WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Retired corporate environmental lawyer Andrew S. Hogeland polled the most votes (805) on Tuesday and joined wire-cable business owner Hugh M. Daley (706 votes) to win two open seats on the Williamstown Board of Selectmen. Daley and Hogeland overcame Gary L. Fuls Jr. (315 votes) and Jack B. Nogueira (110 votes) in the only contested race on the town ballot. A total of 2,130 ballots were cast. The town's population is 8,424, including Williams College students. (CHART)
Daley, 45, CFO of Cord Master Engineering in North Adams, is a 14-year town resident. He and Hogeland, who has served on the Conservation Commission, Planning Board and Finance Committee and is retired from General Electric Co., will take their seats at next week's Williamstown Town Meeting, an annual affair to adopt the school and municipal budgets and take other actions. They will replace outgoing selectmen Jane Allen and David Rempell who didn't seek re-election.