Photos: Women’s March at Town Common
A Women’s March was held Saturday morning at the Town Common, joining similar marches across the country in support of women’s rights, human rights and social justice.
The non-partisan event featured music and a brief speaking program. State Rep. Carolyn Dykema and state Sen. Karen Spilka were among those who addressed the crowd.
State Sen. Karen Spilka (left) and state Rep. Carolyn Dykema led the way during the march, followed by Select Board member Amy Ritterbusch (right). PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
Police Chief Joseph Bennett (left) and Parks & Recreation Commission member Liisa Jackson joined the crowd. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
Participants of all ages showed their support. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
Meena Kaushik, who was honored at the event, turned out to make a statement. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
The mother-daughter duo of Celia (left) and Christine Chapman sang the national anthem. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
An attendee handed out American flags. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
The early morning rain gave way shortly before the event started. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO