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Easthampton Mayoral Debate Thursday Night

Easthampton Mayoral Debate Thursday Night

(Easthampton, MA)  —  Easthampton’s mayoral candidates square off Thursday night in a debate at the new high school auditorium.  School Committee chairwoman Nancy Sykes and longtime mayoral aid Karen Cadieux  will go head-to-head in a 7 p.m. showdown sponsored by the city’s Democratic committee.  Questions will be posed by reporters Diane Lederman of the Springfield Republican and Mary Serreze from WHMP.

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