Joint Dispatch

One of our next challenges will be to create joint dispatch services for the fire and police departments. The departments themselves will remain separate and in separate locations, but dispatch, where 911 calls are received and routed, will be combined into a single location. In recent years, we have seen a 5% increase in call volumes year-over-year. The increase is …

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Route 1 Corridor Study

As Attleboro has grown, Route 1 traffic has grown as has the traffic on the side streets that feed into Route 1. Every time there is a development, the State looks at that particular piece of the Route 1 Corridor. With the development currently underway in South Attleboro, we have requested that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MA DOT) perform …

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The Briggs Corner Fire Station

The Briggs Corner Fire Station was opened to provide quicker service to the southeast quarter of the city (bordering Norton and Rehoboth). It is a two-bay station at the corner of Park and Steere streets and has an ambulance that has cut about 2.5 miles (and crucial minutes) off of runs that would have had to come from the Union Street …

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New High School

I have a demonstrable record for having moved the City of Attleboro to a place of greater fiscal stability without ever asking tax payers to pay more than 2 1/2 percent. So please consider that context when I say, I believe that we need this new high school. The present school is an expensive liability. If any major system breaks, like the …

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