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Peabody council candidates focus on housing, tax rates

Peabody City Council candidates, from left, John DeRosa Jr., Thomas Gould, Jarrod Hochman, Ryan Melville, Thomas Rossignoll and Jon Turco debate at a forum at City Hall Wednesday night. (Thomas Grillo)
PEABODY — There were lots of empty seats in the Wiggin Auditorium in City Hall Wednesday night. The forum for City Council candidates co-sponsored by the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce and the Salem News attracted four dozen voters, many of them friends and family of the hopefuls. The election will be Tuesday, Nov. 5.…

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