BOS confirms new Chief of Fire & Rescue

Selectmen on Monday affirmed that town firefighter Toby Martin has been hired as chief of New Gloucester Fire and Rescue.

Town Manager Carrie Castonguay, who hired Martin, said he will be paid $65,000 a year. He began his duties Feb. 25.

 Castonguay said Martin has 25 years of experience in fire and rescue services, and nationwide and state credentials. He earned a master’s degree in career and technical education from the University of New England in 2015. Keep reading Ellie Fellers’ report in the Sun Journal.