West Newbury to vote on salary for new town manager position

A Special Town Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, at the Town Hall Annex, 379 Main St. West Newbury recently switched to a town manager form of government and if approved, Article 4 will appropriate $150,000 for the town manager’s salary, benefits, and expenses. Similar to other area communities, West Newbury officials are asking voters to approve a temporary moratorium, until Dec. 31, 2018, on the use of land or structures for the operation of any marijuana establishments to allow time for local planning. The full warrant is available at


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