Perkins School For The Blind

Celtics fan Louis Corbett and his mom Catherine talk with WBZ-TV's David Wade from New Zealand via Skype.

Young Celtics Fan From New Zealand Ready For Trip To Boston

Louis Corbett is a 12-year-old Celtics fan in New Zealand, suffering from a rare eye disease that will eventually cost him his sight. So the Celtics are making sure he gets to see his favorite team in action.

WBZ-TV–02/25/2014

An fire in this Allston apartment killed a BU student in April 2013.  (Credit: Victor Darish)

Soundbytes Of The Week: 5/3

Top audio clips from each week, as selected by WBZ News Editor Dave Mager.

05/03/2013

Michael Tantillo in court October 18.

RMV: Van Driver Accused Of Kidnapping Blind Student Did Not Have Valid License

WBZ has learned that this is not the first time Ride Rite has been caught with a driver who shouldn’t have been on the road.

10/19/2012

The new Perkins logo. (Photo Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Kim Tunnicliffe)

Perkins School For The Blind Unveils New Name, Braille Machine

The school announced Monday they will now go by the name “Perkins” as an example of a streamlined approach toward reaching 600,000 people in 67 countries.

10/15/2012

Perkins School For The Blind

One Last Thing: Taste Of Perkins

On Thursday night, the Perkins School For The Blind is hosting the annual “Taste of Perkins” at the famous Watertown school.

10/03/2012

Self-Defense class at Perkins School For The Blind. (Photo credit Carl Stevens)

Visually Impaired Students Get Lesson In Self-Defense

Shortly after introducing himself to member of the class here, many of whom are visually impaired Stephen Nicholls explained his interest in self defense.

07/30/2012

(File Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

‘Vision Of Beauty’ Gives Prom Dresses To Girls At Perkins School For The Blind

“Vision of Beauty” is a non-profit that raises money so every girl going to prom at the Perkins School for the Blind can have a dress.

05/30/2012

Beck Schutte shows off one of the highly coveted golden eggs that were part of the hunt.

A Delightful Sound: Perkins Holds Annual Egg Hunt

Perkins School for the Blind held its second annual Easter egg hunt.

04/07/2012

The Stanley Cup was at the Perkins School for the Blind on Thursday. (Credit: Carl Stevens.)

Stanley Cup Visits Perkins School for the Blind, Children’s Hospital

Students and teachers at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown got to experience the Stanley Cup first-hand Thursday afternoon.

06/30/2011

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