On August 9, 2023

Select Board’s actions are appalling

 

Dear Editor,

I find it appalling that the Killington Select Board has decided not to allow anyone that spoke out about the issues regarding the past chief back into the fire department. 

To treat these volunteers like this clearly shows that the Select Board is more concerned about themselves than the community they are supposed to serve. It’s hard to believe that people that spoke up about an issue that the Select Board should have addressed early on rather than let it smolder and then finally come to a head should now be punished for trying to bring to light an issue that impacted the community. 

I applaud anyone that volunteers in any capacity but I have special appreciation for those that volunteer as firefighters and rescue personnel having been a volunteer firefighter for over 10 years when I was younger. 

After this slap in the face, I would not be surprised if some would not come back even if the Select Board changed their mind on this.

Wayne Maszewski,

Killington

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