Thursday, July 23, 2020

FM #316 - Franklin (MA) Fire Department Promotion Ceremony (audio)

FM #316 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 316 in the series.

This session shares the Franklin (MA) Fire Department Promotion Ceremony held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. This is the next step in the department's reorganization plan put together by Chief James J McLaughlin. Links to earlier updates are in the shown notes.

The ceremony runs just about 45 minutes, so let’s listen to Fire Department Promotion Ceremony.

Note the actual swearing in language is hard to hear however all the announcements for the pinning is loud and clear.  Audio file =


The program and photos from the event

Chief McLaughlin interview in March 2020

FinCom budget hearing May 2020

Town Council budget hearing June 2020

Town Council votes to remove Fire Dept from Civil Service in Jan 2020 (requires legislative approval)

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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana" c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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FM #316 - Franklin (MA) Fire Department Promotion Ceremony (audio)
FM #316 - Franklin (MA) Fire Department Promotion Ceremony (audio)

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