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Sign Up for the Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program Posted on May 21

Sign Up for the Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program

The Department of Fire Services (DFS) – in conjunction with the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston– will be conducting a 13-week Chief Fire Officer Management Training program from September 4 through December 4. This training is   …Continue Reading Sign Up for the Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program

The 2014 Boston Marathon Posted on Apr 15

The 2014 Boston Marathon

The 2014 Boston Marathon will be run on Patriot’s Day, Monday April 21st. This year, 36,000 registered participants – 9,000 more than last year – will run the 26.2-mile course that starts in Hopkinton and passes through Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, and Brookline before   …Continue Reading The 2014 Boston Marathon

How to Become a Firefighter in Massachusetts Posted on Mar 20

How to Become a Firefighter in Massachusetts

The work of a firefighter is physically challenging, often risky, and at the essence, truly heroic. At any given moment, firefighters must be ready to perform under emergency conditions to keep their community safe. Their daily tasks may include: connecting, pulling and operating heavy hose   …Continue Reading How to Become a Firefighter in Massachusetts

7 Poison Prevention Tips to Keep Your Family Safe Posted on Mar 13

7 Poison Prevention Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

Every day, U.S. emergency rooms treat more than 300 children for poisoning; every 13 seconds, a Poison Control Center receives a call. More than 90 percent of poisoning incidents occur in the home. Hazards lurk not only in chemicals marked with warning labels, but ordinary   …Continue Reading 7 Poison Prevention Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

Public Purchasers Can Learn to Buy Through the Commonwealth at the 2014 MASSbuys EXPO Posted on Mar 11

Public Purchasers Can Learn to Buy Through the Commonwealth at the 2014 MASSbuys EXPO

Public purchasers and procurement officials can learn how to save time and money by purchasing through Statewide and Departmental Contract vendors at the annual MASSbuys EXPO, to be held May 1 at the DCU Center in Worcester. The Commonwealth’s largest Business to Government (B2G) event,   …Continue Reading Public Purchasers Can Learn to Buy Through the Commonwealth at the 2014 MASSbuys EXPO

Tips on Staying Safe and Healthy on New Year’s Eve Posted on Dec 26

Tips on Staying Safe and Healthy on New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve is once again upon us, a night to reflect back on the last 365 days and celebrate the coming year. As the clock runs down for 2013, many people will be drinking, dancing, and telling stories of days gone by while presenting   …Continue Reading Tips on Staying Safe and Healthy on New Year’s Eve