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Mayoral candidates to speak in Idlewild

The three candidates vying for the mayor’s post in Fredericksburg will speak a a forum in Idlewild Wednesday night.


City Councilman Fred Howe III, Vice mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw and Matt Paxson will each have time to present their views on city issues, answer questions from Idlewild residents and mingle with people after the forum, said Bill Hays, the event’s organizer.


Hays said the four candidates running for the two at large positions will be there as well, but only the mayoral candidates will be speaking.

The event will be 6:30  p.m. Wednesday at Idlewild’s clubhouse.


For information on all the candidates, check out our election guide.