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Havre de Grace council approves funding for rescue boat lift
Havre de Grace council approves funding for rescue boat lift

The Havre de Grace City Council passed a budget amendment Monday night to fund $4,100 for the purchase a boat lift for the Susquehanna Hose Company's Swift Water Rescue Team. "I think everyone recognizes that particularly when you're out on the water, and in any other emergency situation, time is of the essence," Council President Randy Craig said. "If that [rescue] boat can get in the water that much faster because it's already on a lift and get out there instead of having to trailer down to the boat ramp, this can very well save someone's life for a very reasonable expense." At Mayor Wayne Dougherty's request, language was added to the...

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