East Longmeadow finally pay the former Police Chief

Mellis was wrongfully terminated by the town's old Select Board

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – The dispute is finally over in East Longmeadow. The Town Council has officially paid the former Police Chief because he was wrongfully fired.

East Longmeadow Town Council President Kevin Manley told 22News Doug Mellis was officially paid the $165,000 agreed upon in September.

The council determined that Mellis was wrongfully terminated by the town’s old Select Board, because they didn’t give him the required one year notice stated in his contract.

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