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Wakefield council discusses priorities with new manager

 

February 28, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

MEMBERS OF the Wakefield City Council discuss priorities with their new city manager at a Wednesday work session in the municipal building. From left are city manager Bob Brown, council members Kay Wiita and Pat Mann, mayor pro tempore Amy Tarro, and mayor John Granato.

By P.J. GLISSON

news@yourdailyglobe.com

WAKEFIELD - Bob Brown began as Wakefield's new city manager on Tuesday, and by Wednesday, said he received about 18 visitors before meeting at the end of the afternoon for a 90-minute work session with city council members.

After the work session, he planed to have a hamburger with members of the city's volunteer fire department.

Brown said he has big plans for the city and council members were glad to hear them.

"We have to figure out how to merge the past and the future," said Brown in relation to how best to encourage tourism and general economic...



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