Ceremony caps 63 firefighter promotions over past 2 years

By JOHN HOWELL
Posted 2/18/20

By JOHN HOWELL Mayor Joseph Solomon is equipped to withstand the heat following the promotional ceremony of 63 firefighters, including Chief Peter McMichael, Wednesday night before a crowd of more than 400 people at the Crowne Plaza. The celebration

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Ceremony caps 63 firefighter promotions over past 2 years

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Mayor Joseph Solomon is equipped to withstand the heat following the promotional ceremony of 63 firefighters, including Chief Peter McMichael, Wednesday night before a crowd of more than 400 people at the Crowne Plaza.

The celebration recognizing promotions made over the past two years was funded by the firefighters. Nonetheless, it generated some controversy. WPRO radio talk show host Dan Yorke questioned why the event wasn’t held at a public venue and why several councilmen who had not voted to approve the firefighters’ contract had not been invited to attend.

But that was hardly heat.

Nonetheless, the union was prepared to see the mayor was outfitted for the hottest of conditions as they presented him with a helmet and heavy-duty firefighting jacket. He was ready to join them on the front lines.

“We have a mayor that has also taken a hands-on approach, and we thank him for that. He’s stood with us on many occasions – sometimes tragic – in the worst of weather and outcomes. And he has done it because he cares about this city and this fire department,” union president Michael Correiro said in calling Solomon to come forward for the presentation.

That tone of cooperation and collaboration underscored an evening where the spotlight was focused on the department and those promoted. As master of ceremonies, Firefighter Michael Boynton Jr. read out the names of those promoted in groups, they stood at attention in the front of the audience to be pinned by a member of their family. McMichael and the mayor personally congratulated each of them exchanging a salute and handshake.

Kicking off the promotional ceremony, Solomon administered the oath of office to McMichael followed by the oath collectively to the firefighters.

“The excellence of this department is because of the dedication of our current members and because of those who came before us,” McMichael said. He noted that the Warwick department is the only one in the state to receive federal funds to operate a Regional Technical Rescue Team, Hazardous Materials Response Team, Flammable Liquids Task Force and Dive Team as well as being a part of the Narragansett Bay Marine Task Force. He said these added responsibilities are a reflection of the “dedication and professionalism of the men and women of the department.”

Solomon did not skip over the bumpy road to reach a three-year contract in which firefighters gave up a total of seven sick, holiday and personal days; agreed that firefighters hired after July 1, 2019 pay into a trust fund to help pay for post-retirement health care; and took no pay raise in the first year followed by 2 percent raises in the second and third years.

“Tonight, as we celebrate your determination always to better yourselves and continue to improve the way we serve our citizens, businesses and visitors, we also recognize a new way forward for the relationship between the city and its firefighters,” he said.

“As we all know, thanks to the persistence of union leadership and the city’s negotiating team, we recently reached a three-year agreement. It was not always an easy road to ratification – one firefighter, remarked that he ‘never fought so hard to give up so much.’ Ultimately, however, we reached a resolution that is a win for our community’s taxpayers, fair to the union and good for the future fiscal health of our city,” the mayor said.

The mayor also quoted segments of a letter to the editor by Briget D’Antonio, in which she described the dedication of her husband, Warwick firefighter Joseph D’Antonio.

“I truly believe that those who enter firefighting as a profession haven’t chosen a career, but instead are answering a calling,” the mayor said.

Those recognized at the ceremony and the dates of their promotions can be viewed in the photos at the top of the article.

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Honestinfo

Let the real entertainment begin.

Tuesday, February 18
disgusting

Solomon completely mislead voters during the last election when he said he would reign in spending. He has been more generous with the unions than Avedisian.

Solomon is a disgrace.

Tuesday, February 18
Ben Dover

NOW NOW....Be nice to Jabba the Hut. He's being nice nice because I suspect he needs more time of service to qualify for a big, fat, juicy pension...Say it ain't so, Joe?

