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Democratic first selectman candidates debate issues

Democratic First Selectman candidate Matt Riiska, meeting moderator Wiley Wood and candidate Leo Colwell debated during the Democratic First Selectmen debate on Thursday, June 8 at the Botelle School. Photo by Alicia Kirsch

NORFOLK — On Thursday, June 8, the Norfolk Democratic Town Committee held a debate between Democratic First Selectmen candidates Leo Colwell and Matt Riiska at the Botelle School. 

The debate was moderated by Wiley Wood, editor of Norfolk Now magazine.

Colwell has been serving as a member of the Board of Selectmen for 14 years. He has been the Norfolk Volunteer of the Year twice and is a 25-year veteran of the Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department.

Colwell has worked at the Botelle School for 30 years as its head custodian.

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