Interim town manager steps right in

The Town Council meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 18 was a marathon, lasting about four hours, with debates and votes on a wide variety of topics. Topics of discussion and some action included language impacting moped licenses, the creation of mobile food establishments, updates on the Harbor Management Plan, the current state of the Visitor Center, a town manager work summary, and updates on developments from the town’s Broadband Committee.
Roberge’s last meeting
This was Town Manager Ed Roberge’s final meeting for the Town of New Shoreham. The councilors had positive comments and affirmations to share regarding Roberge’s tenure.
“We want to officially thank him for the good service he provided for the town and all the things he accomplished,” said First Warden Ken Lacoste.
“We are going to miss you. These two years have been short… but you have helped us accomplish a lot during that time,” said Second Warden André Boudreau.
Interim Manager start date
First Warden Ken Lacoste announced that the former Town Manager of Dedham, Mass., James Kern, would start his interim position on Monday Dec. 23. Kern was in his

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