Firefighter Mike Callahan encourages residents to take action to support the Tewksbury Fire Department at the Annual Town Meeting.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Firefighters Union lobbying for full funding.
It seems to have become a budget tradition in Tewksbury over the past few years. When the numbers are crunched, there doesn’t seem to be enough money available to keep the South Fire Station Open 365 days a year. The only question, from year-to-year, is how many months can the funds be stretched. This year, under the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget proposed by Town Manager Richard Montuori, the South Station would be open just a little over six months, according to Fire Chief Michael Hazel. While it's not what Hazel wants, he is keenly aware of the fiscal realities. "I put in a budget request for (South Station) to be fully open all throughout the year," said Hazel. "But the budget instructions contained in the (Montuori's) budget message …
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Retiree from IBEW Local 103, Boston; longtime volunteer for the Tewksbury Community Food Pantry.
(Editor's note: The following information is courtesy of the Tewksbury Funeral Home.) TEWKSBURY - Michael Timothy Donahue Callahan, age 67, passed peacefully in his home Wednesday, January 18, three days after sharing his 46th Wedding Anniversary with his beloved wife, Angela T. (Walsh) Callahan. He was born in Boston, a son of the late, Timothy and Kathryn (Donahue) Callahan. He was raised in Charlestown and graduated from Charlestown High School class of 62. After graduation, he became an electrician with IBEW Local 103, Boston. He moved to Tewksbury in 1972 to raise his family. In his earlier years, he coached Little League and boys softball teams in Tewksbury. He was known for his generosity and devotion to his family and the …
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Longtime volunteer lauded for his tireless service and compassion.
It was appropriate that the renaming of the 1,200 square foot addition to the Community Food Pantry was a "dedication" ceremony. Last week, the addition was officially renamed the Michael Callahan Wing. "Dedication" is the word commonly used when fellow Food Pantry board members use to describe Callahan, a longtime volunteer credited with being one of the driving forces behind the construction and growth of the Food Pantry. Callahan is battling cancer and was unable to attend the dedication ceremony. However, he was represented by his wife, Angie, his sons Dan and Tim, grandson Ryan, daughter-in-law Dawn, sister Jean Walsh and brother-in-law Gene Walsh. The food pantry was built in 1995. According to board chairman Todd Johnson, as the …