Former Board of Selectmen member Dick Barry died in October at age 89. Current Chair Anthony Cogliano has proposed renaming the Saugus Senior Center in his honor.
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Cogliano seeks to rename Saugus Senior Center after Dick Barry

SAUGUS — Board of Selectmen Chair Anthony Cogliano has proposed renaming the Saugus Senior Center after longtime resident Richard “Dick” Barry, who died in October at the age of 89. 

Earlier this month, at Cogliano’s urging, an article requesting the center be renamed the Richard Barry Senior Center was submitted by the town’s Board of Selectmen to be added to the warrant for the upcoming February 16 special Town Meeting. 

“I knew Dick my whole life, from when I was a kid,” Cogliano said, recalling Barry’s heavy involvement in youth sports, including his time volunteering for Saugus Little League, CYO Basketball, and serving as …

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