From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: Mayor Bill Finch and the city Fire Department again are partnering with Domino’s Pizza in an effort to save lives through the city’s free smoke alarm program. On Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, city firefighters will be delivering pizzas ordered from the Main Street restaurant. If the customer can show […]
Entries Categorized as 'Firefighters'
August 25th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
August 20th, 2014 · 18 Comments · Cops, Firefighters
Retired city firefighter Andy Fardy writes that harm is being done to the Civil Service system that was enacted following the election of Jasper McLevy in 1933, a major campaign promise of the Socialist mayor limiting the spoils system of government. Fardy argues in particular the city is behind in the hiring of public safety […]
August 19th, 2014 · 42 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From the CT Post: Two separate fires that broke out at about the same time in the old and long vacant Remington Arms factory Tuesday morning is leading officials to suspect arson.
July 19th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From Doing It Local Firefighters battled a very large fire at the corner of Fifth Street and Stratford Avenue this afternoon. Witnesses tell me there was a loud pop before the fire broke out. Firefighters searched the building twice before the blaze got really big and found everyone got out of the building safely. They […]
April 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment · City Budget, City Council, Education, Firefighters, News and Events
Citation for the UB women’s gymnastics team winning the national championship, sale of the Boys & Girls Club, collective bargaining agreement with the firefighters union, capital improvement projects and five-year capital plan are among the items on the City Council agenda for tonight (Monday) at 7 in City Council Chambers, 45 Lyon Terrace. Full council […]
March 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Cops, Firefighters, News and Events
Video www.doingitlocal.com. From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: A second person has died in connection with a rollover crash on Madison Avenue. The incident happened shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday in the area of Madison Avenue and Queen Street.
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December 27th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education, Firefighters, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch on Friday issued a year-ending news release chronicling his administration’s successes in 2013. In a year that produced more taxes, a highly criticized city response to a crippling snowstorm, a controversial airport-related land deal, the closure of a Downtown market and a North End Staples store, and a whole bunch of Democratic-endorsed […]