Town Manager

Mission Statement

The Town Manager is the chief administrative officer for the Town. The Town Manager's duties include:

  • Responsibility for overall fiscal management of the Town, including development of annual Town budget
  • Appointment of all department heads and other Town employees
  • Appointment of members of the Board of Health, Conservation Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Personnel administration
  • Rental, use and maintenance of all town-owned property except schools
  • Purchasing
  • Negotiating all collective bargaining agreements
  • Grant writing

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Neil J. Harrington Town Manager (978) 462-8232, ext 101
James Ryan Chief Aide (978) 462-8232, ext 125
Janet Flannery Administrative Assistant (978) 462-8232, ext 100
Agnes Donovan Administrative Assistant (978) 462-8232, ext 100