Bangor City Council Close to Naming New Manager 

The Bangor City Council says it is close to naming a new city manager.The council has been interviewing candidates for several months now for the position.City Council Chairman Richard Stone says city councilors will meet with their top candidate on Thursday and hope they will come to a decision.Stone is hoping both parties will agree and that the candidate will begin in mid-October.Longtime manager Ed Barrett stepped down as manager last year.