Tuesday, February 18
John Simoneau

"Kicking off the promotional ceremony, Solomon administered the oath of office to McMichael followed by the oath collectively to the firefighters."

Based on this quote from Mr Howell, who was present, I believe this was a public event, no matter if the union paid for it. The public was not allowed to attend swearing in of the chief of the Dept. Neither he, or the Mayor, are WFD Union members and I believe they should not have held this event where OATHES were administered. Will have to file an open meeting violation, because taxpayer monies were spent when CITY EMA RV was brought to the event as well as ENGINES. 3, 9, Yellow loaned fire engine. Ladder 3, WFD black unmarked vehicles, and no doubt the New Chiefs vehicle and Mayors cars. All owned by the taxpayers.

Both Mayor and WFD Chief were left messages about this event being public or private, and cost to taxpayers on Monday and Wednesday last week before event. Still haven't returned the calls to answer the questions. Still waiting for them to respond to my public records requests for documents surrounding these promotions, and this event.

TAXPAYERS STAND BY.

Tuesday, February 18
TheDeal

Mr. Simoneau,

You’re entitled to your opinion. Follow up all you like. Once again, every single one of these promotions were already long in effect as they had already been voted on by the Board of Public safety in complete compliance with open meetings laws. What occurred here was strictly ceremonial. Again, the ceremony was paid for by us and our Union. Now, you don’t think any of the apparatus should have been there because it cost the taxpayers a minuscule amount in fuel. Well, we paid for the ceremony to be held at a hotel, thus keeping the lights off and the heat low at city hall that evening, saving the taxpayers money on the energy bill. We’ll call it a wash. And let’s not forget that what you’re saying is merely one man’s opinion. It also happens to be a minority one. The vast, vast majority of taxpayers would find absolutely nothing wrong with a few trucks outside a ceremony the Union paid for. The fact is, a very small group of people, of which you are a member, will find fault in absolutely everything and anything related to this Fire Dept. Even paying for our own promotional ceremony displeases you.

Tuesday, February 18
BeaconCommenter

Ohhhh, gonna go grab some popcorn and wait for the comments!

Tuesday, February 18
Dexter

Mr. Simoneau,

Please report your findings back to the group. We are anxiously waiting your results....

Tuesday, February 18
John Simoneau

Thedeal

My problem is with the Mayor and the New Fire Chief kissing ass and fraternizing with the people they are supposed to protect the taxpayers from. It's a conflict, in my opinion, and even worse that the is that the Chief helps Mayor negotiate raises for the firefighters working for him, and LOW AND BEHOLD, the Mayor then gives him the same percentage raise the union gets. Essentially he approves his own raises. Chief already overpaid, since he makes 122K, not counting cost of all other benefits, when the Mayor only makes 100K.

This doesn't mean that Mayor needs a raise. It means All the Dept heads making more than the Mayor need a reduction. Chief also gets very hefty pension from City of Providence. This should not be allowed, and his prior pension should be suspended when they decide to take a new City job.

For that money, you think he would be Professional enough to return voice mail messages to the people paying his salary, when he requested that persons calls to be sent to him specifically.

Tuesday, February 18
Honestinfo

Robbie Robbie Robbie, time for you. FBI, arrests, handcuffs. Ken Block for Mayor , Rob Cote for dog catcher..

Tuesday, February 18
Johnny Sweat Pants

Looks like Johnny Pajamas is back on the war path. Now that his buddies Cushman, Block Head, Stacia, and the gasoline dumper/animal abuser have pretty much thrown in the towel on this subject, Johnny Pajamas keeps up his feeble attempt in harassing the mayor and the firefighters.

Here's some advice for you Pajamas-instead of wasting your time on fire department public records requests, send a public records request to the city of Providence and ask them why they gave you a phony TAX FREE disability pension for a bogus injury.

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare for the usual response from Johnny Pajamas-"put your head on a swivel", I'm coming for you", "tick took", etc., etc.

