Fire Marshal’s Office 2019

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Selectmen Approve New Fee Scale for False Alarms, Send Recommendation to RTM

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The first time a property sends out a false fire alarm or burglar alarm, the town fines the alarm owner $100, and in the future, the second fine should be $150 and all future fines within a year of the first alarm should be $250. That’s the Board of Selectmen’s recommendation, decided in a 4-0 vote Monday night, to the Representative Town Meeting. The proposal would increase the second and third fines. Currently, they all stand at $100. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Fines for False Fire Alarms May Go Up, Selectmen Hope That Cuts the Number of Fire Horn Blasts

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Members of the Board of Selectmen recently discussed whether or not to increase the fines for false alarms as one way to reduce the number of times the loud horns blast downtown to call volunteer firefighters. Reducing the number of false alarms would also help the volunteers by reducing their wasted time, selectmen said at a board meeting. (more…) Continue Reading →

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