Leadership

Volunteers Will Not Benefit In Proposed Milford Pension Bill

Issue 13 and Volume 77.

Volunteers Will Not Benefit In Proposed Milford Pension Bill Milford, Connecticut, firemen are going to be out of luck on their proposed pension bill until that town gets to the size of Bridgeport or New Haven, according to the way the matter has been figured out by the officials there. At a town meeting held March 9 the officials went on record as opposed to the bill due to that fact that there is no provision for the 200 or more volunteer firemen in Milford who make up the largest part of the department. According to the two provisions in the bill firemen would be pensioned a quarter of their salary if they had been in the service 15 years and had reached the age of 60 years. The second provision was that they would be pensioned at half pay if they had been in service 25 years and had…

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