Time for you to find a new windmill to chase Don Quixote.

Tuesday, February 18
Greatful Citizen

Seeing as you all forgot what the article is actually about, I congratulate all the Firefighters and their families for this great honor. Thank you for protecting our great city. Continue to stay safe.

Tuesday, February 18
John Simoneau

Again....Real Name COWARD !

Tuesday, February 18
Warwick_resident 1998

I can’t decide which is funnier... Mr. Cushman showing his ass on the Dan Yorke show ( Dan got taken for a ride on this one. I thought he was more savvy than that) spouting off about illegal meetings that city councilman weren’t invited to when he had zero facts or Mr. Sweatpants ranting about ceremonial ceremonies memorializing promotions that have occurred over the past few years. And Johnny...if you look at the pictures attached to the article the Beacon was kind enough to list everyone that was promoted. No need for APRA.

And, Mr. Sweatpants, if you weren’t such a whack job constantly threatening people online and stalking others in real life (The Travis’s) perhaps they’ll could have opened the ceremony to the public. But nobody, not even your band of taxpayer sponsored misfits, wants to deal with you. You’re the most embarrassing of the bunch.

I heard a funny story about a crazy old PPD LT who uses to audio tape his bosses all the time which made you very unpopular with your coworkers. Have you noticed everywhere you go people shy away from you?

Here’s a pro tip. If you meet an @&*%&# you met an @&*%&#. If you constantly meet @&*%&#s everywhere you go maybe the problem is with you and not everyone else.

Tuesday, February 18
Educated Voter

You would think that someone such as Mr. Pajamas who has so much rage and hatred inside of him would have the courage to run for mayor or city council, where he might stand a chance of furthering his agenda, but instead, he utilizes a newspaper website comment section to try and promote his smear campaign.

You have to give Stacia and Block Head credit-at least they threw their names in the hat and ran for office, even though they were beaten badly, but Mr. Pajamas chooses to spew his rage from behind the keyboard in his damp and musty basement.

Sorry Mr. Pajamas, but you've become even more irrelevant than those few nitwits who show up at the city council meetings and regurgitate the same garbage meeting after meeting. Time for you and your small cast of characters to get some new material.

Tuesday, February 18
Robert

The entire Fire Dept should be eliminated. Make it voluntary. The city isn’t made of wood and there are few fires. We don’t need firemen functioning as medics. The only fire they will fight is their own firing and elimination.

Tuesday, February 18
John Simoneau

Would never be a politician because they are ALL even worse than you low life COWARDS that are afraid to use their real names. And you criticize others. LMFAO

Pathetic bunch of losers, led by political SCUMBAGS, and politicians in uniforms. Remember though, every dog has their day, all loser scumbags eventually get what they deserve, and what they having coming to them. Will you be ready when it comes for you?...... It will be so much fun. I love it.

TICK-TOCK .....

Tuesday, February 18
Johnny Sweat Pants

More words of wisdom from the Warwick Troll, aka Johnny Pajamas. Just like the threats that the FBI was coming to arrest the firemen, the IRS was coming to arrest the firemen, the CIA was coming to arrest the firemen, etc., etc. So Mr. Pajamas, excuse the rest of the world if none of them take your lame threats seriously. You should at least stick with something that you're good at, such as making obscene gestures at the fire trucks as they drive by the Oakland Beach seawall while you're sitting in your car performing lewd acts.

Tuesday, February 18
John Simoneau

BLAH, BLAH. BLAH. You will be seeing what I'm good at real soon .... FAKE NAME COWARD!

Tuesday, February 18
mrs simoneau

should i tell the people what youre NOT good at honey bunny? please stop harrasing people honey and come home to momma for a change. i miss your stench of BO and stale cigarettes lying next to me. im waiting honey, tick tock tick tock

Wednesday, February 19
bill123

A spendiferous event befitting the Kingdom of Warwick should not have the peasants locked out. The photos appear to show a total of three people who were promoted, not 63. As for the list of names, there’s no easy way to know if they are even real people.

