AMERICAN RED CROSS
The American Red Cross is looking for ways to bolster the area’s blood supply to avoid a shortage the rest of the summer.
Officer Dic Donohue was in attendance at a blood drive being held in remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Several snowstorms have led to a decrease in collected blood donations this winter, according to the American Red Cross of Massachusetts.
Boston sits on a coast that is prone to bad storms. While an occasional tornado or small earthquake have been known to strike, hurricanes and blizzards are clearly the most common.
A four-alarm fire in Sturbridge that heavily damaged a home on Tuesday was captured on video by a firefighter’s helmet camera.
The American Red Cross credits 8-year-old Jacqueline Rogers of Billerica for helping them collect 700 units of blood at a donation drive Sunday.
The American Red Cross is helping some families forced out of their homes by an early morning fire.
Six people, including three children, and one puppy were displaced by a fire in Haverhill early Saturday morning.
Brian Boyle had it all. He was a young, handsome athlete about to start college in 2004. But in a split second, on July 6, 2004, his life was turned upside down.
The Red Cross has opened several shelters across Massachusetts in anticipation of Hurricane Irene.