Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


January 31, 2013

Town critics eye Selectmen race

Larry Bruce, Mary Carbone consider challenging incumbents


“The issue was the illegal busing and transporting of students on his behalf,” Bruce said of Salafia. “A violation had occurred.”

Salafia viewed it differently. While he acknowledges a violation took place, it’s why the youth came out that matters, he argues.

“A bunch of kids made signs and supported a candidate they thought would advance the ideals and causes of the youth,” he said. “One of the campaign promises I made when I was running the first time was I would support the youth center. That’s why the youth came out and supported me, and I would like to think I had something to do with the youth center being passed at Town Meeting.”

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