Time to debate! Monroe first selectman candidates to square off

MONROE, CT — Town Councilman Terry Rooney and Board of Education member Jerry Stevens have both spoken to supporters at fundraising events and rallies, but on Wednesday, Sept. 13, the two first selectman candidates will go toe-to-toe on local issues for the first time.

The Monroe Chamber of Commerce is hosting a debate, to be held at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library’s William J. Ehlers Meeting Room from 6 to 8 p.m. Space is limited to 100 guests, but the event will also be live-streamed and recorded.

Residents can also watch the debate via Zoom. Here’s the link:

  • Meeting ID: 820 6634 8140
  • Passcode: 036604

Stevens, a retired teacher for Monroe public schools, received the Democratic Party nomination and Rooney, a former Bridgeport police officer and owner of Smart Care Exteriors, received the Republican nomination.

For information, visit Monroectchamber.com.

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