Two vie for 6th Ward Alderman seat

NORWICH When asked why voters should re-elect him, 6th Ward Alderman Robert Jeffrey said: I want to continue to serve the people of the 6th Ward to improve and keep our neighborhoods safe. I care about the City of Norwich and I want to see us continue to move in the right direction.



And what qualifies candidate Dan Palmer to replace him? That Ive been able to run a successful business for the past seven years through the rising costs of doing business in New York state, Palmer replied. I plan to be easily available. Any problem you have, Ill work with you until we come to some resolution.

Jeffrey beat Palmer 94-15 for the Republican ticket in the September primary. His priorities if re-elected: Mitigate the citys rising state retirement costs; continue to secure funding for cleaning up blighted properties in the 6th Ward and elsewhere; encourage developers and landlords to build and rent quality housing; and keep working to restore the safety and sense of civic responsibility once prominent in his neighborhood and others before manufacturing jobs faded.


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