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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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Boston EMS Aid Subway Crash Victims

Two-train collision in Boston sends 37 to nearby hospitals.

Posted Friday, May 17, 2013

Massachusetts Officials Look to Combine Ambulance Services

Paramedic service and regionalization considered among six towns.

Posted Monday, May 13, 2013

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Boston Makes Us Proud

After years with the efforts and actions of EMS crews going unnoticed or unrecognized by the media, the location and focus of camera at the Boston Marathon educated the world about the benefits of high quality, rapid moving and efficient EMS.

Posted Wednesday, May 8, 2013


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