Telephone Town Hall: Healthcare Reform 

Several hundred people showed up at a gathering in Brewer Tuesday night to express their concerns about the ongoing healthcare reform debate in congress.Organizers say they invited Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins, and Congressman Mike Michaud to the event, but they didn’t appear. Instead, cut-outs of their photos were placed on empty chairs.Most of the speakers complained that their elected representatives are not holding public meetings to hear Mainers views on the healthcare issue.Michaud is holding a telephone town hall on healthcare reform Wednesday night. It begins at 7:10 p.m.The number to take part is 1-877-269-7289. Then enter the code 14635.