You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

BRIDGEWATER | BRIEFS

Bridgewater appoints interim town manager

Continue reading below

Rhode Island resident Richard Kerbel will temporarily take over in Bridgewater next week, when current town manager Troy Clarkson steps down to become Hanover’s new top official. Of the 18 candidates who applied for the job in Bridgewater, three finalists had been selected: James Purcell, who retired two years ago from the town manager’s job in Norton; Bonnie Therrien, a town manager in Connecticut; and Kerbel, a government management consultant who has provided interim services to several other communities. Purcell withdrew from the running, due to another commitment, before final selection was made. Kerbel won the job by a single vote. Five town councilors backed his appointment, while four preferred Therrien.

- Christine Legere

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.