Northfield Village Council last night voted to approve wage increases of about 1.2 percent for village firefighters and some administrators. The permanent wage increases are retroactive to Jan. 1.

Wages for firefighters are going from $11.49 to $11.63 per hour, while wages for firefighter/paramedics are going from $13.41 to $13.58 per hour.

The police chiefs annual salary is going from $68,826 to $69,686. The law directors annual retainer is going from $28,040 to $28,390 and the hourly rate is going from $113 to $114. The finance directors annual salary is going from $46,000 to $46,575.

See the full story in the Jan. 16 edition.