swope, 3 Seal Harbor.
Running for Winthrop Housing Authority are incumbents Frank R. Ferrara, 20 Bowdoin St., and Vincent Nisniewski, Jr., 310 Shirley St. Nomination papers are available until Sept. 17 and the election is Nov. 5.