NORWOOD — Norwood Fire Chief George T. Morrice reports that additional patients at Norwood Hospital have been evacuated following a power outage caused by heavy rain and flooding in the hospital basement.
NORWOOD — Norwood General Manager Tony Mazzucco reports that Norwood Hospital has been partially evacuated due to heavy rain that caused flooding in the basement, resulting in an electrical issue on the premises and a loss of power.
HULL — Superintendent Judith Kuehn wishes to share the initial state guidelines from Gov. Charlie Baker and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for the 2020-21 academic year, which will be modified as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PROVIDENCE — The 48 police chiefs that comprise the municipal, campus, state and environmental police departments of Rhode Island, collectively represented by the Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association, is today announcing the signing of the Twenty for 2020 Campaign, an effort to ensure the public’s faith in its police departments by redoubling a statewide focus on training, transparency, communication and human rights.
ACTON — Chief Robert Hart reports that the Acton Fire Department extinguished a deck fire early Sunday morning, June 21.
BRIDGEWATER — Police Chief Christopher Delmonte and Fire Chief Thomas Levy report that the Bridgewater Police and Fire Departments responded to two canoers in distress on the Town River on Saturday night and were able to bring them to safety with the assistance of drone thermal imaging.
This week we worked with the North Reading Police Department to develop an infographic that highlights and details the department’s policies, procedures and training that are relative to the national dialogue.
John Guilfoil Public Relations Hires TV News Veteran Cynthia Johnson as Executive Producer for Video Division As Demand For Services Grows
GEORGETOWN — John Guilfoil Public Relations LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its Video Division with the hiring of Cynthia Johnson. Cynthia was the first contractor to answer JGPR’s call earlier this year for additional help when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, and her skill, dedication and work ethic quickly made her an invaluable team member.
JGPR held a company wide conference call to discuss Coronavirus on February 29 before stay at home orders and mass shutdowns of businesses and schools. We knew this crisis was going to be different—not like a blizzard forecast or a distant buzz—and we were ready.
COVID-19 news portals have proven to be a useful tool for city and town management to communicate large amounts of information about a rapidly changing situation quickly, as well as a way for the public to find those updates in one dedicated place.