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Conversation overheard at a bar ignites Swampscott controversy

SWAMPSCOTT — A movement is afoot to recall Select Board member Donald Hause after comments he allegedly made during a dinner conversation at Mission on the Bay restaurant sparked controversy.

Should the move gain momentum, it would not affect the town election June 30 in which two select board seats are being vacated. 

The controversy started when Erik Heilman, a bartender who was working the restaurant's outdoor dining area last Thursday, made a post on the private Facebook group Swampscott 01907. Heilman alleged he overheard Hau…

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