Silver City Meeting House: Saturday (9:00 AM): Silver City Meeting House is hosted by two of the most prominent members of the community, State Representative Carol Doherty and city councilman Barry Sanders. The show gives callers a chance to hear the opinions, and ask questions of two of Taunton’s most important citizens. The program is committed to connecting the global and national issues of our time. The tagline of the show is “Big issues done local”.
Carol Doherty has hosted Silver City Meetinghouse along with Barry Sanders since February 2008. She is a current member of the Taunton School Committee and is running for the 3rd Bristol House of Representatives seat serving parts of Taunton and Easton. She has a bachelor of arts in business administration from Boston University, a master of education, elementary guidance and counseling from Bridgewater State College, and a certificate in “Negotiations Skills: Strategies for Increased Effectiveness.” from Harvard University. She is a member of the Taunton Lodge of Elks and Kiwanis Club; Board of Directors of TRIUMPH, Inc.; Board of Directors of the Downtown Taunton Foundation; Founder/Manager of the Taunton Community Gardens. Invited to join the Board of the Greater Taunton Community Services, Inc.; Massachusetts Association of School Committees; Massachusetts Teachers Association/National Education Association.
Barry Sanders has hosted the Silver City Meetinghouse, with Carol Doherty, since February 2008. A graduate of Bridgewater-Raynham High School, and a 30-year Taunton resident, Barry holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Masters of Social Work from Bridgewater State University. A current member of the Taunton City Council, Barry has been working since middle school doing everything from stocking shelves, delivering newspapers and pumping gas, to developing programs for children and teens at a local church. He is currently a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and teaches a graduate class at Bridgewater State College. The Silver City Meetinghouse’s tagline is: “Big issues done local. Local issues done big.” Barry and Carol are committed to connecting the national and global issues of our time to the day-to-day lives of Taunton residents.