Archive for January2011

Guest Post: The Year Maine Burned; Resilience

The summer of 1947 was one of the driest in Maine history. Water supplies dwindled, but the people of Maine did not worry. Rain always came in the fall. But by October, there had been little rain. The fires that devastated Maine in October of 1947 began on the 17th

Camden New Jersey, The Public Safety Layoff Template

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Camden New Jersey is set to lay off one third of their fire fighting force tomorrow. Mayor Redd and her administration have exhausted all potential avenues available to avoid the job losses.