Mayoral candidates set to debate

NAUGATUCK — The Waterbury Republican-American and the Whittemore Library are sponsoring a mayoral debate next week.

Democrat N. Warren “Pete” Hess III and Republican Tamath Rossi are vying for the mayor’s seat in the Nov. 3 election.

The debate, which is free and open to the public, is Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. at the library, 243 Church St. The moderator will be Anne Karolyi, managing editor of Republican-American.