Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 503 of the acts of 1952 is hereby amended by striking out section 1, as most recently amended by chapter 394 of the acts of 1964, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 1. Upon the acceptance of this act by the town of Arlington, as hereinafter provided, beginning with the year following its adoption, the regular town election of said town for the purpose of electing town officers including town meeting members, in accordance with the provisions of this act, and for the submission of questions to the voters of the town, if required to be submitted thereat, shall be held annually on the first Saturday in March, unless otherwise established by the town by-laws, and shall be considered part of the annual town meeting held in that year. All articles in the warrant for any regular town meeting to be acted upon and determined otherwise than by ballot shall be considered at a town meeting to be held annually on the third Monday of March at eight o'clock in the evening, unless otherwise established by the town by-laws.