The Nahant Board of Selectmen has approved the appointment of the town's new fire chief, Austin Antrim.
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Antrim named the new fire chief

NAHANT — Austin Antrim is officially the town's new fire chief after receiving approval Wednesday night from the Board of Selectmen.

In a May Town Meeting, Nahant approved hiring a full-time chief after only having a "working chief." Antrim takes over for Dean Palumbo, who recently retired after holding the working chief position.

Board of Selectmen Chair Joshua Antrim mentioned that Austin is his nephew and that he is very proud of him; the elder Antrim abstained from discussion and voting. It was also a special moment for Selectman Mark Cullinan, who appointed Austin as a…

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