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BOS to Host Community Conversation

Posted on August 28, 2020


The Board of Selectmen will host a meeting on Wednesday, September 2 at 5:00 PM at the High School Field House to engage in a community conversation regarding the Town Manager’s recent decision to have the “thin blue line” flags removed from town vehicles.

The meeting is being held in the field house to allow for social distancing and has a capacity of 180.  The meeting will be aired on local DCAT channels (Comcast ch. 22, Verizon ch. 41) and online here.  Face coverings are required for in-person attendance.

Included below is supporting materials for the meeting.

Meeting Agenda

Press Release: TM Statement on Removal of ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flags

TM emails re Flag Controversy (Batch 1)(Correspondence contained here through August 26 was in response to a Freedom of Information (FOIA) request filed by a resident, which made it part of the public record.  The Board of Selectmen requested this and additional correspondence (up to the point it was post to the website) as part of their background material for Wednesday’s conversation.  Please be warned, this document contains explicit and disturbing language.  Names (other than Town officials , including Town Meeting members, and staff) have been redacted.)

TM emails re Flag Controversy (Batch 2) (Additional correspondence in response to a Freedom of Information (FOIA) request filed by a resident.  Correspondence is continued from August 26 through 6 PM on August 31. Please be warned, this document contains explicit and disturbing language.  Names (other than Town officials , including Town Meeting members, and staff) have been redacted.)

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