Recently completed party caucuses have cemented a competitive race for the town’s top spot in November.
Rose served as first selectman from 2009 to 2015 after being on the board of finance and the board of selectmen.
He formerly owned
In 2015, he decided to remain involved in
He was succeeded as first selectman by
But, in 2018, Cunningham resigned midterm for personal reasons and Rose agreed to be appointed to the top seat again for the remainder of Cunningham’s term.
Rose, whose father served on the board of selectmen before him, said he was willing to run for another term in order to see various municipal projects to completion.
“I want to carry on the stuff we’ve been doing, and get this town to a real good place,” Rose said, referencing improvements to the
He also spoke of regionalizing some services he and Selectman
Hooper is a wildnernesstrained emergency medical technician and a member of the
“It’s an honor to be nominated, especially for an office I would never had considered even five years ago,” said Hooper, who is currently a member of the board of education.
” Being on the board of education opened my eyes, though, to how much locallevel representatives can actually do that helps people, and it also led to me eventually spending a year as the
” That, in turn, cemented my support for
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