Naughton hosting economic secretary

CLINTON – State Rep. Harold P. Naughton Jr. will welcome Mass. Secretary on Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash to the 12th Worcester District on Thursday, May 28, for a meeting and district tour beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Clinton selectmen’s chamber.

The purpose of this meeting is to bring Ash to the district to engage in a dialogue among local economic and business stakeholders, including business owners, housing officials, developers and elected officials.

The event will begin at the Clinton Town Hall in the selectmen’s chamber for a presentation by Naughton and Ash, followed by a group discussion. From there, Naughton will lead Ash on a tour of the district, making stops at relevant projects and businesses that contribute to local economic development. These stops include the 19 Carter Project, in Berlin, Riverbridge Project, in Berlin, and Clinton Savings Bank, on Route 140, in Boylston.