Management & Labor

Massachusetts Town's Entire Fire Department Resigns

Chief Robert DeCoteau, seven firefighters and two probationary firefighters submitted a group resignation letter to town officials on Tuesday in anticipation of the board moving to replace DeCoteau.
August 22, 2013
 

The town of Blandford’s entire 10-member volunteer fire department has resigned in a dispute between the chief and the selectboard over who gets to appoint new members.

 
Chief Robert DeCoteau, seven firefighters and two probationary firefighters submitted a group resignation letter to town officials on Tuesday in anticipation of the board moving to replace DeCoteau.

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