2nd Franklin rep hopefuls forum on

ERVING — Voters in the Second Franklin District will have an opportunity to hear the four House of Representatives candidates in the Nov. 6 election at a candidates’ forum scheduled for Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. at French King Entertainment Center.

Incumbent Rep. Denise Andrews, D-Orange, along with her Republican challenger Susannah Whipps Lee of Athol and independent candidate Richard F. Schober Jr. of Templeton are scheduled to participate.

The term is two years.

The candidates are also scheduled to face off Oct. 18 at a 6:30 p.m. debate at Athol Town Hall, to be broadcast live by Athol Orange Community Television.

The Erving forum will be taped to air on Gill’s community cable station as well.

The newly configured legislative district also includes Orange, Warwick, New Salem, Wendell as well as Royalston, Phillipston, Templeton and Petersham plus part of Belchertown.

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