I joined the Board of Selectman nearly 8 years ago. I joined to help the Town succeed and prosper, and I think the record has been good. There have been contentious issues. I’ve listened, and exercised my judgment.
The report from the “Strong Chief” employee termination hearing of three call firefighters who lost their jobs this spring landed on the desk of Fire Chief’ Steele McCurdy and other town officials Monday.
The Groton Board of Selectmen’s annual performance reviews of Town Manager Mark Haddad probably violated the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law (OML) for at least four of the six years Haddad has served as the town’s first town manager.
Last week, the Town of Groton rehired three of the four call firefighters it terminated this spring, immediately placed them on administrative leave, and summoned them to a “Strong Chief Law” employee termination hearing.
Lawyers for the town’s insurance company have replied to the “non-reappointment” lawsuit filed by four former firefighters against town officials by moving the case from the state court system to federal.