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The three Area Councils of Ward 5 (Newton Highlands, Upper Falls, and Waban) are presenting a two part candidate showcase this Sunday Oct 4.

With 39 candidates to be introduced to the voting public in seven citywide races, they decided to organize the day around two different events

On Sunday, October 4 from 2-4:30pm at the Hyde Community Center, 90 Lincoln St., Newton Highlands, will feature introductions and questions for the 22 candidates running for the Charter Review Commission. This session will be moderated by Gloria Gavris, a retired lawyer and lobbyist and the recent author of E is for Election Day, a book for young readers.   Attendees may submit written questions on cards that will be provided.

Sunday 7 – 9:30 PM at the Woman’s Club of Newton Highlands, 72 Columbus St., Newton Highlands will feature the candidates for Aldermen-at-Large from Wards 2, 3, 5 and 8 and the School Committee candidates from Wards 2 and 5, all of whom are running in citywide contested races. The moderator for this session will be Marjorie Arons-Barron, President of Barron Associates Worldwide, a communications consultancy, and a distinguished print and broadcast journalist Questions will be taken from the audience.

Head on down to the Highlands and hear the candidate themselves rather than all us V14’ers opinions of the candidates.  Then afterwards come on back here and let us know what you make of them all.