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"CLINTON Town officials are preparing a $3 million proposal for a major overhaul of Clintons emergency communications system to address critical shortcomings and growing obsolescence of the technology now in place."
"Would you donate some of your sick days to a co-worker in need? Two local groups have answered yes to that questionthe employees of the Clinton Police Department and Clinton Town Hall."
"Surrounded by family and friends, the Clinton police officer and Iraq war veteran watched as his loved ones shaved their heads in solidarity of Smiths fight against throat cancer."
"When Major William Bill Chapman joined the Clinton Police Department (CPD) on July 1, 1970, the world was a different place."
"Officials Thursday dismissed rumors that Madison and Clinton were in talks to merge their police departments, saying the plan never moved beyond discussion stages."
"CLINTON The police commission has named John Santry, a sergeant with 24 years of service in the town police department, to succeed William Chapman as departmental major."
"CLINTON When retirement day abruptly was at hand, after 38 years of service and weeks of planning for it, police Maj. William Chapman found himself more stunned by the moment than he had anticipated."
"The Clinton all-volunteer Fire Department is looking for a few good men and women to join their ranks."
"CLINTON - Fire Chief Jeff Heser, a town Public Works Department employee, suffered second-degree burns to about one-third of his body when a gasoline-powered leaf vacuum exploded early Tuesday."
"CLINTON -- Clinton police arrested one of their own last Friday after they said the officer brandished her service weapon inside the police station amid an apparent fight with her husband."
"Portland William Wooster Clinton, 80, of Portland, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2007, at Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, after a long illness."
"A committee set up to investigate the issue of Clinton's aging fire trucks has recommended one new vehicle be purchased in the near future. The Board of Selectman (BOS) voted in favor of the motion."
"Clinton is the only town on the map that has not upgraded its emergency personnel radios from low band to a higher frequency band."
"CLINTON A plan to eliminate the police administrators pension plan, seen by some as a radical change in benefits and involving hundreds of thousands of dollars, is being pushed as fast as First Selectman William Fritz can manage it."
"Guilford man sues over car crash"
"Clinton - Meet your new Fire Chief Jeff Heser--new to his role as head of the town's volunteer fire department, but certainly not new to the town of Clinton"
"Clinton Fire Chief Scott Andrews, who held the chief's position since the summer of 2002, resigned from his position effective Oct. 3. He will remain a member of the fire department as a volunteer fire fighter. "
"CLINTON - Corporal John Brymer III, 38, former 16-year veteran of the Clinton police department, has been allowed to tender his resignation to the town, following a sex scandal that rocked both Clinton's police and fire departments."
"Clinton - Last week, the Board of Finance approved $15,000 in special appropriations funding for the police department to hire a new officer, purchase new uniforms and maintain marine equipment. "
"CLINTON The federal appellate court has upheld the U.S. District Courts 2002 dismissal of former police Sgt. Armando Casuccis "retaliation" lawsuit against town police administrators."
"CLINTON The era of the free ambulance ride has ended here, perhaps the last Shoreline community where residents benefited from the service."
"CLINTON Police and firefighters or Scouting leaders and other mentors who engage in sex with young people under their supervision can face jail time, according to an amendment to state statutes proposed by state Rep. Brian OConnor, D-Westbrook."
"CLINTON The police officer whose sexual liaison with a 16-year-old female volunteer firefighter caused a town scandal apologized Wednesday for his actions."
"CLINTON A police corporal who serves as deputy chief of the towns volunteer fire department faces police and fire department discipline over allegations he engaged in a sexual relationship with a teenage female junior firefighter."
"CLINTON Major changes may be in store for two free and important town services the 50-year-old ambulance service of the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department and the three-decade-old Medical Outpatient Transportation Services."
"CLINTON What stories it could tell, if only this century-old Clinton constables badge could tell them."
"CLINTON A Commerce Street woman discovered there was a roaring fire burning over her head when she opened the door to her closet early Thursday and found it full of smoke, police said."
"The Clinton Volunteer Fire Department cannot use its speedy new top-of-the-line pumper truck because it is just that: too speedy. "