5 Things, September 18: Who Will be Stoughton's Next Town Manager?
Five Things You Need to Know Today: Who Will be Stoughton's Next Town Manager?; Remembering Shayla Lutz; Bingo at the Senior Center; and more...
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1. Who Will be Stoughton's Next Town Manager?
After interviewing the three finalists for the position last Thursday (September 13), the Stoughton Board of Selectmen meet Tuesday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Yaitanes Room on the third floor of the Town Hall to decide who will be Stoughton's next permanent Town Manager.
Paul Shew of Franklin; Kenneth Fields of Boca Raton, FL; and Michael Hartman of Canton are the finalists the Town Manager Search Committee presented to the Board following a lengthy search process.
Most recently, Shew was a City Manager in Rye, NY (2003-2009) and has experience as a manager/administrator in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. Fields started his career in municipal government in Pittsburgh, PA and most recently had been an administrator/village manager in a pair of Florida towns (from 2008-2012). Hartman is the current Town Manager in Jaffrey, NH (2007-present) and prior to that worked in municipal government in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Read more about each candidate and their respective interviews with the Board of Selectmen here:
2. Remembering Shayla Lutz
Visiting hours for Shayla Lutz, the three-year-old Stoughton girl who died on September 14 after she was involved in a fatal pedestrian accident in front of the Hansen School, will be held at the Farley Funeral Home (358 Park St./Rt.27 in Stoughton) Tuesday, September 18 from 5-8 p.m.
According to the Hansen School PTO Facebook page:
Counselors will be available at the Hansen School on Tuesday, September 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for students and parents who wish to use their services.
A trust fund for the Lutz family has also been established at the Stoughton Co-Operative Bank. Donations may be made to The Lutz Family Trust at either of the Stoughton Co-Operative Bank's branches on Park St.
3. Bingo at the Senior Center
The Senior Center will hold its weekly game of BINGO at 12:45 p.m.
4. Stoughton High School Senior Parent Night & Pasta Dinner Fundraiser
On Monday, September 24, Stoughton High School is hosting its Senior Parent Night.
It will be a night full of information for those families in Stoughton who have a senior graduating in June.
As part of this night, the Class of 2013 is sponsoring a pasta dinner fundraiser starting at 5 p.m. in the Stoughton High School Café. Cost is $5 per person – parents/guardians, siblings - ALL are welcome!
This will also be the first chance to order a copy of the STOTONIAN – Class of 2013 Yearbook and senior sweatpants and t-shirts will be available for purchase ($15 each or $25 for the pair).
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