A lifetime of service

A local newspaper has published the inspiring story of Richard Fitzgerald, an employee of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts. His is truly a case of “you do what you can and you do what you have to.”

Who is Arlington’s longest-working town employee? – Arlington, MA – The Arlington Advocate

“Known as Fitzy to his friends and co-workers at the DPW, Fitzgerald, 80, started working for the town after returning home from the U.S. Marines Corps for a two years right after World War II. […]
On Dec. 9, 2009, the Board of Selectmen honored Fitzgerald as the town’s longest-serving employee, declaring the day “Richard Fitzgerald Day.””

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Barry Everett

One of the transformations I would like to see is a return to the pride of being a Fed, that inspired me 20 years ago… 😉