(Williamsburg, MA) — The town of Williamsburg has officially sworn in its new fire chief. Jason Connell started in June, and replaces Donny Lawton, who retired after 47 years on the job. The new chief lives in Williamsburg with his wife and two children, ages 6 and 10. Also sworn in were Assistant Chief Donald Turner and Fire Captain Robert Lapointe.
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