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Gloucester candidates tout experience, new ideas

 Touting their experience versus new ideas was the mantra of Tuesday night’s candidate forum in Gloucester. The colonial courthouse was standing room only for most of the event, which was sponsored by the Gloucester Citizens for Accountable Government, and was designed to help inform the electorate going into the Nov. 5 general election.

During the forum, incumbent candidates for sheriff, treasurer and Gloucester Point district representative on the board of supervisors faced off against their newcomer opponents. Also, two new candidates for the Ware district seat on the board of supervisors expressed how they would be the best man for the job.

Gloucester Point district

Gloucester Point district supervisor Chris Hutson said during the forum that during the past eight years serving on the board, he has learned a lot about different issues and values his positive working relationship with the Gloucester Point district representative on the Gloucester School Board. If re-el...

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