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Aylward is first Republican to challenge Brownsberger

Less than a year after winning a special election for a state Senate seat, Belmont Democrat William Brownsberger is already facing another challenger in his bid for reelection next month.

Steven Aylward, a 58-year-old former School Committee chairman in Watertown, is running against Brownsberger for the Second Suffolk and Middlesex District seat in the general election on Nov. 6.

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