Wednesday, February 19
John Simoneau

Child COWARD. When I come for you, you will be crying for your momma, so this practice is good for you. GET READY CAUSE HERE I COME !

Wednesday, February 19
Daydreambeliever

Bill123 seriously grow up what is wrong with you ?

Instead of trolling on here go to city hall request an APRA and you will see they are all REAL people who do work for the city as a firefighter.

My goodness the level of dumb truly amazes me at times.

Wednesday, February 19
davebarry

A 'calling' to service? Or a calling to riches?

Wednesday, February 19
Dexter

Davebarry,

What’s a firefighter worth in your eyes? Yes, maybe less fires, but all research proves they are more dangerous, hotter, burn quicker etc. than ever. Run totals over all are continuing to grow every year. I’d like to know what you think they should be paid? OT is high right now, that’s because the city hasn’t hired in 3 years. There are many empty spots that need to be filled. This should be interesting.

Wednesday, February 19
the facts

23

Jan, 2013

by Steven Greenhut

The nation’s astoundingly well-paid public firefighters insist that they receive their high salaries and pensions (averaging around $175,000 a year in total compensation in California, with age-50 retirements and schedules that allow them to sleep on the job and work only a few days every two weeks) because of the terrible dangers they face on the job. They do face occasional and serious dangers, but according to a new National Public Radio report, such dangers are well below those faced by most of America’s workers.

The average death rate in 2011 was 3.5 per 100,000 workers for the average American worker. Fishermen had the most dangerous jobs with 121 deaths per 100,000, followed by loggers and pilots. Firefighters die at a rate of 2.5 per 100,000 workers, which is slightly above the rate for cashiers (1.6). Yet not many cashiers — or loggers or fishermen or taxi drivers, for that matter — receive “3 percent at 50” retirement plans courtesy of taxpayers. Police officers died at the rate of 18.6 per 100,000, which is significantly below farmers and just above construction workers, although well above the national average. About half of the police deaths are because of car accidents.

By the way, the government considers it an “on the job” death when a firefighter or cop dies from heart attacks, cancer and other common ailments. These are referred to as presumptions. It’s a presumptuous standard, but one that unlocks myriad benefits for surviving family members.

Police and fire also argue for their millionaires’ pension — one would need several million dollars in the bank to receive a lifelong six-figure payout for employee and spouse — based on the idea that they die shortly after retirement. Union officials repeat that falsehood, but even the union-friendly California Public Employees’ Retirement System released a presentation showing that the longest-living category of public employee is a cop followed by a firefighter. They tend to live well into their ’80s which, if you think about it, is why there are those huge unfunded pension liabilities.

All jobs have their dangers and stresses and I don’t wish to minimize those faced by public safety officials, but their unions promote an outsized sense of danger for disturbingly political reasons, just as their unions exploited the 9/11 tragedies for cheap political gain. I wish everyone a long and healthy life, but it would be nice if public-safety unions stopped overplaying the dangers they face in order to hit up the public for more cash. It’s time to stick to the facts.

Wednesday, February 19
The facts

Business Insider

The 34 deadliest jobs in America Feb 1, 2020

The Bureau of Labor Statistics documented how many people died on the job in 2018 for the equivalent of every 100,000 people who held that job.

To find the most dangerous jobs in America, we identified the jobs from the Bureau's list with the highest fatal injury rate. Each of these jobs has a fatal injury rate above the national average for all workers of 3.5 per 100,000 full-time workers.

Overall, the greatest number of fatal work injuries resulted from transportation incidents. Violence or other injuries by persons or animals; falls, slips, and trips; and contact with objects and equipment were other leading causes of workplace deaths.

