To the Editor, What’s Up Newport

The Middletown organization Citizens Exploring School Unification (CESU) recommends ten outstanding candidates for the Middletown Town Council, all of whom favor discussions as to the possibility of Middletown-Newport high school unification. 

These candidates understand the vital importance of exploring a school system that will provide the students of our two communities with the breadth and depth of educational opportunities they deserve at a lower cost to taxpayers.

CESU requests your consideration of the following (In order as they appear on the Middletown Ballot.)

Barbara VonVillas
Arthur Weber
Gregory Huet
Kathleen Ventura
Terri Flynn
Christopher Logan
Thomas Welch
Audrey Macleod-Pfeffer
Lawrence Frank
James Miller

By not even agreeing to explore a unified high school alternative, current council members Sylvia, Rodriguez, Turano and Santos have done a disservice to the students and taxpayers of Middletown and deserve to be replaced.

Thank you,

Richard Adams, CESU President

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