12/09/2020 08:30 a.m. EST
When retiring from an eight-year stint on a town committee, it’s nice to be able to say your work will save the town a million dollars.
Bill Fish is one person who can say that: As a member of the town’s Energy Committee (EC), he spearheaded Westbrook’s streetlight conversion project, an effort to which he’s donated roughly 2,000 hours of his time.
“I basically have been the manager for the project for the last 3 ½ years,” he says. “But the EC members have been intimately involved…So it’s not a one-man show, even though I’ve been the one who’s been responsible for it.”
When Bill first joined, the EC was working with the school district and other town entities on converting the high school and middle school boilers from oil to…