It was one of the first instructions 23-year-old Mayor Alex Morse gave to his new secretary. Before arriving at events, he must always know which door to enter. The directive is part practicality — when he attends four, five, six events in one evening, dashing between them for 15-minute stints, he cannot waste time hunting for the right entrance. But it is also a particular quirk of the youngest mayor in the state’s history: Morse just can’t afford to look clueless.
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