The drama surrounding a Town Manager for St. Johnsbury took another wild twist on Town Meeting Day.
Two select board members were replaced with new members in a vote that came just hours after the Select Board, including 2 of the members ousted from their jobs, voted to hire a new town manager to replace Ralph Nelson, who was fired last year. The Nelson firing is the subject of a lawsuit, and now there are serious questions about whether the vote to appoint Readsboro town administrator Mark Shea to the post of Town Manager, was appropriate.
Taylor Reed has been following the messy local politics for the Caledonian Record and he speaks with VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb for our Friday Regional Report.
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