John Divis

John Divis has been a member of the Chester Hose Company for 43 years, including being an officer for three years and chief for three years. Chester residents will remember him in his role as chief during the early 1980, when he demonstrated heroism as waters ravaged the town. Currently, John is director of Chester’s Public Works Department. In this capacity, he has helped to reopen the Chester Meeting House following its closing by the fire marshal due to safety issues in 2011 and has contributed to the success of many events, including the annual Halloween Hayride.