Archive For June 12, 2016

Town Meeting hits the Column

Town Meeting hits the Column

The Lowell Sun political gossip column this moring headlined with the Dracut Town Meeting discussion on the article about removing the Police Chief from civil service. For an issue that would not apply to him, Chief Richardson seemed to take it most personally, and all the officers in the audience seemed to have an ongoing…

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Police Chief Article loses at town meeting

Police Chief Article loses at town meeting

On a vote of 198 for removing the Police Chief from Civil Service to 278 against, the article went down at a town meeting that started with a quorum of 392, and finished with 476 voters deciding this final warrant article by ballot vote. On other items, one citizen tried to amend the article that…

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Grievances and Responses at DPD

Grievances and Responses at DPD

If there is anything a lot of us don’t see its the many roles that the Town Manager has to perform. One is to personally handle the employee grievances (official complaints from employees) that seem to regularly occur in our Police Dept. After the outside review that was perfomed on this department this spring, it…

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