NEW GLOUCESTER — Selectmen on Monday accepted the resignation of Town Manager Carrie Castonguay effective December 13.
Castonguay, who was hired nearly three years ago, will remain in the
office until Nov. 27, then take earned vacation time until December 13
to complete her time serving New Gloucester’s 5,600 residents.
By telephone on Thursday, Castonguay said she was leaving for personal reasons. She has no immediate plans for the future.
“Navigating the political climate has been challenging,” she said.
NEW GLOUCESTER – At age 95, having resided in New Gloucester, Maine and Millis, Mass., John Santos, Sr. passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 at Central Maine Medical Center following a cancer diagnosis.
John was born in Needham, Mass. on July 3, 1924. He was the oldest of five children born to John and Mary (Picone) Santos.
John is survived by his wife of 36 years, Mae (Queen) Santos of New Gloucester, formally of Millis, Mass.
Posted onNovember 6, 2019byngx|Comments Off on Comprehensive Plan Update Committee continues draft review
|Anne Maurice| On October 24, Town Planner Scott Hastings began the CPUC monthly meeting welcoming Town Manager Carrie Castonguay, who was in attendance. The committee continues to diligently review draft chapters written by Scott based on the discussions and research completed during the many meetings over the last year and a half. The agenda included the chapters for Public Facilities and Fiscal Capacity Inventory, and the goals and strategies for both topics.
In Representative Arata’s early November newsletter, read about tips for managing storm-damaged trees, new projects celebrating Maine’s upcoming bicentennial, a state website with financial literacy resources for teachers and others, and more.
NursingWise, a tiny, nurse-led non-profit, invites you to a community gathering led by Erin Pendexter Stone, registered nurse and Certified Advance Care Planning Facilitator.
What if a sudden illness or injury left you unable to speak for yourself? Who would you want to speak for you? What would you want them to know about your values and wishes?
Advance Care Planning helps you
think about your health care values and goals
consider health care choices you will have to make in the future
talk about your choices with your primary care provider and your loved ones
develop a written plan for the future (advance directive).
Join us in thought-provoking conversation to help make your wishes known. Learn vocabulary, reflect on your values, choose a healthcare agent, explore goals for treatment, and take the first steps toward completing an advance directive.
Monday, November 11, 2019 6:30 – 7:30pm *FREE* — First Congregational Church of New Gloucester, 19 Gloucester Hill Road (926-3260)
Following the presentation, you may choose to make a follow-up appointment with Erin to further guide you through the process of completing an advance directive, at no cost to you.
NEW GLOUCESTER – Betty M. Keating McCoubrey, 84, passed away peacefully with family and friends gathered by her side on Oct. 29, 2019.
Betty was born on Dec. 16, 1934, to Gerald Leroy and Beatrice Ella Keating of Nova Scotia Canada. Betty immigrated from Canada to the United States in 1954 when she became the bride of Jerry C. McCoubrey. She was a lifelong resident of New Gloucester.