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Town Manager felled by poor personal relations

During John D’Agostino’s tenure as Abington town manager, the balance in the town’s stabilization fund grew from $1,000 to $1 million. But despite his expertise with numbers, he’ll be out of a job come April, selectmen said.

The official reason the Board of Selectmen voted 3-to-2 last Monday not to renew D’Agostino’s contract was “nonfeasance,” which Selectman Kevin Donovan defined as a “failure to work in harmony and respect with other town committees.”

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