Rockport Town Manager Resigns 

Rockport’s town manager had resigned. Robert Peabody has been on paid leave for the last three weeks. The town select board worked out a deal for Peabody to go last week, but it wasn’t signed off on until Tuesday. Peabody has been the town manager since March of 2004. His contract was set to run out in June of next year. Selectboard Chairman Bill Chapman says he can’t say what lead to Peabody’s resignation but that town clerk Linda Greenlaw is the acting town manager for now.The select board is scheduled to appoint an interim town manager at a regular meeting Wednesday night.