Here are the 34 deadliest jobs in America, along with their 2018 fatality rates per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers, and a description of what workers in these jobs do from the Department of Labor's O*NET careers database or the Bureau's Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Fatal injury rate (per 100,000 workers) is indicated after each occupation

34. Painters, construction and maintenance – 5.3

33. Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters – 5.6

32. Hand laborers and freight, stock, and material movers – 5.8

31. Automotive service technicians and mechanics – 6.1

30. Welding, soldering, and brazing workers- 6.2

29. Security guards and gaming surveillance officers – 6.4

28. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics - 6.5

27. Carpenters – 6.6

26. Taxi drivers and chauffeurs – 6.7

25. Industrial truck and tractor operators – 6.8

24. Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers – 7.6

23. Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers - 8.5

22. Electricians 8.8

21. Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 9.5

20. Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators -10.6

19. Mining machine operators – 11.0

18. General maintenance and repair workers -12.5

17. Construction laborers – 13.0

16. Police and sheriff's patrol officers – 13.7

15. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers – 15.1

14. Construction trade helpers -15.8

13. Miscellaneous agricultural workers – 18.0

12. Grounds maintenance workers – 18.6

11. Electrical power-line installers and repairers – 19.3

10. First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and grounds keeping workers – 20.2

9. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers – 21.0

8. Structural iron and steel workers -23.6

7. Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers -24.7

6. Driver/sales workers and truck drivers – 26.0

5. Refuse and recyclable material collectors – 44.3

4. Roofers – 51.5

3. Aircraft pilots and flight engineers - 58.9

2. Fishers and related fishing workers – 77.4

1. Logging workers – 97.6

Wednesday, February 19
John Simoneau

WFD should be making alot less than what they are making. More than half the day is spent sitting on their ass, cruising the City wasting gas & wear and tear on vehicles, and let's not forget shopping runs. They go to Union events, anywhere they want, with their trucks while on duty being paid.

None of them, including the Chief, should make more than the Mayor of the City. We could easily go private, or at a minimum, cut the staff by one third, except that they use firefighter written bullshit studies and so-called expert requirements documents that make manpower higher, and equipment more than ever needed. It is all a SCAM, from the top down. The only reason they get away with it is because the National FF organization, and local Unions control the SCUMBAG politicians at all levels of our entire government. WFD are all overpaid legends in their own minds. Real firemen call WFD CELLAR DWELLERS. Any serious fires in the city turn out to be total loses. Majority of calls are medical in nature, but they send engines on ALL calls to bump up their calls for service statistics.

Wake up taxpayers, and demand changes to stop this scam, that has been going on for far to long, because SCUMBAG POLITICIANS will never do it until forced too.

Wednesday, February 19
Skewed Facts

True Facts,

That same article says the most dangerous job is actually an elephant trainer with 333 deaths per 100,000. Yet only 2 died. Those numbers are great. They don’t tell the correct story. But you must be right a sports referee is a much more dangerous profession than a firefighter..... now that funny.

Wednesday, February 19
American Pie

Does anyone remember a famous song in the 1970's by Don Maclean-"bye bye Miss American Pie"?

Here's a new take on the song-please feel to sing along!

Bye bye Miss American Pie

Drove my Chevy to the levee and Johnny Sweat Pants was bi

And good old buys were saying why Johnny why

Singing Johnny Sweat Pants is very bi

Johnny Sweat Pants is very bi

Wednesday, February 19
The Other Story

Did anyone else notice that Johnny Pajamas is taking a beating on the other Beacon story regarding police officer home addresses? Maybe if the story isn't about firemen, he has no interest or opinion.

Wednesday, February 19
Facts

L.A. County firefighters earn massive overtime pay, busting budgets and raising questions

By MATT STILES

STAFF WRITER

OCT. 21, 2018

Overtime costs at the Los Angeles County Fire Department surged 36% in the last five years, placing some firefighters among the highest-compensated workers in local government.

This article could easily be written right here in Warwick with a record high of $4 million budgeted for firefighter over time in Tbis city.

