FEMA Grant Brings Breath of Fresh Air

GOSHEN, MA – In the fall of 2017, the Goshen Fire Department (GFD) applied for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) through the through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USDHS). In early summer 2018, we were notified that we were awarded a FY2017 AFG grant in the amount of $90,667. The award stated that “after […]

Federal Grant Brings $40,000 to Fire Department

The Department of Homeland Security awards Assistance to Firefighters Grant to the Goshen Fire Department GOSHEN – On Wednesday, February 3, 2010 Senator Edward Kennedy’s office notified Fire Chief Susan M. Labrie of the grant award from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant.  The Goshen Fire Department’s project will total $40,000.  The Federal share is 95% […]

Fire Departments Get $10 Million

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) Author: DAN RING BOSTON, MA – Gov. A. Paul Cellucci doled out $10 million worth of grants yesterday to every fire department in the state under a program created after six firefighters were killed in a warehouse blaze in Worcester. The grants will be used to purchase items from a state-approved list […]

State Awards Grants for Fire Education

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) The Executive Office of Public Safety awarded Student Awareness of Fire Education grants yesterday to the city and three other area communities. Pittsfield will receive $5,225, Goshen gets $3,224, Lanesborough, $3,224, and Cummington, $3,115. SAFE grants are given to local fire departments for student fire-safety education in public schools. Training also […]

Fire Protection Grants Awarded

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) GREENFIELD, MA – Rural Community Fire Protection grants have been awarded to four Franklin County fire districts or towns, state Rep. Shaun P. Kelly, R-Dalton, announced yesterday. Colrain, Gill and Shelburne Falls will each receive the maximum award of $1,800, while Bernardston will get $925. The federal money is distributed by the […]