Below are some highlights from each candidates talking points at last Thursday’s Candidate Forum at the Auburn Senior Center.

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Denise Brotherton

Denise Brotherton

“Right now, our Town of Auburn is the envy of Worcester County.”

“We hope to further enhance our financial policies with the addition of new policies.”

“I may not be the most vocal member on the board, but I’m always prepared.”

 

 

 

 

 

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Robert D. Grossman

Robert D. Grossman

“I’ve come to the board with an open mind. I don’t play up to any faction or group.”

“I vote for what I feel is in the best interests of the people of Auburn.”

“The financial policies that we’ve put in place have put us in the top 15% of Massachusetts cities and towns.”

 

 

 

 

 

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Daniel S. Carpenter

Daniel S. Carpenter

“I am not running against any candidate. I am running for one of two seats on the Board of Selectmen.”

“I think it is time to revisit the Town Charter.”

“Let us put the voice of the people in our town government.”

“…hold the tax split for the next two years.”

 

 

 

 

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Dennis Natoli

Dennis Natoli

“I think we’re losing a sense of community.”

“The residents of the town don’t really have a representation that they should.”

“They [the Board of Selectmen] need to manage the town.”

“I really believe that the people are the important thing.”

 

 

 

Michael A. Robidoux

Michael A. Robidoux

Michael A. Robidoux

“I care about this community. I care about the seniors. I care about our children. Our schools and our roads are very important to me.”

“I care about our taxes which seem to just keep going up and up.”

“Judge me for me, that’s it.”

 

 

 

 

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Carl E. Westerman

Carl E. Westerman

“I’ll try and call it exactly the way it is.”

“There’s one thing that I’m really proud of. I started Keeping Auburn Warm

“I believe in two tax base. And, to me, the citizens in the town come first.”

“I think we should add a little more of the tax rate to the businesses.”

“The town is what we want to make it.”