Berlin Mayor Candidates Participate In Town Hall Forum

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Pictured, from top left to bottom right, are The Dispatch Staff Writer Charlene Sharpe and Editor Steve Green and candidates Zack Tyndall, Gee Willliams, Jennifer Allen, Bill Todd and Ron Bireley.

All five candidates in Berlin’s mayoral election participated in an online town hall forum Tuesday evening with The Dispatch Editor Steve Green and Staff Writer Charlene Sharpe. The forum was conducted through Zoom and placed on the newspaper’s You Tube channel for full viewing. Click here

More than two dozen questions were asked of the candidates over the course of the three-hour-plus session, including many submitted by citizens. Incumbent Gee Williams is being challenged by Jennifer Allen, Ron Bireley, Bill Todd and Zack Tyndall. The election is set for Tuesday, Oct. 6.

As a reminder, a similar town hall forum will take place with the candidates for Berlin council next Tuesday with the video posting the day after online.

About The Author: Steven Green

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The writer has been with The Dispatch in various capacities since 1995, including serving as editor and publisher since 2004. His previous titles were managing editor, staff writer, sports editor, sales account manager and copy editor. Growing up in Salisbury before moving to Berlin, Green graduated from Worcester Preparatory School in 1993 and graduated from Loyola University Baltimore in 1997 with degrees in Communications (journalism concentration) and Political Science.