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Merrihew will not run for sixth term as Duanesburg town supervisor

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After nearly a decade leading the town, Supervisor Rene Merrihew is ready to call it quits. The popular Republican incumbent who hasn’t had a challenger since she first ran for supervisor in 2004 acknowledged she won’t be seeking a sixth term this fall. In reaching her decision, Merrihew cited personal reasons and a desire to let someone else have a turn at leading the town. “It’s just time,” she said Friday. “It’s time to move ...

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April 7, 2013
1:47 p.m.

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Rene' Merrehew has always been there for the town of Duanesburg through thick and thin. Her on ending support, caring charm, unrelenting resilience, and her efforts to please the people whenever she could are just some of her great traits. She spends much time working with the Zoning and planning boards and lets them know when they are doing well. Yes, she will be missed and hard to replace. I for one will miss her.
Thank you Rene'.