By: Diane Benjamin
Remember this story about police in Stanford? https://blnnews.com/2015/08/10/stanford-please-explain-this/ John Owen claimed they couldn’t afford to pay Danvers for policing anymore, so now you pay more than double for your own police!
Less than 700 people live in Stanford, seems like sharing police with Danvers was a much better idea.
It gets better though.
Stanford has bulk fuel storage that used to be shared by various levels of Allin Township government. Then the police car started having problems with the fuel pump, so they decided not to use the bulk gas anymore:
Here is a summary of police hours YOU have paid so the officer on duty can drive to another town for gas:
Full disclosure: I didn’t compile these statistics. A reader did. I only spot checked the information. If you want to check it I can give you the raw data: