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By Ben Muir 

Candidacy deadline approaching, 8 applications submitted so far


August 17, 2017

The deadline to submit applications for candidacy in the October election is next week, and there has been an unusually low amount of

submissions so far, said Debra Thompson, the Borough


“It’s going to get better,” Thompson said. “I promise it will.”

There are 23 elected positions this year and only eight people have filed for candidacy, Thompson said, with the deadline approaching on Tuesday, August 22.

“Yeah, that’s no good,” Thompson said. “I sure hope something changes. We have way too many open seats.”

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