Two election debates are being held in Old Lyme, the first on Oct. 22 for the candidates for the Region 18 Board of Education and the second on Oct. 29, for the candidates for the Old Lyme Board of Selectmen.
Lymes’ Youth Services Bureau (LYSB) and the Lyme-Old Lyme Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring a “Meet the Candidates for Board of Education” event on Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School auditorium.
The four positions open on the board are all four-year terms. The candidates who will be present to give prepared statements and answer questions are:
Mimi Roche (D) (incumbent)
Stacy Winchell (R)
Mary Powell-St. Louis (R)
This event will be taped for broadcast on Comcast Public Access Channel 14 at 7:30 p.m. on the following dates:
Monday, Oct. 26
Tuesday, Oct. 27
Friday, Oct. 30
Monday, Oct. 2
There will be a second debate sponsored by the Lyme-Old Lyme Chamber of Commerce and The Day on Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Old Lyme Town Hall, which will feature the four candidates for Old Lyme Board of Selectmen. The candidates are:
(Vote for one)
Bonnie Reemsnyder (D – incumbent)
Cathy Carter (R)
(Vote for one)
Mary Jo Nosal (D – incumbent)
Arthur “Skip” Sibley (R – incumbent)
The Chamber and LYSB have requested that we offer LymeLine.com readers the opportunity to submit questions for possible inclusion in the debate.
Questions for the board of education debate will be selected by representatives from LYSB, the Chamber and the debate moderator, Olwen Logan, editor of LymeLine.com.
Questions for the board of education debate will be selected by representatives from the Chamber, The Day and the debate moderators, Paul Choiniere, managing editor of The Day and Olwen Logan, editor of LymeLine.com.
Send your questions to editor@LymeLine.com with the subject line ‘Questions.‘ The deadline for receiving questions for consideration is Thursday, Oct. 15.