Worcester City Council hopefuls face off ahead of next week’s vote

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WORCESTER – Seven of the eight at-large City Council candidates appearing on next week’s municipal ballot were peppered with a wide array of questions for some two hours at a forum Monday night at Mechanics Hall.

The topics covered all sorts of municipal issues, including housing, downtown and neighborhood development, finances, diversity in the city government, public safety, education and the city’s tax rates.

When all was said and done, the candidates actually ended up seeming to agree on more things than they disagreed on.

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