Woodbridge Democratic Caucus endorses candidates

Submitted Photo Pictured left to right are the Woodbridge Democratic Party’s candidates for the Monday, May 4, Municipal Election. Sitting are Claire Coleman, Beth Heller, Ellen Scalettar, and Margaret Hamilton; standing are Emily Melnick, Arlene Levine, Laurence Grotheer, Thomas Handler, Susan Jacobs. Not Shown: Sheila McCreven, David Speranzini.

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Pictured left to right are the Woodbridge Democratic Party’s candidates for the Monday, May 4, Municipal Election. Sitting are Claire Coleman, Beth Heller, Ellen Scalettar, and Margaret Hamilton; standing are Emily Melnick, Arlene Levine, Laurence Grotheer, Thomas Handler, Susan Jacobs. Not Shown: Sheila McCreven, David Speranzini.

WOODBRIDGE >> The Woodbridge Democratic Caucus unanimously endorsed the following slate of candidates for the Town election on Monday, May 4:

• First Selectman: Ellen Scalettar;

• Board of Selectmen: Laurence Grotheer, Beth Heller, and Susan L. Jacobs;

• Woodbridge Board of Education: Margaret Hamilton and Emily B. Melnick;

• Amity Board of Education: Sheila McCreven and Thomas Handler;

• Board of Assessment Appeals: Claire Coleman;

• Zoning Board of Appeals: David Speranzini;

• Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate: Arlene Levine.

At the caucus, First Selectman Ellen Scalettar, running for re-election, thanked the caucus members for their confidence in her and congratulated her fellow candidates, with whom she said it is an honor to run.

Scalettar said she expected a hard-fought campaign and that the Democratic team was well-positioned for victory.

“Our team has integrity, intelligence, experience, determination and a strong record to run on. It doesn’t get much better than that,” she said.