Fond words for Mechare as she moves onward to new challenges

First Selectman Pat Mechare and her husband, Curt, enjoyed the speeches at the celebration on Saturday, Sept. 23.

FALLS VILLAGE — More than 160 people came to downtown Falls Village on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 23, to honor retiring First Selectman Pat Mechare.

Among them was Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-5), who said, “Pat leads with her heart and her head.

“She is a true public servant, and we need that.”

Esty had a statement of congratulations that was published in the Congressional Record.

Similarly, state Rep. Brian Ohler (R-64) brought a citation from the state Legislature.

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