Wednesday, February 19
Ft. Myers

Watching from afar, one thing is very clear. We all know that it is only a couple of the same Warwick fire fighters that are on this blog with revolving fake names, and in traditional bully fashion, they insult, harass, call names, and comport themselves in the manner of true union thuggery. In the same fashion that they disrupt fund raisers of anyone who dare have a different opinion and voice that opinion.

You will note that their comments are made at all hours of the day while they hang out at the clubs. (Stations 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 etc...)

The enormous efforts that they expend, while on the clock of the taxpayers, in an effort to disparage anyone who speaks against them is really appalling. So glad I left that dump.

Now they are making homophobic analogies. Disgusting people raised by trailer trash.

Wednesday, February 19
Facts

PENSION CRISIS FORCES FIREHOUSE CLOSURE, 9 FIREFIGHTER LAYOFFS IN EAST ST. LOUIS

by Brad Weisenstein OCTOBER 16, 2019

Pension crisis forces firehouse closure, 9 firefighter layoffs in East St. Louis

East St. Louis is short $9.5 million between a budget deficit and back payments owed to its fire and police pensions. As a result, city leaders are closing a firehouse and laying off nine firefighters.

This could happen in Warwick sooner then later.

Wednesday, February 19
Facts

MAY 5, 2016, American Spectator

Cal Fire’s corruption of public service

When it comes to firefighters, most Americans are satisfied thinking of them as “heroes” who run into burning buildings and battle forest fires — and leaving it at that. But years of scandal at California’s premier firefighting agency, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, show what happens when union priorities, bureaucratic indifference, and greed go unchecked for years.

Feds in Warwick last year

WFU filing grievance on pension reform

Intimidation by union officials on private citizens and Warwick businesses

A new mayor crowned by firefighters union as the KING OF WARWICK:

This article could also be written about Warwick firefighters union.

Wednesday, February 19
Facts

Another fire scheme that could have been written right here in Warwick

Unified Government Commissioners to discuss allegations of firefighter corruption

BILL GRADY

JANUARY 04, 2018

United Government Mayor Mark Holland is squaring off against firefighters, alleging corruption within the Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department.

A special session of the Unified Government Commissioners is scheduled for Thursday evening.

Holland said firefighters are allowed to trade shifts on a limited basis, but he cites a recent payroll study that shows some firefighters have been trading shifts without reciprocating, indicating they were paid for work they did not perform.

Wednesday, February 19
Heres a fact for ya...

Ft Myers and Fact are the same person.

Hi Stacia!

Wednesday, February 19
Awesome!

Congrats to all of the firefighters promoted! The vast majority of the tax paying citizens of warwick support you. You deserve a ceremony, and as a citizen i would not expect to be "invited". How ridiculous. Some people (we all know who) just live to b*tch about something. We all like laughing at them here on the beacon comments but please know the citizens of this city support our fire fighters!

Wednesday, February 19
John Simoneau

FAKE NAME COWARDS .... Speak to my face or go away.

Everyone here knows what you are: .... COWARDS BEING CALLED OUT AND NO HEART TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT.

Please, grow a set and MAKE MY DAY....... LMFAO

Wednesday, February 19
Ziggy

Can someone please inform Johnny Sweat Pants that the term "LMFAO" went out of style about 10 years ago. Come on Sweat Pants, you can do better than that-you spend all day sitting at the Oakland Beach seawall listening to your scanner and harassing city workers-use all your free time more productively and take advantage of your tax free disability pension you scammed from the city of Providence and learn some new lingo.

TICK TOCK, COWARDS, GROW A SET, LMFAO, etc., etc.

Thursday, February 20
Spyder Rico

Word on the street is that the reason why Johnny Buck Tooth has so much animosity toward the firemen is because they didn't invite him to use his buck tooth to open the tuna fish cans on the day they were having tuna sandwiches for lunch in the fire station.

