It was a busy week in Waterford, but we start with a salute to our troops. Friday morning everybody from Waterford High School, along with families of soldiers who passed, gathered together
The most well read story of the week Murphy worked for The Day newspaper for almost 34 years before being let go in 2009. Murphy applied to get his job back, and instead the company hired a younger woman, prompting him to sue for age and gender discrimination.
Monday night, by Charter Oak Federal Credit Union to build its new corporate headquarters at the corner of Route 85 and Industrial Drive. This led to wondering how Waterford continues to get so many developments to come to town, when so many other towns are just happy to keep what they have.
Then, there were two stories on things that might happen. The first was a proposal by the to the people who own them, instead of the commission itself. Board of Finance member J.W. “Bill” Sheehan said this would be a controversial move and it would be difficult to get Representative Town Meeting approval.
to try the state’s new way to evaluate teachers, which increases the amount of professional development teachers get but also makes it easer for the district to rid itself of ineffective ones.
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