This week we speak with Dartmouth business owner and amateur historian Joel Plaskett about the fire service debate, the New Scotland Yard Emporium, the future of the Khyber building and his undying love of Billy Joel. Mr. Plaskett also dabbles in music, we understand.
Don’t worry about your fire service, Dartmouthians. Everything will work out fine.
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Fyi, Neiforth’s a few doors down from New Scotland Yard on Portland was opened as a music store (1939?) by Bradley and Glen’s father. (Previously it had been a grocery store.) You could go in and listen to the records before you bought them.
Even if you hate cartoons, you should really take 2 minutes and 2 seconds to watch these two Simpsons clips and compare them to the Dartmouth Fire Station saga. Homer has decided that he can do a better job than experienced civil servant Ray Patterson in trash collection. Here is the public debate (I love the fact that the quality of this video echoes the quality of the actual debate):
After Homer spends the $4.6 million yearly budget in a month, they bring back Ray Patterson to save them:
I so wish Doug Trussler goes out like this. Gloria McCluskey certainly doesn’t want old man Trussler with his finger on the button lol