firefighters, city owe gratitude to Raffa, Courtney”
“A tough act to follow” is what this columnist
called Local 1009’s president and vice president, who had led it since
1997 but opted not to run for re-election.
Worcester Sunday Telegram
Written by: Nick Kotsopoulos
Submitted by: Worcester, MA Local 1009
“A long road to healing”
A year after two fire fighters died on the job, an entire
community of emergency workers continues to suffer and grieve.
“This is a tragedy that keeps going,” the local’s president
However, the tragedy has led to improvements, such as new
waterproof radio microphones.
Submitted by: Winnipeg, MB Local 867