Hansel preps to step into mayor’s seat
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Sitting in a conference room a few weeks ago, George S. Hansel, who will be inaugurated Wednesday as Keene’s youngest mayor in decades, shrugged when asked how such distinction felt.
“I don’t really think about it that much.”
Instead, Hansel, 33, has been thinking about economic development, planning housing initiatives and meeting with the 15 city councilors before he’s sworn into office Jan. 1. Rather than being nervous, he can hardly wait to get started — so he hasn’t.