Special to the Standard
JAMESTOWN â€“ In March Cheryl Fernstrom was selected from among 39 applicants to become this islandâ€™s town clerk, an honor that comes as no surprise to anyone who had dealings with Cheryl during her long tenure as Exeterâ€™s town clerk.
In a time when age discrimination is all too common, her appointment was an endorsement of experience over youth. The town was willing to pay more for the best.
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