Friday, December 23, 2011

Upton panel blasts railroad

The war of words between a local watchdog committee and the owner of the Grafton & Upton Railroad is heating up.
Gary Bohan, chairman of the Railroad Fact Finding Committee, last night blasted railroad management for dropping an unpostmarked letter to the board into the mailbox at member Diana DelGrosso’s Depot Street home.
That Dec. 16 letter from railroad President John Delli Priscolli spelled out in unambiguous terms that while the committee is free to keep an eye on railroad operations its members cannot go on Grafton & Upton property or talk to its employees and subcontractors without written permission. Violations, he said, could mean legal action.
In turn, a spokesman for the railroad last night said the company wanted to quickly inform DelGrosso of the company’s ground rules after its workers allegedly saw her watching the rail yard from her property through a pair of night vision goggles. Continued

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