Erin McMahon finalized her contract with Saugus Public Schools Thursday. (Susannah Bothe Photography)
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Saugus School Committee approves new superintendent contract

SAUGUS — The School Committee voted (4-0) Thursday to approve a contract for Erin McMahon, the district’s newly-hired superintendent of schools, who will replace current Superintendent Dr. David DeRuosi upon his retirement from the position on June 30.  

Under the contract, which lasts a notable five years, McMahon will receive an annual salary of $196,000, as well as the flexibility to pursue a Ph.D. at Boston College.  

The length of McMahon’s contract is considerable in comparison to many of the town’s previous three-year superintendent contracts, which the committee said was done intentionally to ensure stability in the distr…

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