By Doug Ireland
---- — SALEM — Longtime trustee of trust funds Harley Featherston faces a challenge for his seat from Thomas Linehan.
Featherston has served on the three-member board for 24 years. Linehan has never served in elective office, but is known for often speaking out on town issues. The election is Tuesday.
:Name: Harley Featherston
Occupation: Retired real estate broker
Elective experience: Trustee of trust funds
What is the most important issue facing the trustees? We need to continue to get the highest return and increase the fund.
:Name: Thomas Linehan
Occupation: Retired software engineer
Elective experience: None
What is the most important issue facing the trustees? The biggest issue is to go over all the funds we have and to make sure we are doing what is intended for them.