Hamburgers and politics

U.S. Congressional candidate Jim Himes (D-4th) and Carolanne Curry, Democratic candidate for the 26th state senate district, are among the expected speakers at the Democratic Town Committee’s annual barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 10, from noon to 3, at Merwin Meadows. State Comptroller Kevin Lembo is also expected to attend. Tickets are available at the door, discounted tickets online at