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Central Coventry Fire District to Be Saved?

A judge ordered the district to close after it went bankrupt.

File photo.
File photo.

State lawmakers are considering a plan to save the Central Coventry Fire District.

Earlier this year, a judge ordered the liquidation of the fire district after it went bankrupt. The order mandates that the district close by May 16. That means 44 firefighters and four administrators would lose their jobs.

But a Senate committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would establish a budget commission to save the district, according to WJAR-TV.

District firefighters support the plan, but the board does not, WJAR reported.

The bill is now being considered by a House committee.

Read the full WJAR report

Should the Central Coventry Fire District be saved?

Tom Badger May 04, 2014 at 01:03 PM
I remember we had to take our trash to dispose of it . We never had a problem doing this but in this oh so modern era it's bred wholesale laziness
Reasonable Taxprayer May 05, 2014 at 10:08 AM
To help Mr. Hatter whose post got "lost" ...............mad hatter commented on the article "Central Coventry Fire District to Be Saved?" you commented on in Police & Fire: i never claimed to be a "professional" fire fighter, that is why i gave up. now the "professional" rapists will come in and "professionally" ass rape everyone involved. noone can give a "professional" ass rape quite like a politician. you better take that longevity pay and buy a big ole can of crisco. Over soak your noodles Hatter?
mad hatter May 05, 2014 at 10:17 AM
thanks for finding and reposting. i guess the editor does not like my love of politicians. i stand by my remarks.
Tom Badger May 05, 2014 at 03:40 PM
refreshing to see there is another here who bows to no one lol .
Tom Badger May 05, 2014 at 04:00 PM
Mad Hatter: It seems to me that the under educated here forget that there is another branch of government involved there and that is the Judiciary Branch . Then there is the ever present "law enforcement branch who can easily swoop in here from out of town similar to what they did to their boss Gordon Fox .

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