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Filling Marty's shoes

Posted by Ralph Ranalli May 26, 2007 11:42 AM

US Representative Marty Meehan will take the helm at UMass Lowell in July.
(Getty images photo by Jamie Rose)


Health care will be debated at a town meeting style candidate’s debate in the Fifth Congressional District race next Saturday at the Riverside at the Hudson Portuguese Club.

Eileen Donoghue), Jamie Eldridge, Barry Finegold, and Niki Tsongas are among the candidates who have pledged to participate forum, which runs from 10 a.m. to noon and is being presented by the Middlesex & Worcester Democratic Coalition. Candidates will answer questions from a moderator and the audience on the issues of health insurance, prescription medication, and people with disabilities.

Congressman Marty Meehan is resigning effective July 1 to take over as chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The fifth Congressional District includes Hudson, Berlin, Bolton, Stow, Sudbury Wayland and Maynard.

For more information, contact event coordinator Kate Hogan by e-mail or by calling 978-897-0821.

-- Jennifer Rosinski

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