Thursday, February 20
John Simoneau

BLAH, BLAH, BLAH ..... Same old childish garbage from FAKE NAME CHILDISH COWARDS.

LMFAO, LMFAO, LMFAO, LMFAO, LMFAO, LMFAO

Thursday, February 20
SaltyJake

What a waste of taxpayer money! A white coat and helmet for the Mayor???!!?? That's a slap in the face to the sworn firefighters of WFD. How about replacing the worn out gear of a real, professional firefighter instead? He looks just as dopey wearing it as Stevie Pare does in Providence....

Thursday, February 20
SaltyJake

Johnny "sweatpants at Oakland Beach" Simoneau should take a hard look in the mirror. He has a municipal pension and get a healthy COLA along with it. Time to shut your pie hole tough guy and fade away...or better yet, blow away with the wind like dried up dog poo......

Thursday, February 20
John Simoneau

Saltyake .... another FAKE NAME COWARD that can only spout childish insults as a typewriter COWARD. Come talk to me when you grow a set, and grow up you dope.

Here's one you child COWARDS probably know..

Sticks and stones .... blah, blah, blah.... fools!

Waiting for you ........ lol

Thursday, February 20
Ft. Myers

More fire schemes:

https://www.fraud-magazine.com/article.aspx?id=4294994743

https://www.twincities.com/2020/01/18/farmingtons-former-fire-chief-suspended-from-new-job-in-vermont/

Oh yeah, here's a real upstanding guy:

https://www.thesunchronicle.com/news/local_news/boston-fire-official-charged-in-scam-that-involved-north-attleboro/article_86a260b2-c916-5b51-ae12-02f9891e815a.html

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/01/21/court-hears-testimony-about-boston-fire-department-chief-alleged-scam/wNhw59mK8HOjuIt7ug4p4O/story.html

https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/boston-firefighter-arrested-for-indecent-assault/1837452/

Thursday, February 20
local facts

Ft Meyers

Isn't there an attempted murder investigation being conducted by the state police regarding some little man who was speaking at a city council meeting and got scared? I think the guy just installed one of those door bells to keep that of who is coming and going. Poor guy looks a little like Danny DeVito. How did he even get on the force? Must have been some exception.

Is it true they negotiated a special padded seat in the fire truck so he could see over the dash board?

I also hear they built a new step stool for the little guy so he can pull out the hoes on the back of the truck without hitting himself in the face with it?

Thursday, February 20
Cat

It takes a big man to throw out empty threats. I mean, how are you follow through on "Get ready because I am coming for you". You don't even know who they are!

Thursday, February 20
Johnny The Liar

For anyone who wants to see the true Johnny Pajamas, click on the Beacon story about police officers addresses being shielded from the public. In the comment section of that article, Johnny Pajamas writes:

"I CHOOSE not to run, and work with CORRUPT SCUMBAGS. That happens to be why I CHOSE to leave the PPD. Bunch of dopes, or CORRUPT SCUMBAG POLITICIANS wearing uniforms. You wish you could earn what I make a year COWARD."

Well Johnny The Liar, previously you stated you left the police department due to a "work related injury", and now you're saying you left the police department because you didn't want to work with "corrupt scumbags " (your words). So what's the true reason why you left the PPD? Was it your inability to get along with others or your desire to grab a phony disability pension and screw the taxpayers?

Moving on to your next statement "You wish you could earn what I make a year COWARD", why don't you grow a set and inform the readers exactly what you mean by that. Reading your statement, it sounds as if you make a pretty hefty TAX FREE pay check every month. Please feel free to share with the readers how much you screw the city of Providence every month, and let them decide if your phony injury disability check is fair, or if your real reason for leaving was because you were a dirty corrupt cop who was on the take, and city was getting ready to can you anyway.

The readers anxiously await your response Johnny Sweat Pants.

