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A member of the Phish musical group, Jon Fishman recently ran for a selectman position in Lincolnville, Maine.
Larson, a former East Hartford mayor, along with Osten, who also is the Sprague first selectman, and other co-sponsors, focused on winning over lawmakers fearful that another casino was not the sort of economic development Connecticut needed.
Many speakers were opposed to giving tax abatements, skeptical of why the ordinance was proposed and not inclined to give the board of selectmen sole authority to negotiate abatements.
But the town must first adopt an ordinance allowing this type of assessment and the selectmen have scheduled a special town meeting for June 7 for residents to vote on the proposal.
Sharkey has been a member of the board of burgesses (the equivalent of selectmen or Town Council) for 10 years, but this was his first attempt at the warden's seat.
In Simsbury, the board of selectmen and board of education have provided recommendations to the board of finance, including $200,000 in cuts to the town budget and $800,000 in cuts to the school district's budget, Heavner said.
A proposal to rebuild the fire department's headquarters on River Road in Collinsville at a cost of $5.36 million was presented to the board of selectmen on Wednesday.
According to Maine's The Free Press, Fishman was inspired to run for selectman in Lincolnville after hearing Sanders speak to his supporters after his loss.
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