HAWKE GIVING CONGRESSIONAL RACE A LOOK, LYONS IS NOT
The announcement that Congresswoman Niki Tsongas will not seek re-election next year has prompted Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke to give some thought to running for the seat long held by Democrats.
A Republican from the western part of the district, which is rooted in the Merrimack Valley, Hawke said he "had assumed she would run again and hadn't given the seat a second thought." Now, Hawke told the News Service in a Facebook message, he is "looking at the district and doing some research."
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