The public is welcome to a "Meet the Candidates" event to be hosted Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. by the New Milford Republican Town Committee at its headquarters at 103 Danbury Road, across from Home Depot.

On hand will be Mayor Pat Murphy; town council candidates Pete Bass, Ray O'Brien, Bob Guendelsberger, Roger Szendy, Cecilia Buck-Taylor and Tom Esposito; Board of Finance candidates Mark Vendetti, Larry Tripp and Joanne Chapin; Board of Education candidates Wendy Faulenbach, William Wellman, Nancy Tarascio-Latour, Lynette Celli Rigdon, Daniel Nichols and Stella Vendetti: Planning Commission candidates Peter Eng and Terri Volinski; Zoning Commission candidates Charles Bradford, Bill Taylor and Jim Volinski; and Zoning Board of Appeal candidates Pauline Brannigan and Marty Monteiro.

Refreshments will be served.

For information check www.nmrepublicans.com, e-mail roger@nmrepublicans.com or call 860-355-2044.