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Swampscott Town Meeting votes to exempt police and fire departments from civil service

SWAMPSCOTT — After much debate that was highlighted by impassioned pleas from Swampscott’s police and fire chiefs, Town Meeting members voted Monday night to allow the town’s police and fire departments to leave the civil service system.  With the article’s passage, by a 178-54 vote margin, the town is now authorized to petition the General…

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