Redmond Terminates Orders Requiring COVID Vaccines For Firefighters

Redmond firefighters and paramedics will no longer be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to work in the Eastside city. The firefighters who lost their jobs for not complying with the state’s 2021 coronavirus vaccine mandate won’t be getting their jobs back as a result, however. The city says the former firefighters have the option to apply […]

Worcester Police Union, Seeking Delay, Says Body Cameras A Contract Issue

The police union began Tuesday’s City Council meeting by requesting that the body camera program be delayed until the completion of contract negotiations.  “Our union is in support of the body camera program,” Rick Cipro, president of the police union, said during public comment. “But one thing we have been clear and consistent on is this program […]