Debate: Where do mayoral candidates stand on taxes, police, etc.?

Full and original article posted on The Worcester Guardian

WORCESTER – Six terms as mayor of the city of Worcester gives Joseph M. Petty an advantage over his four rivals for the position going into the Nov. 7 municipal election.

But this does not mean the current campaign has been an easy one for the mayor, as incumbent at-large councilors Khrystian King and Donna Colorio and fellow challengers Bill Coleman and Guillermo Creamer Jr. make their own cases.

The five hopefuls gathered at Mechanics Hall on Oct. 25 for their final debate. All five issued opening statements, answered 10 questions from moderators and summed up why they should receive the support of voters.

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