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Massachusetts Chief Loses First Amendment Suit

A lawsuit filed by a former Massachusetts fire chief who was terminated in 2019, has been dismissed by the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Ernest J. Cardillo, Jr., was terminated by the Town of Stockbridge on February 5, 2019.

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Fired Massachusetts Chief Sues Selectmen Alleging Termination Was Political

A Massachusetts fire chief who simultaneously served as a member of the town’s Board of Selectmen, is now suing the board and the other selectmen over his termination last February. Fire Chief Ernest J. Cardillo, Jr. filed suit last week in US District Court accusing the Town of Stockbridge and the selectmen with violating his civil rights under federal and state law.

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