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 […]

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 […]

Just Folks

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) Paula Mogelinski, a program support assistant, has been named employee of the month for February at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Leeds. She was nominated by her co-workers for her positive and friendly attitude. She has been at the center since 1976. Kristal J. Bluemer of Northampton has been offered […]