Westborough Candidates Forum to be held Feb. 24
Westborough – Candidates for elective office in the town of Westborough will take part in a Candidates Forum sponsored by the Westborough Democratic Town Committee on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Willows, 1 Lyman St.
Kate Donaghue, the chair of the sponsoring committee, noted that candidates for the Board of Selectman, School Committee, Planning Board, Housing Authority and Library Trustee have all been invited to participate.
“Most candidates are planning to take part. We very much appreciate the citizens who serve the town so generously and who take the time meet with voters at Candidates Night,” Donaghue said.
The Democratic Committee sponsors this event annually as a service to the town and to encourage voters to become participants in the election process, Donahue said.
“Democracy is not a spectator sport,” she added.
Candidates for selectmen include Tim Dodd, Leigh Emery and Stephen Faris for two positions on the board. Steve Doret and Bruce Tretter are candidates for School Committee. Joanne Malozzi is a candidate for Planning Board. Charles Naples is a candidate for a five- year term on the Housing Authority and Jill Dupree and Bill Linanne are candidates for a three-year term on the Housing Authority. Helena Enberg is a candidate on the ballot for Library Trustees.
Candidates for write-in office for Library Trustees are invited to attend.
“There is only one name on the ballot for candidates for Library Trustee, but there are three positions. A number of people have expressed an interest in running for Library Trustee as write-in candidates. Candidates who are interested in running for Library Trustee are all invited to participate. If anyone who is running and has not been in touch with me and would like to take part, please contact me at 508-404-8531,” Donaghue said.
The Westborough Democratic Town Committee is the local organization of the Democratic Party. For more information on the Town Committee or the Candidates Forum please contact Donaghue at 508-404-8531 or by e-mail at KateDonaghue@aol.com.
Westborough’s Annual Town Election will be held Tuesday, March 5.
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