Open house planned for everyone’s favorite SSA employee

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Bridget Tobin, who is retiring after more than 40 years with the SSA, unloads cars at the Oak Bluffs terminal during one of her last shifts. — Gabrielle Mannino

Bridget Tobin, the longtime terminal manager for the Steamship Authority, is retiring as of Oct. 26.

Tobin’s retirement was announced at an SSA meeting on Tuesday, where she got a standing ovation from the crowd.

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 9 am to 12 noon at the Oak Bluffs terminal, the public will have a chance to come in and wish Tobin farewell. Refreshments will be served, as well.