May 2019

“Whitman voters signaled they are ready for youthful change tempered with experience, as they elected 29-year-old newcomer Justin Evans, and re-elected incumbent Brian Bezanson, to the Board of Selectmen Saturday, May 18…”

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May 2019

“Finance Committee member Justin Evans, who works as a natural gas pipeline safety engineer for the state, rounds out the field of candidates. Evans, who grew up in town, thanked his fellow candidates for their service to the town of Whitman. He and his wife decided to stay in Whitman to raise their future family and feels the town has much to offer.”

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April 2019


March 2019

“I’m running because I love this town, and I’m running to solve problems. That’s what I do as an Engineer, and with your help that’s what I’ll do for Whitman.”

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March 2019

“Without an override, cuts would include $36,176 in the best-case scenario to $65,728 in the worst without an override to the three employees involved in the Selectmen’s budget; ... $428,886 or $779,254 from the 26 sworn officers and three other Police Department employees; $482,354 or $876,402 from the Fire Department…”

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February 2019


January 2019

Erin Johnson is the cohost of the program and one of the creators of the Whitman Think Tank Facebook group. Erin is joined by cohost Justin Evans as they discuss the town's needs for new businesses and ways to generate revenue for the town.

January 2019

“The Finance Committee has been hearing dismal predictions of layoffs and reduced services as a result of even a 3-percent budget cut from almost all town departments in November and December — with projections of a 6-percent cut being even worse — as it has met with department heads in planning a fiscal 2020 budget.”

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November 2018

“The purpose of asking for the 3-percent and 6-percent budget from everybody was to get that exercise going and to get them to realize that its going to be deep and meaningful cuts if we have to make them, and we have to get everybody’s head wrapped around what that is going to look like if we want people to understand that we may be — or most likely will be — looking for some sort of operational override”

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