Phillip Miller and Janet Peckinpaugh, candidates running in a special election for State Representative, 36th district, will speak and be available to answer questions at Chester Village West on Thursday, February 17 at 4:30 pm. The 36th district includes Haddam, Chester, Deep River and Essex. The election is on Tuesday, Feb. 22.
Janet Peckinpaugh, the Republican candidate, is a former news anchor and local business owner. She ran against Congressman Joe Courtney in the November 2010 election.
Phillip Miller, the Democratic candidate, is currently serving in his fourth term as Essex First Selectman.
The public is welcome to attend. Chester Village West is located at 317 West Main Street, Chester. Please call 860-526-6800 for directions or information.