Jay Love

Our VIew: Cutting position, union talk hurt Newcastle

Newcastle Fire made a huge change recently and faces another one in the coming months. The fire district’s board voted to eliminate its battalion chief position and thus ax ...

Board axes battalion chief job in Newcastle

The Newcastle fire board cut the district’s battalion chief position last week for being redundant with its newly-appointed interim fire chief, who recommended the measure, a ...

Newcastle firefighters deserve support

This letter is in response to the article about Newcastle, “Residents questioning management of fire district,” (Journal, June 26). I have happily been a resident of Newcastle ...

Local residents voice concerns about supposed mismanagement of fire district

With the Newcastle Fire Protection District surveying residents about a potential increase in the tax paid for fire protection, some local community members are questioning the way ...

Trailer set to serve as sleeping quarters for Newcastle firefighters

Newcastle firefighters are preparing to camp outside for the foreseeable future. As further plans get under way for a new fire house in Newcastle to replace the existing condemned ...