Race for two Board of Selectmen seats shaping up to be quite a battle
Hudson – The political race to watch in town this year is for the two available seats on the Board of Selectmen, for which four candidates, including both incumbents, will battle for up to and including May 10, the day of the annual town election.
Current board members Carl J. Leeber, 125 Causeway St., and Sonny Parente, 7 Cedar St., will be challenged by Charles P. McGourty, 29 Plant Ave., and John M. Parent, 27 Causeway St.
Other challenged races include a one-year term on the Planning Board, for which Charles V. Freeman, 7 Freeman Circle, and David Daigneault, 6 Vernon Drive, will campaign, and a three-year term on the board of Trustees for Benevolent Funds, which is being sought by both Hugo G. Guidotti, 5-A Autumn Drive, and Barbara Gustafson, 10 Packard St.
Candidates running for all of the other seats open this year will do so unopposed. Among the list of office s where candidates will run unopposed include:
School Committee, incumbents Christopher Yates, 49, Brigham St., and Susan Dunell, 76 Parmenter Road.
Planning Board, incumbents Thomas Collins, 1 Redco Road, and Dirk Underwood, 9 Lyman Ave.
Board of Assessors, incumbent Christine A. Griffin , 125 Chapin Road.
Housing Authority, Steven Mikula, 28 Ontario Drive.
Board of Health, incumbent Dale P. Nadeau, 23 Avon Drive.
Park Commission, incumbent Robert Bowen, 6 Margaret Circle.
Library Trustee, James E. DeWolfe, 2 Old County Road.
Cemetery Commission, incumbent Raymond W. Girard, 39 Teresa Drive.
Constable, three-year term, incumbent John R. Scichilone, 31 Avon Drive.
Constable, two-year term, Paul J. Spinetto, 17 Plant Ave.
Municipal Boards, incumbent Paul Huehmer, 3 Howard Circle.
Moderator, incumbent Richard T. Harrity, 103 Washington St.
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