QUERIES FOR HOPEFULS: What basic challenges does Arlington face? How would you address each? Potential candidates for majors offices in the April Town Election answer.
Eyes enrollment, fiscal discipline, affordable housing
Curro: ‘Too many squeezed by cost of living.’
With a decade of experience in key Arlington positions, Joseph Curro Jr. looks forward to serving again on the Board of Selectmen.
He is an official who tries to paint with a broader brush by providing a brief, illustrative story about Arlington at the beginning of meetings he chairs. In this case, asked the three most basic challenges facing the town, he ticks them off with no introduction:
1. School enrollment and facilities pressures;
2. Maintenance of fiscal discipline, financial stability and high service levels; and