New London is hiring firefighters but not cops. Here's why.

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14 January 2018 00:27:44 The Day RSS Feeds - All News

With the fire department’s announcement last week that it’s hiring new firefighters, some in the community couldn’t help but wonder: Why not police officers, too? Full article on New London is hiring firefighters but not cops. Here's why.

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2.3794136 04 January 2018 16:05:18 The Day RSS Feeds - All News

Three counties including New London are now in a blizzard warning after a westward shift pushed Thursday’s snowstorm away from Cape Cod, which originally was supposed to be the hardest hit.

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New London firefighters welcome new ambulance

1.9631047 31 October 2017 01:17:57 The Day RSS Feeds - All News

City firefighters on Monday welcomed to headquarters a shiny new ambulance, the first piece the department has brought on since 2010.

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New London seeks new firefighters - again

1.6359206 27 January 2016 02:52:31 The Day RSS Feeds - All News

The city has restarted its search for new firefighters with Mayor Michael Passero promising a renewed effort for diversification in the future hires.

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Flawed hiring practice leads to withdrawal of offers to three future New London firefighters

1.6359206 07 January 2016 02:44:57 The Day RSS Feeds - All News

The specter of a lawsuit led the city on Wednesday to withdraw conditional offers of employment to three future city firefighters who were expected to start training at the state fire academy next...

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New London mayor to swear in new firefighters

1.3087364 03 December 2015 04:08:53 The Day RSS Feeds - All News

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio on Thursday will swear in a fire inspector and three new firefighters and recognize three firefighter recruits who have been extended job offers.

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New London mayor seeks to change firefighter hiring policy

1.0850992 04 November 2015 17:32:10 News - The Bulletin

NEW LONDON - The outgoing New London Mayor Daryl Finizio is seeking to change hiring practices for firefighters. WFSB-TV reports the board is meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday and is expected to consider setting aside the current hiring policy to allow the mayor to hire a firefighter who name is not on a current eligibility list.The recruit would still have to pass a qualifying exam.An agenda notice says it's an effort to enhance the fire

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New London personnel board to consider suspending rules for firefighter hire

1.0850992 04 November 2015 00:24:58 The Day RSS Feeds - All News

The city's personnel board on Wednesday is scheduled to meet to consider bypassing a city hiring policy in order to allow the mayor to hire a firefighter whose name does not appear on any current...

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Waterford, New London hire new police officers

1.0850992 30 June 2015 04:15:36 The Day RSS Feeds - All News

New London and Waterford each have announced the hiring of two police recruits for placement in the next police academy class that starts in July.

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New London to hire new firefighters

1.0599139 12 February 2015 21:51:31 News - The Bulletin

On Feb. 11, New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio joined Councilor Erica Richardson, Fire Chief Henry Kydd and Personnel Administrator Tina Collins in announcing that the city will change the way it recruits firefighters as it resumes hiring in the New London Fire Department.

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New London to resume hiring firefighters with push for diversity

1.03986 12 February 2015 10:17:31 The Day RSS Feeds - All News

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio said instead of simply seeking certified firefighters, the city will have an "open hiring selection process" to help draw from a broader group of applicants, perhaps...

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