Selectmen refuse to pay $3,000 legal bill to ‘Jack’ Sisson’s widow

Enough is enough, say majority; Sisson cases already too costly

By Bruce Burdett
Posted 8/8/17

Enough is enough, say majority; Sisson cases already too costly

In a split vote, the Board of Selectmen rejected late last month a bid to pay $3,000 to the widow of former Highway Surveyor …

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