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Coventry Fire District Board Meets Following Vote To Dissolve

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The board of the Coventry Fire District must decide what happens now that residents have voted to dissolve the district. The board meets Monday to...

The board of the Coventry Fire District must decide what happens now that residents have voted to dissolve the district. The board meets Monday to discuss the options.

The cash strapped Coventry Fire District is set to run out of money in the coming weeks. Voters rejected a tax increase to raise the $600,000 needed to keep the district afloat. 

Board Chairman Frank Palin says now the question is how to shut down the district. Palin hopes to get some money from town officials, to smooth out the process, otherwise he warns the district will close abruptly. According to Palin the best solution would be a single fire department for the town.

The general assembly must approve the dissolution.

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Coventry Fire District Board Meets Following Vote To Dissolve
Coventry Fire District Board Meets Following Vote To Dissolve