Caldwell resigns GEDC post

Caldwell File photo

The Town Council last week with a 7-0 unanimous vote accepted Brenda Caldwell’s resignation from the Gorham Economic Development Corp., which promotes business in town.

Caldwell is a retired town clerk, former Town Council chairwoman and former Gorham Historical Society president. She was instrumental in launching the town’s rescue service and has worked as a food pantry volunteer.

Town Councilor Suzanne Phillips said Caldwell had a number of good ideas on the GEDC board.

“I hope she enjoys some time off,” Town Council Chairman Lee Pratt said.

 

A Gorham first

The first town meeting was held on Feb. 18, 1765, according to the Gorham Historical Society’s chronology. The town had been incorporated on Oct. 24, 1764; the population, 40.

U.S. taxpayer debt

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service reported on Jan. 28 that the U.S. public debt was $27,855, 095,022, 203.36.

 

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