New Gloucester town manager resigns

| Ellie Fellers, Sun Journal |

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.

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