Weight of history

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It is difficult to know whether the current discussion about changing Worcester’s Plan E form of government amounts to a clamor among the populace at large or a mere whisper campaign among special interests. No rigorous public polls have been conducted, and we do not see any marching in the streets. 

But for those interested in the background of the debate — does the current city manager and council system work best or would a strong mayor be better? — we offer a bit of history.

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