Mike Moriello, a fourth generation barber and owner of George's Barber Shop was named the Essex Media Group Person of the Year for Saugus. (JAKOB MENENDEZ)
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Persons of the Year: Mike Moriello is a cut above in Saugus

SAUGUS — George's Barber Shop is a pillar of the town and Mike Moriello has been working there for nearly 30 years.

Moriello said that when he first became a barber at the age of 18, he was nervous that he would eventually become bored with the profession. He said that isn't the case, thanks to all the great people that come into the shop.

The Saugus resident is a fourth-generation barber at the shop, and has lived his entire life in the town. 2021 was a really difficult year — due to the financial struggles that came from the shop being shut down for more than three months. Morie…

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