This Week in History

Chief Randall Johnson began his career in 1982 as a part-time officer with the Dover Police Department and became a full-time officer after graduating from the 38th basic program at the Vermont Police Academy in August 1983. In May 1988, Chief Johnson was promoted to sergeant. In 2013, he was promoted to chief.

10 years ago:
Readsboro Village was without fire hydrants, after the director of the town’s water treatment facility presented a letter to the selectboard seeking the board’s authority to shut them down.  According to water department officials, the water pipes feeding the hydrants were smaller than the eight-inch diameter lines required by the state.  Additionally, the water pressure was too low, which officials said could cause contamination in domestic water lines.

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