Manchester has a new city solicitor and for the first time in decades…

Manchester has a new city solicitor and for the first time in decades, an outsider has been appointed to the post, as Mayor Ted Gatsas’ nomination of Emily Gray Rice to fill the position was ratified by a phone poll of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.  Yesterday morning, shortly before nine, Gatsas announced he’d named Rice as Interim City Solicitor pending confirmation by the board.

He said he’d named her as the interim and ordered the phone poll to avoid having to wait for her nomination and confirmation at the board’s meeting on July 18th, citing the immediate need to address the now infamous problems that led Police Chief Nick Willard to ask Attorney General Gordon MacDonald to investigate the office’s handling of domestic violence cases.  MacDonald’s findings caused City Solicitor Thomas Clark to abruptly announce his retirement.  Assistant City Solicitor Thomas Arnold followed suit just days later.  | More…

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