Selectman Aaron Hutchins didn't feel comfortable marching in the Memorial Day parade. What are your thoughts?
At this week's Board of Selectmen meeting, new Selectman Aaron Hutchins shared with his constituents that he didn't feel comfortable marching in the Memorial Day parade. It is tradition in most towns for the selectmen and administration to join in the ceremonies, often by marching in the parade. Click on the video to hear Hutchins explain his discomfort with the practice, and the response from fellow selectmen. How do you feel about non-veterans marching side by side with veterans in the Memorial Day parade?
Aaron Hutchins starts his three-year run on the Northborough Board of Selectmen this week.
Joining incumbent Dawn Rand to nab two of three seats on the Board of Selectmen in last month's election (beating Scott Mahoney), Aaron Hutchins began serving his post this week. An attorney in Northborough since 2008, he runs a general practice firm that covers several areas of law, with a concentration on family issues and civil litigation. His parents moved to town in 1980, and since, Hutchins has spent all but ten years here, doing undergraduate work at Brigham Young University and graduate studies at New England Law - Boston. Two catalysts prompted Hutchins to run for a seat this time around. First, his dad had pulled nomination papers in 2009, but after getting the required signatures, did not submit the papers. He said to his son, "…
A comprehensive package for those of you who may have missed your Board of Selectmen meeting on Monday night.
It was standing room only on Monday night at the Board of Selectmen's meeting, many of which attended to debate and discuss the proposed Northborough Dog Park, which Friends of the Northborough Dog Park are working to build on Route 20 and Hitching Post Lane on property that is commonly referred to as "Mustang Stables." It was a packed agenda, and here are some highlights, including the dog park debaucle.