Mayor Gary Christenson and Fire Chief William Sullivan recently presided over a ceremony promoting three officers in the Department. A warm welcome was given to families and friends in attendance. State Representatives Paul Donato, Steve Ultrino and Kate Lipper-Garabedian were in attendance along with Ward 3 School Committee member Jennifer Spadafora.
Captain Steven J. O’Leary was promoted to Deputy Chief, Lieutenant Thomas P. Walsh was promoted to Captain and firefighter Michael G. Gilardi was promoted to Lieutenant.
Chief Sullivan offered remarks and invited family members to officially pin the promoted officers and new members. City Clerk Greg Lucey took the oaths and swore in the officers. The promotions are the result of recent retirements.
Pictured, from left: Ward 3 School Committee Member Jen Spadafora, State Representative Paul Donato, Mayor Gary Christenson, Lieutenant Michael Gilardi, Captain Thomas Walsh, Deputy Chief Steven O'Leary, Chief William Sullivan, State Representatives Steve Ultrino and Kate Lipper-Garabedian