Webster, Mass., Adds Lifepaks to All EMS Vehicles

A $174,000 investment in what Webster EMS Chief Gary J. Milliard Jr. calls the "most advanced technologies in EMS today" recently equipped all department vehicles with the Lifepak 15 cardiac monitor/defibrillator.

Posted Monday, August 5, 2013

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Last Hospitalized Boston Marathon Victim Heads Home

The last hospitalized Boston Marathon bombing victim hobbled gingerly on crutches and stopped to hug nurses, therapists and two rescuers before he got into a waiting car that took him home Wednesday, exactly 100 days after the attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260.

Posted Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Rolling Stone Cover Photo Sparks Outrage

Boston Marathon bombing suspect featured on cover of pop magazine.

Posted Thursday, July 18, 2013

Preparedness Paid Off in Boston Marathon Bombing Response

When two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, public health was on the scene and ready to respond.

Posted Monday, July 1, 2013

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Bus Crashes into Massachusetts House, 7 Hurt

A regional transit bus crashed into a house in the central Massachusetts town of Auburn, injuring seven people.

Posted Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Boston Set To Receive Same Problem-Plagued 911 System as New York City

EMS union leader tells Boston first responders to “be very careful.”

Posted Friday, June 14, 2013

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Last Bombing Marathon Victim Released from Hospital

Brannock had her left leg amputated above her knee.

Posted Tuesday, June 4, 2013

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Boston Bombing Victim Seeks Laughs, Not Pity

One victim shows that there is a positive that can come from tragedy.

Posted Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Massachusetts Town Approves Upgrade from Basic to ALS Ambulance Service

Big changes to Plympton’s ambulance service are coming thanks to the passing of several articles at town meeting allocating money and resources to make the leap from basic service to advanced.

Posted Friday, May 24, 2013



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