February 8, 2016

Drovetta issues statement regarding Fotovich, Pugh

Mayor Dave Drovetta has released the following statement regarding Monday’s night’s altercation between councilmen Larry Fotovich and Dennis Pugh: “Since the matter from Monday is still being investigated, (City Attorney) Jim Hubbard has advised not to discuss it until the process has run its course,” he wrote in an email to The Gardner News. “After Continue Reading

Morrow calls on Drovetta, Pugh to resign

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Councilman Chris Morrow is calling on Mayor Dave Drovetta and Councilman Dennis Pugh to resign following an argument that started during Monday night’s council meeting and escalated into an altercation in front of Councilman Larry Fotovich’s house. Pugh allegedly followed Fotovich home after the meeting and accosted him. “Considering the ongoing intimidation Continue Reading

Gardner City Council ballot set

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com A lot of newcomers threw their hats in the ring for a chance to sit on the Gardner City Council for the next four years. Three seats will be up for grabs in the April 5 municipal elections and eight people are vying for the seats of Steve Hale, Dan Newburg and Continue Reading