Second Franklin District Notebook
Andrews opens campaign office
ORANGE — State Rep. Denise Andrews, D-Orange, has recently opened her campaign office as she seeks her third term as legislator for the 2nd Franklin District. The office is located at 209B New Athol Road.
Andrews will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot, facing the winner of the Republican primary in September.
The 2nd Franklin District includes Athol, Erving, Gill, New Salem, Orange, Warwick and Wendell.
Republicans to debate Wednesday in Petersham at 7
The first debate between the two Republican hopefuls for 2nd Franklin District House seat is scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Petersham Town Hall.
Karen Anderson of Orange and Susannah Whipps Lee of Athol will face off in the Sept. 9 Republican primary for the two-year post now held by Democrat Denise Andrews of Orange.
Apart from Orange and Athol, the 2nd Franklin District includes Gill, Erving, Warwick, New Salem and Wendell in Franklin County.
Anderson to hold meet-and-greet Thursday in Erving
ORANGE — Karen Anderson, Republican hopeful for the 2nd Franklin District representative’s position in the upcoming Sept. 9 primary, will have a “meet-and-greet” event at French King Entertainment Center on Route 2 in Erving on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.