Saturday, October 20, 2007

Franklin: Candidate Debate

I guess I wasn't the only one who missed the debate as reported in the Milford Daily News by Michael Morton.

Bower and Evans were among 11 council candidates explaining their stances at the debate, sponsored by the The Milford Daily News and the Country Gazette and attended by a dozen residents. Three other hopefuls - incumbent Joseph McGann, Chairman Christopher Feeley and challenger Sergey Yurgenson - could not attend.

While candidates were queried on a number of subjects, much of the night's focus turned to the debate on the tax rate. Incumbent Thomas Doak said he supported the single rate since businesses, making up only 20 percent of the tax base, would have to take on an unduly large burden to lighten the load for homeowners, who represent 80 percent of the base.
Only a dozen residents attended?

How was this advertised?


  1. Anonymous8:27 AM

    The turnout was very disheartening.Minus family members of the candidates there where maybe 6 people there. The "debate" was recorded for cable and will be replayed. There will be another night at Dean this week. I do not know the night. These are poorly publicized.

    Ken Norman

  2. Thanks for the info Ken. I could have been there had I known. I'll be looking for the info on the Dean night.