The new deal could see foot passenger fares frozen for two years and a ferry replaced by 2021.
The local authority vacancy had to be re-advertised after no candidates came forward last month.
The Manx chief minister says food supplies could be interrupted if the UK fail to secure a Brexit deal.
Pupils at Scoill yn Jubilee will have no choice but to choose St Ninian’s if pupil numbers do not change.
Cornwall is set to play ‘international’ football after a team representing the county joins the Conifa federation.