Here’s the video from the NewTV and the Newton League of Women Voters debate featuring the two candidates for city council from Ward 4: Christopher Markiewicz and Allison Sharma.
Newton City Councilor Jay Harney has said his surprising Aug. 4 announcement to not seek reelection this fall was made “over the last week” and “the day before I made my decision to withdraw,.” But TAB editor Andy Levin’s interview with candidate Chris Markiewicz (who filed his nomination papers on July 25) this week appears to suggest that Markiewicz, at minimum, knew Harney was
As a result, the Ward 4 Ward Councilor seat seems likely to go to Chris Markiewicz, whose name was included on the city’s candidate list as of the July 25th deadline to the surprise of many.
Who is Chris Markiewicz? I haven’t met him, so I did some googling to try to find out more. Suffice it to say I had a