22nd Annual SAFE Day at New Hingham

22ND SAFE DAY AT NEW HINGHAM ELEMENTARYFirst responders from Hampshire county gathered last Friday to teach, inspire, and celebrate a year’s worth of Safe training.The weather was beautiful and the day went well.There were many stations for students:-Firefighters are friends-Touch a Police vehicle-Police Sidekicks-Fire Engine familiarity-Hazard House-Dialing 911-Ambulances and medical tools-Outdoor fire safety and Smokey […]

Collaboration and Education Mark Chesterfield’s 21st SAFE Day at New Hingham

CHESTERFIELD, MA – 21ST ANNUAL SAFE DAY Many agencies came together at New Hingham Regional Elementary to finalize our curriculum. Throughout the day students learned: first responders are trusted adults, first aid, the role of police, typical home hazards, outdoor fire safety, and water/ice safety. Students also participated in a mini firefighter muster and practiced skills in […]

Stand by Your Pan

GOSHEN, MA – Goshen Fire Chief Sue Labrie was invited to stop in at this months Council on Aging luncheon on Tuesday to share some cooking tips with those in attendance. Cooking fires are the leading cause of house fires and house fire injuries – especially with people over the age of 65 who are twice […]

Florence Bank Honors 11 People For Community Service, Grants $5,500 To 11 Nonprofits

By BusinessWest Staff FLORENCE, MA — In 2011, it seemed a leukemia diagnosis was the worst thing that could happen to Gayle Bradley’s grandson. But in 2015, after four years of remission, the then-10-year-old Luke Bradley relapsed and also contracted bacterial meningitis. Luke spent six weeks in intensive care, suffered seizures, and barely survived the damage […]

Community Champion Award

WILLIAMSBURG, MA – Goshen Fire Chief Susan Labrie was given a Community Champion award by Florence Bank this week for going above and beyond to make our region better. She was nominated by Linda Judd of Goshen. You might recall that Linda’s son Phil and daughter-in-law Jessica the their 4 sons lost their home to a […]

Safety First at New Hingham

Source: Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA) By SEAN REAGAN CHESTERFIELD, MA – At New Hingham Elementary School, fire safety is fun. Joined by members of the Goshen and Chesterfield fire and police departments, the students celebrated the sixth annual SAFE (Student Awareness of Fire Education) Fire Safety Day with musters, crafts, safety skill drills and a […]