ABOUT TOWN: School Committee Debate Tops Upcoming Stoughton Election Forum
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CANDIDATES FORUM: You can be an educated voter!
The date of the election may have been changed, but the date for the annual Candidates Night for our local town election remains the same.
The Sharon/Stoughton League of Women Voters and the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidate's Night on Monday, March 18, starting at 6:30 p.m. The forum will be held in the Great Hall on the third floor of Town Hall. Refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend.
All town-wide candidates have been invited to give a statement. The only contested race, for two seats on the School Committee, will feature a debate, moderated by Steve Fradkin. He'll be stepping in for me, as I recover from back surgery.
Those invited to participate were School Committee vice chair Joyce Husseini (who is running for re-election) and newcomers Patricia MacNeil, Debra Cote, and Carol Brown.
Other (unopposed) candidates invited to speak include Thomas Recupero (Selectman), Forrest Lindwall (Redevelopment Authority), and Howard Hansen (Moderator).
Come on down, and participate! YOU can ask a question to any of the school committee candidates.
Speak to Robin Zoll, Sharon Fradkin or Terry Schneider that night for details.
The town election was originally scheduled to be held Tuesday, April 9, but will now be held Tuesday April 30, as the Board of Selectmen opted to have the town election held on the same day as the primary for the special U.S. Senate election to fill the seat held by now Secretary of State John Kerry.
As a result of this move, the start date of Stoughton's Town Meeting has been pushed back to May 20. Click here for full details.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Birthday Wishes to David Milley, best known as dad to Stoughton's Farrah Fawcett, Rhonda Vito, and grandpa to Amanda and Anthony Vito.