Four certified candidates are vying for two open seats on the New Gloucester Board of Selectmen. They are Linda Chase, Jean Couturier, Stephen Hathorne and Kathleen Potter. A televised candidates forum, open to the public, will be held on Friday, May 29, 7 p.m., at the New Gloucester Meetinghouse, 389 Intervale Road. Beverly Cadigan will serve as the moderator.
Citizens are encouraged to send questions, to be asked by the moderator, before noon on Thursday, May 21, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, the format will include an opportunity for audience members to ask questions. After the forum, the candidates will be available to speak one-on-one with citizens. This follow-up will not be televised.
The forum will be telecast live on local access cable Channel 3 and will be rebroadcast on May 30-31 and June 5-7, at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Also, a video of the program will be available online at www.newgloucester.com.