Second-grader Emma Daviduk gets a warm greeting from Hampstead Central School Principal Dillard Collins at the school’s Open House on Monday, Aug. 24. The first day of school was Wednesday, Aug. 26. Photo by Chris Paul
CHESTER – Once again, the question of whether the elected road agent should be allowed to utilize his own equipment to serve the town has been raised, this time by new selectman Dick Trask.
At the board of selectmen’s Thursday, Aug. 20 meeting, Trask called the practice of road agent Mike Oleson’s renting equipment and personnel to the town a clear conflict of interest.