Thursday, February 20
Jimmy No balls

Oh yes, I heard the guy who made the false police report is Brandon Ingegneri. He is the thug union secretary for the WFD. First he writes a letter to the Warwick Beacon asking for some print time to describe how two residents at the council meeting threatened to kill him and lump him up. Then when asked to go on the air on WPRO and discuss the issue, the little coward whipped little panzy refused to take up the invitation. What a joke of a little boy he is. But this is typical behavior from this cast of characters. Make up stories, lie, harass, and intimidate, then attempt to use law enforcement to carry out your devious little deeds. Good thing that the state police detectives saw right through the BS.

Little Brandon Ingegneri the Coward Liar.

Thursday, February 20
Jimmy no balls = The Captain

Actually the RISP didn't see right through it. It was deemed a third party threat and therefore not a violation of the law.

You're not the only one who can APRA.

Thursday, February 20
John Simoneau

FAKE NA.E COWARD ... You have no idea what you're talking about. When you grow a set and speak to me face to face I will answer you. Until then GO AWAY and get new material and meet me PLEASE ...

COWARD!!

Thursday, February 20
Fantasy Island

Word on the street is that every time the fire alarm goes off, little Brandon starts pointing up at the alarm yelling, THE FIRE, THE FIRE while scurrying to fit his little feet into his custom made size five fire boots.

Thursday, February 20
Ultimate Fight card

Just announced the main event

Mini Me Vs Brandon Ingegneri

Winner gets to have dinner at the adult table.

Thursday, February 20
FASTFRED WARD 4

THIS IS FOR ROBERT ARE YOU NUTS VOLUNTARY GO IN THE CORNER> PLAY WITH YOUR DOG

Friday, February 21
Johnny The Liar

Hey Johnny Sweat Pants-The fact remains you screwed up when you stated you left the PPD because of your corrupt politician co-workers (YOUR WORDS).

You then proceeded to make the statement "You wish you could earn what I make a year COWARD"

Well Johnny Pajamas, the world is waiting with baited breath to hear how much you make a year, and seeing that you're so proud of how much you make, why don't you become a real man, and state how much it is you actually make.

And rest assured, "what you make" isn't going to last much longer, as Steve Pare and the Providence Reztirement Board are scrutinizing your phony disability claim very closely, and once they take away that phony disability pension, you'll have much more time to make obscene gestures to the city workers from your car, as that's where you'll be living.

Johnny The COWARD is about to lose his phony disability pension-stay tuned for further details.

Friday, February 21
Spyder Rico

Vote Johnny Bucktooth dog catcher November 2020!

Friday, February 21
John Simoneau

DREAM ON FOOLS

Friday, February 21
Spyder Rico

Better idea elect him to open tuna cans at Dave's Market with his bucktooth!

Friday, February 21
Honestinfo

Robbie Robbie Robbie , it appears you have raised the white flag. I firmly believed you would have tried to get the FBI, CIA and the Justice Department to investigate these promotions. It’s more fun to watch you laughed at!

Friday, February 21
Happy

63 get promoted. I have to wonder how much money the city gave out in raises with these promotions?

Also, was this number of promotions part of a back door deal so the firemen would ratify the contract?

Something smells like Oakland Beach at low tide on a hot summer day!

Saturday, February 22
Happy

63 get promoted. I have to wonder how much money the city gave out in raises with these promotions?

Also, was this number of promotions part of a back door deal so the firemen would ratify the contract?

Something smells like Oakland Beach at low tide on a hot summer day!

Saturday, February 22
bill123

Check out the bag pipes in the photos (https://www.facebook.com/IAFFLocal2748/) (scroll down to Feb 12). Supposedly a new chief was sworn in, but the post is still advertised as VACANT (https://www.warwickri.gov/warwick-fire-department). If you’re trying to follow this on the city’s twitter account, the posts come to an abrupt end on Dec 23, 2019 (the event was Feb 12, today is Feb 23). Makes you wonder about civic pride, not by the people, but within the gov itself.

Sunday, February 23