Malden Democratic City Committee hosts 16th Annual St. Patrick’s Day BreakfastFriday, March 17, 2017 00:00
Councillor hosts Ward 4 Community MeetingFriday, March 17, 2017 00:00
Greatest of All TimeFriday, February 10, 2017 00:00
“We are lucky because …”Friday, March 17, 2017 00:00
Mystic Valley History students advance to State FinalsFriday, March 17, 2017 00:00
- School Committee to start from scratch in superintendent search
- Peabody honors Revolutionary War heroes at Patriots’ Day ceremony
- Northshore Mall brings the heat with renovations, additions
- Fifteen arrested in massive drug sting include Peabody man
- “What is Climate Change and Why Should I Care?” at the South Branch of the Peabody Library
Fire department receives new rig
Lynnfield’s fire department is getting an upgrade. Thanks to funds approved at last year’s Town Meeting, the department will be adding a brand new pumper to its fleet. The pumper is meant to replace the 1985 Mack, which was purchased in 2005. The new truck has seating for six firefighters, can store 750 gallons of water and has a foam cell, an onboard generator and a light tower.
The truck is still in production at “Emergency One” in Hamburg, N.Y. In early March the department’s mechanic will be going to the factory to conduct an inspection. From there, the rig will be transported to the Attleboro, Mass.--based Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for completion of lettering and dealer installed options. The process should complete at the end of March, after which the department will begin training on the new apparatus. Fire chief Mark Tetreault said that he hopes to have the truck fully operational by mid-April.
By Melanie Higgins
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