• Somers Aug 14

    Still Taking Heat: Somers First Selectman Questioned on Pay Raises

    For the second meeting in a row, there were fireworks between Board of Selectmen members in Somers about how to move on from a controversial set of raises and bonuses. NBC Connecticut Investigates broke the story last month about the first selectman giving himself pay bump without his colleagues knowing anything about it.  Soon after the report, Somers First...

  • Somers Aug 3

    First Selectman Gives Back Bonus, Raise

    A Connecticut first selectman returned his bonus and salary bump following a story by NBC Connecticut Investigates. Somers First Selectman Bud Knorr said he was following past precedent by giving himself a bonus and raise without consulting his fellow selectmen. Yet, at a recent Board of Finance meeting, Knorr said the move “…in retrospect was a lapse in judgment and…

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