Selectmen goal discussion: Regional public safety dispatch, diversity/inclusion program, increasing training for boards/committees, and more

Tonight, the Board of Selectmen will continue a goal discussion begun at their meeting two weeks ago. Here are some highlights. Read the full article → from Selectmen goal discussion: Regional public safety dispatch, diversity/inclusion program, increasing training for boards/committees, and more

Selectmen support using $308K in mitigation funds to upgrade police/fire dispatch center

When the 140-unit Madison Place apartment complex off Route 9 was approved earlier this summer, the developer agreed to pay the town $338K in mitigation funds to offset the impact the project will have on the town. At their meeting last night selectmen discussed using $308K of the funds to upgrade the police and fire department’s antiquated computer-aided dispatch center. Read the full article → from Selectmen support using $308K in mitigation funds to upgrade police/fire dispatch center

Towns to study regionalizing police and fire dispatch services

Here’s one I’ve been meaning to post for a while now. Earlier this year, Fire Chief John Mauro Jr. and Police Chief Jane Moran went before the Board of Selectmen to float the idea of centralizing police and fire dispatch services with neighbors Ashland and Hopkinton as a way to cut down on costs. Read the full article → from Towns to study regionalizing police and fire dispatch services

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