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Amid volunteer crisis, Enfield pushing for a tax exemption to attract emergency responders

ENFIELD, N.Y. — Volunteers have historically been the backbone for the emergency services of rural towns and villages, but their numbers are declining.  The phenomenon has been attributed to a myriad of factors: declining wage growth in the U.S., the increase in hours worked and number of jobs people are working, younger demographics leaving the […]