WOONSOCKET â€“ In one of the biggest personnel moves sheâ€™s made since taking office, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt appointed Deputy Fire Chief Paul A. Shatraw as the next permanent chief of the Woonsocket Fire Department.
Shatraw, 48, is a 28-year veteran of the fire department who worked his way up through the ranks after starting out as a private in 1986.
â€śI am honored to appoint Deputy Chief Shatraw to this most important position,â€ť Baldelli-Hunt said. â€śHe is uniquely qualified and I have every confidence that he will serve Woonsocket effectively, with distinction, as we begin to transform our community.â€ť
Full story appears on page A1 of Tuesday's Call.