Stonington Democrats endorse Kepple to fill selectmen's vacancy

Stonington -- The Democratic Town Committee has recommended that Mystic Middle School teacher Jocelyn Kepple fill the vacancy on the Board of Selectmen created by the resignation of state Rep. Kate Rotella, D-Stonington.

The Board of Selectmen is expected to appoint Kepple to fill the remainder of Rotella’s term, which expires in November, when it meets on Jan. 23. Kepple said she only plans to serve out Rotella’s term and does not intend to run for the position in November.

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