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Town Select Board Member Paints Crosswalks, Faces Charge and Fine

BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) _ A member of the Billerica select board is facing a misdemeanor charge of defacing public property for painting faded crosswalks in the town center.

George Simolaris, a painter by trade, used green deck paint on several crosswalks in the town center last weekend saying it was a public safety issue and he was tired of waiting for the town to act.

Town workers

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LIEB Architects

Major Renovations Likely For Dartmouth Police Station

After months of waiting, Dartmouth could have a plan for a permanent police station.

On Monday, the Police Building Committee presented options to the Select Board, including changing locations with a new building

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Jon Faria/ TSM
Jon Faria/ TSM

Manuel Branco, Longtime Dartmouth DPW Member Retiring

After more than 40 years with the Dartmouth Department of Public Works, Manuel Branco will leave his position on the board.

Branco began working with the DPW in 1972 as a consultant. He joined the department a year later as an engineer, and later became director

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New Burgo Basketball Complex Waiting On Lease Approval

Investors want to know that Burgo Basketball Association's upcoming $4.2 million complex will be around for a while.

That's why the BBA is asking the Dartmouth Select Board for an extended 30-year lease on the town-owned property where their current facilities are located

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Marion Fire Chief Applicant Chosen

After a long application and interview process, the Marion Select Board has decided to offer Cumberland, RI Assistant Fire Chief Brian Jackvony the position of fire chief.

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Tie Means No Special Election To Replace John George

In an ironic twist Monday night, the Dartmouth Select Board voted in a tie regarding the special election to replace former member, John George, Jr.

The 2-2 tie means an election will not be held to fill the fifth seat, which would avoid such situations

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Dartmouth Select Board To Decide On Replacing John George

With the official resignation of former Dartmouth Select Board member, John George, Jr. on Monday night, the current members must now decide to replace him or not.

The Board chose to take public opinion in the coming week, and will decide

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

John George Resigns From Dartmouth Select Board

John George, Jr. has resigned from his post as a member of the Dartmouth Select Board, effective immediately.

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Town Administrator Discusses Options After George Conviction

Many in Dartmouth are wondering what will happen to John George's seat on the town's Select Board following his conviction on conspiracy and embezzlement charges.

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Dartmouth Election Results In New And Old Faces In Town Government

Dartmouth Town Government will have both new and old faces after Tuesday's Annual Town Election.

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