first responders

The lantern ceremony at Old North Church. (WBZ-TV)

Patriots Day Lantern Ceremony Adds Honors For Marathon Survivors

Ceremonies at Boston’s Old North Church Sunday night linked the historic events commemorated every year on Patriots Day and the tragic events at last year’s Boston Marathon.

04/20/2014

A woman is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on April 15, 2013 in Boston. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Dinner To Honor Boston Marathon First Responders

An organization that helps families of fallen firefighters and police officers will honor people who saved lives after the Boston Marathon bombings, as well as those involved in the manhunt for the suspects.

10/08/2013

Greg Reynolds of The Wounded Warriors softball team at Fenway Park . (WBZ-TV photo)

Wounded Warriors, First Responders Raise Money For One Fund At Fenway

A team of Boston first responders faced the Wounded Warriors softball team, a group of young men who served their country, and paid the price with an arm or a leg.

08/19/2013

A member of the bomb squad investigates a suspicious item on the road near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston. (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Boston First Responders Offer $50,000 Reward After Marathon Bombings

Boston’s public safety unions are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the fatal Boston Marathon bombings.

04/16/2013

Massachusetts Emergency 911

Major Changes Coming To State’s 911 Emergency System

In addition to sending lifesaving equipment and personnel to your door, dispatchers are being trained to save lives over the phone.

06/12/2012

Gerard Dewan was killed responding to the 9/11 attacks.

9/11 First Responders Fight For Recognition At Tenth Anniversary

New York’s first responders haven’t been formally invited to the Ground Zero memorial ceremony.

09/08/2011

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