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Clarksburg Board Offering Town Administrator Post to Vermont Woman

Rebecca Stone, currently the town administrator of Otis, was one of two finalists selected by a search committee headed by James Stakenas.

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Clarksburg Selectmen Interview Two For Town Administrator

The Select Board interviewed finalists Lisa Blackmer, treasurer/tax collector in the town of Buckland, and Rebecca Stone, town administrator in Otis, and plan to pick one of the two Wednesday to replace former Town Administrator Carl McKinney who resigned in May.

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Clarksburg Sets Candidate Interviews for Town Administrator

The search committee has recommended Lisa Blackmer, treasurer/tax collector in the town of Buckland, and Rebecca Stone, town administrator in Otis, as candidates to the Select Board.

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Clarksburg Finalizes Town Administrator Advertisement

The Select Board held a brief meeting on Tuesday morning to give final approval to a bid contract and the language for the town administrator posting.

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Clarksburg Begins Search for Town Administrator

The town of Clarksburg will begin the search for a new town administrator within the next week but the Select Board is keeping an option to hire for two part-time positions: a town administrator and a grant writer.

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Clarksburg Town Administrator Submits Resignation

Town Administrator Carl McKinney abruptly quit on Monday, citing the town's failure to abide by his contract.

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New Town Administrator Green Signs Contract With Adams

The Selectmen on Wednesday unanimously voted to enter into a three-year contract with Jay Green, an Amtrak manager, after a series of executive session meetings over the past few weeks.

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St. John Hired as Cheshire Town Administrator

The Selectmen have hired Edmund St. John IV as the permanent town administrator after working as the interim for the past two months.

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Adams Votes to Offer Town Administrator Post to Green

The Selectmen on Wednesday voted to offer the position of town administrator to Jay Green, an attorney and former administrative officer for the city of North Adams.

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Adams Holds Town Administrator Interviews

The town has been without a permanent town administrator for more than a year. A first posting for the position failed to attract enough qualified candidates and the job was put on hold and reposted at the beginning of this year.

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Adams Selectmen to Interview Three For Town Administrator

Three candidates for town administrator are being brought forward for interviews with the Board of Selectmen later this month: Jay Green, an attorney and former North Adams administrative officer; Steve Neratko, who works in economic development for the town of Dover, Vt., and Greaty Barrington Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin.

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Williamstown Encourages Short-Term Rental Owners to Register with State

Late last year, in response to the explosion in short-term rentals because of the success of online services like Airbnb and VRBO, the Legislature passed a regulatory regime that was signed into law by Gov. Charlie Baker.

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Adams Restarts Town Administrator Search Committee

The Selectmen on Wednesday voted to reform the Town Administrator Search Committee and have it begin reviewing applications immediately.

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St. John Attends First Meeting as Cheshire Interim Town Administrator

Retiring Town Administrator Mark Webber told the Selectmen that the majority of his workday was spent with St. John showing him the ropes.

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Cheshire Appoints St. John as Interim Town Administrator

The two selectman were unanimous on Tuesday in voting to hire Edmund St. John IV as the interim town administrator for four months. The agreement puts behind the discord that occurred over who to hire for the post, at least for the time being.

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Cheshire Selectmen Reach Agreement on Town Administrator Standoff

They discussed hiring an interim administrator who would carry them to the May elections when a third member could be seated for a tie-breaking vote if need be.

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Cheshire Selectmen Still Gridlocked on Town Administrator

The town's two selectmen continued to butt heads during a contentious meeting Tuesday over the town administrator post. Two weeks ago, they couldn't agree on one of the preferred candidates and this week could not agree on a temporary replacement.

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Cheshire Selectman Threatens to Resign Over Town Administrator Candidate

The withdrawal of a favored town administrator candidate and the threatened resignation of one of the two remaining selectmen if he was hired has town officials wondering how to move forward.

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Cheshire Selectmen Split on Town Administrator Candidates

They went over some of their thoughts Tuesday regarding selecting one of the three candidates for the post but before their regularly scheduled meeting and agreed to hold off their decision.

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Cheshire Holds Town Administrator Interviews

The two members of the Board of Selectmen asked candidates Edmund St. John IV, Marion Carr, and Thomas Spiro a set of questions. The each were given a half hour to answer and some questions were asked to all three while others were candidate specific.

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Cheshire Holding Town Administrator Interviews This Week

After whittling down a list of nine applicants, the Selectmen announced the three final candidates Tuesday who will receive final interviews: attorney Edmund St. John IV, Marian Carr of Berkshire County Head Start and Thomas Spiro of Elms College.

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Cheshire to Begin Town Administrator Selection Process

Retiring Town Administrator Mark Webber told the board on Tuesday that now that the job posting has ended, the selectmen must start the town administrator selection process.

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Adams Hiring Consultant for Administrator Search

The board voted last Wednesday after an executive session to negotiate a contract not to exceed $10,000 with the Plymouth nonprofit that will aid the town with its so far unsuccessful town administrator search process.

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Cheshire Posts Town Administrator Position

Outgoing Town Administrator Mark Webber told the Selectmen on Tuesday that his position has been posted in various media and an updated job description will be posted online.

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Cheshire Selectman Resigns To Apply For Town Administrator

The Selectmen read the resignation letter Tuesday from St. John, who was elected to the board in 2017 after representing the town for several years on the Adams-Cheshire Regional School Committee.

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