Quote of the Week — Feb. 16 edition

Feb 17, 2012

"They said, 'You're the fire chief in Monroe, what do you think?' I said, 'I don't want to get involved in this.'"

— Monroe Fire Chief Ken Clements, recalling a phone call he received from a Freedom resident while that town was struggling with the issue of how to pay for a new fire truck. The Monroe Fire Department will soon be able to replace two of its older vehicles with a newer one at no cost to the town, thanks to a federal grant.

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